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Workers sent home from Cardy Construction sites

£63m turnover Kent contractor files notice of intent to appoint administrator

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Student digs giant Unite commits to £675m pipeline

Student accommodation construction boom continues as Unite eyes London market for bargains

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US investor snaps up Morrison Utility Services

£600m turnover contractor bought by investor First Reserve

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Lindner wins £25.4m cladding package at Principal Place

Facade work to start on 50-storey resi tower in City of London next year

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Go-ahead for Portsmouth prison-to-homes job

Developer City & Country to create 230 homes at HMP Kingston site

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£60m expansion plan for Manchester biomedical hub

Construction to start next Spring on latest phase of Citylabs scheme

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Labourer crushed under three tonne road roller

Machine slides down steep bank and pins worker beneath it

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Arup to work on 21-storey resi tower made of wood

Construction to start next year on world’s tallest wooden resi tower in Amsterdam

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CITB to fund “Robots for Roofing” research

Drone flying programme one of beneficiaries of latest CITB funding round

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Lakehouse founder Steve Rawlings dies

Construction entrepreneur dies after short illness

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Voting starts for the best companies in construction

Vote now for your favourite contractors, clients and suppliers

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Shareholder moves to oust Speedy chairman

Major shareholder calls for former Crest Nicholson chairman to be parachuted in

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BAM beefs-up site security after daredevil climbs tower crane

Urban explorers target £29m school site in Barrhead

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Gatwick names 17 contractors on £1.2bn frameworks

Full list of winners from 127 companies who entered the tender race

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Firms on alert for £700m South Wales Metro prequal

Transport for Wales gears up for early contractor involvement framework race

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John Graham group revenue breaks £500m barrier

Contracting arm trebles profit as margins return to 1.8%

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Bidders day for new £300m Surrey and Sussex framework

Plan for new Orbis framework to be outlined in September

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ISG bags £13m Manchester Corn Exchange project

Work to start in August converting iconic grade II listed building into a hotel

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Contractors hit by concrete block shortages

Supplies drying up as manufacturers prioritise regular construction customers

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Building boss jailed for conning pensioner out of £150k

Contractor sentenced to three years for massively overcharging 87-year-old

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Skanska shrugs off Brexit fears

Contractor taking a “measured and calm” approach amid post referendum uncertainty

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D-Day for Hinkley construction next week

Contractors hoping for good news as a final decision set to be made on £24.5bn nuclear scheme

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Vantage Design and Build collapse dents Inland Homes profit

House builder to “self deliver” homes rather than rely on contractors

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Mears boss Bob Holt to help turnaround Lakehouse

Contractor offers rival chairman millions to lead recovery

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H&V workers land 4.5% pay rise over next two years

“Robust” negotiations see pay deal “appropriate in the current economic climate”

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Contractor fined £120,000 after worker sprains ankles

Builder falls 4.5 metres down service riser shaft on refurb site

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Dunne bosses blame collapse on bankers

Insider reveals final hours of failed concrete specialist

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Chinese construction giant to invest £1bn in Sheffield

First tranche of £220m to fund construction schemes over the next three years

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Balfour urges Tories to borrow more to fund infrastructure

Contractor wants Government to make up any investment shortfall in wake of Brexit

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Breedon plans post Brexit buying spree

Aggregates firm looking at more acquisitions as Hope deal completes

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