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Argent gets go-ahead for major Tottenham Hale revamp

Contractor hunt to start soon with construction set to start next summer

9 hours ago

£2bn Elephant & Castle shopping centre scheme final go-ahead

Demolition to start after London mayor nods through vast scheme

12 hours ago

Drylining boss banned for tax dodging

Insolvency Service investigators uncover huge CIS and VAT payment discrepancies

9 hours ago

Modular building specialist goes into administration

Timber accommodation pod maker Carbon Dynamic runs out of cash on major contract

12 hours ago

Structural engineer crushed under scaffold tubes

Housing giant and scaffold contractor fined a total of £180,000

13 hours ago

Consultant MHBC merges with Cumming

City of London based firm now part of global giant

12 hours ago

Crossrail delayed again as costs rise by another £2bn

Mayor attacks previous management team who insisted project was “on time and on budget”

1 day ago

Top housing association hires Lendlease resi chief

Richard Cook will lead Clarion Group’s ambitious development plans

1 day ago

UK’s tallest Premier Inn plan in Docklands

Premier Inn books in at 30-storey mixed resi and hotel scheme

12 hours ago

Kier wins £45m Cambridge schools campus phase one

Northstowe education campus includes a new 1,800 pupil secondary

13 hours ago

Ian Lawson to advise McLaren on growth plans

Former Severfield and Kier boss becomes consultant at expanding contractor

1 day ago

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7 months ago

Interserve shares collapse as rescue talks continue

Shares slump to all-time low as firm now worth under £13m

2 days ago

Forrest falls into administration

Construction and housing divisions to cease trading while Engie buys refurb and energy contracts

4 days ago

Wates chief draws up first best behaviour code for private firms

Wates Principles to raise corporate governance standards at private firms

1 day ago

Plan for Bristol Finzels Reach £140m phase 2

Former Avon Fire and Rescue HQ to be transformed with 300 homes and offices

1 day ago

Labour calls for public contract bidding ban on Interserve

Shadow minister demands action to protect taxpayers

1 day ago

£750m East of England framework out for rebid

Construction work to be broken into four project value bands

1 day ago

Lakehouse staff let go as subcontractors quit sites

Workers made redundant and suppliers leaving sites just months after sale

5 days ago

Kier scores November contracts league double

£300m London luxury flats project extends Kier’s lead at top of annualised league

4 days ago

Green light for £300m Norwich mixed used scheme

Weston Homes to build 1.2m sq ft scheme creating a “Covent Garden” style urban quarter

5 days ago

Former Kier boss joins McCarthy & Stone

Nigel Turner to lead drive to reduce construction costs

5 days ago

Vermont replaces Forrest on £100m Liverpool site

Elliot Group moves quickly to secure new main contractor as existing site team taken on

5 days ago

Bristol contractor goes into administration

Majority of 50-strong workforce at Helm Construction made redundant

5 days ago

Kier drops out of FTSE 250 as share price dives

Shares trade below discounted rights issue price

5 days ago

Betting Spy: No Arnie no problem for West Ham

West Ham and Man City to land 3/1 double

5 days ago

36-hour Hinkley Point concrete pour releases £70m

BYLOR achieves key concrete raft milestone in 2,500 cu m pour

6 days ago

Murphy major projects chief joins Galliford Try

Sean Blackmore to lead expansion in the rail market

6 days ago

Multiplex Europe MD shifts to non-exec role

Ross Ballingall moves on after eight years heading construction business

6 days ago

MPs demand end to late payment and retentions reform

Hard-hitting select committee report demands end to cash “stranglehold” imposed by big firms

6 days ago

Network Rail awards first CP6 contracts

Story Contracting and AmcoGiffen win Scotland North East building and structures renewals

6 days ago

Former Atkins chairman replaces Terry Morgan at HS2

Allan Cook takes reins at HS2 while hunt starts for Crossrail chairman

6 days ago

Construction aims to attract more ex-offenders

Construction firms sign-up to major new training drive to plug skills gap

6 days ago

Proline Group hit by fall-out from Forrest

Building services specialist fights for survival after bills go unpaid by main contractor

7 days ago

Hunt for smart motorway trio to deliver £7bn plan

Highways England starts hunt for smart motorway alliance partners

6 days ago

VolkerFitzpatrick wins £20m combat systems hub

Work to start on Portsmouth defence systems academy early next year

6 days ago

Fusion21 starts hunt for £800m building framework partners

Firms have until end of January to complete early bid submissions

7 days ago

Flying concrete from blocked pump kills worker

Specialist contractor and director fined after worker dies two months after joining firm

7 days ago

Peel plans five resi towers at MediaCityUK

Michigan Avenue scheme will boast MediaCity’s tallest tower

6 days ago

ISG lands £70m refurb deal for Canary Wharf tower

Former home of the Financial Conduct Authority to be completely revamped

1 week ago

Manchester Met Uni seeks firms for £60m engineering faculty

Project will include 145,000 sq ft new-build and revamp of existing facilities

7 days ago

Murphy bags £10m gas infrastructure deal

Cadent lets contract for reconstruction of four Above Ground Installations

7 days ago

Amey director quits after joining from Carillion

Ray Jones joins property services specialist Liberty Group

1 week ago

Balfour Beatty pays down nearly half debt

Gross debt cut from £640m to £350m

1 week ago

Graham wins Wolverhampton office job

Wolverhampton Interchange i9 office building secured with £11.2m bid

7 days ago

Regional construction hubs needed for infrastructure plan

Civil engineering firms call for hubs in former industrial towns to spread social benefits of projects

1 week ago

Ex-Laing O’Rourke chief to lead Stansted Airport expansion

Gerry Whyte will be responsible for £600m transformation project

1 week ago

Ferrovial looks to sell Amey

Amey has suffered heavy losses in recent years most notably on its Birmingham city highways contract

1 week ago

Balfour fined £333,000 after rail worker crushed

Court hears “corners were cut as a response to perceived time pressure”

1 week ago

Crossrail sparks left in dark over Xmas lay-offs

Whitechapel Station electricians fear redundancies despite race to finish job

1 week ago

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