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HS2 company places concrete order for London tunnel | news

The team that led the construction of the HS2 tunnels under central London signed the first two contracts for the production of precast concrete elements. SCS JV, a partnership between Skanska, Costain and Strabag, has signed the British subsidiary of the Spanish concrete company Pacadar under contract. The company recently completed 12 km of tunnel …

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Ibstock wants to increase brick prices by more than 10%

That Inquirer saw the letter issued earlier this week advising companies that prices for the entire Ibstock range will rise 10.47% from November. The letter states: “The construction sector has significant supply problems due to the strong demand for all construction products. We are facing very significant cost increases. The demand for energy continues to …

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General Electric is working with German drone company to bring UAVs to market

Diving letter: General Electric and the German drone manufacturer Microdrones have announced a worldwide license agreement launch GE’s industrial drone line. The agreement, which marks GE’s first step into the unmanned aerial vehicle sector, will accelerate Microdrones’ use of surveying equipment for creating digital twins, digital terrain models and maps. The industrial drone line is …

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7 Real Estate Listing Video Tools That Will Grab Buyers’ Attention

August is Listings Tech at Inman. All month long, we’ll be on listing technology, a conversation that includes portals to single listing sites, landing pages, 3D tours, photography, videos, advertising, and more. The listing video has evolved from an automated slide show of pictures to cheesy stock music to highly produced Hollywood-style short films. However, …

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BDP unveils first £ 600 million worth of Leeds hospital redevelopment plans | news

BDP has unveiled its first concepts for the £ 600 million renovation of two Leeds hospitals. New images show a building complex that, according to practice, was inspired by the contours of the Yorkshire Dales. Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust was one of six to receive £ 2.7 billion in funding under the Government’s First …

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Renaker presents plans for four Manchester towers

The Trinity Islands project consists of four towers with 39 to 60 stories and brings significant improvements in the public area. The SimpsonHaugh-designed Deansgate project would create 2,000 one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments and underscores the growing confidence in the high-rise housing market in Manchester. Renaker bought the site in 2018 from rival developer Allied …

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5 obstacles that could slow construction recovery

New York City-based attorney Barry B. LePatner is the CEO of Insights + management consultancy and a nationally recognized construction advisor to corporate, commercial and real estate developers and lenders. Opinions are those of the author. The country’s construction industry, along with professional architects and engineers, plays a vital role in the economic well-being of …

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Effects of ‘pingdemic’ loosening, as self-isolation is reduced by almost half | news

There are signs that the impact of so-called “pingdemic” on the industry is diminishing as the number of people asked by the NHS Covid-19 app to self-isolate has almost halved in the past week . New official figures show that almost 400,000 people were “pinged” by the app in the last seven days, compared to …

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