Safety at the 2014 World Cup finals is uppermost in people’s minds after an accident last month in which two people died when a crane collapsed at the Sao Paulo stadium, which is due to host the opening ceremony.
9 December 2013
Britain's house building sector posted the strongest rise in activity for a decade in November, according to a survey by Markit.
4 December 2013
A Nottinghamshire tool maker, S&S Plastics, could create up to 15 jobs after receiving a £56,500 grant from the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership, which helped the company implement a new manufacturing process.
2 December 2013
Plans for a wind farm off the north Devon coast have been withdrawn after they attracted criticism from environmentalists about the impact on local wildlife.
27 November 2013
Cork Plastics was presented with a top award at the annual Ireland France business awards in Paris last night (21 November).
22 November 2013
MPs are urging the Department for Communities & Local Government (DCLG) not to ditch the Code for Sustainable Homes.
21 November 2013
BASF has developed a polyurethane coating specifically designed to improve the life of wind turbine blades, Relest Wind LEP.
20 November 2013
The UK’s construction sector saw output in September rise by 5.8% year-on-year, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
15 November 2013
MPs are set to vote on whether to release an initial tranche of HS2 cash to cover surveys, buying property and compensating evicted residents effected by the development of the high speed rail link.
31 October 2013
Output in the UK’s construction industry slipped slightly in August, although house-building was up, according to the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures.
14 October 2013
HS2, the much-discussed high speed rail network extension, has drawn yet more flak, this time from MPs on the Treasury Committee, who have cast doubts on the projects value for money.
9 October 2013
Any large extruded pipe is mostly air. Yet huge pieces of “mostly air” are routinely transported from location to location in a manner befitting objects of similar size but much greater mass. And it is this economic conundrum that has led the companies behind an irrigation project in New Zealand to find an innovative solution to the problem of moving pipes around: extruding them on site.
10 September 2013
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has increased its growth forecast for the UK economy to 1.5%, up from 0.8%.
3 September 2013
Indian plastics tycoon Prakash Lohia, whose fortune is estimated at around £2bn, has used a chunk of his substantial assets to rescue one of London’s finest old buildings from ruin.
27 August 2013
A Local Government Authority (LGA) study has revealed that nearly 400,000 homes in England with planning permission have yet to be built.
23 August 2013