Tag: Construction

The world’s 10 most expensive construction projects

As we become more technologically advanced the previously unbelievable is suddenly the achievable. Buildings are getting taller, cities are expanding way beyond their previous boundaries and the only limit seems to be the sky. Oh and of course how much money is behind the backing of the architect’s imagination. This...

Introducing the suit that does the heavy lifting

It’s said that the right outfit really can make a difference to the way you feel. Never has that been more true than with the introduction of the exoskeleton. Designed by California-based Ekso Bionics, which has created similar models for the military and health sector, this load bearing contraption allows...

Calls for crane safety after fatal collapse

Working on a construction site has its fair share of unforeseen hazards, especially when it comes to moving and lifting materials. Cranes are one of the biggest dangers when working on a site and require diligent maintenance to remain safe. Several high profile accidents involving cranes have recently hit the...

How to lessen risks in the construction sector

As the environment changes, as to does the challenges facing construction companies. From the difficulty in protecting people and property as we continually become more aware of the HR issues which may arise in the workplace, to the changing governance and developing a system which covers all aspects of legislation....

UK unemployment rate at its lowest since 1975

After a financially unstable decade, the crisis of 2007 seems like a distant memory as the UK’s unemployment rate has fallen to 4.7% in March 2017 – the joint lowest figure since the period June-August 1975. According to the Office of National Statistics’ March 2017 UK Labour Market Report, there...