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Serious Fraud Office launches probe into North West sites

Series of addresses searched over suspected fraud on developments in Liverpool and Manchester

3 days ago

Summer site start for £200m Birmingham mixed use scheme

Colmore Tang to build Connaught Square scheme featuring 27-storey tower

2 days ago

Hitachi halts construction work at Wylfa nuclear site

Japanese giant fails to strike funding deal with UK government

3 days ago

Build-to-rent home construction jumps 40%

Number of rental homes in planning jumps 10% to over 60,000

2 days ago

BAM wins £320m Scotland and North East railways deal

AmcoGiffen, Story Contracting and QTS also secure framework places

3 days ago

Galliard and O’Shea team up for £130m Nine Elms scheme

Plan for over 260 homes on one of seven plots at former Royal Mail site

3 days ago

20 consultants win £100m Homes England framework

Aecom, Atkins, Jacobs, Mace and WSP make new multi-disciplinary framework

3 days ago

Buyer deposits repaid as Manchester’s tallest tower axed

54-floor St John’s Place residential tower pulled in face of cooling demand

3 days ago

Billionaire Warren Buffett targets UK construction insurance

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance enters market as contractors struggle for cover

3 days ago

Skilled trades pay rates hit £1000-a-week in Midlands

Self employed workers enjoyed wage rises of 6.7% last year

3 days ago

Kier boss leaves to become Rydon construction head

Mark Norris leaves operations director role at Kier after 13 months

4 days ago

Go-ahead for £60m Nottingham HMRC hub

Bowmer & Kirkland believed to be in line to build Unity Square offices

3 days ago

Crooked bookkeeper stole £100k from cladding contractor

Court hears how mother and daughter used company cash to fund their lifestyles

4 days ago

£50m stands approved for Lords cricket ground

Builder ISG to start in August on new Edrich and Compton stands

4 days ago

Roof trusses fall on labourer

Darlington Council fined for poor site management

3 days ago

Union demands “period dignity” on construction sites

Multiplex first contractor to sign-up with campaign for better site toilets

4 days ago

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Van Elle profit warning after “challenging” quarter

Lower margin contracts drag down performance as restructuring continues

4 days ago

Balfour boss in Brexit blast at Chancellor

Leo Quinn highlights construction’s fears in conference call with ministers

4 days ago

Wates wins £90m post-Grenfell reclad job

Work to start this summer on five tower blocks at North London’s Chalcots Estate

4 days ago

Construction forecasters bet on delayed soft Brexit

Crystal ball gazers believe UK will avoid workload fall with sluggish growth in 2019

4 days ago

Plan for £300m Lincolnshire power station

Czech power firm plans energy from waste plant next to South Humber Bank power station

4 days ago

Fitzgerald returns Bovis Homes to record profits

Margins restored and completions up 3% after 18-month turnaround

4 days ago

Late payment bill boosts calls for project bank accounts

Second reading due as MP fights to protect subcontractors from Carillion-style collapses

5 days ago

Plant hire giant Hawk falls into administration

Administrators pledge to keep kit working on site as they look for a buyer

6 days ago

HS2 forces firms to use least polluting trucks and plant

Rail project raises bar to exceed London emission standards

6 days ago

Watkin Jones hits record profits as pipeline grows

Firm enjoys three-year pipeline of 24 student rooms and build to rent sites

5 days ago

South Eastern Electrical went down owing £4m to suppliers

Contracts sold by administrators to associated company SEE Rail

5 days ago

Carey wins £16m Stratford Waterfront civils package

Cladding and mechanical packages will come up for bid in next three months

5 days ago

Mace confirmed for £350m Paddington Cube

Erith, Keltbray, J Coffey and Getjar chase basement contract

6 days ago