Madano’s building and construction monitoring featuring the Government reshuffle, UKCG launches ‘Born to Build’ campaign, RICS market survey shows skills shortage, major infrastructure project cut costs by 15% and London Major seeks land grab powers, and more.
Madano’s Building and Construction Monitoring, 17 July
Government reshuffle sees new faces in key sector roles
In the extensive government reshuffle this week key roles changed at two key industry departments. At DCLG, Brandon Lewis has been promoted to Minister of State for Housing and Planning. read more.
Major infrastructure project costs cut by 15%
The Treasury has reported that the Government’s Infrastructure Cost Review programme has cut costs by 15%, equating to £3.4bn per year on major projects. read more.
UKCG launches ‘Born to Build’ campaign to entice young people into construction
UKCG has launched its innovative ‘Born to Build’ social media campaign. The campaign is targeted at young people aged between 14 and 19 and challenges outdated perceptions to portray construction as a dynamic, exciting industry at the forefront of technological innovation. read more.