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Industry leaders draw up roadmap to recovery

Construction able to bounce back stronger and more productive within two years

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Fit-out firm fined £1.1m after ladder fall

Engineer needs transfusion after massive blood loss caused by fall injury

2 days ago

SIG management blunders rack-up £112.7m loss

New boss promises growth strategy after PwC called in to investigate divisional forecasts

3 days ago

Union calls for construction workers to wear masks

Unite demands revisions to Construction Leadership Council guidelines

4 days ago

Robertson approved to start major Blackpool hotel

Site clearance to start next week on phase 2 of £100m Talbot Gateway regeneration

3 days ago

Failed NHS Nightingale joinery firm sold in pre-pack deal

J&P Carpentry and Joinery went into administration after working on Birmingham NEC hospital

3 days ago

Steel erection starts on first HS2 bridges

Cleveland Bridge starts erecting 65m bridge to span M42

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Scotland’s builders begin return to work preparations

Firms hope to be cleared to return to work from mid-June

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£61m infra loan to pave way for 6,500-home scheme

Local contractors to sign first deals this summer to transform Cambridgeshire site

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Vistry asks subcontractors to cut rates

House builder warns trade packages could be retendered

4 days ago

TClarke rides out lockdown and eyes £2m half-year profit

M&E boss says swift cost savings helped firm breakeven in April and May

4 days ago

Kier confirmed for £97m Heartlands Hospital job

Work to start this summer on Ambulatory Care and Diagnostics Centre

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Costain completes £100m fund raise

Dubai contractor takes 15% stake in Costain

4 days ago

Tycoon’s £1bn flats scheme consent quashed in Whitehall U-turn

Housing secretary accused of bias in backing Richard Desmond’s 1,500-flat Isle of Dogs scheme

4 days ago

First pictures of giant HS2 tunnelling machines

TBMs being manufactured in Germany before launch on site later this year

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M&E contractors hoping to ‘hold on’ through covid crisis

Engineering services leaders urge whole supply chain to work together to survive

4 days ago

Griffiths to start £25m historic Welsh viaduct upgrade

Restoration work to start next month on 150-year-old wooden viaduct

4 days ago

Barratt subcontractor rate cut letters “sent in error”

Specialists assured that 15% rate reductions are “not company policy”

5 days ago

NHS Nightingale joinery firm goes under

J & P Carpentry and Joinery collapses weeks after fast-track NEC conversion

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EDF seeks consent for £18bn Sizewell C nuclear plant

Project will employ 25,000 construction workers, delivering a big post-covid 19 stimulus

5 days ago

Covid-19 compliance officers keep Ballymore sites safe

Contractors can draft in virus-protection help from new specialist supplier

5 days ago

ISG secures £17m Dudley leisure centre

Work to start on delayed Flood Street area leisure centre and swimming pool

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Construction output to plunge 25% this year

Despite a strong rebound 2021 forecast to be down 6% from last year

6 days ago

£1bn building safety cladding fund open to applicants

Residential building owners can apply for funding for remedial work on non-ACM cladding systems

5 days ago

Roads contractors told to halve accident rates

Highways England aims to build on improved site safety performance seen during covid-19

6 days ago

Keepmoat to restart work on sites across England

House builder employs 1,150 staff and supports 10,000 supply chain jobs

6 days ago

A66 TransPennine £1bn upgrade route picked

Amey/Arup JV wins £45m design contract

1 week ago

Plan in for station on £40m revived Birmingham rail line

Plan lodged for new Moseley station on Camp Hill railway re-opening project

6 days ago

Highways firm trials social distancing tags on sites

Lightweight system can be clipped on belts, lanyards or hard hats

6 days ago

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