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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
Pop Up products won the Innovation Award 2014

Equipment provider Speedy Services celebrates outstanding construction suppliers

The Speedy Supplier Awards 2014 honoured companies in ten categories, including health and safety, environmental, specialist supplier and innovation
Joe Louis Arena, the Red Wings' current home

New Detroit Red Wings arena contract awarded

A consortium of construction firms Barton Malow, White and Hunt will act as general contractors for the Ice Hockey team's new $450m arena in downtown Detroit
A construction site can be a dangerous place

Top five hazards in the construction industry

With Construction Safety Day fast-approaching, our expert examines some of the most common threats to the security and wellbeing of workers on site
The public sector is rich with opportunities

How to win construction work from the public sector

With ongoing demand for new schools, hospitals, housing and leisure facilities, the public sector is a rich source of opportunities for UK contractors, says electronic tendering specialist Millstream


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