April 5, 2019

UK construction activity slowed again in March

Despite the fine weather, the UK construction industry had another slow month in March. While house-builders were a little busier than they had been in February, […]
April 1, 2019

UK and Irish construction under threat

A potential crisis is said to be threatening the UK and Irish construction industries, and with the current concerns over the shortage of skilled workers, it […]
March 26, 2019

How a no deal Brexit will transform the construction industry

The UK is due to leave the European Union on 29 March, yet talks between the government and the EU about the withdrawal deal remain deadlocked. […]
March 22, 2019

Competition probe launched into construction services

The competition watchdog has launched a probe into possible collusion in the supply of construction services in Britain. The Competition & Markets Authority has confirmed it […]
March 15, 2019

First plastic road in Africa to be built in the Eastern Cape

PORT ELIZABETH – Kouga Municipality in the Eastern Cape will embark on a journey to build the first ever “plastic road” in Africa.  The approach could […]
March 15, 2019

11 firms win £5.2bn Southern Construction Framework

McLaren Construction and Sir Robert McAlpine have secured places for the first time on one of the industry’s most prized frameworks. The firms are among 11 […]
March 12, 2019


‘Leading construction specialist validates international success, announcing ISO status’ Manx International Project Services, announces its parent company, Manx International Associates’, latest accreditation with the successful achievement […]
March 7, 2019

South Africa’s construction sector unlikely to recover before 2021

Following Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s first budget, economist Dr Azar Jammine has raised hopes for a “major recovery” in the South African economy, but he warned […]
March 7, 2019

Fears over housing market fragility as Brexit hits construction

BREXIT uncertainty weighed on the UK construction sector as it recorded its first decline in output in 11 months in February, according to a key survey. […]