Opinion

Trans Adriatic Pipeline: the first steps to gas security in the EU?

12 Jan 2017 Construction Intelligence Center

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), part of the TEN-E Southern Gas Corridor (SGC), will supply natural gas to Europe from Azerbaijan — but will this give gas security to the EU?

The disruptive power of drones

05 Jan 2017 Construction Intelligence Center

Drones possess great potential for the construction industry in particular and a wide variety of benefits have already been demonstrated by the early adopters of this technology. The construction industry is now one of the main drivers of growth acro ...

The growth potential for modular buildings

03 Jan 2017 Construction Intelligence Center

An ongoing and potentially revolutionary innovation within construction is the growth of modular buildings. Modular buildings are defined as prefabricated structures consisting of multiple sections termed modules. Modular construction differs from tr ...

CIC further revises the construction outlook for growth in the GCC

12 Dec 2016 Construction Intelligence Center

Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center (CIC) has further revised downwards its outlook for growth in construction activity in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC): Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirat ...

Victory for Trump could be a boost to US infrastructure

18 Nov 2016 Construction Intelligence Center

Danny Richards, lead economist at Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center, examines the potential positive effect Donald Trump’s surprise victory could have on the US construction sector.

Construction output plummets in Poland as EU funds at a standstill

18 Nov 2016 Construction Intelligence Center

Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center (CIC) has sharply revised down its outlook for construction output in Poland as EU financial assistance is at a standstill. Nathan Hayes, economist at CIC, discusses the situation.

Green Oak offers a bespoke alternative to the traditional eco home

11 Oct 2016

Darren Hook, managing director of English Heritage Buildings, discusses Green Oak as the superior building material and why it is good for the environment.

Brexit and the future of UK construction

06 Sep 2016

Ian Anfield, managing director for leading construction audit, contract and payroll provider Hudson Contract, comments on recent talk of a UK recession in light of the Brexit vote.Whether we’re entering a recession or not is a big talking point at th ...

Tunnels Week on WCN: Farnworth enlarged and electrified

13 Jul 2016 WCN Editorial Team

Work to upgrade the Farnworth tunnel as part of a route electrification project called for enlargement works, and led to the procurement of a UK-manufactured TBM. Ian Clarke, writing for the manufacturer, reports.Tunnel Engineering Services (TES) rec ...

Construction in Europe: A return to growth or further contraction?

30 Mar 2016 Construction Intelligence Center

National markets across Europe are responding to current market conditions in varying ways. The team of analysts at Timetric's Construction Intelligence Center examine the current trends across the continent.


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