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Highways England delays 22 major road projects

Programme rescheduling sees raft of projects delayed and 10 brought forward

3 days ago

Vinci looking for new suppliers on university job

Package contractors wanted for Swansea University job: Register your interest now

2 days ago

Interserve lands £227m government maintenance deal

Contract wins still coming amid profit warnings

3 days ago

£345m confirmed for 76 local road projects – full list

Funding package includes £101m for a major project in Cheshire and one in Worcester

3 days ago

Four firms in race for Scottish road upgrade

Winner set to be announced next Spring for new stretch of A737

3 days ago

Aarsleff MD exits in management shake-up

Danish parent company to refocus UK business

3 days ago

Lagan Building on the hunt for new North West suppliers

Open day next week to highlight work opportunities: Register now

3 days ago

Betting Spy: West Ham can shock Spurs in the cup

Price is too big on visitors who could face a Tottenham second string

3 days ago

Interserve likely to breach banking covenants

Interserve in talks with banks as rising cost of exiting energy from waste prompts another profit warning

4 days ago

Hinkley chief buyer joins Murphy

Laing O’Rourke procurement head Ian Holcroft joins rival contractor

4 days ago

Marshalls expands in drainage market with CPM acquisition

Building products giant buys concrete pipe specialist for £38m

4 days ago

Lovell poaches Quintain director for London MD role

Ben Giddens joins as London regional managing director

4 days ago

Amey highways drivers wear anti-dozing collars

Contractor trials range of wearable technology to make workplaces safer

4 days ago

Skanska schools director joins Wates

Martin Kramer joins Wates as Home Counties pre-construction director

5 days ago

Clugston to start £13m Leeds College of Building job

Phase 2 of Hunslet Campus in Leeds gets underway

4 days ago

Architect trio advance £200m Gateshead Quay plan

Plan for conference and exhibition centre to be submitted by the end of next year

5 days ago

O’Rourke firms fined £3.8m after concrete factory death

Court hears how worker was crushed by 11 tonne concrete panel

5 days ago

Lendlease profit rebounds despite Scottish problems

UK construction business returns to strong profit

5 days ago

McAlpine to start HMRC office at Cardiff central square

Work to start on fourth major office build at £400m city centre regen scheme

5 days ago

Prime Minister summons house builders to strategy meeting

Theresa May looks to boost construction levels

5 days ago

Muse leads £75m Dartford town regen scheme

Work to start in spring 2019 on Westgate mixed-use scheme

5 days ago

BAM submits £32m Jedburgh campus plan

Work to start in spring on borders all-through school campus

5 days ago

Trio picked for Midlands multi-storey parking plan

Bourne Parking, Blackwells and Dawnus in line for multi-storey park and ride programme

5 days ago

Multiplex staff let go as sites run down

Site office teams broken up as schemes nearing completion

6 days ago

Bouygues set for £300m Cavendish physics lab

Cambridge University awards first contract under new framework

6 days ago

Murphy to install 60km underground power cable

Contractor to smash UK record for horizontal drilling

6 days ago

McMullen lands £11m cladding package from O’Rourke

Specialist to start on site in April at Liverpool cancer hospital

6 days ago

Bellway delivers 11% rise in home completions

Bellway plans to open new division in the north as demand surges

6 days ago

Mace seeks to boost transport consultancy

Mace makes two senior appointments to drive airport and highways work

6 days ago

Lidl to build its largest UK warehouse in Peterborough

New £80m warehouse is discount giant’s 6th to be announced this year

6 days ago

Concrete problems hit Hinkley Point tunnels

Material needs to be replaced after failing quality checks at nuclear plant

7 days ago

Interserve lenders call in advisers amid cash crunch fears

Interserve says work underway to give greater clarity on current trading and provisions

7 days ago

Balfour/Mott seals £115m area 10 road upkeep extension

Highways England opts to extend Area 10 assets support contract

7 days ago

Morgan Sindall nets £16m fisheries HQ

Existing Cefas buildings in Lowestoft will be refurbished before new office is built

7 days ago

Construction growth to stagnate next year

Construction faces recession if promised infrastructure spend delayed

7 days ago

M+W wins £25m Newton’s apple tree lab job

Work to start in December on National Physical Laboratory measuring lab

7 days ago

Seven winners on £200m Manchester roads deal

Four-year framework starts in January for highways work across the city

7 days ago

Sisk clinches £190m Great Ormond Street phase 4

Sisk beats Skanska to major clinical building project at London children’s hospital

1 week ago

Carillion in talks to sell healthcare business

Contractor approached by a number of serious potential buyers

1 week ago

Network Rail secures £48bn for 2019 – 2024 programme

Funding shake-up with new gateway system to avoid overspends on major projects

2 weeks ago

Virtual reality backpack allows site walk throughs

Wearable computer takes VR to all parts of buildings under construction

1 week ago

Interserve mobilises for £20m Barnsley sewage works

Contractor to start first job with Yorkshire Water under new relationship

1 week ago

BAM to build £33m Edinburgh spec office

Capital Square office development to start this month

1 week ago

Funding deal for £53m Birmingham build-to-rent job

Northampton contractor Winvic will start work before the end of the year

1 week ago

Betting Spy: Draw on the cards for Liverpool and Man Utd

Game looks too close to call while industry awards night takes a heavy toll

1 week ago

Owen Pugh civils folds as administrators fail to find buyer

Former chairman blasts main contractor “bullies” as 257 staff lose their jobs

2 weeks ago

Morgan Sindall and Skanska to draft construction T Levels

New construction technical A Levels will require three months work experience

2 weeks ago

Cardiff Uni to hold meet the bidder event for £300m campus

Specialists called up to meet main contractors chasing innovation campus projects

2 weeks ago

Sisk wins Blackpool tramway extension

Contractor will start work early next year on 550m extension

2 weeks ago

Building services specialist Spie suffers £25m loss

Former Mathew Hall business suffers sharp fall in operating margins

2 weeks ago