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Living and working in Tokyo and Taipei, Taiwan

The construction industry sectors are suffering from staff shortages, and Tokyo and Taipei are no different. This article will provide a brief overview of living in Tokyo and Taipei.…

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How Rising Costs Make Construction Procurement Jobs Even More Important

With rising costs becoming part and parcel of everyone’s daily lives, those working in construction procurement jobs are forced to face these cost challenges head on, making the procurement role within the construction industry more important than ever.…

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Starting a Career as a Graduate Recruitment Consultant

Are you looking for an attractive career in which the more you put in, the more you get out? Are you looking for a graduate recruitment job or looking to change career to find that rewarding job role you deserve? …

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How to start the journey into becoming a Construction Procurement Specialist?

So, you’ve researched becoming a Procurement Specialist and feel it could be the right career for you. But where do you begin? What kind of degree do you need? Do you even need a degree?…

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Becoming a Procurement Specialist

Becoming a Procurement Specialist can take time, effort, and a lot of dedication. In this article, we’ll examine some of the top skills needed to become the best Procurement Specialist you can be.…

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Industry News

Work starts on new Hobart road-bridge

New Zealand contractor McConnell Dowell has started work on the New Bridgewater Bridge project north of Hobart, the capital of Tasmania.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 12 August, 11:07

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Canadian gas terminal nears completion

Contractors are nearing completion of a new roll-on/roll-off wharf at a liquid natural gas (LNG) marine terminal in western Canada.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 12 August, 10:41

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Kier brought in for Penzance studios

Cornwall Council has appointed Kier Construction to resume stalled work on the Penzance Creative Cluster after the collapse of the previous contractor, Midas, earlier this year.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 12 August, 08:43

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All clear for Wigan renewal

Wigan Council has given Keepmoat Homes planning permission to build 169 new homes in Worsley Mesnes.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 12 August, 07:55

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Jubilee celebrations help put construction in reverse

Latest official statistics show construction output in decline, driven partly by a decline in private sector house-building and commercial building work – and partly by too many days off.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 12 August, 07:35

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