Doka UK, February 14, 2018.- 2017 was a rollercoaster year for the construction industry and its workers, but will 2018 have more uncertainties for English construction companies? It has been predicted that the sector is struggling, but is climbing out of a recession thanks to a surge in the construction on new homes. In this article we take a further look into the economy, with reference to reports from sources such as The Guardian, ukconstructionmedia.co.uk, Select International, amongst others.
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UK, November 22, 2017.- The UK construction industry recorded growth rates in the first half of 2017, but now as the industry seems to be slowing, what are we to expect in 2018?. In this article we highlight multiple market priorities in the sector which have been expressed in recent months and explore in detail, reports from Construction News and The Telegraph with topics ranging from investment in infrastructure to diversity and gender equality in this dynamic market.
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UK, October 20, 2017.- We are living in one of the greatest disruptive transformations of human history: the digitalisation of personal and professional life. The internet of things, big data, smart data, artificial intelligence and analytics all require an efficient and competitive level of cybersecurity.
With the construction and manufacturing industries being strategically important parts of Western economic development, the construction publication, UK Construction Online, and Schneider Electric assimilates the great importance of cybersecurity and have published the following analysis:
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UK, July 12, 2017. – Virtual reality technology will be in our hands sooner than originally planned. Technology giants, Google, Samsung, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft are working to market virtual reality products and services for any market. And of course, for the creation and development of construction projects. Here, we recall a Construction Enquirer analysis of this technology.
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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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