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Construction buyers see strong surge in new orders

Construction recovery continued to gather pace in November

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Glencar Construction revenue skyrockets to £145m

St Albans contractor founded by former McLaren directors boasts £180m order book

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M Group to buy Skanska rail and highways upkeep arm

Skanska Infrastructure Services fetches £50m

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Go-ahead for £900m London Bishopsgate Goodsyard

London Mayor approves Hammerson and Ballymore city fringe scheme

15 hours ago

Drones fly over forest of cranes at Hinkley – video

Construction director says too early to predict impact of Covid on cost and schedule

15 hours ago

Piling rig topples over on housing site

Dramatic pictures from site as work suspended following incident

1 day ago

London contractor moves offices after 261 years

Sykes & Son Limited to leave west London street which has been home since 1759

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2,000-home Digbeth canalside scheme approved

Landmark mixed-use scheme will be built on 6-acre bus station site

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Murphy hires Morgan Sindall finance director

Joe Ledwidge takes chief finance officer role

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Countryside eyes break-up after slump into loss

Chief Iain McPherson appoints Rothschild to explore house building sale as focus shifts to Partnerships housing

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HS2 reveals images of giant Midlands dig

Balfour Beatty VINCI JV oversees huge groundworks before tunnelling starts

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R G Carter returns to profit

Norfolk-based contractor’s £66m cash reserve to drive business forward

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Spencer Engineering runs up third year of losses

Slipform Engineering arm set for strong growth with new patented system

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£31m Sunderland ‘smart’ bridge to go out to tender

City council cabinet to back new Wear bridge next week

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Action call for Morgan Sindall on Liverpool film studio

Construction to start on “Hollywood of the North” this month

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“Factory in a can” manufactures steel frames on site

Vega Construction launches innovative system in the UK

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Select Plant orders world’s first electric crawler crane

250t Liebherr lattice boom crawler will be delivered in March

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Mace suffers £400m Covid construction revenue hit

Outlook improves as construction turnover restored to over £120m per month

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Breheny brims with optimism over work outlook

Chairman John Breheny says he feels more positive about future than he has done for many years

3 days ago

Crossrail gets extra £825m to complete construction

Financing deal agreed to prevent project being “mothballed”

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Colas/Siac JV starts £38m A46 Stoneleigh Junction

Works between Kenilworth and Coventry include a new bridge

3 days ago

HSE to prosecute after five killed in wall collapse

Two companies to face charges after Birmingham tragedy

3 days ago

Super Sewer’s longest tunnel drive crosses finishing line

Ferrovial and Laing O’Rourke finish difficult central section

3 days ago

Kingspan manager apologises to Grenfell Inquiry for angry reaction

Technical insulation manager said contractors could go f#ck themselves over safety concerns

4 days ago

BAM bags £20m Bullring facade revamp

16,000 aluminium disks to be removed and restored

4 days ago

London law court conversion into ‘sky forest’ approved

Blackfriars Crown Court conversion to offices will see 100 mature trees planted on new rooftop

4 days ago

Amey secures £180m Area 12 highways upkeep

Amey to replace A-one+ on Yorkshire and Humber highways network

4 days ago

Green light for revamp of landmark Canary Wharf block

30 South Colonnade to be transformed into YY London as offices adapt to life after Covid

4 days ago

Wates names new head of Prism offsite business

Dan Sadler promoted to offsite manufacturing director of Coventry business

4 days ago

Truman wins contract for £33m Preston student hub

Developer Pillars appoints contractor with demolition due to start this month

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