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Mace to build third Shard tower

Construction manager appointed for 26-storey resi scheme

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Phenolic foam board cladding system fails fire test

At least 228 buildings must be reclad after latest fire test result

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ISG set for 2.2m sq ft Amazon mega-shed

Contractor in line for Amazon’s first self-developed fulfilment centre

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Balfour seals final Great Western electrification deal

Work to start immediately on Cardiff to Bristol Parkway route

7 hours ago
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Balfour replaces Costain on Hinkley Point tunnels job

Costain exits £200m-plus Hinkley Point marine package

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Chinese firm buys cladding giant Permasteelisa for £426m

Deal creates leading global curtain walling company

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Profit growth outstrips building rise at Persimmon

Housebuilder vows strong cost control “to deliver the best outcomes for our shareholders.”

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AYKON London One will be the first private residence project of scale in London to be fully designed and conceptualized by a luxury fashion house

Multiplex inks £240m deal for Jenga tower

Contractor wins ultra-luxury scheme at Nine Elms

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Engineers probe multi-storey car park collapse

Nottingham NCP deck failure leaves cars dangling in mid-air

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Balfour Beatty set to pull support for CITB

Group chief executive Leo Quinn fires broadside at training body

2 days ago
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Carillion crisis chief Richard Howson returns to helm

Former chief executive back in a senior role just weeks after stepping down

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Contest starts for 480 Manchester student rooms

Manchester Metropolitan University seeks contractor for £27m Birley campus project

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Public sector clients breaking prompt payment promises

Two-thirds of engineering services specialists being made to wait more than 30 days for their money

1 day ago
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Autumn start for £30m Yorkshire village flood scheme

VolkerStevin jv to start Mytholmroyd village flood scheme

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McAlpine set for £29m Big Ben overhaul

Contract to be confirmed when MPs return to Parliament in early September

1 day ago
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Argent unveils Birmingham Paradise phase 2

290,000 sq ft One Centenary Way will be third office project at Paradise scheme

4 days ago
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Subbies start winding-up petition against Titan Construction

Financial crisis at firm where ISG founder David King is chairman

4 days ago
Fish Island Village

J S Wright lands £10.5m Fish Island M&E package

26-month deal for major new resi scheme in Hackney Wick

4 days ago
Marsh East Grimsby

Race starts for one of biggest demolition jobs of 2017

Six Grimsby tower blocks to be demolished

5 days ago
Hudson House York

Major York city mixed-use scheme approved

Four block redevelopment of Hudson House near railway station approved

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Midas construction margin edges up to 0.5%

South western builder sees recovery in profit to £1.6m

5 days ago
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Colas to trial driverless cone laying vehicles on roads

Autonomous Impact Protection Vehicles can make highways sites safer: Video

4 days ago
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Multiplex quits £750m Stage of East London project

Client hunts for new contractor to deliver vast scheme on Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre site

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Graham bags £19m East Anglian highways upgrade

Growing civils arm bags biggest highways package in over two years

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Betting Spy: Defence is a dying art in the Premier League

Goals guaranteed this season while a home win treble can pay a 7/1 return

5 days ago
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A2Dominion ramps up homes target to 6,000

Leadership shake-up to raise private rental and homes for sale

6 days ago
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VolkerHighways names new ops director

Former Kier highways general manager Jerry Pert joins Volker

5 days ago
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Contractors named and shamed over minimum wage

Builders among latest list of offenders published in government crackdown

5 days ago
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Virtual reality set to spread across construction sites

Research programme to push use of high-tech headsets

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Time nearly up for skills cards for fringe trades

85,000 recently issued Construction Related Occupation cards become obsolete within weeks

5 days ago
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CITB buys plant simulators to fill operator skills gap

Sixteen plant simulators will help to train next generation of operators

6 days ago
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Argent appoints five new firms on construction framework

Developer to shake-up one of the industry’s longest running partnership deals

6 days ago
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Balfour Beatty construction swings back into profit

Balfour generates positive cash from operations for first time since 2013

6 days ago
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£300m dualling on A47 set for Spring 2020 start

Six projects planned to improve link between East Anglia and the Midlands

7 days ago
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Big Ben safety row rumbles on

HSE chiefs hit back after criticism of plans to silence chimes during restoration work

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Morgan Sindall wins £28m Soton sports centre race

Works starts on Southampton Solent University sports facility

7 days ago
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London Mayor pumps £25m into Pocket Living

Over 1,000 off-site first-time buyer homes to be built by 2021

1 week ago
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Second cladding system gets fire test ‘all clear’

Large-scale fire tests suggest over 200 buildings need to be reclad

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Welsh contractor goes under with loss of 102 jobs

Contract Services (South Wales) suffers cash flow crisis

1 week ago
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Leeds Beckett £75m arts building go-ahead

Work to start before end of year on major creative arts building

1 week ago
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New MD takes helm at Hochtief UK

Lawrence Jackson takes over immediately as Sally Cox steps down

1 week ago
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Costain to offer counselling to subcontractors

Employee programme to combat stress and anxiety extended to supply chain

1 week ago
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London garden bridge project officially scrapped

Charity behind Thames bridge project wrapped up after failing to win support

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ISG wins Investec London office fit-out

Fit out is due to complete next May

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First ACM cladding passes fire tests

Aluminium cladding system used on 13 high-rises meets Building Regs

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£45m trio of roads for housing projects approved

Two Leicestershire and one Hampshire schemes win funding

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Lovell clear for first tower block reclad since Grenfell

Revamp of three Sandwell tower blocks includes fire-resistant cladding

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Watkin Jones continues Build to Rent expansion

Latest scheme in Leicester adds to growing pipeline

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Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

£120m Edinburgh Futures Institute up for grabs

Prequals start for Scottish capital’s former Royal Infirmary redevelopment

1 week ago
Time Square Warrington

Vinci bags £69m Warrington Time Square scheme

Vinci plans meet the buyer event for town centre revamp

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