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Quantity Surveyors – Consider a move into Expert Witness Services

As the UK construction disputes sector continues to grow, more and more Quantity Surveyors are making the move into specialist Quantum Consultant roles with Expert Witness Consultancies.…

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BIM in Hong Kong: Why Construction Companies Should Start Recruiting and Investing in BIM Engineers

Digital technologies are becoming more and more important when it comes to changing the face of the Hong Kong's construction sector. One of the most interesting is BIM.…

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Quantity Surveyors in Canada | The Importance of Chartership

Job openings for Quantity Surveyor jobs in Canada seen to be appearing at an fast-growing rate, with cost consulting and quantity surveying playing an essential role at each point of the construction and building process…

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Construction Materials | Lack of Supplies and Skyrocketing Prices

The advice for construction recruitment companies and candidates wanting to get into the construction industry sector is to make sure to investigate the firms they want to work with and make sure they have secure material supply chains.…

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4 Alternative Training Providers to the MSc in Construction Law

If you feel that one of the various MSc/LLM courses in Construction Law aren't quite right for you, here are 4 alternative training providers you may wish to consider.…

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Industry News

JCB unveils compact tailswing sister to 220X

JCB has released details of a new compact tailswing version of its 220X crawler excavator.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 21 September, 02:39

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Nixon Hire gets private equity injection

Pricoa Private Capital, the private capital business of Prudential Financial, has bought a minority stake in Nixon Hire.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 21 September, 11:37

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Pimlico Plumbers founder cashes in with KKR takeover

US home service company Neighborly has bought London-based Pimlico Plumbers for a price reported to be in the region of £130m.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 21 September, 11:03

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Kier tries HVO, signs charter

Latest company to try using hydrotreated vegetable oil instead of diesel oil to power its construction machinery is Kier.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 21 September, 08:46

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Billington looks to mitigate rising steel prices

Structural steel specialist Billington Holdings reports post-Covid recovery in the year to date but margins under pressure from the rising cost of raw materials.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 21 September, 08:18

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