Investment in global infrastructure expected to grow by almost 5% between 2019 and 2023

The evolution of global infrastructure investment could be more positive than originally predicted over the coming years. The infrastructure market in the UK is forecast to perform above the average across the infrastructure sub-sector whilst having a current investment of US$1.7 Trillion as extracted from Globaldata’s research ‘Global Construction Outlook to 2023 – Q1 2019 Update’. We draw particular attention to analysis of this report with reference to UK Construction Online amongst other sources. Additional topics in this article include the predicted value by infrastructure sector and analysis of the EDHEC Infrastructure Institute-Singapore “2019 Global Infrastructure Investor Survey, Benchmarking Trends and Best Practices”. […]

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UK Funding to help tackle on-site skills shortages

Funding in excess of £20 million awarded to 26 projects in the UK to help tackle skills shortage and deliver growing infrastructure needs. […]

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Selecting the right plywood can help achieve the right concrete finish and save costs on site

The success of a project is often determined by the material you’ve chosen to work with. Plywood is one such example of an often over looked material which can have an important impact on the construction process and also the aesthetic design finish of any project as mentioned in our previous blog article ‘architectural concrete finishes with Doka’. There are ample examples to show that the quality and type of formwork sheets can impact profitability of any construction site. […]

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A guide to visual and architectural concrete finishes

Doka UK 12 August 2019.- A clear trend is ‘surfacing’ in the language of architecture, towards concepts that are as individual as they are unique. Buildings are being asked to convey interesting forms of expression both inside and outside in an attempt to not only provide functional spaces but also social and visually appealing places […]

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