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Australia is busy!

Infrastructure in Australia is booming, where a busy construction disputes and arbitration hub is evolving. There seems to be a global shortage of good delay analysts who have made the move from traditional planning-based careers.…

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UK Construction Jobs and outlook for 2023

While the vacancies I am working on change daily, I thought it might be of interest to present some key job roles that I am currently working on and explain why they are so exciting to me and to the candidates that I will be recruiting into these roles.…

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Quantum Claims and Disputes Job Opportunities in the UK

The demand for quantity surveyors, cost consultants, project managers, engineers and planners to specialise within quantum and delay construction disputes appears insatiable.…

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Career Paths from Construction Planning to Delay Analyst Employment

This article focuses on the Engineering or Planning route to becoming a specialised Delay Analyst or Forensic Planner within construction disputes.…

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Industry News

Chancellor scotches HS2 reports

Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt has reports that HS2 will not reach its planned London terminus in Euston.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 27 January, 12:15

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Nice police packages for Vinci subsidiaries

The French Ministry of the Interior has chosen Vinci subsidiary Dumez Côte d’Azur and architect Wilmotte & Associés to design and build a new police station for the city of Nice.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 27 January, 10:39

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New brick product promises affordable homes in Madagascar

One of Madagascar’s biggest energy producers and real estate developers, Groupe Filatex, has started producing what it claims is a new type of low-cost, environmentally-friendly brick.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 27 January, 10:27

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LHC plans decarbonisation frameworks

Local authority procurement agency LHC is putting together a series of five frameworks for refurbishment and compliance works.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 27 January, 08:31

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Darlington development gets £43m state loan

Hellens Group’s Burtree Garden Village plan in Darlington has been approved for a £43m Homes England loan.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 27 January, 07:48

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