Construction Index Features

Sat March 02 2024

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Top 100 Construction Companies 2021

A weakening in company finances that had been emerging before the Covid-19 pandemic wrought havoc on the economy has escalated significantly with the Top 100 showing an industry in reverse. Steve Menary reports

Lido’s new lease of life

In the World Heritage city of Bath, contractors are working on the restoration of Britain’s oldest outdoor swimming pool and lido. Paul Thompson reports

Low carbon credentials

Marshalls, the manufacturer of paving and hard landscaping products, reckons it has halved its carbon footprint since 2008 and aims to have reduced its carbon emissions per tonne of production by a further 40% by 2030.

Restoration drama

Building conservators have just completed a pilot contract paving the way towards the complete restoration of the West Front of Wells Cathedral. David Taylor paid them a visit

Steelwork stands firm

Demand for structural steelwork remains strong even though steel prices have doubled since November 2020. Meanwhile the industry is on track to achieve a zero-carbon footprint well before its self-imposed deadline of 2050 and is launching an initiative to improve fire protection. Jim Simpson reports

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