• 5 minutes with Richard Flynn

    Richard Flynn FCABE CEng CEnv MIEI MCIWEM C.WEM MIEnvSc FIET FIMS (dip. IMS) PEng FIPW Registered Building Surveyor and Certified Site Assessor at Flynn & Shaw
  • RIBA announces world’s best new building

    The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the winner of the world’s best new building. The Friendship Hospital in Bangladesh, designed by Kashef Chowdhury/URBANA, will be awarded the RIBA International Prize, the global accolade for design excellence and social impact.
  • Ambassador inspires young women into construction

    Jemma Harris, Regional Sales Director for Actis and a Women in Construction ambassador, has been inspiring young women to reject stereotypes and follow their dreams of careers in male-dominated professions. Giving a talk to Year 11 students at a school in Hull, she shared her own career path working in two traditionally macho environments – the Royal Navy, where she worked as a weapons engineer, and construction – and gave advice on how to overcome the obstacles she and other women face.
  • Opinion: encouraging steps towards ED&I

    There’s no golden bullet for fixing decades of limited progress on ED&I, but the steps being made in the industry are encouraging, says Pagabo’s Gerard Toplass
  • CABE for Women launches

    As we celebrate Women in Construction Week from 6 March, CABE is excited to announce the launch of CABE for Women
  • STEMming the tide

    Construction firms should be doing more to attract young people taking STEM subjects at school says Beam Development’s Dan Grimshaw
  • Retiring CABE Learning Director John Barfoot looks back

    As you read this, I will be enjoying the first month of my retirement. I have been privileged to have been part of the CABE team for five years, first as a non-executive on the board representing academic partners and latterly as Learning, Education and Academic Director.
  • Spraycork wins Gold

    Yorkshire-based CorkSol won the Innovation in Insulation category at the 2021 Build It Awards. This category is all about pioneering products that insulate buildings.
  • RICS Young suveyor of the year

    London-based project manager Mirona Tomala, from international property and construction consultancy Gleeds, has been named RICS Matrics’ Young Surveyor of the Year 2021. She said: “I am passionate about improving the representation of women in construction, co-founding the International Women’s Day networking event for RICS Matrics and sharing my journey to becoming a chartered surveyor with young people to inspire more girls to pursue careers in the built environment. I’m very proud to be a role model for the next generation.”
  • Land availability down, survey reveals

    The 2021 House Builders’ Survey of small and medium-sized house building companies in England, from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), found that land availability is the most important constraint holding back local house builders from building new homes.
  • Improving public perception

    I feel my year in office is flying by; I’m now getting ready to chair the Association’s AGM later this month, where we will discover who will be joining the board in June and who will be the next Vice-president.