UK, May 16, 2017.- Daily Reporter, as it has done since 2013, has published an interesting list with 17 applications (APPs) of construction, after a detailed survey. They are interesting because of the functionality of each APP and also because of the many comments they have made among construction professionals. No doubt, it is a reference guide and we take the opportunity to ask you if you work with other APPs, please indicate this in the comments section in this information:
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UK, May 11, 2017.- As we read on www.constructionnews.co.uk the industry has reacted as follows to the next general election announced by Theresa May.
Theresa May announced that in the “national interest” of the people, a general election would be held on the 8th of June. According to the Prime Minister, this is the only way to “guarantee certainty and stability in the wake of Brexit.”But how are those in construction industry reacting to this news?. Well, according to Construction News, the economics director for the Construction Products Association stated that “in the short-term, it adds a little more uncertainty and speculation for the UK economy generally.”
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UK, March 7, 2017. – 3D printers are a technological breakthrough with a path of analysis to discover their effectiveness in different economic sectors. For example, in the construction industry. The Guardian newspaper has wondered if using a 3D printer in the construction of a bridge is safe, if allowed by the regulators. Reasonable doubts that we invite to answer with the reading of this information (Excerpt from The Guardian article):
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UK, February 24, 2017.- The BBC recently published an analysis of talent management in companies: “Why it’s important to be yourself at work”. His conclusion is that the most efficient work teams, in any company, are those who do not look at the nationality or cultural traits of managers and employees. Specifically, BBC says:
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UK, February 20, 2017. Today, the smartphone you carry in your pocket has more technology than the first space vehicle that came to the moon. Never before, the human being lived such a dizzying evolution thanks to the hardware, the software and the connection that unites them: Internet.
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Synthesis from McKinsey & Company discussion paper
UK, January 13, 2017.- The United Kingdom’s post-Brexit future is uncertain. But one thing is clear: boosting economic growth will depend heavily on addressing long-standing productivity challenges. The UK government has committed itself to implementing the outcome of the June 23, 2016 referendum, when voters opted to leave the European Union. The big question is: what next? Most forecasts of how Brexit will affect the economy are pessimistic. Yet the economy has long faced challenges, such as weak growth, uneven wealth creation, and low productivity.
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NEWS: May 10, 2017 Spurs get green light for stadium capacity increase
Full screenTottenham Hotspur new stadium Night image stadium exteriorThe capacity of Tottenham Hotspur’s new £800m stadium is to grow after an application to increase its size was accepted by Haringey Council. The club’s initial planning application was for a 61,461-seater stadium but design changes to the roof and seating layout has meant that an extra 98 seats can be installed in the ground. After submitting an amended planning document to Haringey Council the changes have now been given the go-ahead by its planning officers.A club statement said: “Improved seating layout design has meant that we have been able to increase seating in several areas of the stadium. This will now see our official capacity rise to a total of 61,559.” According to Spurs, the biggest change will be in the stadium’s South stand, which under the new plans will be able to accommodate 17,500 spectators, an increase of 500 from original plans.
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