Tag Archive: Market News

Jan 14 2016

One third of UK major projects at risk of delay

Olympic Village aerial view

One third of major UK Government projects due to be delivered in the next five years are currently rated “in doubt or unachievable”.

This stark warning was in last week’s report published by the National Audit Office  (NAO) into major government projects including infrastructure and construction jobs.

 

Issues that cause project delays

The supervisory …

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Jan 06 2016

Construction technology trends to watch in 2016

We have been looking at technology trends and what they might mean in 2016 and beyond. In this article we’ve picked three innovations which we think will be increasingly important to the AEC industry.

1 Open data

With the UK government Level 2 BIM mandate coming into force in April 2016 (see our post, BIM: …

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Dec 17 2015

2015 – A Year In Review

A long time ago ..

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away – ie in January, we boldly made predictions for the year ahead (OK I’ll stop the flagrant mixing of cinematic references).

On a serious note, back in January we considered issues that were predicted to shape the AEC industry in 2015.  Now it’s time to …

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Dec 10 2014

2014 construction, real estate and infrastructure industry roundup

UK Construction 2014

As we near the end of 2014, it is worth reflecting on the advances we’ve seen in the UK construction, real estate and infrastructure sector during the year, covering both technology and market changes.

Information Technology becomes integral to the construction sector?

If you work in the UK construction industry, the conversation has been …

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