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BBC starts hunt for contractor to rebuild Eastenders set

Procurement race starts for £15m revamp of Albert Square

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Lakehouse job losses could hit 170

Redundancy programme continues at Essex contractor

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Contractor hunt starts for £185m mixed-use Manchester job

Green light from planners for twin resi towers and office block

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Mobile crane explodes causing fireball on M40

Highway contractors are planning to resurface the damaged part of the M40 today

2 days ago
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Morgan Sindall on recruitment drive for £750m highways deal

Recruitment events in East Anglia next week: Register now

2 days ago
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John Sisk front runner for £28m Manchester PRS flats

Finance secured for developer Mulbury’s 135-home Port Street project

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Near-miss for Crossrail workers as train hits power cable

Investigation launched after construction train rips electricity panel from tunnel wall

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Nationwide Platforms md takes Ardent chief executive role

Jeremy Fish joins Ardent to steer expansion drive

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Kier posts loss after £116m raft of one-off costs

Kier counts cost of Caribbean closure and Mouchel and May Gurney integration

3 days ago
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Council set to tender £26m Dover leisure centre

Contractor due to be appointed next August for new Whitfield swimming and sports complex

2 days ago
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Betting Spy: Leicester a big price to beat misfiring Man Utd

Spurs, Everton and Man City can land a 5/1 treble

2 days ago
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Willmott Dixon unveils off-the-shelf police cell design

Contractor works with Canadian architect to draw up modular cell block design

3 days ago
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Celebrity hosts confirmed for Construction Enquirer Awards

Comedian Russell Kane and TV architecture expert George Clarke to host big night: Last few tables remaining

3 days ago
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Highways workers move to new coloured hard hat regime

Days numbered for green and yellow hard hats

3 days ago
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Vinci set for £73m student scheme in Coventry

Work to start next month transforming former Royal Mail sorting office site

3 days ago
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Midlands council sets up loan-funded house builder

Wolverhampton Council aims to build 800 homes on council land over next four years

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Plans in for third office at Brum Arena Central

Developers to push ahead with post-Brexit 230,000 sq ft spec office scheme

3 days ago
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Scaffolders get suspended jail sentences after site death

Court hears how safety railing was removed from site

3 days ago
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Crunch Crossrail meeting as sparks demand £75,000-a-year

Threat of industrial unrest looms on project as contractors hampered by skills shortages

4 days ago
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Queensferry bridge sets record as longest free-standing cantilever

Bridge builders prepare for the final deck sections to link 2.7km Forth crossing

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Styles & Wood buys data centre builder

Fit-out specialist makes move on £1bn data centre market

4 days ago
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Carillion submits plan for £100m Lambeth College

Skills Centre £45m construction cost to be funded by new hotel and flats receipts

4 days ago
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Wates starts on £70m Hoxton resi towers

Twin 20 and 16 storey towers to be completed by summer 2018

4 days ago
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Loughborough Uni plans £40m student digs scheme

Work to start next August on 600-room student village

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Hochtief wins £11m M4 junction 16 upgrade

Work to start in November on Spittleborough Roundabout improvements

4 days ago
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Foreman run over on Crest Nicholson site

£800,000 fine after cement lorry accident

4 days ago
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Credit insurance claims stalled in Dunne debt dispute

Subcontractors claim they are owed three times more than initial estimates

5 days ago
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Green light for £80m Liverpool PRS tower block

Moda Living and Apache Capital get green light for 34-floor private rented resi tower

4 days ago
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Manchester Uni picks partners for projects up to £10m

Graham, Kier and Willmott Dixon among firms picked for £175m programme

5 days ago
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Skanska team starts Hinkley preparation work

RK Bell and Forest Traffic Services join Skanska in infrastructure alliance

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