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Mace to build third Shard tower

Construction manager appointed for 26-storey resi scheme

7 hours ago
Phenolic foam board fire test

Phenolic foam board cladding system fails fire test

At least 228 buildings must be reclad after latest fire test result

12 hours ago
Central Park has the benefit of planning consents which enable immediate distribution development

ISG set for 2.2m sq ft Amazon mega-shed

Contractor in line for Amazon’s first self-developed fulfilment centre

11 hours ago
Balfour Beatty rail electrification

Balfour seals final Great Western electrification deal

Work to start immediately on Cardiff to Bristol Parkway route

8 hours ago
Hinkley Point

Balfour replaces Costain on Hinkley Point tunnels job

Costain exits £200m-plus Hinkley Point marine package

1 day ago

Chinese firm buys cladding giant Permasteelisa for £426m

Deal creates leading global curtain walling company

1 day ago
Autumn Statement Persimmon Chancellor bricklayer

Profit growth outstrips building rise at Persimmon

Housebuilder vows strong cost control “to deliver the best outcomes for our shareholders.”

11 hours ago
AYKON London One will be the first private residence project of scale in London to be fully designed and conceptualized by a luxury fashion house

Multiplex inks £240m deal for Jenga tower

Contractor wins ultra-luxury scheme at Nine Elms

1 day ago
NCP collapse Nottingham

Engineers probe multi-storey car park collapse

Nottingham NCP deck failure leaves cars dangling in mid-air

1 day ago
Leo Quinn Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty set to pull support for CITB

Group chief executive Leo Quinn fires broadside at training body

2 days ago
Carillion Chief Executive Richard Howson

Carillion crisis chief Richard Howson returns to helm

Former chief executive back in a senior role just weeks after stepping down

4 days ago
MMU student accommodation

Contest starts for 480 Manchester student rooms

Manchester Metropolitan University seeks contractor for £27m Birley campus project

1 day ago
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Public sector clients breaking prompt payment promises

Two-thirds of engineering services specialists being made to wait more than 30 days for their money

1 day ago
Flooding Mytholmroyd

Autumn start for £30m Yorkshire village flood scheme

VolkerStevin jv to start Mytholmroyd village flood scheme

2 days ago

McAlpine set for £29m Big Ben overhaul

Contract to be confirmed when MPs return to Parliament in early September

1 day ago
Paradise centenary way

Argent unveils Birmingham Paradise phase 2

290,000 sq ft One Centenary Way will be third office project at Paradise scheme

4 days ago

Subbies start winding-up petition against Titan Construction

Financial crisis at firm where ISG founder David King is chairman

4 days ago
Fish Island Village

J S Wright lands £10.5m Fish Island M&E package

26-month deal for major new resi scheme in Hackney Wick

4 days ago
Marsh East Grimsby

Race starts for one of biggest demolition jobs of 2017

Six Grimsby tower blocks to be demolished

5 days ago
Hudson House York

Major York city mixed-use scheme approved

Four block redevelopment of Hudson House near railway station approved

4 days ago
Portishead retirement

Midas construction margin edges up to 0.5%

South western builder sees recovery in profit to £1.6m

5 days ago

Colas to trial driverless cone laying vehicles on roads

Autonomous Impact Protection Vehicles can make highways sites safer: Video

4 days ago
The stage

Multiplex quits £750m Stage of East London project

Client hunts for new contractor to deliver vast scheme on Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre site

5 days ago

Graham bags £19m East Anglian highways upgrade

Growing civils arm bags biggest highways package in over two years

5 days ago

Betting Spy: Defence is a dying art in the Premier League

Goals guaranteed this season while a home win treble can pay a 7/1 return

5 days ago
Nick Hutchings A2Dominion

A2Dominion ramps up homes target to 6,000

Leadership shake-up to raise private rental and homes for sale

6 days ago
Gerry Pert Volkerhighways

VolkerHighways names new ops director

Former Kier highways general manager Jerry Pert joins Volker

5 days ago
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Contractors named and shamed over minimum wage

Builders among latest list of offenders published in government crackdown

5 days ago
virtual reality Crossrail

Virtual reality set to spread across construction sites

Research programme to push use of high-tech headsets

5 days ago

Time nearly up for skills cards for fringe trades

85,000 recently issued Construction Related Occupation cards become obsolete within weeks

5 days ago

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