Howard Chapman

Bridges built without cranes, EU threat to infrastructure & top 10 UK contractors

  • 2 Nov 2015

Howard Chapman, Buildingtalk Editor reviews the top 10 industry Tweets on @Buildingtalk

Buildingtalk on Twitter also includes: biggest skills crisis since 1998, UK worst for energy efficiency; floating solar energy; and £1.37b wind farm funding

Follow the links below for more information and your opportunity to Retweet and add a comment too!

1] Now bridges can be built without the need for cranes

2] EU rules threaten George Osborne’s infrastructure investment via Local Authority pensions

3] Latest list of Top 10 UK Construction Contractors with nearly £30billion turnover. Top 3 were Balfour Beatty, Carillion and Laing O’Rourke, with Bouygues UK up 5 places to 9th

4] UK building industry is facing the biggest skills crisis since 1998 says RICS survey

5] Construction starts on floating Solar energy system on Manchester reservoir in UK

6] UK Galloper Wind Farm gets green light with £1.37 billion in pre-construction funding

7] Latest NHBC report says new home market buoyant despite Q3 marginal reduction

8] Report says UK is the ‘Cold Man of Europe’ – worst on energy inefficient housing & fuel poverty

9] UK house prices to keep climbing says new Cebr report & warns building more homes won’t stop this. UK average could hit £320k by 2020

10] Latest UK Government building stats: wages up 5.1%, apprenticeships rise to 17,820, construction workers rise to 2.1 million

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