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New Bovis Homes boss buys £1.24m shares

Greg Fitzgerald pitches into new job and snaps up 134,369 shares

7 hours ago
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Multiplex turnover soars to record £1bn on tower boom

Pre-tax profit slips as builder’s revenue jumps by two-thirds

14 hours ago
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Groundworker killed by concrete drainage cover

Coourt hears how poorly planned lifting operation at school site led to tragedy

8 hours ago
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Graham lands latest Manchester build to rent tower

Work to start this summer on 16-storey tower at Salford Quays

11 hours ago
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BAM takes £30m Southampton Uni job

Contractor mobilses for Highfield Campus project

14 hours ago
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Sisk set for £37m Sheerness steelwork clear-up

Isle of Sheppey rebar mill clearance plans advance

14 hours ago
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Local construction firms demand fair crack at public contracts

North East SME group launches campaign to improve chances for local builders

14 hours ago
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Small builders bullish despite rising costs

Rising materials costs and deepening skills shortages dampen optimism

15 hours ago
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Roofing firms fined for skylight and snow dangers

Local contractors fined £66,000 each after workers put at risk

15 hours ago
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Balfour bags southern England power line upgrade

Pre-construction works to start this year to refurbish five 132kV overhead lines

3 days ago
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Atkins agrees £2.1bn takeover by Canadian group

Atkins and Fathful + Gould brands could disappear. Bosses offered £5m to stay on

4 days ago
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Sellafield seeks 20-year construction partners

Procurement shake-up to see four long-term partnering deals for vast construction programme

4 days ago
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First strike threat hits Hinkley construction work

Bonus row erupts just three weeks after first concrete poured

4 days ago
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Construction VAT fraudster ordered to pay back £2.2m

HMRC to claim back cash from crime gang leader who set up a web of bogus building companies

4 days ago
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Cemex drivers ballot on strike action

Seventy four Cemex drivers to ballot for strike action over pay

4 days ago
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Willmott Dixon poaches Galliford Try northern ops boss

Operations director Andrew Hurcomb will drive expansion in Yorkshire

4 days ago
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Paul Sheffield to join Royal BAM board

Former Laing O’Rourke md and ex-Kier boss joins Dutch construction giant

5 days ago
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HS2 to make firms name all people involved in bids

HS2 to tighten bid disclosure rules after development partner fiasco

5 days ago
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Betting Spy: FA Cup cheer for Spurs and Man City

Tottenham and Man City can land a 4/1 double while Everton look too strong for West Ham

4 days ago
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BIM-ready Yorkshire builder goes under

Up to 60 job losses threatened in George Hurst & Sons administration

5 days ago
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Leeds Council backs £35m Headingley stadium funding deal

June start set for new joint stand overlooking cricket ground and rugby pitch

5 days ago
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Go-ahead for Oxford Balliol College scheme

Sports pavillion and student accommodation to be built around cricket pitch

5 days ago
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Work up for grabs across Sussex for subcontractors

Meet the Buyer event in Brighton to highlight raft of opportunities: Register now

5 days ago
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Europe’s tallest modular tower rises at Wembley

Modular construction scales new heights as final unit of 679 craned into place

6 days ago
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Ardmore swoops on latest £80m Aldgate tower

Vinci understood to be have been originally lined-up for 21-storey apart-hotel job

6 days ago
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Skills training plan for next generation of offsite workers

CITB set to launch courses for growing offsite sector

6 days ago
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Go-ahead for £250m “triple towers” in Liverpool

Three contractors on shortlist as work set to start this Autumn

6 days ago
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Fire hits London hotel under construction

More than 70 firefighters tackle blaze on roof of Ibis hotel in Ealing: Video

6 days ago
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Bechtel named for HS2 contract after CH2M row

Second placed bidder Bechtel wins £170m phase two development partner role

6 days ago
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Green light for Coventry 580-bed student tower

Crosslane’s 19-floor Friar’s Road scheme will be its first in the city

6 days ago