The rate of UK construction workers killed doing their job is four times that of all workers across the country, with falls being the greatest factor. The construction industry has made strenuous efforts to reduce the number of tragic cases over the years, but there is still work to do to make sites safe.
The leaders and influencers that are making real change happen in the industry.
At 22, Abbey Agius has already established a fulfilling career in carpentry; now, she’s working to make the trade more accessible for others like her.
Sav Mor Mechanical, a $45 million (approx. £38 million) HVAC business on Long Island, has succeeded in large part because of its family ownership structure; here’s how it goes about enticing future family members to take over the business
Nicolle Wilkinson has a message for women pursuing construction careers: forge your own path. Here’s how she did it
The National Association of Black Women in Construction aims to promote mentorship and community to grow the ranks of Black women in the industry
The summer heat can pose severe danger to construction workers. Here’s how to beat the heat and stay cool and productive over the next few months.
The construction sector has just got back into its stride, but now faces more uncertainty, as rising energy and material prices set to put a dent in the sector’s efforts to return to normal.
How Bluebeam is helping archeologists make discoveries out in the field
The construction industry needs to attract new talent to thrive in the years to come. This is part of the inspiration for the Chartered Institute of Building’s annual competition, the COIB Global Student Challenge, which sees students from around the world run a virtual construction company for a few weeks, with tasks and job performance being scored by an expert panel of judges.
The 35-year-old welder is using social media to inspire future generations to enter the trade – and to promote her larger ambitions that aim to help the Black community across industries
Property developers deliver our homes, offices and the facilities we regularly use. However, these organizations often gain a reputation for dodgy behaviour, shoddy practices and poor quality. How can the sector ditch its tag of being unethical and embrace better working methods?
It’s imperative that the construction sector is representative of the society it serves
Modern-day artificial intelligence systems, while relatively sophisticated, are nowhere close to replacing what humans do on a construction jobsite, experts say