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William Hare chief executive dies after contracting coronavirus

David Hodgkiss was the grandson of steel company founder William Hare

5 hours ago

BAM Construct restarts work on sites

Mace pauses all work for another week under “rolling suspension”

10 hours ago

Hard hat cameras help sites keep working remotely

Technology helping contractors cope during coronavirus crisis

10 hours ago

Laing O’Rourke top bosses take 30% pay cut

Around 90 senior directors will see salaries reduced

10 hours ago

Kier cuts staff salaries by up to 20%

Salary cuts among 6,500 staff as core sites remain open, but Kier Living jobs closed

16 hours ago

Police threaten to fine contractors on way to work

Willmott Dixon asks subcontractors and staff to carry letters to avoid fines

3 days ago

Taylor Woodrow return to profit lifts Vinci UK

Civils arm saw 13 of 17 projects it bid delayed or cancelled

11 hours ago

JCB reopens factory to start building ventilators

Plant giant will fabricate steel control panel housings for Dyson designed ventilators

16 hours ago

Steel and brickwork trade bodies take stand on Covid 19 safety

Trade bodies lead fight back against bullying main contractors and clients

17 hours ago

£300m London new-build housing deal winners

Ardmore, Bouygues, Kier and Midgard win places for first time for £10m-plus schemes

23 hours ago

Builders in cross-fire as some clients in Scotland fail to halt work

Contractors blame clients for not instructing work to stop

16 hours ago

Unsafe cladding replacement work a priority to continue

Latest government coronavirus construction policy update

2 days ago

Live webinar for contractors interested in £600m power plant

Virtual procurement event for major north London project: Register now

16 hours ago

Coronavirus update for construction: Monday 30

The latest advice and information from industry trade bodies

16 hours ago

Opinion: Official line needed now on site closures

Boris Johnson needs to spell out now exactly what construction work can continue

4 days ago

Groundworks and civils firms start mass layoffs

More than a thousand self-employed workers axed in the Midlands alone

4 days ago

Redrow loses fight to keep sites open as supplies hit

House builder pledges to re-open sites when normality returns to the supply chain

4 days ago

Balfour Beatty board follows Kier’s move to take 20% pay cut

Chief executive Leo Quinn says Balfour is facing crisis on a strong financial footing

4 days ago

Self-employed to get 80% of average monthly profit

Support scheme only open to people with a trading profit of up to £50,000

4 days ago

Coronavirus update for construction: Friday 27

The latest advice and information from industry trade bodies

4 days ago

CITB suspends training levy for three months

Full 2020 levy payment to be collected in August

4 days ago

Henry Construction Projects tops £300m turnover

London contractor trebles in size over three years

4 days ago

£100m Manchester CIS tower revamp approved

Landmark 31-storey tower refit approved as facade reaches end of design life

4 days ago

Willmott Dixon: Why we are keeping sites open

Contractor promises to keep workers safe and look after supply chain

4 days ago

Carey bosses: “We won’t risk health of our people”

“We will never ask our people to put their health at risk in the name of work”

4 days ago

“Turn up on site or else” – majors turn screw on subcontractors

Specialists threatened with LAD claims as Tier Ones “bully” supply chain

5 days ago

Coronavirus crisis brings out best and worst of construction

Most contractors are doing their best in a crisis – while others are letting the industry down

5 days ago

BAM Contruct pauses work on all sites

BAM Nuttall civils sites still open, as building arm pauses for safety procedure review

5 days ago

Highways England orders majors to pay supply chain

Payments speeded up to Tier Ones who are told not to hoard cash

5 days ago

Coronavirus update for construction: Thursday 26

The latest advice and information from industry trade bodies

5 days ago

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