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The BNO British National (Overseas) visa and UK Construction Jobs 1 Year On

One year on we look at how well has the BNO scheme worked for Hong Kong people wanting to come to the UK? We answer all your questions about construction jobs for BNO status here. …

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Claims and Disputes Job Opportunities in Australia

Australia is an emerging construction arbitration hub and the demand from candidates to move into specialist quantum and delay roles from traditional quantity surveyors, project managers, contract administrators, planners and project controls managers is just not keeping up with the demand from growing specialist consultancies in this niche area.…

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A Guide to the Clerk of Works Job Role

This expert guide discusses what to expect in a Clerk of Works role including what you can expect to earn. Clerk of Works roles are also sometimes described as Site Inspectors or Quality Technical Inspectors.…

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Why is it important to write good job descriptions for construction jobs?

Companies must guarantee they’re employing top calibre staff in order to keep business running smoothly and successfully. Over time, staff may leave and need to be replaced, or a particularly busy period might lead to a rise in employment needs. Without high quality employees, how can a business hope to succeed?…

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Hong Kong Construction Salary Report January 2022

The Hong Kong construction industry continues to ebb and flow and currently is buoyant and set to be very busy both over the coming months and we anticipate for at least the next 5 years. Here, we take a look at current salaries available for critical disciplines within the construction industry and share key drivers, terms and conditions in the local market as well as what it takes to secure that next great job.…

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Industry News

A solution to asbestos waste?

A pioneering research project is developing a commercial-scale method of diverting asbestos-containing waste from landfill and transforming it into a harmless – and useful – building product. David Taylor reports

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 28 January, 01:35

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Glasgow moves forward with Buchanan Galleries revamp

Glasgow City Council is to begin negotiations with developer Landsec on the proposed decade-long redevelopment of the Buchanan Galleries.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 28 January, 08:56

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Luddon starts on Glasgow warehouse

Luddon Construction has begun site work for an £8m warehouse just off the M8 in Glasgow.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 28 January, 08:55

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New wave energy converter arrives in Orkney

A new wave energy converter developed by AWS Ocean Energy has arrived in Orkney for deployment at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC).

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 28 January, 08:49

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Procurement Hub renews framework contract

Procurement Hub, part of Places for People, has reappointed Robertson, Willmott Dixon and Farrans to its major projects framework.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 28 January, 08:22

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