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Leaking mobile crane closes Blackwall Tunnel

Traffic chaos across South London as contractors battle to resurface damaged road

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Didcot recovery operation hit by further delays

Bodies of disaster victims still not returned to their families after three months

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Swansea Tidal Lagoon developer dumps Chinese contractor

Swansea Tidal Lagoon developer to retender £300m sea wall contract

12 hours ago
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Brexit fears send site wages soaring to £1,000 a week

Bricklayers now earning £25 an hour as skills shortages set to intensify if UK votes to leave Europe

20 hours ago
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Small companies being left behind by “BIM divide”

Smaller firms missing out on the benefits of computer modelling warns Morgan Sindall

15 hours ago
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Local contractors urged to chase £6bn schools deal

SME leaders encourage member firms to go for places on massive education framework

19 hours ago
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Renew hits acquisition trail as profits soar

Engineering services specialist delivers record results in first six months

19 hours ago
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Green light for £2.6bn Scottish windfarm

Construction to start this year on huge infrastructure investment

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Skanska jv wins £100m National Grid Humber tunnel

Gas pipeline will be the longest in a tunnel, inserted in a single string in the world

2 days ago
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New finance director for Clugston

Ian Pattison joins from Aim-listed office services group Restore

19 hours ago
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Gilbert-Ash seals £21m Oldham theatre revamp

Work to start on Oldham Coliseum and library revamp

20 hours ago
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Demolition starts for £400m Marble Arch Place

Brookfield Multiplex will replace 1960s Hyde Park tower with mixed-use development

2 days ago
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Manchester Uni suspends £170m student halls as bids soar

University goes back to the drawing board as builders fail to meet target price

2 days ago
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Wates lands £30m Farnborough exhibition centre job

Construction to start in September to expand home of famous airshow

2 days ago
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Famous film labs to be turned into £120m resi scheme

Weston Homes to start revamp of Denham site where Star Wars and James Bond were created

2 days ago
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Farrans bags £33m London special needs school

Oaklands 224-pupil special needs school will be built in Hounslow

2 days ago
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Rowecord returns to structural steel fabrication

Group’s Braithwaite Engineers business sets up new facility in Port Talbot

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ISG wins Oxford Uni laboratory scheme

Work due to start in next few weeks on the complex new-build and refurbishment project

2 days ago
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Russells to start Manchester £40m Axis resi tower

Work set to start on 28-floor block of flats almost a decade after plans first approved

2 days ago
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Jail for phantom house builders

Fraudsters swindled tax man out of £500,000 for bogus building materials

2 days ago
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Northern Line Tube Extension cost to soar by £240m

Battersea Power station developer in talks with TfL over who should foot major design change bill

5 days ago
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Builders confirmed for £14bn Wylfa nuclear power station

Hitachi, Bechtel and JGC Corporation JV signs deal for Anglesey project

5 days ago
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Bid race starts for £135m Dover Harbour revamp

Western Docks construction programme to start before the end of the year

5 days ago
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Construction employers in “final” 5.25% pay offer

Contractors claim they have been ‘pushed to the limit” during pay negotiations

5 days ago
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Miller Homes fined £100,000 over silt pollution in river

Storage lagoons at Huddersfield site discharged silt into Grimescar Dyke

6 days ago
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Huge vibration fine for construction pipe maker

£200,000 fine is latest massive penalty since change to sentencing guidelines

5 days ago
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Plans for £150m shed scheme in St Helens

Bericote Properties is planning a 1.4m sq ft shed scheme next to Haydock Industrial Estate

5 days ago
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EFA plans new £6bn schools construction framework

Nottingham ‘boot camp’ days planned for revamped Government schools framework

6 days ago
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£55m builder quits four Inland Homes sites over payment row

Vantage Design and Build claims it is owed £4.2m in payment bust-up with developer

6 days ago
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Skills shortages and utilities loss hamper North Midland

Contractor continues return to profit as focus now turns to margin improvements

6 days ago