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M&E specialist “vanishes” from Willmott Dixon hotel job

Holmes Metrotech leaves subcontractors with unpaid bills

2 days ago

Seddon suffers £3.4m construction loss

North West builder latest to be hit by challenging market

2 days ago

Liverpool FC raises ambition for new Anfield stand

Plan ditched for 4,000-seat added capacity Anfield Road stand in favour of more ambitious scheme

2 days ago

Worker killed on £40m shopping centre site

Tragedy at Glasgow McAlpine site

2 days ago

Portsmouth sounds out industry for £1.3bn scheme

44ha Tipner Peninsula scheme will create a 4,000-home waterfront community

2 days ago

Architects stop hiring as market jitters bite

RIBA research highlights “quiet and challenging” market

2 days ago

Altrad scaffolders set to strike at Drax power station

Workers vote for stoppages over pay and conditions dispute

2 days ago

BAM UK profits slide in first half of 2019

Margin squeezed to 1.8% from 2.8% a year ago

3 days ago

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Birmingham seeks highways firm to step in for Amey

Temporary stand-in highways contractor to deliver £85m work programme to July 2021

3 days ago

HS2 review to decide if construction should continue

Decision on future of project due this autumn

4 days ago

Structure Tone lands £60m office revamp for ad giant WPP

Extensive upgrade of Southwark office includes recladding and extensions

3 days ago

Barrett Steel buys Parker site from administrators

Shoreham deal saves 50 jobs and expands Barrett’s network to 50 locations

3 days ago

First modular council homes in Cardiff approved

Wates Living to deliver homes as part of a 600 council homes partnership

4 days ago

Miller on course for 4,000 homes by 2021

House builder to open Teesside office, 18 months after setting up in the West Midlands

4 days ago

Willmott Dixon wins £14m Brighton Met college job

New college for digital and creative industries to be built at Pelham Street site

4 days ago

Costain margin up to 4% despite fall in profits

Pre-tax profit more than halved after £10m roof repair bill for Diamond Synchrotron

4 days ago

Carey Group CEO steps down

Denis Deacy’s role to be taken on by Tommy Carey and Jason Carey

4 days ago

Private equity firm buys cladding specialist

EAG plans to expand its pre-construction team to bid for more work

4 days ago

£700m funding bid for 16 northern road projects

Transport for North calls on Chancellor to back ready-to-go schemes

5 days ago

First JCB electric mini diggers start arriving on site

Willow Hire and Lynch take first zero emission excavators

5 days ago

Graham to start Liverpool flyovers demolition next month

Complex dismantling of Churchill Way flyovers to cost nearly £7m

5 days ago

Private equity firm snaps up roofing supplier Marley

Belgian materials giant Etex sells Staffordshire-based roofing specialist employing 600 staff

5 days ago

Jacobs to buy John Wood nuclear arm for £250m

More than 2,000 staff to transfer to Jacobs in major UK nuclear take-over

5 days ago

Creditors blast Britain’s oldest building company

Firms owed cash demand answers after Durtnell strikes debt repayment deal with some suppliers

5 days ago

Persimmon calls in independent site quality enforcers

New construction quality checkers will vet trade contractor delivery independent from site management teams

5 days ago

Crossrail enters its “most challenging phase”

Contractor productivity a “main area of programme risk and uncertainty.”

5 days ago

Shaylor collapse hits trade contractors for £19m

Directors Stephen and Ritchie Shaylor listed among major creditors

6 days ago

City planners tighten rules to avoid tower downdraughts

Skyscrapers will now be designed with pedestrian and cyclist safety in mind

5 days ago

Failed piling firm Aspin auctions off plant fleet

More than 600 pieces of kit expected to raise over £2m

5 days ago

Javid unveils £600m boost for five projects

Fresh infrastructure funding to unlock 50,000 homes in London, Bedfordshire and Essex

7 days ago

Flying debris from Didcot demolition knocks out power

Material blown off cooling towers during demolition hits overhead power line

6 days ago

£100m Chester Racecourse revamp approved

First phase of work to begin this autumn

6 days ago

Fusion 21 hunt for £250m building upkeep firms

New building repair and improvement framework for regions to launch in November

6 days ago

Lendlease unveils new construction boss

Company veteran Simon Gorski takes over from Neil Martin

1 week ago

Kier to start work on £50m new home for Durham council

Contractor promises major boost to local supply chain

1 week ago

Willmott Dixon to complete Pochin Stoke site

Replacement found for collapsed contractor on £37.5m scheme

1 week ago

VolkerWessels UK on track to top £1bn turnover

Group margin hits 3% as UK business enjoys record order book of £1.4bn

1 week ago

Britain’s oldest building company strikes deal with creditors

R Durtnell agrees debt repayment plan with suppliers owed more than £8m

1 week ago

Worker jailed for tax dodging on major London sites

Self-employed Bournemouth builder sentenced to 30 months for evading £110,000 in tax

1 week ago

Bid race starts for £40m M1-A6 link road

Central Bedfordshire Council says project could start in March 2020

1 week ago

Castle Building Services bags £6m M&E package

Early appointment by Bowmer & Kirkland alllows plenty of pre-site start design time

1 week ago

Bright ideas from Balfour Beatty staff save £4m

“My Contribution” programme sees staff suggest 2,600 ways to improve efficiency

1 week ago

£120m plan to replace Liverpool flyover with tunnel

Plan lodged to demolish flyover and replace it with a dual-lane tunnel

1 week ago

B&K checks in with Manchester “Jenga” hotel

Work to start next month on 275-bed Piccadilly Station hotel

1 week ago

Radisson backs £5bn Kent theme park with hotel plan

Hotel giant takes stake in project as backers look to confirm construction start date

2 weeks ago

Super safe scaffold screen could slash site costs

System in use at Twickenham station site boosts safety and saves money

1 week ago

McMullen lands cladding package at King’s Cross

Specialist to deliver striking facade for main contractor BAM

1 week ago

Balfour results can help “restore confidence” in construction

Boss Leo Quinn says latest numbers show contractors can deliver

2 weeks ago

HS2 relaunches race for £300m tunnels fit-out

Latest plan for M&E and ventilation bid race to be detailed at London industry day next month

2 weeks ago

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