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BDA-AGS Survey Feedback Bulletin No.1 - 21st March 2017

Feedback from an industry-wide survey conducted by the BDA / AGS in August 2016 - Bulletin No.1 - Summary of Demographics   View Bulletin No.1   The  British Drilling Associatio...
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UK construction industry could lose 8% of workforce post-Brexit - 17th March 2017

UK construction industry could lose 8% of workforce  post-Brexit, reports the RICS New RICS figures reveal that the UK construction industry could lose almost 200,000 EU workers post-Brexit sh...
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Construction Has Highest Suicide Rate - 17th March 2017

More than 1,400 suicides in construction in five years There were more suicides in construction than in any other profession in the five years to the end of 2015, according to new data from the Off...
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BDA Growth as New Members Sign-Up - 14th March 2017

The British Drilling Association (BDA) has got off to a great start in 2017, signing up four new members. The new additions to the BDA are: R J Blasting (Scotland) Ltd; Bulroc (UK) Ltd; 4Site Con...
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Build UK Trade Association News - 10th March 2017

Following last month's Build UK Trade Association Forum, the key outcomes are summarised below. Brexit - Build UK's position paper on creating a stronger construction industry post-Brexit has been ...
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Calling All Golfers for Charity Golf Day - 27th February 2017

 Golfers Needed for Charity Golf Day - 19th May 2017.  Ian Fraser of TCS Geotechnics is organising a golf day at the Royal Ascot Golf Club, Berkshire in aid of Prostate Cancer UK. Please...
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Phase 1 of HS2 Gains Royal Assent - 24th February 2017

Phase One of £56bn HS2 gains Royal Assent   Britain's biggest infrastructure project in decades cleared the final hurdle to construction yesterday as the HS2 Hybrid Bill received Royal ...
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Concern Expressed of Market Overheat by - 24th February 2017

Although 2017 has got off to a good start for the drilling sector, with this momentum looking set to continue and numerous large infrastructure projects about to commence, The British Drilling As...
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Are You Asbestos Aware? - 14th February 2017

Almost 75% of all made ground samples contain asbestos. Asbestos is a non-threshold substance where no amount is considered safe and has been described in campaigns by the HSE as the "hidden kill...
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Improving Occupational Health In Construction - 14th February 2017

IMPROVING OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH IN CONSTRUCTION B&CE gained overwhelming support from attendees at the Health in Construction Leadership Group's (HCLG) CEO Summit on its proposed vision for a fre...
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Are You Ready For The Withdrawal Of The CRO Card? - 14th February 2017

ARE YOU READY FOR THE WITHDRAWAL OF THE CRO CARD? The construction industry is preparing for the withdrawal of the Construction Related Occupation (CRO) card as it moves towards full qualification....
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Main Contractors Must Declare How Quickly They Pay Their Bills - 31st January 2017

Guidance to help large contractors report on how quickly they pay their suppliers will be published today, reports the Construction Enquirer. The move comes as regulations are laid in parliament co...
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CITB Announces Plans for Future Levy - 27th January 2017

CITB ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR FUTURE LEVY AND CONSENSUS PROCESS CITB has announced plans to reduce its levy to 0.35% on PAYE employees from 2018 alongside changes to the consensus process. The levy has...
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CITB Sets Out Grant Overhaul - 24th January 2017

The CITB has revealed plans to overhaul the way it pays grants to construction firms, reports Construction News Interim chief executive of the training board Sarah Beale told Construction News...
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Build UK and JCT in Stand Off - 23rd January 2017

Build UK in JCT stand-off   Construction News is reporting that  Build UK has refused to pay invoices for membership of a key body involved in hammering out the detail of contract docume...
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