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Construction of World’s longest cross-sea bridge

One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World Nears Completion More than 400,000 tons of steel have been used for the 6.7-km undersea tunnel and 22.9-km bridge, enough to build 60 Eiffel Towers. GUANGZHOU, Sept. 27 – The major

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Contractors move to new coloured hard hat regime

Highways England will switch its construction and maintenance contractors over to a new industry recognised colour-coded hard hat scheme from the start of 2017. Four colours of hard hat will reflect workers roles and level of responsibility on site in a bid

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Using Drones in construction?

Drones in construction and how they’re changing the industry… How drones are laying the foundations of the future Construction has always been a tough industry to be involved in, from the ancient pyramids of Egypt to the sleek, modern homes

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Construction industry skills shortage at ‘breaking point’

More young people are needed in the construction industry to narrow the skills gap. ​Construction firms in Nottinghamshire have vowed to fight to recruit young people into the industry – after research showed the skills shortage is at “breaking point”.

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Five innovative office designs

Five innovative office designs New technologies are driving a major rethink of office design, and interesting workplace interiors and furniture dominated this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week. Office furniture is on the brink of a major overhaul, now the trend for “Googlefied”

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Activity in construction sector continues to rise

Growth was led by the commercial sector, which had its strongest month since February. There was another pick-up in activity in the construction sector during July, according to the latest Purchasing Managers’ Index from Ulster Bank. The main index hit 61

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Brexit could force firms to become more European

Brexit could force firms to ‘become more European’ and expand overseas. Leading figures from the architecture and design sector said they are considering opening offices in the EU during a Brexit design summit convened by Dezeen last week Brexit design

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World’s best office up for sale!

‘World’s best office’ with a rooftop bar, teppanyaki grill, steam rooms and a green velvet day bed up for sale for $6.5 million … but would you get any work done? Luxurious penthouse office block, dubbed swankiest offices in Australia,

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Does a well-designed office boost productivity?

The American Society of Interior Designers unveiled its new DC headquarters earlier this week, which is on its way to becoming the region’s first platinum-level WELL-certified building space. ASID’s CEO sees the sleek, thoughtful space as not only a place

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Is this the hot new office chair?

Say hello to HiLo… …a seat that keeps you on your feet. Small, simple, and something new, this playful perch will change the way you work. With its friendly design and revolutionary spirit, HiLo keeps you balanced between active and relaxed,

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