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Deciphering Construction Contracts

We discuss three forms of contract – JCT, NEC and FIDIC which are used in construction industry sectors across the world.…

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How Can I Prove to a Potential Employer That I am Seriously Interested in a Construction Claims Career?

Do you want to learn the best possible ways to prove to a construction claims and disputes employer that you are the right candidate to join their company in this high value niche sector of the construction industry?…

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Take a Job in Canada’s Exciting Aviation Construction industry sector

The GTAA have had a number of job vacancies recently related to the aviation construction sector, that have included baggage handling, electrical systems managers, to capital planning specialists.…

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Calling all Clerk of Works Employers

Daria heads the specialist Clerk of Works recruitment division at Maxim Recruitment, and enjoys working with some of the very best Clerk of Works employers and finding jobs for Clerk of Works candidates all over UK.…

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A day in the life of a Recruitment Consultant

My role as a Recruitment Consultant with Maxim is varied and challenging and no day is ever the same. The objective of my role is to help construction industry jobseekers find new, exciting construction jobs with our market leading employer clients in the UK and Canada.…

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Industry News

Mace lands Edge London Bridge tower

Construction of a 28-storey office tower next to London Bridge station is set to start in January 2023 with Mace appointed as main contractor.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 6 October, 12:59

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Kubota factory expansion to boost production

Kubota Corporation has unveiled plans for a ¥17 billion (£100m) expansion of its Hirakata Plant, the company’s main mini-excavator manufacturing facility in Japan.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 6 October, 11:11

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A manifesto for Construction Act reform

Jonathan Nugent, managing director of construction claims consultant Arbicon, suggests improvements that could be made to the 1996 Construction Act.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 6 October, 10:46

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Construction activity rises for first time in three months but new orders slow

After a summer of decline, UK construction activity improved a little in September but there is not much confidence around.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 6 October, 09:44

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FM Conway turnover approaches £500m

Highways contractor FM Conway increased its turnover by 40% last year.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 6 October, 08:10

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