Construction Enquirer: Ex-soldiers encouraged into construction management

People leaving the armed forces are being encouraged to retrain as construction managers. The Chartered Institute of Building is launching a new campaign to coincide with Armed Forces Day.

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Wired: Crazy contraption is part architecture, part water filter

Beneath the streets of New York City lies a maze of pipes through which some two billions gallons of water flow each day. Few people ever see this, and like so much of the infrastructure that powers our cities and lives, it escapes the notice and understanding of those who rely upon it.

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The Telegraph: Kevin McCloud: 'What I'd do about our terrible houses'

The TV presenter talks about his fight to improve Britain's horrible housing - and why we should shrink our gardens and turn Royal Parks into allotments

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Construction Enquirer: Graham set for £130m Port of Dover revamp

Graham Construction has signed a pre-construction deal with the Port of Dover to develop infrastructure design for its Dover Western Dock redevelopment.

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The Guardian: Revealed: how developers exploit flawed planning system to minimise affordable housing

The release of a 'viability assessment' for one of London's most high-profile developments - seen exclusively by the Guardian - sheds new light on how developers are taking advantage of planning laws to ramp up their returns.

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Construction Index: 91 turbines to be erected off Norfolk coast

Denmark's Dong Energy has confirmed it will go ahead with the construction of the Race Bank offshore wind farm, off the north Norfolk coast.

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