Mental health worries for construction professionals

Photo by Marcel Strauß on Unsplash Almost nine in 10 project professionals in the construction sector say working on their main project has negatively impacted their mental health, new research by the Association for Project Management (APM), the chartered membership organisation for the … Continue reading

Water companies outline £96bn infrastructure plans for next five-year investment period

Photo by Ivan Bandura on Unsplash Water companies have set out plans to almost double their spending on the network during asset management period (AMP) 8, 2025 to 2030. The utilities filed their business plans to regulator Ofwat on Monday 2 October, asking … Continue reading

7 things to leave off your Résumé

The job market can be tricky to navigate and with every passing year it is more and more challenging for candidates and employers alike. Recruiters spend an average of 6-8 seconds looking at a resume before keeping it for the … Continue reading

The Advantages of Contract Work

Contract work is often misunderstood and used to be perceived as less valuable work. The reality is that while full-time roles work for some people, they don’t work for everyone. If you have ever wondered what the benefits of contract … Continue reading

Costain bags £80m water order for upgrades at 16 sites

Evangelos Mpikakis on Unsplash Costain will use its environmental expertise to work on 16 sites for Severn Trent as the water company steps up investment plans. The work, worth £80m, is within the previously announced framework agreement and part of Severn Trent’s … Continue reading

UK Government grant paves the way for hydrogen-powered plant

Photo by C Dustin on Unsplash An investment of more than £4.8m will see a new project design and develop the use of hydrogen as an alternative to diesel on construction sites. A new cross-industry initiative, led by BAM, has received a grant … Continue reading

A Florida construction firm is seeing fast adoption of its intuitively-made building blocks that work like real-life LEGO bricks.

A Florida construction firm is seeing fast adoption of its intuitively-made building blocks that work like real-life LEGO bricks. The interlocking blocks made of a mineral composite and reinforced with glass fiber can be quickly and quietly assembled into walls, … Continue reading

AI and Recruitment in the Built Environment

Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash The advancement of Artificial Intelligence has been a hot topic in recent years which is now gaining even more momentum. AI powered algorithms and software are becoming an increasing presence within most industries and recruitment is no … Continue reading

7 Top Reasons why Civil Engineering is the best career.

Photo by Scott Blake on Unsplash Whether you’re thinking about going into civil engineering or you’re already working in the industry, these are the reasons why civil engineering is, without a doubt, the greatest job in the world. One thing that civil engineers … Continue reading

Intersect Global Ltd joins Surfers Against Sewage’s Ocean Network

We are very proud to announce that we have become one of the latest business to join Surfers Against Sewage’s Ocean Network.  The Ocean Network is a national movement with over 300 businesses supporting environmental solutions. From the safety of … Continue reading

Spring into action this spring – Is it time for a career move?

Spring is really when a lot of us start to think about the year ahead. The winter months are behind us, Spring has sprung and we’re all looking forward to the warmer months.   Spring is a good time to take … Continue reading

How to demonstrate the impact of your achievements on your CV

Photo by Nick Morrison on Unsplash One of the key elements to CV writing is to demonstrate the impact of your achievement in previous roles you have held. Unfortunately, not all of us have work in environments where we can provide percentages or … Continue reading