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Balfour Beatty fined £2.6m after fatal trench collapse

Court imposes huge fine after worker crushed to death on Lancashire site

19 hours ago
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Waste energy plant delays hit Interserve for £70m

Problems on Glasgow project blow a hole in construction division finances

5 hours ago

Barhale bags major role on £300m water deal

Work will involve construction of a 25km long pipeline

5 hours ago

Flannery boosts fleet with £35m of Cat machines

Hire specialist boosts its hi-tech fleet to support major projects nationwide

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Laing O’Rourke lands £76m resi tower

Contractor wins third major deal at Imperial College’s White City Campus

24 hours ago
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Betting Spy: Arsenal can beat a wobbly Man City

The season is nearly over and City look on a downward spiral

14 hours ago
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Cost of Saatchi building revamp rises by £29m

Redeveloping West London site will now cost Derwent £236m

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Keltbray sees turnover soar 25% to £272m

Profits also up as margins hit 4.3% and employee numbers break the 1,000 barrier

1 day ago
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Enquirer launches construction awards with online voting

Industry to choose best companies to work for and do business with: Full details

1 day ago

Costain and O’Rourke trial new concrete strength tests

Thermal imaging tests on sprayed concrete tunnel linings could make sites safer

1 day ago

Blacklist trial pushed back as new evidence emerges

High Court hearing will now start in June for 90 victims represented by Unite

1 day ago

Construction buyers report loss of momentum

Markit/CIPS index shows lowest growth rate for three years

2 days ago
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Costs rise to £180m at Watford shopping centre

Laing O’Rourke to start work after BAM failed to agree price

2 days ago
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Worker crushed by excavator on Stafford site

Victim airlifted to hospital after accident in the West Midlands

2 days ago
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Willmott Dixon merges resi divisions

Former Berkeley finance director to head-up major expansion in housing market

3 days ago
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Contractors asked what they really think of architects

Major new online survey by RIBA to gauge opinions: Take part now

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Plans go in for £75m Wembley office to resi conversion

Construction due to start this autumn on former home of civil engineer

2 days ago

Problem contracts cause construction loss at McLaren

Strong property performance leads to group profit as chairman bullish about construction prospects

3 days ago
Haydn Mursell, Kier Group chief executive

Kier launches new model to build 10,000 homes

New Communities Partnership will help develop local authority land

3 days ago

Coleman and Company taken off Didcot recovery

Contractor “disappointed” at decision to bring in another firm to recover bodies of victims

5 days ago
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Edinburgh school repair work to last until August

Repairing defects in 17 closed Scottish school to take months

4 days ago

Construction’s most considerate firms revealed

Contractors rewarded for improving image of the industry: Full list of winners

3 days ago

Contractors “draw a line” under blacklist scandal

Eight industry giants reach compensation settlements with workers

7 days ago
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New boss at ISG as CEO David Lawther steps down

Paul Cossell becomes new CEO as contractor prepares for life under new private ownership

7 days ago
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Mace downgrades tender price forecast

Cost consultancy arm warns clients are less confident about future projects

1 week ago
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Worker killed by crane on Queensferry Crossing

Unions demand full enquiry into tragedy on Workers’ Memorial Day

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New housing registrations fall 9%

Slowdown in new home registrations ripples out from London to Midlands

1 week ago

Birmingham 600-flat Exchange Square scheme approved

Work to start this summer on first of three blocks rising to 26-storeys

1 week ago
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Morgan Sindall signs £300m deal with Basildon Council

15-year repair and maintenance deal signed for council housing and corporate buildings

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Warrington town centre’s £107m revamp approved

Work to start once temporary market is built later this year

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