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CONTENTS BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING 67 Today’s BIM champions are tomorrow’s construction CEOs TRAINING & APPRENTICESHIPS 68 Let’s consign ‘skills gaps’ to the dustbin of history 69 Top apprentices head for SkillBuild final 69 Glasgow students are world champions 70 Apprenticeships should be targeted at employers’ needs, says CITB 70 Careers website wins marketing award 71 Mixed reception for Apprenticeship Levy details 72 Innovative training programme attracts new supporter 72 “Career in construction built up my confidence”

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London calling as expo showcases capital’s projects

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TV star hosts a most awarding evening

DEMOLITION 73 The power of collaboration 74 What time is it? It’s Mick George time 76 North East contractor appointed for demolition of Milburngate House FINANCE 77 Don’t turn away a valuable contract because you can’t afford to take it on 78 Project bank accounts: Scotland makes the switch 78 The dreaded Self Assessment tax deadline approaches 79 Brexit – implications for the construction sector ON THE ROAD 81 New Expert: a van designed with the driver in mind 81 Hogging the middle lane still widespread 83 There’s an Expert for any application 83 Largest dealer group are real Peugeot experts OFFSHORE WIND FARMS 85 Our energy future lies offshore 85 Technicians begin work on turbine foundations at Race Bank 87 Dudgeon enters the final stretch with HQ opening PROJECTS 88 Bypass will ease congestion in rural Yorkshire 89 Access for plant involved specialist engineering 90 New pipeline will address issues of water quality and resilience 91 New technology helps find any leaks CONCRETE 92 CPA explains the impact of continuity and shorts on electrochemical treatments SUDS, 93 94 95 95

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Expo series makes welcome return to Glasgow

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Awards recognise excellence in Scottish construction

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Scotland’s lead in renewables takes centre stage

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Construction has become a digital world

DRAINAGE AND LANDSCAPING Racecourse gets long-term drainage solution Boningale to demonstrate its environmental credentials at SALTEX Innovative Brett Landscaping leads industry with BIM registered products For green infrastructure, use Silva Cells

SECURITY 96 OnGarde – securing remote sites 97 ‘No Pokémon here!’ say contractors 97 AMI tracking technology leads police to stolen JCB 2CX worth £25,000 HOUSING 98 Site managers reap their rewards 98 Who wants to live on a country estate? We do – when Jeff’s in charge! 101 With five in a row, Jason aims to Seal it once more 103 New star Matthew is pitching for PiJ glory 104 Ultimate address provides second award 105 Alan brings added kudos to lakeside development 106 Donald continues the PiJ tradition 106 Onward and upwards – to London!

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