Yearly Archives: 2013

Infrastructure Contractors Stimulating Sector Growth

Infrastructure contractors have seen a significant rise in their workloads this year, with a substantial jump in new orders helping to create more jobs and stimulate the sector. According to the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) workload trends survey for … Continue reading

Positive Signs of a Recovery

Positive news for construction industry growth. The construction industry has seen its fifth consecutive month of growth, according to the latest CIPS/Markit survey. September saw the sector continue to go from strength to strength, with the report suggesting strong expansion … Continue reading

Demand to “Rocket” if Confidence Holds

Construction firms’ ability to recruit enough skilled staff is the only thing holding back the industry, KPMG has said in response to the latest Markit construction PMI figures. The latest survey of construction purchasing managers showed construction output expanded in … Continue reading

London Bridge Station Design Revealed

Detailed designs for London Bridge station have been delivered by the HyderWSP joint venture to the main contractor. Work is already underway on side to deliver the transformation as part of the £6 billion Thameslink Programme. So far, three platforms … Continue reading

Four years of Crossrail Construction

This is an amazing photo that Crossrail tweeted this week of the humongous gaping cavern 40 meters beneath Stepney Green. The posed photo op was in honour of the 4 year anniversary since Crossrail started construction. Time flies when you’re … Continue reading

Market Conditions & Interview Tips

It has certainly been a very busy start to the year for us at Intersect the first quarter of 2013 has flown by. The infrastructure sector continues to gain momentum and with the budget out the way it is good … Continue reading

Quantity Surveyors & Infrastructure Sector

As a new year gets underway there are some positive signs to be seen in the construction industry and from speaking to clients and candidates it seems many share a degree of optimism for what 2013 has install. Whilst our … Continue reading