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Leading Construction Firm Fined £400,000 After Worker Falls From Height

Leading Construction Firm Fined £400,000 After Worker Falls From Height

Construction giant Kier Construction Limited, have been fined £400,000 after a worker fell from a height. The City of Westminster Magistrates' Court heard that Mr....
How To Prevent A Serious Construction Injury And Satisfy The Law

How To Prevent A Serious Construction Injury And Satisfy The Law

Regarded as one of the most dangerous careers, construction work can be extremely high risk. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) estimated 66,000 workers self-reported...
Study Shows Male Construction Workers In England At Highest Risk Of Suicide

Study Shows Male Construction Workers In England At Highest Risk Of...

A new study has found that male construction workers are at the highest risk of suicide in England, highlighting serious issues of mental health...
UK Could Lose 200,000 Construction Workers Due To Brexit

UK Could Lose Up To 200,000 Construction Workers In Single Market...

With the impending triggering of article 50 and the Brexit saga, it has come to the governments attention that if the country does not...
How Minecraft Is Being Used To Inspire The Next Generation Of Construction Workers

How Minecraft Is Being Used To Inspire The Next Generation Of...

Minecraft, a phenomenon in the video games scene, is now looking to take full advantage of its capabilities and user base by entering the...
Chancellor Changes His Mind On Plan To Increase National Insurance

Chancellor Changes His Mind On Plan To Increase National Insurance

Last week we reported on how the new spring budget would effect small business. In the budget, the Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced a number...
April 2017 Speeding Fine Increases: What They Could Mean For You

April 2017 Speeding Fine Increases: What They Could Mean For You

Here on the constructaquote.com blog, we have already taken a look at the recent penalty increase for using a mobile device at the wheel,...
Motor Vehicle Insurance Premiums Set To Soar With New Compensation Changes

Motor Vehicle Insurance Premiums Set To Soar With New Compensation Changes

The Ministry of Justice announced yesterday that a new formula would be used for calculating compensation payments for those who suffer long-term injuries as a...
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The Top 10 Construction Failures Of The World

From building malfunctions, cranes collapsing and simple errors of judgment, the last decade has seen some serious construction disasters. With billions wasted on faulty...
The Top 5 Most Controversial Constructions In The World

The Top 5 Most Controversial Constructions In The World

Around the world, new mega-buildings and super-structures are being constructed on a regular basis. Whilst most modern creations are admired by the public and...