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Why Construction Contracts Must Change after the Grenfell Tragedy.

Design-and-build contracts have become increasingly common in construction, a trend that must be reversed in light of the Grenfell Tower fire if we are deliver safe and high quality buildings, says quantity surveyor Michael McCarthy When the Grenfell Tower tragedy struck on the 14th June, people around the world looked[…]

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How 5D BIM Can Shake Up the Construction Industry

How 5D BIM can shake up the construction industry.   The construction industry is over-due for a massive shake up. While other industries have seen productivity increases and costs fall, construction has seen the opposite. Productivity has fallen and costs have risen. In reality, this could be attributed to increased[…]

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M20 or North Ring? Which is Better

  There’s been much focus on the development of the M20 motorway between Cork and Limerick of late. There was uproar when it was shelved in 2011 due to the state of the national finances. It has been at the front and centre of political pressure to have this reinstated[…]

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