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5 Innovative Technologies Revolutionizing the Construction Industry

The Constructor

Innovation has brought many changes to the world of construction. The industry has seen remarkable advances in recent years and is far more efficient and productive than ever before. From 3D printing to drone technology, plenty of groundbreaking innovations are transforming the entire construction process. This article will explore five of the most promising technologies […] The post 5 Innovative Technologies Revolutionizing the Construction Industry appeared first on The Constructor.

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Project pros in construction see salaries rise 10%

Construction Enquirer

The average base salary for project professionals in construction has risen by 10% in the last two years to become one of the highest paid sectors in the UK. The 2023 Association for Project Management (APM) Salary and Market Trends Survey reveals project professionals in construction currently receive an average salary of £57,500 – a rise of 10% from £52,500 in 2021.

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Next five-year railway plan to double earthworks spend

Construction Enquirer

Network Rail has set out its planned spend and prioritise for the next five years under the CP7 spending programme. Among its top priorities are finding £3.8bn in efficiency gains on work programmes, equating to around 10% savings. It is also ramping up work programmes to improve network resilience in the face of climate change with spending in embankment works and drawing set to double to £1.8bn from 2024-29.

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HMRC strike hits construction subbies

Construction Enquirer

Construction subcontractors are reporting long delays and even being cut off from HMRC’s CIS helpline as 400 tax workers continue strikes organised by the PSC union. The 400 HMRC customer service advisers are planning more action this week with industrial action set to last until June 2. Ian Anfield, managing director of Hudson Contract, said: “Thankfully online verification of subcontractors under CIS has not been affected yet, but those wishing to newly register and those needing to spea

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Optimize Operational Processes With an Industry-Specific ERP

As the use of Enterprise Resource Planning systems in the construction industry is critical to optimizing operations, it's critical that decision makers conduct a thorough software evaluation to find the one that best aligns to their needs.

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Record number of firms win £600m MMC framework

Construction Enquirer

Thirty-two firms have bagged a spot on a £600m modern methods of construction framework for new home building. Procurement body LHC has awarded the four-year framework, which is the successor to its offsite construction of new homes framework – NH2. This involved a dozen firms but the nationwide 3rd generation framework has been expanded and includes a mix of offsite modular specialists as well as larger builders like Beard, R G Carter and Vistry Partnerships.

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Over 800 schools granted £450m for refurbs

Construction Enquirer

Over 1,000 school building improvement projects will receive the green light today as part of plans to boost the condition of the school estate. In total 859 academies, sixth-form colleges and voluntary aided schools will receive a share of the £456m Condition Improvement Fund to refurbish and repair dilapidated school buildings. The funding will ensure that pupils can learn in safe, warm and energy-efficient classrooms.

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