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Contractor to be replaced at £200m Liverpool Chinatown site

Bilt Group being removed from developer North Point Global’s sites

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Construction buyers report surge in workloads

But material price rises hit five-year high

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Sparks set to blockade Crossrail site

Industrial relations row with Crown House escalates

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Lidl unveils £70m Doncaster warehouse plan

Construction to start next year at the iPort site in Rossington.

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Berkeley profits soar despite 20% drop in buyers

Stamp duty hike hitting reservations but house builder sets new £3bn profit target

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Bidding to start for £30m Lancaster Uni upgrade

Management School will be redeveloped next year

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Graham wins £134m Aberdeen hospital project

Work will start on two healthcare facilities in 2018 at the Foresterhill Health Campus

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Betting Spy: Chelsea look a big price to beat Man City

Blues worth backing at 5/2 while West Ham are well and truly in a relegation dogfight

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Laing O’Rourke jv wins £350m Metrolink Trafford extension

Work to start in late January on 5.5km Metrolink Trafford Park line

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Heathrow names seven firms for airport design

Amec Foster Wheeler, Arup, Atkins, Grimshaw, Mott MacDonald, Jacobs and Quod form expansion team

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Dandara wins funding for three major PRS schemes

High rise projects in Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham to provide 2,000 rented homes

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Electricians down tools on Crossrail site

60 Crown House sparks “cabin-up” as latest row erupts on job

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Watkin Jones to start 24-floor Cardiff student tower

City centre Bridge Street scheme forward sold allowing building start

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Plans in for £150m Assembly Bristol scheme

Property investor AXA plans to start work next year on Temple Quay scheme

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Scientists plan “living lab” office to monitor worker health

BRE to refurb office block to run real life tests on impact of building products

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Merged housing association giants plan 50,000 homes

Affinity Sutton and Circle Housing double construction plans

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Green light for major London city office rebuild

60 London Wall building will be stripped back to steel frame for redevelopment

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Highways England to replace Amey in Areas 6 and 8

Highways England and Amey part ways by mutual consent in eastern England

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Hard Brexit will cost construction 215,000 workers

Skills gap could become a “skills gulf” as influx of EU workers slows down

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R G Carter wins £23m Luton science block

University of Bedfordshire goes ahead with STEM building in Luton town centre

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ISG set for £60m Westminster City Hall revamp

Work to start early next year on the two-year tower overhaul project

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Bristol Uni plans £300m campus in Temple Quarter

Derelict former mail sorting office site to be transformed

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Keltbray to expand sheet piling nationwide

Northern office now planned following move into Scotland

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McMullen lands facade package for Google office block

Carillion awards subcontract for latest office block at King’s Cross

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Breedon expands in the north with £16m acquisition

Breedon bolts on cement import facilities with Sherburn Minerals deal

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Chinese firm signs £85m deal to start on Manchester site

BCEG agrees construction contract for first phase of Middlewood Locks development

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Sir Robert McAlpine bags Big Ben tower revamp

McAlpine secures pre-construction contract for £23m Elizabeth Tower restoration

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London Mayor targets 90,000 lower cost homes

Capital’s planning rules relaxed to encourage build to rent schemes

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BAM drafted in for Hub South East framework

BAM joins Morrison and Graham as Scottish Hub gears up for expansion

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Willmott Dixon splits into three sister businesses

Shake-up will allow residential business to seek new minority investor

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Civil engineers down tools to boost safety standards

Day of Action planned for Stop. Make a Change campaign: Register now

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Countryside targets West Midlands as profits soar

Countryside eyes big growth opportunities for its partnership homes business

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ECA starts hunt for industry bright sparks

Thousands of pounds in prizes up for grabs in new Power Players initiative

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Mace wins pre-construction deal on £500m Shoreditch towers

Piling to start in March with Mace hoping for main contract deal in the Autumn

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Green light for Square Mile’s tallest building

1 Undershaft, dubbed the Trellis tower, is expected to take six years to build

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Government details more of £3bn local roads package – list

Carillion to start £96m East Lincoln Bypass in January

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Rental specialist Vp bullish about construction prospects

Equipment hirer posts strong results and predicts even better next time

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£400m NE Procure framework winners unveiled

15 north east housing associations name housing maintenance firms

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NASC hits membership high

Boom year for scaffolding trade body as innovation awards also launched

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O’Rourke calls for construction GCSEs and A-levels

Contractor seeks recognised industry qualifications in schools

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Skanska signs off £60m Great Ormond Street deal

Work to start in January on Zayed Centre for rare diseases in children

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Build UK chairman buys out concrete flooring firm

Founders of Stanford Industrial Concrete Flooring Ltd sell to Kevin Louch

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Willmott Dixon bags £45m Bristol PRS project

Work to start on nearly 200 private rental flats in two blocks at Finzels Reach

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VolkerWessels to trial first plastic roads next year

Wavin and Total join consortium looking for new ways to build roads

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Rival bidder enters fray for Lavendon

Lomax reveals possible cash offer to trump TVH bid for Lavendon

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