Construction News

June 2008 - 4 news articles

Govt plans 160,000 new eco-jobs


The government has announced plans that could help create 160,000 new eco-jobs.Business secretary, John Hutton, released the renewable energy blueprint, which hopes to cut emissions and increase ...

Govt launches skills shortage initiative


The government has launched an initiative to tackle skill shortages in hospitality, process and construction jobs.It announced it would earmark more than £300 million from its training budget to ...

More councils join building programme


An additional eight local authorities will be fast-tracked into joining the government's school building programme.Each will then be able to rebuild and refurbish the five secondary schools in their ...

Govt builds new strategy for clean construction industry


The government has announced a joint initiative with the construction industry aimed at making the sector more sustainable.Its Strategy for Sustainable Construction hopes to recruit an additional ...