Built Environment Articles


McKinsey: Tech can Help Construction Address Staffing Issue

McKinsey analysis of US skilled-labour shortage suggests ways technology can help tackle construction workforce challenges


Skanska Remains on Target for Sustainability Goals

Skanska, the global construction group, reports Q1 2024 results, with its performance on Scopes 1,2 & 3 GHG emissions remaining on track


Dubai new Al Maktoum Airport Will be World's Largest

Dubai’s new United Al Maktoum International Airport will be five times the size of the existing DXB airport and will see UAE become global aviation hub


Caterpillar: Profile of a Construction Equipment Giant

As Caterpillar shares fall due to waning machinery sales, we profile the construction & mining equipment colossus, whose iconic machines are world famous


Danish Hydraulics Specialist Danfoss 'Growing Sustainably'

As Danish industrial hydraulics multinational Danfoss releases its annual report for 2023, we profile the company whose technology construction relies on


Kingspan Group 'Cuts GHG Emissions by 65%'

Insulation specialist Kingspan Group's sustainability reports says 2023 business-wide ‘internal carbon price’ explains cuts in Scopes 1 & 2 emissions

Are Bricklaying Robots the Solution to Labour Shortages?

Autonomous constructor Monumental is developing robots to solve the labour, cost & sustainability challenges facing the global construction industry

Skanska USA Pioneers AI for Construction & Development

Leading US construction firm Skanska USA has launched Skanska Sidekick to summarise information, generate content & collaborate more effectively