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Northern Powerhouse

Drive ahead infrastructure plan to avoid Brexit hiatus

Civil engineers urge Government to hold nerve on infrastructure and avoid stop-start construction

3 hours ago
Bournemouth University Health care training

Morgan Sindall bags £39.5m Bournemouth Uni project

Contractor set for University’s Faculty of Health and Social Sciences building project

17 hours ago
A19 Coast Road

August start date for Tyneside triple decker roundabout

John Sisk and Lagan Construction JV will deliver innovative A19/A1058 junction upgrade

15 hours ago

Plans lodged for Redrow/Wates Bicester garden town

Developers aims to build 1,500 homes in next 15 years

15 hours ago
Clatterbridge cancer hospital

Green light for Laing O’Rourke Liverpool cancer hospital

Work to start in next few months on new Clatterbridge Cancer Centre

20 hours ago
Nasar Malik WSP

WSP hires Atkins director for Stockport bypass

Feasibility study for the A6-M60 relief road will be led by Nasar Malik

17 hours ago
Midland Metro Wolverhampton

Construction alliance formed for light rail work

Places for Colas, Barhale, Thomas Vale and Auctus as Balfour Beatty misses out

19 hours ago
Watkin Jones Stratford tower

Watkin Jones £100m east London student tower approved

Work to start on Stratford tower at the end of the year despite Brexit vote

20 hours ago
Kier theme

Kier wants suppliers for £50m of work near Hereford

Meet the Buyer event this Thursday: Register now

19 hours ago
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G F Tomlinson scoops £15.9m Nottingham Uni job

Advanced manufacturing building will be constructed at the University’s Jubilee Campus

1 day ago
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Kier wins bid race for £25m Mackintosh restoration

Kier beats rivals with “extremely competitive” bid for fire-damaged building

2 days ago
Leo Quinn Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty chief’s wife buys £200,000 company shares

Quinn holding in construction group rises to 0.07%

2 days ago
Willmott Dixon Partnerships

Willmott Dixon abandons sale of support services arm

Contractor decides to keep division after bidders wanted to break-up maintenance operation

3 days ago
HSE

Firm fined £550,000 after two men fall to their deaths

Couple fell through Euston roadside hoarding into building site basement

2 days ago
Steve Morgan Redrow

Redrow reports buyers unbowed by Brexit

House builder expects strong year-end profits after completions rise 17% to nearly 5,000

2 days ago
HS2

HS2 phase one opening could be delayed a year

Spending watchdog warns HS2 timetable unrealistic despite good progress on procurement

2 days ago
barhale

Murphy finance chief becomes new Barhale CEO

Matthew Behan to lead contractor as new corporate structure established to broaden portfolio

2 days ago
Roadworks maintenance highways

£10,000 prize to cut roadwork disruption and delays

Amey and Staffordshire council seek smart digital solutions to roadwork traffic delays

2 days ago
Sweett hi res

Currie & Brown trumps WSP bid for Sweett Group

WSP raises prospect of a bid war as it tells Sweett shareholders to sit tight

3 days ago
hoc

Suppliers hit as HOC goes into administration

Redundancies at north London firm as subcontractors left in dark

3 days ago
unite student

Student digs developer shrugs off Brexit worries

Empiric confident EU vote will have limited impact on expanding sector

3 days ago
Heathrow third runway

Brexit leaves Heathrow third runway in the air

Fears grow about the future of major infrastructure projects

3 days ago
Hochtief

Bid costs dent Hochtief UK profits

Operating margin drops to 0.7% as profit falls 45% to below £1m

3 days ago
rebar

Breakaway trade body formed by rebar producers

Independent rebar producers and suppliers split with BAR

3 days ago
sinkhole

Sinkhole closes busy stretch of A1

Contractors pumping huge hole with concrete in bid to reopen route

3 days ago
STREET-fix

Lendlease to start £275m Hammersmith scheme

Construction to start next month on major office project

6 days ago
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Contractors call for calm as Brexit victory spooks markets

Construction fears over costs, skills and investment as house builder shares crash

6 days ago
David Williams Shepherd Chairman

Shepherd Group suffers £74m hit from sold building arm

Strong profits at remaining Portakabin business help to cut group loss to £28m

6 days ago
Stratford Waterfront

Bidding set to start on £2bn East London cultural quarter

London Legacy Development Corporation set to procure shell and core work

6 days ago
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Building worker critical after being crushed by JCB

Digger at Hebburn housing site believed to have reversed into worker

6 days ago
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Plant test cheats website dodges closure threat

CITB chiefs battling to close down site undermining tests for machinery drivers

7 days ago
Midland Metro Wolverhampton

Green light for £18m Midland Metro extension

Preparatory utility diversion works to start immediately

7 days ago
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Hill wins approval for £100m east London housing scheme

Work to start on Walthamstow triple towers this autumn

7 days ago
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Construction workers win inflation busting pay rise

Deal agreed but unions warn pay agreement is “no longer fit for purpose”

7 days ago
David Cameron Conservative manifesto

Cameron resigns as exit vote sends markets crashing

New Prime Minister to be elected by October

6 days ago
drones

Costain to use more drones to make sites safer

Unmanned aerial vehicles can take on hazardous tasks

7 days ago
John Kirkland

Bowmer & Kirkland profit jumps by almost half

Derbyshire private builder lifts profit to nearly £40m

7 days ago
Elliot Leeds Street

Plans for £250m Liverpool resi towers trio

Liverpool developer Elliot plans cluster of 34-storey towers

7 days ago
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Specialist wins low road tender court hearing

Judge rules against public client who rejected “abnormally low” bid from FP McCann

1 week ago
Aqua Interiors

Yorkshire plumbing contractor sinks

More than 100 jobs cut after firm fails to reach agreement with HMRC over tax arrears

1 week ago