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Sir Robert McAlpine racks up £52m loss

Losses prompt restructuring with construction set to return to profit this year

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Plans go in for £185m Manchester towers

Twin resi towers and office block planned next to Victoria Station

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Baldwins facing legal action over Blackwall Tunnel chaos

Transport for London tries to reclaim cost of resurfacing road following leak from mobile crane

3 days ago
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Green light for £400m Kingston town centre revamp

Construction to start on Eden Walk scheme in early 2017.

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HGV drivers warned after road worker crushed by runaway vehicle

20-year-old crushed to death on A21 repair site after materials delivery goes horribly wrong

3 days ago
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Contest starts for £15m Tameside Interchange

Transport for Greater Manchester expects to start work at the end of this year

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Bouygues Development rebrands as Linkcity

Renamed UK development business starts with a £1.3bn portfolio of schemes

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Kier wins £8m Gloucester bus station

Council hopes bus station will lead £60m development of the King’s Quarter

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Barratt & Segro confirmed for £3.5bn Meridian Water site

Massive new housing scheme will create 10,000 construction jobs

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Kier starts £19m home for last Concorde

New Filton Airfield museum will tell the story of Bristol’s aerospace industry from 1910

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Plans unveiled for London Elephant & Castle town centre

Ambitious high-rise scheme to replace famous pink shopping centre and London College of Communication

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Henry Boot dismisses talk of construction slowdown

More doubts cast over Government stats as business booming at construction division

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Balfour Beatty bags £130m M20 lorry park job

3,600-space lorry park to ease congestion from queueing lorries when cross-Channel transport is disrupted.

4 days ago
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BAM wins £41m Birmingham City Uni project

Work starts next month on the City South Campus in Edgbaston

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Portakabin bags £8.2m worth of school rebuild jobs

Off-site techniques cut school build times in half

4 days ago
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BAM Mott jv wins Devon and Yorkshire flood schemes

Work will start on the £32m next phase of the Exeter flood relief scheme in June

4 days ago
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WSP swoops to buy rival consultant Sweett

£24m deal sees WSP continue on the acquisition trail

5 days ago
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Swansea Tidal Lagoon developer dumps Chinese contractor

Swansea Tidal Lagoon developer to retender £300m sea wall contract

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Cleveland Bridge UK returns to profit after four years of losses

New management team turns steelwork contractor around with £2.5m profit

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Leaking mobile crane closes London Blackwall Tunnel

Traffic chaos across South London as contractors battle to resurface damaged road

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GPE gears up for two more London starts despite Brexit fear

Gt Portland Estates warns over ‘unhelpful’ EU stalemate

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Sixteen firms win national £1.5bn RE:FIT framework

National retrofitting scheme to lower
public sector energy bills

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J Murphy joins trade body Build UK

Abestos removal firms also sign up to newly-former contractors’ association

5 days ago
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Forrest to build £12.6m Manchester resi scheme

Construction to start this month on twelve-storey scheme

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Didcot recovery operation hit by further delays

Bodies of disaster victims still not returned to their families after three months

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Brexit fears send site wages soaring to £1,000 a week

Bricklayers now earning £25 an hour as skills shortages set to intensify if UK votes to leave Europe

6 days ago
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Small companies being left behind by “BIM divide”

Smaller firms missing out on the benefits of computer modelling warns Morgan Sindall

6 days ago
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Local contractors urged to chase £6bn schools deal

SME leaders encourage member firms to go for places on massive education framework

6 days ago
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Renew hits acquisition trail as profits soar

Engineering services specialist delivers record results in first six months

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Green light for £2.6bn Scottish windfarm

Construction to start this year on huge infrastructure investment

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Skanska jv wins £100m National Grid Humber tunnel

Gas pipeline will be the longest in a tunnel, inserted in a single string in the world

7 days ago
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New finance director for Clugston

Ian Pattison joins from Aim-listed office services group Restore

6 days ago
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Gilbert-Ash seals £21m Oldham theatre revamp

Work to start on Oldham Coliseum and library revamp

6 days ago
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Demolition starts for £400m Marble Arch Place

Brookfield Multiplex will replace 1960s Hyde Park tower with mixed-use development

7 days ago
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Manchester Uni suspends £170m student halls as bids soar

University goes back to the drawing board as builders fail to meet target price

7 days ago
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Wates lands £30m Farnborough exhibition centre job

Construction to start in September to expand home of famous airshow

7 days ago
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Famous film labs to be turned into £120m resi scheme

Weston Homes to start revamp of Denham site where Star Wars and James Bond were created

7 days ago
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Farrans bags £33m London special needs school

Oaklands 224-pupil special needs school will be built in Hounslow

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Rowecord returns to structural steel fabrication

Group’s Braithwaite Engineers business sets up new facility in Port Talbot

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ISG wins Oxford Uni laboratory scheme

Work due to start in next few weeks on the complex new-build and refurbishment project

7 days ago

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