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Australia is Crying Out for Quantity Surveyors!

Is Australia calling for you? Here, Richard explains why demand is high right now due to the current explosion of transportation infrastructure as well as the ubiquitous sky-scraping towers and residential and mixed-use developments sprouting across the major cities.…

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The Growth of Infrastructure and Rail projects in Ireland

Major road projects, such as motorway expansions and bypass constructions, are underway to improve connectivity between cities and regions, reduce congestion, and enhance road safety. Additionally, significant upgrades are being made to public transport infrastructure, including the expansion of rail networks.…

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The Rise of AI in Construction Law and Construction Disputes | Balancing Efficiency and Job Displacement

A seminar that Nilam attended sparked thoughts in the audience questioning whether AI will replace jobs in the construction law industry. This is certainly a creeping fear within several industries, not just construction law. But AI can prove to be beneficial, if used appropriately - but where should we draw the line? …

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I’m a Construction Recruitment Consultant | What Do I Do All Day?

I have added value to my employer clients and their business activities for over 20 years. Just recently I remembered that quite a few years ago now, a meme went around about what recruitment consultants “do” and I managed to re-find it.…

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The Excitement Is Building In Dubai (Once Again!)

Take a look at the insatiable appetite for development which Dubai and the rest of the UAE appears to have, once again, in spades! (excuse the pun). Also, some exciting new construction jobs in the Middle East which the Maxim Recruitment Team is currently working hard to fill.…

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Industry News

Management buyout for Johnson Tiles

Norcros, the listed bathroom and kitchen products manufacturer, has entered into an agreement to sell Johnson Tiles UK to its management team.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 25 April, 07:37

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Survey reveals size of wall external insulation market

Nearly six million square metres of external wall insulation was installed in UK last year.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 25 April, 07:23

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Big fine follows Kent cable strike

A Kent housing company has been fined £528,000 after an employee repairing a fence post inadvertently struck an underground cable, suffering burns to his face.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 25 April, 07:00

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McLaughlin & Harvey targets the Midlands

On the back of several major projects in the Midlands, McLaughlin & Harvey has opened a Birmingham office .

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 25 April, 06:54

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Science Museum displays first hydrogen-fired brick

The London Science Museum has put on display what is claimed to be the world’s first brick to be fired with hydrogen power.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 25 April, 06:42

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