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Lakehouse founder Steve Rawlings dies

Construction entrepreneur dies after short illness

12 hours ago
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CITB to fund “Robots for Roofing” research

Drone flying programme one of beneficiaries of latest CITB funding round

6 hours ago
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Voting starts for the best companies in construction

Vote now for your favourite contractors, clients and suppliers

13 hours ago
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Shareholder moves to oust Speedy chairman

Major shareholder calls for former Crest Nicholson chairman to be parachuted in

12 hours ago
BAM

BAM beefs-up site security after daredevil climbs tower crane

Urban explorers target £29m school site in Barrhead

12 hours ago
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Gatwick names 17 contractors on £1.2bn frameworks

Full list of winners from 127 companies who entered the tender race

3 days ago
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Firms on alert for £700m South Wales Metro prequal

Transport for Wales gears up for early contractor involvement framework race

13 hours ago
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John Graham group revenue breaks £500m barrier

Contracting arm trebles profit as margins return to 1.8%

14 hours ago
Orbis

Bidders day for new £300m Surrey and Sussex framework

Plan for new Orbis framework to be outlined in September

14 hours ago
Manchester Corn Exchange

ISG bags £13m Manchester Corn Exchange project

Work to start in August converting iconic grade II listed building into a hotel

14 hours ago
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Contractors hit by concrete block shortages

Supplies drying up as manufacturers prioritise regular construction customers

4 days ago
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Building boss jailed for conning pensioner out of £150k

Contractor sentenced to three years for massively overcharging 87-year-old

3 days ago
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Skanska shrugs off Brexit fears

Contractor taking a “measured and calm” approach amid post referendum uncertainty

3 days ago
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D-Day for Hinkley construction next week

Contractors hoping for good news as a final decision set to be made on £24.5bn nuclear scheme

3 days ago
Inland homes

Vantage Design and Build collapse dents Inland Homes profit

House builder to “self deliver” homes rather than rely on contractors

4 days ago
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Mears boss Bob Holt to help turnaround Lakehouse

Contractor offers rival chairman millions to lead recovery

4 days ago
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H&V workers land 4.5% pay rise over next two years

“Robust” negotiations see pay deal “appropriate in the current economic climate”

4 days ago
HSE

Contractor fined £120,000 after worker sprains ankles

Builder falls 4.5 metres down service riser shaft on refurb site

4 days ago
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Dunne bosses blame collapse on bankers

Insider reveals final hours of failed concrete specialist

5 days ago
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Chinese construction giant to invest £1bn in Sheffield

First tranche of £220m to fund construction schemes over the next three years

5 days ago
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Balfour urges Tories to borrow more to fund infrastructure

Contractor wants Government to make up any investment shortfall in wake of Brexit

4 days ago
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Breedon plans post Brexit buying spree

Aggregates firm looking at more acquisitions as Hope deal completes

5 days ago
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BAM Nuttall baffled by union claims over break cuts

Contractor mystified by UCATT complaints at £45m Leeds flood defence site

5 days ago
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McAlpine chief steps down after eight months at helm

Tony Aikenhead leaving early after steering contractor back into profit

5 days ago
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Dunne Group ceases trading with the loss of 524 jobs

Concrete frame specialist hits cash flow crisis after rapid expansion: London tower sites hit

6 days ago
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Willmott Dixon wins fierce battle for £34m Plymouth job

Contractor wins “highly competitive” tender race for History Centre scheme

6 days ago
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Heathrow awards design deal for £16bn expansion plan

Heathrow reminds Government it is a “ready-to-go, privately financed infrastructure project”

5 days ago
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Demolition delays push back Hull hotel construction

Developer looking to start main build on mixed use scheme by the end of this year

6 days ago
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Contractors work round clock to fill rail sinkhole

Trains back to normal after 50 tonnes of ballast used to fill void

5 days ago
Scape

Scape national construction mega framework rises to £7bn

OJEU notice published for country’s largest framework as more firms invited on board

6 days ago
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Derwent filling London offices despite Brexit vote

Vote of confidence in City fringe site as ISG completes refurbishment of White Chapel building

7 days ago
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Sinkhole under tracks sparks London rail chaos

Network Rail and Thames Water engineers battling to repair six metre deep hole in south London

7 days ago
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M+W wins £105m Hull deal for health giant RB

Design and build deal for maker of Strepsils, Gaviscon and Nurofen

6 days ago
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Electricians agree 10.25% pay rise over four years

Long term wages deal brings stability to electrical contracting sector

1 week ago
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Bid race set to start for Barking Build to Rent tower

Construction to begin next year on 28-storey scheme

7 days ago
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Balfour bags contract at £1bn One Nine Elms

Replacement contractor chosen for twin resi towers as funding secured for scheme

1 week ago
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HS2 will go ahead says new Transport Secretary

Industry reassured as Chris Grayling has no plans to scrap the £27bn scheme

1 week ago
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British Land predicts post Brexit caution among investors

Property giant issues update on London market

1 week ago
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

£933,000 in fines after water site blunder kills fish

Court hands out huge penalties to United Utilities and its contractor KMI+

1 week ago
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Elements Europe lands modular hotel deal from Berkeley

Latest contract win for modular specialist in hotel sector

1 week ago