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Are you ready to go global?

Is your construction business ready to go global? Three steps to success

Many businesses are eyeing opportunities to expand their construction operations into emerging international markets, but there are some key matters to consider first
Historic Domino Sugar Refinery is set for redevelopment

Top 10 upcoming US residential construction projects

The latest release from Reed Construction data has revealed the ten largest upcoming residential construction projects in the country.
The Fatal Four

Safety in the construction industry: Infographic

In honour of the seventh annual Construction Safety Day, this infographic serves as a timely reminder of some of the major dangers to avoid
Skanska will create 1,500 new jobs

Skanska to create 1,500 new jobs in the UK

One of Britian's largest contractors is adding employees in a range of sectors to fuel a period of planned growth and expansion
How to avoid common paving errors

How to avoid the top five DIY paving blunders

Melanie Hargrave explains how not to fall into the most common traps associated with paving projects
Loop Trolley maintenance building

Kwame Building Group to provide construction management for $43m Missouri Loop Trolley

The 2.2-mile fixed-route electric trolley system will connect The Loop restaurant/shopping/arts & entertainment district to Forest Park with a stop at the Missouri History Museum.
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Brookfield Multiplex and John Laing win Perth Stadium contract

The WESTADIUM consortium was named preferred bidder for the 60,000-seat stadium and Sports Precinct by the State Government, fending off two rival bids which also satisfied criteria
North Carolina, I-77

Ferrovial JV in pole position for $665m US highway construction contract

Ferrovial, through a consortium led by its subsidiary Cintra Infraestructuras has been named apparent best value proposer to design, build and finance 26 miles (41.8 kilometres) of the I-77 in North Carolina (US), and operate and maintain it under a concession contract.
The 5% Club

UK construction employment set to benefit from Balfour Beatty's new training academy

Following a £4.4m Government grant, the international infrastructure group is to set up a national training academy to up-skill its own workforce and provide the young and unemployed with opportunities that lead directly to jobs
Surveillance can drive down insurance premiums

Security and surveillance can help contractors keep down insurance costs

With the right security plan in place businesses can lower their premiums while in the construction phase and more permanently down the road

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