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£120m rescue package for stalled arts sites

Cultural rescue programme to restart work on theatres, galleries,museums and cinemas

4 hours ago

Wates resumes full pay for all staff not on furlough

Chief praises staff for great professionalism in the most challenging of condition

2 days ago

Canary Wharf Contractors could cut 100 jobs

Another round of redundancies as projects come to an end with no replacements in pipeline

3 days ago

Tower crane lifts end long climb to work for operators

Laing O’Rourke trials mast climbing lifts for tower crane operators at London site

3 days ago

Government agrees £30m bailout for rebar giant

Emergency loan to Celsa secures rebar supplies to construction

3 days ago

Plans go in for 2,200-home Oxfordshire garden village

Sustainable scheme will also include new schools and manufacturing space

4 days ago

Winvic raids Graham Construction for civils boss

Rob Cook joins as civils and infrastructure director at Winvic

3 days ago

HS2 rebids £300m overhead power system

Bidding starts for first overhead lines powering trains to operate at 360km/h

3 days ago

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3 weeks ago

Sisk seals £150m Santander campus in Milton Keynes

Biggest building contract signed off during restricted covid working

4 days ago

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2 years ago

Builder wanted for £35m Forth Bridge tourist attraction

Contract to build bridge walkways and viewing platforms to be awarded before the end of 2020

4 days ago

JCB powers up first hydrogen fuelled digger

JCB in race to lead the world on hydrogen-powered plant

4 days ago

Construction site death rates on the rise

Latest HSE figures show 40 construction fatalities last year

5 days ago

Construction firms urged to claim millions in tax rebates

Research and development tax credits available – find out if you can claim

4 days ago

Plans in for £150m South Kensington Tube station scheme

Native Land and TfL advance scheme to revamp west London Underground station site

4 days ago

Hotel plan for Lincoln department store aproved

Town centre House of Fraser will be demolished for a 150-room hotel

3 days ago

Site canteens to re-open under latest guidelines

Latest Site Operating Procedures guidance allows limited 1m-plus distancing with risk reduction measures

5 days ago

Kier eyes rights issue as debt rises to £440m

Debt rises again as Kier feels impact of Covid-19

5 days ago

Willmott Dixon unveils plan for 5% staff cut

Private builder seeks voluntary redundancies as revenue set to drop 20%

5 days ago

HS2 contest for £500m tunnel and lineside M&E works

Major contract for phase one and 2a will be let as a target cost contract

6 days ago

Boris clears planning red tape on change of use to housing

Town centre buildings to be converted without planning to save the high street

6 days ago

Morgan Sindall to start £65m Salford Uni project

Work to start within weeks on Science, Engineering and Environmental Building

5 days ago

Cundall latest consultant to cut jobs

Redundancy consultation starts with 6% of staff at risk

5 days ago

Eight major contractors rally to tackle climate change

BAM, CWC, Morgan Sindall, Multiplex, SRM, Skanska and Willmott Dixon declare net zero carbon pledge

6 days ago

Road worker hit by flying metal from HGV

Construction materials most frequently dropped on motorways

6 days ago

Redrow to scale back London construction work

Focus shifts to regions as buyers want more space after pandemic

6 days ago

Scottish contractor Robertson plans redundancies

Annual pay increases deferred for a year as job cuts loom

6 days ago

Modular specialist ilke Homes to cut staff numbers

Business was handed a £30m loan by Homes England last November

7 days ago

Boris ‘new deal’ injects £5bn to speed-up infrastructure

Prime Minister promises to build, build, build with national renewal plan

6 days ago

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