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Robo cone layers to make life safer on road jobs

Automatic cone laying machines could be on site by end of the year

2 days ago

NAO raises alarm over cost of finishing Carillion hospitals

Spending watchdog warns a significant risk of £2bn cost of both hospitals rising further

3 days ago

Green light for Birmingham’s tallest tower

£150m Broad Street skyscraper will rise to 61 floors

2 days ago

Plan for £33m cross laminate timber office block

Developer Southern Grove plans 6 storey office block in London’s Shoreditch area

2 days ago

GMI to build 14-storey Leeds hotel

Scheme will occupy last remaining plot on Sovereign Square site

2 days ago

Burglar caught after ransacking construction training centre

Rampage and robbery disrupts Sunderland training hub

2 days ago

Alligator park plan for £230m mixed use London site

Developer plans to turn iconic gasholder into reptile house on Old Kent Road

3 days ago

Domis set for £300m landmark Manchester Viadux

Developers Ask and Salboy team-up for mixed-use scheme near Deansgate

3 days ago

Winners named for £3bn offsite schools framework

B&K, Caledonian, Elliott, Laing O’Rourke and Wates come top of class

3 days ago

£30bn NHS construction frameworks shake-up starts

General healthcare and son of ProCure22 framework contests to start

3 days ago

Man extradited from Albania and charged with site murder

Albanian national appears in UK court after year-long extradition proceedings

4 days ago

Stepnell West Midlands boss leaves business

John Rawlinson departs after overseeing shift from civils to building

3 days ago

Farrans brings in two civils directors

Jonathan Kerr joins from Graham and Jim Steele was former Morrison MD

3 days ago

Richard Desmond wins planning for £1bn Westferry Printworks

Housing secretary overrules planning inspector to grant planning for 1,500 flats

4 days ago

Sisk wins UK’s tallest Premier Inn job

Foundation work gets underway on Canary Wharf site in London Docklands

4 days ago

Worker killed as excavator falls through concrete slab

McGee fined £500,000 following death on demolition site

4 days ago

Bouygues to start £115m Canterbury Riverside scheme

Work to start shortly on mixed use leisure and rental accommodation project

4 days ago

Green light for first homes in £1bn Purfleet regen scheme

Work to start on first 61 homes in Essex town centre regeneration

4 days ago

Balfour crowned 2019 contracts league champion

Multiplex and Bowmer & Kirkland join Top 10 firms for first time

5 days ago

Contracts manager jailed after roofer falls to his death

Police find risk assessment documents with forged signatures during investigation

4 days ago

Winners named for £2bn Hyde new-build housing deal

Eleven selected for £25m-plus projects among 41 winners

4 days ago
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Worker killed and another injured on Birmingham Uni site

Men fall from a scissor lift at Balfour Beatty site

4 days ago

Firm set up by ex-Bardsley QS throws lifeline to 12 former staff

Goodwin Construction hires axed Bardsley staff as revenue set to hit £70m

5 days ago

Laing opens picture archive on post war construction

Picture vault reveals the industry’s journey from flat caps to hard hats

5 days ago

VolkerFitzpatrick wins £40m Brent Cross West Station

Work to start on station in May, which will help to unlock £4.5bn

4 days ago

Historic building specialist Stone Edge collapses

Skipton-based stone building restoration firm in administration

5 days ago

£10bn Pagabo major works framework winners

ISG, Morgan Sindall and McAlpine scoop all project values in six of seven regions

6 days ago

Developer launches own contractor after Bardsley collapse

Newly formed DEX Construction will complete Manchester resi scheme

6 days ago

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Watkin Jones lifts development pipeline to 26 sites

Build to rent and student accommodation specialist sets out five year growth plan

5 days ago

Plans go in for new £337m Museum of London site

Cost of revamping historic West Smithfield site increases from original £250m budget

5 days ago

BAM Nuttall set for £19m Glasgow Sighthill bridge

Pedestrian bridge will link £250m regeneration scheme to Glasgow

5 days ago

Kier set to build Crawley new town hall

Work starts on £150m scheme of 270 flats, a new town hall and offices

5 days ago

Audit watchdog needs more time to probe Carillion collapse

Another six months needed due to “exceptional” complexity of case

6 days ago

Hinkley Point bulk M&E to start in October

MEH Alliance prepares for three years of cabling and pipework

6 days ago

Project delays and pension deficit sank Simons

Lincolnshire builder leaves trade contractors £13m out-of-pocket

7 days ago

Wates to go waste and carbon free by 2025

Contractor launches target-led campaign to help protect the environment

6 days ago

Manchester Met Uni submits £65m science building plan

Demolition works will start at the end of this year

6 days ago

McLaren signs-off fourth Wembley Park job

Quintain awards £130m deal for almost 400 build to rent homes

7 days ago

Broadley went under owing supply chain £15m

Several subcontractors and suppliers owed more than £500,000 each

1 week ago

Worker dies after being trapped under digger

Tragic accident on Lindum site in Lincoln

1 week ago

NAO raps MoD for starting nuclear building jobs too early

Costs soared by £1.3bn on trio of Defence Nuclear Estate projects

1 week ago

Manchester £100m PRS scheme set for summer start

The High Street Group buys into Arundel Street scheme

1 week ago

Colour confusion sees new skills cards refused on sites

Another glitch hits Construction Plant Competence Scheme

1 week ago

Roofer falls from ladder carrying bucket of tiles

Contractor fined after workers not provided with basic lifting aids

1 week ago

Highways England probes Kier smart motorway jobs

Investigations launched into M6 and M23 after costs soar on smart motorways programme

1 week ago

200 jobs axed as glazing contractor crashes

Rotherham-based FGS falls into administration 18 months after buy-out

2 weeks ago

Yorkshire’s Caddick Group targets London market

Caddick’s Moda Living private rental arm eyes south east opportunities

1 week ago

Laing O’Rourke engineer one of victims of Iran plan crash

Principal engineer Saeed Tahmasebi was travelling back to the UK with his wife

2 weeks ago

Network Rail names winners of £640m design services deal

AECOM, Jacobs UK, Mott MacDonald, WSP secured multi-discipline national deals

2 weeks ago