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An insight into new developments and news in construction management from the professionals on the front line.


14th August 2017
The consequences of the fallout from the Grenfell Tower disaster is likely to put considerable pressure on the resources within the industry to cope with the extensive rework programmes needed to remedy the growing numbers of unsafe buildings.
28th July 2017
Hey, I'm Ellie Charles, UCL Undergraduate in Project Management for Construction. Watch my video-log Construction and Me on how I came to be so taken with the construction industry and why I'm keen to spread the word.
28th July 2017
I’ve blogged about my job, my location and my professional qualification. What have I learned and what’s next for me?
28th June 2017
In my previous blogs, I’ve talked about my route to a pro construction career and my current role.
8th June 2017
In my last blog I said that a Quantity Surveyor is like an accountant/lawyer/engineer hybrid.
22nd May 2017
You probably don’t associate Sri Lanka with skyscrapers but there are some very tall buildings there. As I was growing up, I became fascinated by the construction of the many high buildings also springing up around me. My father was a Land Surveyor and I knew that I really wanted to become a part...
10th May 2017
Hello. I’m Vipattz Ratnarajah MCIOB. I’m a Native Sri Lankan currently working as a Quantity Surveyor in Brunei Darussalam, a small sovereign state located on the north coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. I was awarded chartered membership from the CIOB in July 2016.
4th April 2017
Making the leap from middle to senior management needn’t be daunting – if you’ve already honed your skills for the boardroom
6th March 2017
This happens to be National Apprenticeship Week (6-10 March 2017), but apprenticeships are front and centre in people’s attentions for plenty of other reasons as well.
3rd March 2017
Watching England beat Italy in the Six Nations on Sunday, I was struck by the similarities between rugby and the construction industry.