Construction Index Features

Sat April 13 2024

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January 2024 Features

Brickie puts safety in the frame

The days of supporting fresh brickwork with a Heath-Robinson structure cobbled together from waste timber and concrete blocks are over, thanks to the ingenuity of a Middlesbrough brickie. David Taylor reports.

Watch your backs

As the construction industry embraces more digital technology, is it leaving itself vulnerable to attack from cyber criminals? Paul Thompson reports

Who let the dogs out?

Invasive Japanese knotweed is notoriously difficult to eradicate but now even the smallest fragment of buried rhizome can be sniffed out by specially-trained dogs. David Taylor reports

Flow of information

The use of digital technologies such as GPS and telematics have become mainstream in the earthmoving sector. And the technology continues to evolve at speed. Katherine Weir reports

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