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Network Rail starts race for £5bn trio of trackwork deals

The 10-year alliance deals will be let to designer/contractor JVs

3 hours ago

Multiplex bags £400m New Scotland Yard redevelopment

Multiplex to start six-tower Westminster Broadway scheme in January

18 hours ago

Kier defends fire safety strategy after Glasgow blaze

Contractors had agreed safeguards in place as repair estimates hit £100m

5 hours ago

McCarthy & Stone boss to step down after profit warning

Retirement home builder to streamline after poor spring sales

5 hours ago

Capita sells Constructionline to private equity giant

Procurement and supply chain specialist sold for £160m

5 hours ago

McLaren lands new HQ for consultant Dar Group

John F Hunt to start demolition work in August to make way for new nine-storey scheme

1 day ago

Countryside strikes deal for 5,000 private rental homes

Deal with family private rental specialist allows Countryside to expand its partnerships business

5 hours ago

Balfour Beatty fined £500,000 for white finger exposure

Court hears how workers were exposed to hand-arm vibration risk for nine years

21 hours ago

On-site training boost to ease skills shortages

New £22m Construction Skills Fund now open for applications

23 hours ago

Chandler promoted to Wates board

Wates MD, Paul Chandler, ushers in nearly £3bn of new business

24 hours ago

Legal firm moves into cost consultancy

Blake Morgan hires former Aecom director to head project management and cost consultancy

1 day ago

Fire destroys Kier restoration of Glasgow School of Art

Second major blaze in four years reduces £35m of repair work to ashes

3 days ago

Race starts to build £20m Basildon cinema complex

Basildon town centre’s planned East Square cinema complex up for grabs

1 day ago

One in four MPs now back retention reform

Aldous Bill second reading delayed to October

1 day ago

Late payment delays hit 42 days for subcontractors

Firms waiting longer for money despite raft of initiatives to speed up payment

1 day ago

Mace wins £90m Tunbridge Wells civic centre complex

Mace to agree final design and build price in April 2019 on theatre and civic offices

2 days ago

Caledonian wins £27m haul of MoD orders

Modular specialist ramps up production for MoD Lyneham and Worthy Down projects

1 day ago

Forrest bags fifth X1 scheme at Chatham Docks

£58m Chatham Waters build to rent blocks get underway

1 day ago

Mace slims down construction divisions

Former Carillion operations boss to head Mace major projects arm

4 days ago

Subcontractors write-off £2.8bn in bad debts every year

Average firm hit by £16,000 annually in unpaid bills

4 days ago

Pochin’s hires ex-Balfour boss to head construction arm

Jon Adams appointed managing director of Pochin Construction

4 days ago

Wates scoops £150m Birmingham office scheme

Work to start on phase one of Axis Square city centre scheme in February

5 days ago

Faulty tower scaffold led to fatal roof fall

Court hears how a catalogue of mistakes led to death plunge

4 days ago

UCL East starts race for £90m student blocks

Bidding starts for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park student accommodation

5 days ago

Firefighters and sprinklers contain tower block blaze

Fire breaks out in London 20-storey block of flats on Grenfell anniversary

5 days ago

Heating engineer wins landmark workers rights battle

Pimlico Plumbers boss warns industry faces “tsunami” of self-employed claims

6 days ago

Network Rail ordered to spend an extra £1bn on renewals

Rail watchdog wants more spent replacing worn out rails and smoother spend over CP6

6 days ago

Site cleaners and chefs will no longer need skills cards

CSCS to phase out visitor cards for non construction staff

5 days ago

Costain moving to bigger construction technology centre

Contractor continues to ramp up investment in tech innovations

5 days ago

Green light for £150m Crawley mixed-use regeneration

Tenders due back this month for Crawley town centre rebuild

5 days ago

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