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In the wake of this summer’s traumatic events in the North Kensington, London, the construction industry has been quick to review its responsibilities when it comes to ensuring that fire safety and prevention heads its tall building agenda. By Will Daynes

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Covestro’s PUReWall™ takes wall panelisation for residential buildings to the next level

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Professor David Nethercot explains why structural engineers are the Master Craftsmen of the 21st Century

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Rebecca Sweeney asks: Can the UK decarbonise domestic heat by 2050?

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Neil Ginger talks through the considerations to make when specifying windows or advising homeowners on fenestration options

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As a world-leading manufacturer of high-tech polymers for key industries such as construction and civil engineering, Covestro has taken a fresh approach to enhancing building efficiency in a pilot project in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany that has created safe, inexpensive and quickly constructed housing

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Implementing effective HR strategies is an ongoing challenge in construction, where short-term contracts and ever-changing workforces are the norm. How can firms effectively manage an army of contractors and permanent staff across different sites, while ensuring full legal compliance and commercial viability? Tony Gale explains

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James Whitaker explores the evolution of workwear and what influences the clothing that tradesmen rely on today

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Ryan Simmonds examines why there can be a significant difference between projected costs versus final costs and reviews how changing the approach to planning the project can bring these figures closer together

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Paul Nulty takes a look at the world of lighting and discusses how new technology can be used to transform spaces, improve wellbeing and save energy

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