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Kier quits £170m London Ram Brewery job

Third contractor in a week walks away from major project amid client deadlock over build costs

5 hours ago
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CITB to slash staffing levels to under 1,000

Skills body plans hundreds of job cuts as it fights for survival

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Steelwork contractors to top 1m tonnes next year

Constructional steelwork supply chain unites for first time to promote expanding industry

5 hours ago
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VolkerWessels tops January contracts league

East-West Rail project win gets contractor off to a flying start in 2016

6 hours ago
Rob Bradley Midas

Bouygues UK regional boss joins Midas

Rob Bradley joins Midas as executive director boosting the management team for expansion drive

6 hours ago
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Electrical contractors enjoy surge in work

Strong start to the year forecast but late payment sees just 8% of bills settled in 30 days

5 hours ago


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Kier wins £160m Surrey highways extension

Kier secures another four years on former May Gurney contract

5 hours ago
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Tony Pidgley joins Heseltine’s sink estate rebuild team

Panel of experts named to launch estates regeneration crusade

15 hours ago
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Vinci wins £30m deal for extra student room in Swansea

Piling is due to start on the next phase of student accommodation at the Swansea University Bay Campus

14 hours ago
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Laing O’Rourke moves to quell credit insurance jitters

Some underwriters looking for update on 2016 forecast to restore full cover

1 day ago
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Ardmore lands £80m Canada Water deal

Contractor will build basement store and 18 storey resi tower above it

1 day ago
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£5.6m compensation payout to 71 blacklist victims

Payouts average £80,000 with some compensation as high as £200,000

1 day ago
Macclesfield Ask development

Ask Real Estate named as Macclesfield town centre developer

Plans will be lodged shortly for new multiplex cinema and shopping scheme

1 day ago
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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

2 days ago
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Redrow shifts focus to outer London as slowdown hits

Redrow completions rise 18% delivering record first-half profits of £104m

1 day ago
Bristol Arena

Bouygues lands £90m Bristol Arena job

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

2 days ago
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WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff wins £16.5m Bristol site

Consultant to lead design of new West of England University Enterprise Zone

1 day ago
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Morgan Sindall quits £39m Cambridge Uni project

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

2 days 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

2 days ago
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Green light for three major Manchester projects

Private hospital, graphene centre and office and hotel schemes approved

2 days ago
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April start for £750m Galliard Shoreditch scheme

Main work to get underway transforming historic Shakespeare site

2 days ago
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Babcock Rail fined £400,000 after track worker crushed

Worker trapped between rail plan and station platform in Flintshire

2 days ago
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Big projects to drive 4% annual construction growth

Forecasters ignore global headwinds with strong growth predictions

2 days ago
Heathrow third runway

Construction giants urge Osborne to extend Heathrow

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

3 days ago
Coventry swimmingpool

Builder wanted for Coventry £26m leisure complex

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

2 days ago
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Horrifying New York crane collapse caught on video

Crane boom kills one and injures three in lower Manhattan street

4 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

5 days ago
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Alarm raised as motorists drive through M11 roadworks

Highways England issues plea after drivers ignore closure notices

5 days ago
Mike Putnam Skanska

Project delays see Skanska UK margins slip to 2.7%

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

5 days ago
Oxford Brookes University

Go-ahead for £130m Oxford Brookes University revamp

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

5 days ago