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Plans go in for City of London’s tallest tower

City Corporation will consider plans for new skyscraper as tall as the Shard

9 hours ago
Bristol Arena

Bouygues lands £90m Bristol Arena job

12,000-seat arena will open in early 2018 next to Temple Meads station

11 hours ago
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Morgan Sindall quits £39m Cambridge Uni project

Bust-up over student services project as cost inflation hits another scheme

16 hours ago
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Willmott Dixon facing £1m police fine for cell delays

Delays on £20m custody block contract see West Midlands Police charge penalties

15 hours ago
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Green light for three major Manchester projects

Private hospital, graphene centre and office and hotel schemes approved

15 hours ago
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April start for £750m Galliard Shoreditch scheme

Main work to get underway transforming historic Shakespeare site

15 hours ago
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Babcock Rail fined £400,000 after track worker crushed

Worker trapped between rail plan and station platform in Flintshire

18 hours ago
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Big projects to drive 4% annual construction growth

Forecasters ignore global headwinds with strong growth predictions

22 hours ago
Heathrow third runway

Construction giants urge Osborne to extend Heathrow

Chancellor told plans will provide £15.6bn boost for industry supply chain

24 hours ago
Coventry swimmingpool

Builder wanted for Coventry £26m leisure complex

Coventry City Council hopes to start work at the turn of the year

16 hours ago
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Horrifying New York crane collapse caught on video

Crane boom kills one and injures three in lower Manhattan street

3 days ago
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Balfour Beatty payment row over £121m Greenwich hotel

Dispute rages over late delivery of 18-storey hotel next to the O2 on Greenwich Peninsula in London

4 days ago
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Alarm raised as motorists drive through M11 roadworks

Highways England issues plea after drivers ignore closure notices

3 days ago
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Project delays see Skanska UK margins slip to 2.7%

Construction and development profits stable at £38m as turnover rises 12% to £1.43bn

4 days ago
Oxford Brookes University

Go-ahead for £130m Oxford Brookes University revamp

Turner & Townsend is the project manager for the Headington Campus upgrade

4 days ago
Birmingham HS2 college

Willmott Dixon HS2 college gets planning green light

Willmott Dixon on track to start construction in April

4 days ago
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Lighthouse Club challenges industry to raise £1.5m

Funds will be spent on whole range of safety and training initiatives: SIgn up here

4 days ago
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Bouygues to start £40m Cheltenham student village

£40m Government guarantee is the first given to a privately-financed university accommodation project

4 days ago
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Window firm put West End shoppers at risk

Work stopped after concerned member of the public takes shock photos

4 days ago
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Midlands building contractor Denman goes under

Melton Mowbray building contractor began trading in 1880

5 days ago
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Betting Spy: Cunning Foxes to score against City

Goals on the cards at the Etihad but Spurs and Swansea looks a safer double

4 days ago
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Bouygues walks away from £65m Great Ormond Street job

Contractor quits job months into work on site after failing to agree final price

5 days ago
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Opinion: Is the London luxury resi boom over?

Contractors becoming wary of pricing-up jobs in over-heated market

5 days ago
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TfL picks partners to develop £3.6bn of property assets

Balfour Beatty, Berkeley, Canary Wharf Group among 13 development partners

5 days ago
Housing repairs

Trio win Birmingham housing repairs deal

Keepmoat, Wates and Willmott Dixon sign new-style housing maintenance deals

5 days ago
Wind Farm

World’s largest wind farm to be built off Yorkshire coast

Dong Energy inks final investment decision to create 2,000 construction jobs

5 days ago
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Mace submits plan for Oxford shopping centre revamp

Revised plan lodged for West Way shopping precinct in Botley

5 days ago
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Fire door warning following fatal tower block blaze

Lewisham Homes fined £40,000 for failing to maintain fire doors

5 days ago
Insolvency Service

Fraudsters set up web of 15 phantom construction firms

Bogus companies claimed £50m in turnover to dupe innocent suppliers

6 days ago
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Caswell Surveyors changes name to Green Shield Environmental

Rebranding follows failure of former parent company Caswell Environmental Services

5 days ago