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Edinburgh schools

Edinburgh school repair work to last until August

Repairing defects in 17 closed Scottish school to take months

6 hours ago
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Coleman and Company taken off Didcot recovery

Contractor “disappointed” at decision to bring in another firm to recover bodies of victims

2 days ago
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Contractors “draw a line” under blacklist scandal

Eight industry giants reach compensation settlements with workers

4 days ago
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New boss at ISG as CEO David Lawther steps down

Paul Cossell becomes new CEO as contractor prepares for life under new private ownership

4 days ago
Chris Goldthorpe, Managing Director for Mace Cost Consultancy

Mace downgrades tender price forecast

Cost consultancy arm warns clients are less confident about future projects

4 days ago
Queensferry Crossing

Worker killed by crane on Queensferry Crossing

Unions demand full enquiry into tragedy on Workers’ Memorial Day

5 days ago
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New housing registrations fall 9%

Slowdown in new home registrations ripples out from London to Midlands

4 days ago
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Birmingham 600-flat Exchange Square scheme approved

Work to start this summer on first of three blocks rising to 26-storeys

4 days ago
Morgan Sindall Property Services - Basildon Council

Morgan Sindall signs £300m deal with Basildon Council

15-year repair and maintenance deal signed for council housing and corporate buildings

4 days ago
Warrington Bridge Street

Warrington town centre’s £107m revamp approved

Work to start once temporary market is built later this year

4 days ago
Vanessa Howlison Highways England

Highways England hires DfT finance chief

Vanessa Howlison joins highways body in June

4 days ago
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Subcontractors wanted for East London and Essex sites

Host of work opportunities at Meet the Buyer event next week: Register now

4 days ago
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T&A Kernoghan goes into administration

Suppliers owed thousands as all staff made redundant

5 days ago
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Betting Spy: Sunderland need the win more than Stoke

It’s all about desire at this stage of the season and Stoke seem in their Speedos already

4 days ago
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Balfour Beatty fights to clawback £10m on Torquay flats job

Balfour left with the bill for award-winning Abbey Sands apartments after developer collapses

5 days ago
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Network Rail hives off property firm for £1.8bn estate sale

Standalone business will speed-up decision taking and focus on land for new homes

5 days ago
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Con-woman prosecuted for using fake skills cards

West Midlands business woman caught in crackdown on fake skills cards

5 days ago
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London mayor approves £1bn Docklands resi schemes

Major tower and printworks redevelopment residential scheme approved

5 days ago
HSE

Roofer fractures skull repairing construction company HQ

Worker plunges seven metres while installing new rooflights

5 days ago
Urban Vision Salford

Galliford Try secures £30m Salford urban vision deal

Infrastructure arm bags three civils framework deals in the north east during April

5 days ago
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Civils contractors see steep fall in roads work

Government called on to turn infrastructure promises into work on the ground

5 days ago
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Construction pay talks hit stalemate

Employers and unions unable to reach a deal covering 500,000 workers

6 days ago
Paragon

Failed Merseyside builder Paragon owes £2m

Firm jointly owned by Paragon MD Paul Barrow paid £15,000 in pre-pack for St Helens company

6 days ago
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Leo Quinn spends nearly £0.5m on Balfour Beatty shares

Balfour Beatty chief executive more than doubles his shareholding

7 days ago
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Pile of building blocks falls through site hoarding

Blocks collapse onto pavement landing contractor in court

7 days ago
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Unite buys Liverpool site for 1,000-bed student digs

£70m project will be built next to Liverpool’s Grand Central station

6 days ago
Vincent de Rivaz

Hinkley Point chief hauled before MPs again over latest delay

Energy and climate change committee calls back EDF’s Vincent de Rivaz

6 days ago
RNAS Yeovilton

Galliford Try to build £15m Royal Navy survival centre

Swimming pool “dunk tanks” will train navy pilots to escape from submerged aircraft

6 days ago
Newport

Plan submitted for phase two £30m Newport office

Developer Scarborough plans new offices next to Admiral House building in the station quarter

6 days ago
footballers

Site workers offered chance to become pro footballers

Hunt begins for tradesman to play in the Football League

6 days ago
Laing O'Rourke

Lenders demand return on problem O’Rourke contract

Refinancing deal contains banking covenants based on final margins for legacy contract

7 days ago
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Small builders see wages soaring over next six months

Skills shortages intensifying as they threaten to “unravel” construction growth

7 days ago
Edinburgh Gateway

Balfour awards SES Engineering Edinburgh station M&E works

Wates-owned SES wins M&E package on rail/tram interchange

7 days ago
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Bellway to start second major Nine Elms London scheme

Bellway and L&Q pencil autumn start for 350-flat scheme in Vauxhall

7 days ago
Bourne Steel

Steelwork firm Bourne sees profits hit 10-year high

Poole-based private steelwork contractor sees turnover jump to £60m

7 days ago
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French delay Hinkley decision for five more months

EDF still committed to £18bn construction project but final decision not now until September

1 week ago
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Balfour Beatty/Vinci JV names HS2 design partners

French high speed rail specialist SYSTRA joins Mott MacDonald

1 week ago
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Deals to ramp up building at Ebbsfleet Garden City

Land Securities secures land deals to pave way for major house building push

7 days ago
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Council demolishes care home after planning row

Ealing sends in demolition team to tear-down unauthorised building

7 days ago
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Breedon to sell 14 concrete plants to clear Hope deal

Competition watchdog to give verdict on proposal by mid-June

7 days ago

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