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Subbies under attack from new breed of aggressive QS

Specialists at war with main contractor quantity surveyors

2 days ago
Colin Butt

Scaffolding giant Palmers back under British ownership

New owner Colin Butt seals post-Brexit deal with German firm Xervon

2 days ago
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Asbestos analyst fakes air testing certificates

Court hears how safety checks were not carried out properly on Manchester site

2 days ago
CEG Ealing

Ealing set for first major office scheme in a decade

Demolition work to start in April paving way for £50m building project

2 days ago
Coventry water park

Subcontract rating wins Buckingham £37m waterpark

Coventry City Council scores package contractors in picking winning main contract bid

3 days ago
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Crossrail in chaos as M&E work ripped out

100 electricians let go at Paddington as installation work grinds to a halt

3 days ago
Neil Cooper Barratt

Barratt finance boss exits after 15 months

Neil Cooper is leaving by mutual consent with immediate effect

2 days ago
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Trade body questions future of CITB

Skills body in the firing line as it gears-up for crucial levy vote

3 days ago
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Skills cards for fringe trades to be phased out

230,000 Construction Related Occupation cards to become obsolete

3 days ago
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Mott MacDonald names new managing director

Mike Haigh rises from graduate to group MD in 35 years at Motts

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Betting Spy: Rampant Spurs a big price at Man City

A Tottenham and Everton double pays a healthy looking 7/1

2 days ago
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Pod specialist makes appeal to creditors

Modular contractor Aartoft could be heading for CVA

3 days ago
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Plans lodged for 19-storey Coventry student block

Developer Crosslane submits 583-bed student accommodation scheme

3 days ago
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Morgan Sindall wins Liverpool Knowledge Quarter work

Liverpool City Council awards two contracts worth £47m on Paddington Village scheme

4 days ago
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Van Elle profit dips after Stock Market listing

Fall in specialist piling business profits hits first half performance

3 days ago
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Skanska tightens grip on south west highways

Latest £175m Somerset deal follows £245m Devon highways term maintenance agreement

3 days ago
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Watkin Jones targets PRS as profits surge

Strong student accommodation pipeline builds platform for growth

4 days ago
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Morgan Sindall crowned 2016 contracts champion

Wates, Willmott Dixon and Mace join top 10 firms winning most work last year

4 days ago
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Ex-Balfour finance chief to join Mitie after another profit warning

Two-day board meeting at Mitie to review strategy

4 days ago
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Lendlease set for landmark £350m Google HQ job

Decision taken on vast King’s Cross building contract last Thursday

5 days ago
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U+I plans £300m of office refurb work

Developer links up with American firm to target sites in London, Manchester and Dublin

4 days ago
Lavendon

Loxam ups bid for Lavendon to £459m

Belgian and French giants slug it out for control of Leicester-based powered access specialist

4 days ago
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Plans in for £40m Aberdeen FC stadium

Dons press ahead with 20,000-seat stadium and football academy plan

4 days ago
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London Council unveils Wood Green regen plan

Major Wood Green town centre scheme relies on Crossrail 2 reroute

4 days ago
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Laing O’Rourke to be replaced on £80m Whitechapel job

L&Q going back to market for new contractor on mixed-use scheme

5 days ago
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Callum Tuckett joins Multiplex

New role for former Laing O’Rourke commercial director

5 days ago
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Green light for £300m Luton regen scheme

Leisure and residential scheme to transform former Vauxhall car plant

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Kier gears up for £85m Eastbourne mall expansion

Work to get underway on Arndale shopping centre extension

6 days ago
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CITB plans levy cut in bid to survive

Training body offers to cut levy from 0.5% to 0.3% of staff wage bill

6 days ago
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Wates starts £40m Kilburn housing scheme

Residential arm strengthens housing team as workload rises

6 days ago
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£39m Headingley stadium revamp approved

Cricket and rugby stadium revamp needs new funding plan

5 days ago
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Video posted online of O’Rourke demolition collapse

Footage shows collapse on Edinburgh job where safety exclusion zone prevented injuries: Watch now

6 days ago
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Carillion to start £150m Moda Manchester PRS scheme

Financing deal paves way for NOMA high-rise residential tower

6 days ago
Hall Construction Group

Hall Construction calls in administrators

Administrators seek buyer for 130-year old Hull contractor

1 week ago
Mabey

Mabey profit soars to £12m after business revamp

Bridge and engineering specialist steps up business investment

6 days ago
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All change as Balfour/Vinci HS2 chief joins Murphy

Peter Anderson joins Murphy next month as MD for its southern operations.

1 week ago
Elwick Place

Lendlease to start £75m Ashford scheme

Building work to start on town centre cinema and hotel complex

6 days ago
Durham University

Durham Uni selects £150m contractor panel

Refurbishment and new works panel to also be used by Newcastle University

6 days ago
Royal Liverpool

Cracked beams halt work at Royal Liverpool hospital

Remedial work planned after cracks found in two concrete transfer beams

1 week ago
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Balfour piling expert joins Aarsleff

Chris Pantling to lead expansion of sheet piling division

1 week ago
Hull University student accommodation

Vinci tipped for £130m Hull Uni student village

Work set to start on first of a dozen student blocks in May

1 week ago
Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus

Willmott Dixon set for £28m Aberystwyth Innovation Campus

Innovation and Enterprise Campus will consist of five building elements

1 week ago
Roads, highways, theme, go, maintenance

Government awards £1.2bn roads funding to councils

Bin lorries to be fitted with hi-tech kit to spot potholes

1 week ago
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Hendry review backs £1.3bn Swansea Bay tidal scheme

Tidal lagoon schemes are cost effective rules former energy minister

1 week ago
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Carillion lands £49m rail upgrade contract

Contractor to deliver electrification of stretch of line between Edinburgh and Glasgow

1 week ago

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