Construction companies ‘behind the curve’ on new technologies

Despite substantial investments, the construction industry is struggling to employ the full benefits of technologies like advanced data and analytics, mobile telephony, automation and robotics, a new report has found.

Published 14 September 2016

Blog: 2016 is the year for the construction industry to invest

Richard Threlfall, KPMG’s head of infrastructure, building and construction, forecasts a positive outlook for the construction industry in 2016 and calls on all businesses in the sector to start to invest.

Published 24 December 2015

Global construction firms ‘struggling with skills gaps’

A shortage of skilled construction workers is among the main concerns of building industry chiefs around the world, according to the results of a new survey.

Published 22 April 2015

Cash position and margins ‘not sustainable’ for future of UK construction industry

The financial position of many of the largest UK construction contractors remains weak despite greater deal-flow with cash balances and margins down, according to a report published today by KPMG.

Published 19 September 2014