Building the foundations for the future

Alison Watson is the founder and managing director of Class of Your Own and creator of the Design Engineer Construct!® learning programme. Here, she answers our questions about the programme and what it means for the industry.

19 Apr 2017


Gold standard for safety

Technology and first-class driver training has resulted in Explore Transport being recognised with a gold standard for increasing safety for vulnerable road users across its fleet

02 Feb 2017


Laing O’Rourke launches 10-point plan to bridge the skills gap

Laing O’Rourke has launched a report to shine a light on some of the critical skills issues facing our industry and to offer some practical, deliverable recommendations to help close the skills gap in the construction industry

25 Nov 2016


Delivering certainty

Why our new value proposition will mean first-class results

26 Jul 2016


Technical prowess

Crown House Technologies (CHt) is turning technological challenges into opportunities to change the face of the mechanical and electrical industry.

16 Feb 2016


The political view

Gavin Devine, CEO of MHP Communications, considers what the construction sector can expect from the next five years.

16 Jul 2015


Architecture award for new cancer centre

The new Cancer Centre at Guy’s Hospital in London has won the ‘Best ideas or new concept’ category at the Architects for Health Design Awards.

02 Jul 2015


Raising your game

On National Women in Engineering Day Katie Kelleher, a lifting technician who operates a 60-tonne crane on our Crossrail project, urges other women to consider a career in construction.

22 Jun 2015


Offsite: upskilling industry's supply chain

Alan Clucas, director of Laing O’Rourke’s Explore Manufacturing, explains why supply chain engagement and education in offsite methodologies is essential for the industry to meet the targets of the Construction 2025 strategy.

03 Jun 2015


Bond Street project wins Gold Award

A major remodelling project for London Underground’s Bond Street station upgrade has won a prestigious Considerate Constructors Gold Award.

26 May 2015


Children's hospital with heart of Gold

Our Alder Hey in the Park team has been recognised with a Gold award from the Considerate Constructors Scheme.

30 Apr 2015


Modelling the future

As new studies suggest industry needs more clarity on Building Information Modelling (BIM) and the UK Government’s 2016 target approaches, James Eaton, our Group head of digital engineering, explains the advantages it has already brought to Laing O’Rourke.

30 Apr 2015