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Jail sentences for tradesmen after £300,000 tax fraud

Court hears how roofers, painters and decorators cheated HMRC

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Plans in for 6,500 homes at Cambridge former RAF airfield

Waterbeach Barracks to become site of another Cambridge new town

12 hours ago
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Phase One of £56bn HS2 gains Royal Assent

Full speed ahead for nine-year construction programme between London and Birmingham

1 day ago
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Carillion set for Liverpool Princes Dock 34-storey tower

Liverpool Waterfront £80m Princes Reach tower gains planning

11 hours ago
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Balfour bags £185m Channel Tunnel power cable

300 construction jobs created laying cable between UK and France

11 hours ago
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Five jailed for running skills card “forgery factory”

East London raid discovers thousands of fake documents

12 hours ago
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CH2M wins £10m Clyde footbridge bridge design

Govan bridge construction work planned for 2019.

13 hours ago
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Platform collapses as four workers move air vent

Decorators’ merchant fined £450,000 after quartet injured

12 hours ago
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Betting Spy: Leicester bosses lose the plot

Sacking Claudio Ranieri is a sad day for football

20 hours ago
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Morgan Sindall jumps back into the black

Chief John Morgan says outlook for 2017 now ahead of expectations

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Engineering services contractors powering ahead

Three quarters of specialists report increasing or steady turnover

1 day ago
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Ecobuild show sold for “nominal sum”

Former owner UBM makes £35m loss on disposal of trade show

2 days ago
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Skanska to fight off Kier to retain Cambridgeshire roads deal

Council expected to shortly confirm winner of £60m-a-year highways race

2 days ago
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Kier bags first £23m school deal through YORbuild2

Main construction work to start this summer in Sheffield

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Plan for £33m Warwick University arts faculty

Architect Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios is working up detailed plans

2 days ago
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First project go-ahead at £1bn Liverpool Paddington Village

13-storey Liverpool International College tower will kick-start wider regen plan

2 days ago
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Government Free Schools building plan costs soar

Land crisis blows hole in Government’s flagship school programme

2 days ago
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“Skills gulf” could see construction wages double

Industry needs to recruit 400,000 people every year – one every 77 seconds

3 days ago
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Unite to spend £300m building student rooms by 2019

Unite swoops on Manchester site for another regional student rooms project

2 days ago
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Barratt builds fewer homes as profits rise

Shareholders to receive £1.4bn in dividends

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Footballer’s eco homes business goes into administration

Administrators called in at timber frame specialist run by Garry Flitcroft

3 days ago
Briggs & Forrester Living

Briggs and Forrester rebrands resi MEP arm

Briggs and Forrester Living aims for £100m revenue by 2020

2 days ago
MEPC Milton Park

Buckingham Group wins £25m spec labs

MEPC to start largest spec project at Milton Park near Didcot

2 days ago
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Kier team chosen to drive £200m Liverpool scheme

First phase at Pall Mall Exchange to boost office supply in city

3 days ago
Barrow shipyard

Wates wins £21m Barrow submarine building training hub

BAE Systems’ Barrow shipyard facility will train around 1,000 apprentices

3 days ago
Bardsley director Adrian Rooney

Former Bardsley trio return as workloads soar

Adrian Rooney rejoins as director after short spell with Sisk

3 days ago
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TfL continues procurement shift towards subcontractors

Design consultants framework to drive down station upgrade costs

4 days ago
Galliford Try

Galliford Try sets 2% construction margin target

Contractor more selective about work as legacy contracts continue to hit profits

3 days ago
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Balfour Beatty offloads Middle East JVs

Stakes in Dutco Balfour Beatty and BK Gulf sold for £11m

4 days ago
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Fusion21 launches £225m modular schools framework

Hunt begins for new suppliers under four lots

3 days ago
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Ashe lands £22m Stevenage precinct revamp

Park Place Plaza in the heart of town will be transformed

4 days ago
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Plan floated for £10m Scottish quarry surfing lake

Craigpark Quarry pit near Edinburgh to be turned into surfing mecca

3 days ago
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Buckingham Group takes £22m Worcestershire Parkway

Building work to start in the autumn on the new regional transport interchange

4 days ago
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Skanska to trial hi-tech digital hard hats

Wearers will have data and drawings overlaid in front of their eyes

4 days ago
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SES lands £9.5m M&E package from Galliford Try

Engineering to start on site in west London this Spring

3 days ago
Adrian Ringrose Interserve

Interserve waste project black hole deepens to £160m

Interserve renegotiates bank facilities as cost of exiting waste projects jumps from £70m to £160m

5 days ago
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Turner & Townsend joins forces with AMCL

Consultant links-up with asset management specialist to target growing infrastructure market

4 days ago
Scape

Scape to rebid £1.4bn Midlands regional framework

Procurement specialist aims to pick one firm for 10 lots in Midlands and East of England

5 days ago
Bovis Homes

Bovis Homes slows build programme to boost quality

Construction costs rise 11% per square foot in 2016

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Forrest makes 30 staff redundant in restructuring

Contractor completing refinancing package

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HS2 Align bid team appoints chairman

Former ICE president Geoff French heads up Bouygues, McAlpine, Volker Fitzpatrick team

5 days ago
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Civils giants throw weight behind site safety stand-down

Big names sign-up for day of action to down tools and discuss health and safety

5 days ago
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Subcontractor boss launches probe into late payment

Joinery chief goes back to university to tackle problem: Take survey now

5 days ago
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Interserve fined £54,000 for polluting river for 25 minutes

Contractor hit with fine for 25 minutes of discharge during 18 month water contract

5 days ago
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Wates wins £19m Hertfordshire care home

Bushey project is Wates’ fourth for client Signature Senior Lifestyle

5 days ago

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