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Crane driver breaks back on Balfour Channel Tunnel site

Accident during £120m contract to install electricity cable between Great Britain and France

8 hours ago

Bid race takes-off for London City airport terminal

Key main terminal expansion substructure and concrete works up for grabs

9 hours ago

Kier fined £600,000 after concrete block hits worker

Cour hears how lack of supervision led to accident on rail bridge site

21 mins ago

Graham wins £90m Congleton link road

Project includes a 85m bridge over the River Dane

12 hours ago

Suppliers unable to contact demolition giant Cuddy Group

Calls to head office going unanswered

15 hours ago

Over 1,000 staff still stranded at Carillion

Official Receiver investigators are sifting through 6bn rows of data

15 hours ago

Balfour set for £60m Strathclyde Uni teaching hub

Firm lined up for first major job in £650m building programme

16 hours ago

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3 months ago

60 jobs axed as Somerset building contractor sinks

Long-established R G Spiller enters administration

16 hours ago

Nine in 10 councils breaking prompt payment rules

Findings emerge on six month anniversary of collapse of Carillion

1 day ago

Roadworks speed limit could be raised to 60mph

Motorway trials to test different limits through highways sites

1 day ago

McLaughlin & Harvey lands £50m Liverpool training centre

Construction to start in October on new academy

1 day ago

Plans in for final phase of £1bn Chelsea Barracks scheme

Last phase includes 126 affordable homes, and separate sports and medical centres

2 days ago

Joiners injured in temporary access platform collapse

Court hears how two workers plunged seven metres through unsafe platforms at hospital site

2 days ago

Green light for £50m Portsmouth Uni sports centre

Sports hub is the first project in a £400m University upgrade plan

2 days ago

Wates wins £161.5m Wembley resi blocks deal from Quintain

Latest deal is Wates largest ever award on a single site

5 days ago

Construction’s most considerate contractors win ultra site awards

Latest initiative rewards highest industry site standards and supply chain collaboration

2 days ago

Go-ahead for 37-storey Leeds student tower

Work to start before the end of this year on landmark student tower

5 days ago

Construction degrees come under fire from students

Students claim courses fail to prepare them for life in the industry

5 days ago

McAlpine to start £30m Manchester biomedical hub

Work to start in September on Citylabs 2.0 building project

5 days ago

Roofer in six metre plunge on to solid concrete floor

Court hears how worker suffered multiple fractures after plunge on refurbishment job

5 days ago

Cost of industry skills cards set to rise in September

CSCS leaders confirm 20% price rise per card to £36

6 days ago

£300m Bristol Uni campus approved

Work due to start on Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus early next year

5 days ago

Crossrail’s Sir Terry Morgan to lead HS2

Morgan replaces David Higgins as HS2 chairman next month

5 days ago

Shake-up in cladding fire tests to cut wait times

New testing service launched as current capacity swamped post-Grenfell

5 days ago

£25m A55 improvement scheme gets green light

Contractor to be named shortly for 2.2km stretch of the A55 at Abergwyngregyn

6 days ago

Galliford Try starts £43m central Birmingham resi job

Works starts on three blocks of luxury flats at Windmill Hill

6 days ago

Ex Carillion boss Howson blames Government for collapse

Former chief executive attacks public body payment practices

6 days ago

Winners named for £12bn Government FM framework

Forty seven firms including 10 SMEs bag public sector FM places

6 days ago

Buckingham Group hits record profits for fourth year

Business gears up for HS2 work and sport and leisure division expansion

6 days ago

Bid race for £50m new M11 Harlow junction

Junction and road improvements to allow further expansion of Harlow

6 days ago

Costain/Galliford Try to start £373m M1 upgrade next month

Firm to start delayed 23-mile smart motorway upgrade in Northamptonshire

6 days ago

Wates looking to work with new North West subcontractors

Wates Living Space and Constructionline hosting Manchester Meet the Buyer event: Register now

6 days ago

Gas fittings cost cutting put college students at risk

HSE probe finds cheaper fittings were used on Royal Veterinary College upgrade

6 days ago

Vinci confirmed for £75m Trafford Centre upgrade

Construction to start later this year on revamp on Manchester shopping centre

7 days ago

Skanska UK profits tumble as margin squeezed to 0.8%

Profit falls for second year running as revenue rises to £1.8bn

1 week ago

Green light for Cheesegrater 2 in City of London

56-storey skyscraper will be third tallest building in the Square Mile

1 week ago

Caledonian tops £300m ‘modular C’ schools framework

Partners revealed for ESFA secondary school replacement programme

7 days ago

Barratt ups annual completions by just 184 homes

Better than hoped central London sales help deliver record £835m profit

7 days ago

Interserve wins £15m Liverpool neonatal job

Work to start on 60-week contract in September

7 days ago

Plans in for £100m Liverpool marina resi scheme

More than 550 new waterfront homes planned at Brunswick Quay

7 days ago

Demolition starts on fire-ravaged Mackintosh Building

Painstaking brick-by-brick manual dismantling job gets underway

7 days ago

Willmott Dixon workers see through concrete with smartphones

Site staff can hold up phone for a mix of reality and 3D modelling

1 week ago

Kier launches business streamlining plan

Non-core assets to be sold as net debt rises to £375m

1 week ago

Director jailed after two brothers die in site explosion

Court hears how labourers suffered 100% burns during botched refurbishment

1 week ago

SES takes hit on four Carillion contracts

M&E firm returns a profit for first time since Wates bought SES in 2015

1 week ago

Unite Living returns to London with big Aldgate scheme

1,000-plus student rooms scheme to be spread over 18-24 storey block

1 week ago

Moda heads south with £220m Brighton build-to-rent village

860-home urban village will be one of largest private rental schemes on the south coast

1 week ago

Infrastructure leaders call time on nuclear construction

National Infrastructure Commission report backs renewable energy

1 week ago

Latest housing minister leaves after six months

Kit Malthouse is new housing chief as Dominic Raab called suddenly away

1 week ago