Ensuring successful planning and delivery of future oil and gas field projects

Newly updated guidance has been published to support industry to successfully deliver the next generation of UK oil and gas field developments.

Economic digest

The number of construction projects has declined in the UK due to bad weather and a woefully unprepared industry. At the same time, more bricks have been manufactured, marking the anticipated start of a busy house building period. Ines Nastali reports.

The catalogue of risk

A new methodology to establish the connection between construction material and a building’s habitability after an earthquake hopes to promote superior city planning. Khai Trung Le reports.

Revolutionising ceramics

A new project aims to bring ceramics production up to date through the use of mechanical modelling and virtual prototyping, as Ellis Davies reports.

Slavery in brick manufacture

Khai Trung Le looks at the use of satellite imagery to track slavery in brick manufacturing.