Archive: July 2014
Carillion Consortium To Build Britain's First Floating Village
Carillion Igloo Genesis consortium have been chosen to design and build Britain's first floating village at London's Royal Docks.The consortium is going to transform a 15 acre site of water in the Royal Victoria Docks, which was once an industrial powerhouse, into a thriving community which will include an array of brightly-coloured floating homes with custom built approache...... Read more24th July 2014
Is The UK's Recovery Slowing Down?
Is the UK’s Recovery Slowing Down?Figures released last week show the surprise slump in construction.The Office for National Statistics said production in the sector fell 1.1% in May as private sector house building deteriorated. These figures will add to concerns that the financial situation in the UK is starting to wobble.Analysts advised that overall economic growth may ...... Read more14th July 2014
Plasterers On Construction's Most Wanted List!
First Bricklayers, now Plasterers in short supply for the Construction industry.The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) latest survey of small and medium businesses has found skills shortages are getting worse as construction activity picks up.40% of the FMB members surveyed confirmed their workload had increased during the second quarter of 2014 with only 14% seeing a decre...... Read more9th July 2014