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Elliott Thomas heading for administration

Logistics and Prime Construction arm going under as hoists and joinery division saved

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Go-ahead for Square Mile’s tallest tower after Brexit jitters

Developer Axa commits to build 22 Bishopsgate skyscraper in London

8 hours ago

Murphy wins UK-Belgium 1GW interconnector project

Contractor will develop nine buildings at Richborough converter station for Nemo Link

18 hours ago

Hard hats light-up to boost safety

Specialist JSP launches fibre optic lighting system which clips on safety helmets

16 hours ago

Government kicks off CITB reform review

Former construction tsar will propose industry training board overhaul

19 hours ago
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Plans for Birmingham’s tallest block of flats

Developer Regal plans 31-floor flats next to Wates resi project

9 mins ago

Van Elle raises £40m in stock market debut

Piling specialist targets bolt-on acquisitions and regional expansion

24 hours ago
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Willmott Dixon resi arm gets Woking towers go-ahead

Willmott Residential will appoint a builder early next year for triple tower scheme

24 hours ago
PRS Sheffield

First £800m Keepmoat PRS deal homes set for Sheffield

24-home scheme kicks off plan to build 5,000 private rental homes countrywide

23 hours ago

Worker dies in site hut poisoning

Pile testing firm fined after father-of-three dies in site hut tragedy

24 hours ago

Calls for Uber employment probe to focus on construction

UCATT wants to see HMRC focus on employment status in construction

24 hours ago
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Government approves Heathrow for airport expansion

Third runway to be built at Heathrow as decision finally made

2 days ago
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Clancy profit dented by framework start-up costs

Management strengthened as contractor focuses on enhancing framework performance

2 days ago
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Specialist contractor sets up crack DIY squad

Demolition contractor Mick George Ltd launches ‘Mick’s Mates’ service

2 days ago
Brent Cross

£1.4bn Brent Cross shopping mall expansion unveiled

Enabling works for the extra 1.4m sq ft extension to start next year

2 days ago
Phil Harrison, Wates Construction (L) and Mark Okaes, Select Property Group (R)

Wates bags £130m trio of jobs for Select Property

Multi-site student accommodation building deal in Manchester, Newcastle and York

3 days ago
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BAM lands 2,700 place Jaguar Land Rover car park

Multi-storey car park for staff and production cars thought to be worth over £25m

2 days ago

£2.8bn National Grid plan to bury power lines in Cumbria

Plan to put lines underground and under Morecambe Bay to protect the Lake District.

2 days ago

MCS lands £6.5m cladding deal at superstore

Kier awards major package contract to Massey Cladding Solutions on Trago Mills job

2 days ago
Stephen Shaylor

Shaylor hails £100m post-Brexit orders

Midlands residential and student market lifts Walsall builder

2 days ago

Construction boss jailed for £6.9m payroll fraud

Court hears how building boss and accountant funded lavish lifetstyles with payroll scam

3 days ago

ISG gets start date for £39m Liverpool site

Mixed-use scheme is latest phase of Knowledge Quarter development

3 days ago
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Construction plant skills card scheme under review

Future ownership of the CPCS under discussion

3 days ago
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Blaze destroys Renfrewshire timber homes site

Fire strikes at second timber frame building site in a week

3 days ago
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Costain poaches William Hare project director

Alex Smale joins Costain as construction director for Hinkley Point contract

3 days ago
Andy Steele

Profit slides at Osborne as legacy jobs settled

Operating margin slides to 1% but outlook remains strong

3 days ago
Deeside incinerator

Clugston bags 13th major incinerator job

Meet the buyer event to be held next month for Deeside energy from waste scheme

3 days ago
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Bidding starts on £70m Worcester Southern Link Road

Worcester’s notorious Carrington Bridge will be widened to dual carriageway

3 days ago
Unite Students

Unite plans 570-bed Sheffield student scheme

Student rooms developer will spend £35m on city centre project

3 days ago

GRAHAM lands £150m Barnet major works deal

Leisure centre and school sites kick-off five-year partnership

6 days ago