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Costain and Galliford Try fined £2.8m after worker loses toes  -  #Construction  #HSE

Costain and Galliford Try fined £2.8m after worker loses toes  -  #Construction  #HSE | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Costain and Galliford Try have been fined £1.4m each after a worker lost three toes in an accident on a water job.
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Growing up: How London’s skyline reflects modern living

Growing up: How London’s skyline reflects modern living | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Not every new skyscraper in London will get a nickname that confers iconic status like the Gherkin or the Cheesegrater but all will play a part in redefining the city’s famously low rise skyline as it adapts to 21st century life.
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Ikon blames collapse on site death investigation  -  #Construction

Ikon blames collapse on site death investigation  -  #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
FRP are also investigating claims by suppliers that some subcontractors were favoured for payments in the run-up to Ikon’s administration.

The firm is also looking into allegations about ownership of luxury cars by the directors.
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Tokyo medical school admits changing results to exclude women.

Tokyo medical school admits changing results to exclude women. | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
A Tokyo medical school has apologised after an internal investigation confirmed it altered entrance exam scores for more than a decade to limit the number of female students and ensure more men became doctors.
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Last of Carillion’s 278 contracts handed over   - #Construction

Last of Carillion’s 278 contracts handed over   - #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Seven months after Carillion’s collapse, liquidators have completed the transfer of the last of its 278 contracts to new service providers.
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Roof plunge during biomass heating work -   #Construction

Roof plunge during biomass heating work -   #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
A contractor specialising in the installation of biomass heating systems and photovoltaic solar systems has been fined after a worker fell through a roof.
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London council scraps £2bn Lendlease deal      #Construction

London council scraps £2bn Lendlease deal      #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Lendlease was chosen last year to partner the council under its Haringey Development Vehicle JV to build 6,400 new homes across the borough over the next 20 years.
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Over 1,000 staff still stranded at Carillion   -  #Construction 

Over 1,000 staff still stranded at Carillion   -  #Construction  | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Around 1,100 staff still remain at Carillion six months after the firm’s spectacular collapse.
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New Video Celebrates the Prismatic Complexity of Zaha Hadid Architects' KAPSARC

New Video Celebrates the Prismatic Complexity of Zaha Hadid Architects' KAPSARC | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
German photographer Hans Georg Esch has released a new video with stunning footage of  Zaha Hadid Architects’ King Abdullah…
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Yet More Evidence that Viruses like Herpes May Cause Alzheimer's Disease     #Herpes #Alzheimers

Yet More Evidence that Viruses like Herpes May Cause Alzheimer's Disease     #Herpes #Alzheimers | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
For decades, the idea that a bacteria or virus could help cause Alzheimer’s disease was dismissed as a fringe theory. But not so much anymore. On Wednesday, a team of researchers from Harvard Medical School reported in the journal Neuron the latest bit of evidence suggesting herpesviruses can spark the cascade of events that leads to Alzheimer’s disease, a fatal form of dementia that afflicts at least 5 million Americans.
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Kier Launches Business Streamlining Plan   -  #Construction

Kier Launches Business Streamlining Plan   -  #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Kier is launching a big cost-saving programme that will see non-core businesses offloaded to reduce debt.
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Director jailed after Hoddesdon explosion led to death of two brothers   -  #HSE  #Construction

Director jailed after Hoddesdon explosion led to death of two brothers   -  #HSE  #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Brothers Ardian and Jashar Lamallari had been employed as labourers and were working inside the unit at 16:45 on 3 October 2015 when an explosive fire occurred within one of the units. Both brothers suffered near 100 per cent burns and died within 12 hours of the incident. A third man who was working with them also suffered severe burns, but survived.
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Shortlists revealed for the best companies in construction  -  #Construction

Shortlists revealed for the best companies in construction  -  #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
More than 10,000 votes were cast in the awards last year as real construction people backed their favourite firms.
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TIME Magazine lists Morpheus Hotel, Macau, as one of the World’s Greatest Places

TIME Magazine lists Morpheus Hotel, Macau, as one of the World’s Greatest Places | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
TIME’s World’s Greatest Places 2018 selects the most ground-breaking destinations based on key factors,…
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Contractors launch first health and safety apprenticeship  - #Construction

Contractors launch first health and safety apprenticeship  - #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
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Residence 9 Flush Sash Windows in Stoke-on-Trent from #Elitis

Residence 9 Flush Sash Windows in Stoke-on-Trent from #Elitis | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Residence 9 windows are high performance uPVC that look like timber. Authentic features include flush sash frames, period ironmongery and wood grain finish.
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Kier scores July contracts league double   - #Construction

Kier scores July contracts league double   - #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Kier has come top of the monthly contracts league for work won in July and continued to hold pole position in the 12-month rolling league table.
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Heatwave sparks call to cut modular homes funding  - #Construction 

Heatwave sparks call to cut modular homes funding  - #Construction  | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
The Government should stop funding construction of modular homes because they are “not resilient to heatwaves.”
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#Construction growth to rebound to 2.3% next year 

#Construction growth to rebound to 2.3% next year  | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
While forecast 2019 and 2020 growth will boost civils contractors and trade contractors working for house builders, commercial building contractors are expected to continue to feel the squeeze in both commercial and retail work opportunities.
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Contractor Sentenced as Joiners injured in temporary access platform collapse   -  #Construction

Contractor Sentenced as Joiners injured in temporary access platform collapse   -  #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
A Manchester-based principal contractor has been sentenced for safety breaches after two workers fell  from a temporary access platform.
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Nine in 10 Councils Breaking Prompt Payment Rules  -  #Construction

Nine in 10 Councils Breaking Prompt Payment Rules  -  #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Almost nine in 10 local authorities are failing to monitor if their supply chain is getting paid within 30-days,breaching Whitehall regulations to ensure prompt payment.
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Roofer in six metre plunge on to solid concrete floor. Contractor fined £53,000   -   #Construction  #HSE

Roofer in six metre plunge on to solid concrete floor. Contractor fined £53,000    -   #Construction  #HSE | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
A Scunthorpe-based roofing contractor has been fined £53,000 after a worker suffered numerous fractures following a fall through a fragile roof.
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Ex Carillion boss Richard Howson blames Government for Collapse   #Construction #Carillion

Ex Carillion boss Richard Howson blames Government for Collapse   #Construction #Carillion | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
Former Carillion chief executive Richard Howson has slammed Government payment practices and their part in the contractor’s collapse.
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Infrastructure leaders call time on nuclear construction   -  #Construction 

Infrastructure leaders call time on nuclear construction   -  #Construction  | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
The National Infrastructure Commission is calling for a halt to nuclear construction plans and a ramping up of renewable energy schemes.
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McAlpine suffers £23m loss after waste projects hit   -  #Construction

McAlpine suffers £23m loss after waste projects hit   -  #Construction | Glazing Architecture Construction | Scoop.it
The firm today confirmed it was pulling out of the energy from waste sector after running up the losses on the projects which have been booked as a £37m exceptional in accounts for the year ending October 2017.
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