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Berkeley Homes ups major site starts despite 20% profit fall

Chairman Tony Pidgley says firm is entering a new investment phase targeted at longer-term regeneration sites

60 mins ago

Shaylor owed subbies “more than £17m”

Supply chain left in the lurch again as anger rises over latest contractor failure

25 mins ago

Restructure returns Sir Robert McAlpine to profit

McAlpine delivers £7m profit in turnaround year after £3.8m in redundancy pay-outs

18 hours ago

Severfield warns steelwork tender margins tightening

Steelwork contractor reports awakening bid activity in London office market

33 mins ago

Plan to start £85m Eden Project North in 2020

Five giant mussel-shaped domes planned as Morcambe Bay seafront attraction

25 mins ago

Bridge construction uses mountain building techniques

First steel sections installed at stunning Tintagel Castle bridge

14 hours ago

L&G retirement homes arm boosts management team

Lovell director joins to oversee planned £2bn construction programme

50 mins ago

27% of roof steel stripped from HS2 station design

Value engineers save £7m on Balfour Beatty/Vinci’s Old Oak Common station project

24 hours ago

Scape slashes firms on next generation Venture framework

Venture Framework contractors cut from 13 to six firms

2 days ago

Galliford Try Partnerships buys northern builder

£62m turnover Strategic Team Group to be renamed Galliford Try Partnerships Yorkshire

2 days ago

FRP Advisory appointed Shaylor administrator

Administrator confirms around 200 redundancies at collapsed Midlands contractor

2 days ago

Buckingham bags relief road for HS2 village

New route will spare Northamptonshire village from site traffic

1 day ago

Skills card scheme shuts safety test loophole

Tightening up of rules will see everyone sit a current CITB safety test

24 hours ago

Kier cutting 1,200 jobs and selling housing arm

Contractor quitting non-core operations as debt levels rise again

2 days ago

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1 year ago

Shaylor staff laid-off by Sunday morning email

Over 200 staff to be axed as directors confirm Shaylor is heading for administration

2 days ago

Willmott Dixon margin hits 2.8% as profit soars

Group builds cash reserve to weather further Brexit project delays

2 days ago

Multiplex brings profit back on track

Profit recovers to £18m on revenue of £1.1bn

2 days ago

Roof safety horror show lands contractor in court

Photos show roofers risking their lives after HSE had already served a stop notice

2 days ago

United Living wins £18m Poole tower blocks revamp

Project Admiral will see four housing tower blocks upgraded

2 days ago

Shaylor files notice of intent to appoint administrator

Subcontractors walk off sites as Midlands contractor seeks extra finance

5 days ago

Bidders day for £900m Heathrow rail tunnel project

Planned 6.5km rail link between the Great Western Main Line and London Heathrow Airport

5 days ago

Grenfell: 75% of unsafe blocks still to be reclad

Owners of 328 high rise blocks still need to complete remediation

5 days ago

Building products firm Alumasc issues profit warning

Problems at Levolux division cast shadow over upcoming results

5 days ago

Wooden football stadium plan rejected

Council rejects Forest Green Rovers plan for Zaha Hadid designed new ground

6 days ago

Flannery Plant Hire spends £30m on Cat machines

Huge deal signed at Plantworx exhibition

5 days ago

£1bn Stratford East Bank scheme clears final planning

Cultural and education centre in Olympic Park ready to go

6 days ago

Ringway wins £420m road maintenance deal

Highways England East Region contract could last 15 years

6 days ago

Hammerson unveils new Birmingham city quarter plan

1,300 homes and 1.4m sq ft of workspace planned for Martineau Galleries site

6 days ago

Planning row sees roads blocked on Persimmon site

Council blocks construction traffic to housing site

6 days ago

Tolent lands £84.5m Durham Milburngate contract

Contractor bags one of its biggest ever deals with main construction work set to start shortly

7 days ago

Government commits to net zero carbon by 2050

Industry must quickly rise to the challenge of improving the existing building stock

7 days ago

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1 week ago

Wates ramps up FM offering with new business

Wates FM will target public sector work and wider spectrum of private clients

1 week ago

Worker killed by remote-controlled crane

Lift goes fatally wrong on National Grid site

1 week ago

Lendlease to start Manchester Potato Wharf phase 2

Castlefield scheme consists of two eight storey blocks

1 week ago

Wood drafted in for Hinkley Point C technical services

New Hinkley technical support deal to improve project delivery and commercial performance

1 week ago

Post Brexit skills shortages to push up tender prices by 4%

Consultant Arcadis predicts cost inflation rise in 2022

1 week ago

Robertson shuts “umbrella” employment on housing job

Workers moved back onto PAYE following union complaints over construction charter breach

1 week ago

Truro and Woking secure £142m for housing infrastructure

Local authorities secure cash to improve roads and access to housing land

1 week ago

Kier axes plan to charge subcontractors to work with them

New chief executive drops ‘pay to get paid’ plan

1 week ago

Scaffolder killed in fall fitting guardrails on fragile roof

Fine and suspended jail sentence following site tragedy

1 week ago

Ardmore gets call on £85m Southwark Fire Station revamp

Contractor lands first scheme by JV of Goldman Sachs International and Urbanwise Developments

1 week ago

Amey raids Colas for highways team director

Colas Aviation and infrastructure boss will run Amey’s 25-year Sheffield maintenance job

1 week ago

Crest Nicholson margins fall to 14%

House builder cuts private homes sales in shift to affordable and PRS housing

1 week ago

Gender equality in construction “will take nearly 200 years”

GMB union holds Hinkley site meeting as it reveals latest workforce analysis

1 week ago

B&K signs off £60m Preston UCLan student centre

Work to start this month on student centre and new civic square

1 week ago

165 tonnes of steel needed to fix botched Liverpool hospital

Laing O’Rourke to start structural work this month to repair former Carillion project

1 week ago

Kier pulls off contracts league double

Near £260m haul of orders secures May league pole position for group

1 week ago

James Wates knighted in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Crossrail and Hinkley Point project chiefs awarded CB and CBE respectively

1 week ago

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