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May 8, 2015
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Safety report highlights dangers of knocking down walls

The latest Confidential Reporting on Structural Safety (Cross) update highlights the dangers of knocking down walls in terraced housing. Confidential reports that are submitted to Cross […]
April 26, 2015
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Blast brings down Sheffield chimney

Demolition contractor Hughes & Salvidge yesterday brought down a 45m-high chimney in Sheffield at 8.15am yesterday morning with a controlled explosion. The reinforced concrete chimney was […]
February 9, 2015
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Nearly half of surveying firms are turning down work

The skills shortage in the construction industry is such that the surveying profession is becoming unable to meet demand. A survey of members by the Royal […]
November 26, 2014
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First Crossrail tracks go down (+ video)

Carillion has laid the first section of track to be used by Crossrail trains on a new bridge in west London. The 120m-long Stockley flyover will […]
February 13, 2014

Anyone know how to electrify a railway without knocking down bridges?

Network Rail and the Department of Transport are calling for ideas on how they can electrify the railway network without having to demolish bridges. A huge […]