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Jail sentences for tradesmen after £300,000 tax fraud

Court hears how roofers, painters and decorators cheated HMRC

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Plans in for 6,500 homes at Cambridge former RAF airfield

Waterbeach Barracks to become site of another Cambridge new town

12 hours ago
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Phase One of £56bn HS2 gains Royal Assent

Full speed ahead for nine-year construction programme between London and Birmingham

1 day ago
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Carillion set for Liverpool Princes Dock 34-storey tower

Liverpool Waterfront £80m Princes Reach tower gains planning

11 hours ago
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Balfour bags £185m Channel Tunnel power cable

300 construction jobs created laying cable between UK and France

11 hours ago

Five jailed for running skills card “forgery factory”

East London raid discovers thousands of fake documents

12 hours ago
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CH2M wins £10m Clyde footbridge bridge design

Govan bridge construction work planned for 2019.

13 hours ago

Platform collapses as four workers move air vent

Decorators’ merchant fined £450,000 after quartet injured

12 hours ago

Betting Spy: Leicester bosses lose the plot

Sacking Claudio Ranieri is a sad day for football

20 hours ago
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Morgan Sindall jumps back into the black

Chief John Morgan says outlook for 2017 now ahead of expectations

1 day ago

Engineering services contractors powering ahead

Three quarters of specialists report increasing or steady turnover

1 day ago

Ecobuild show sold for “nominal sum”

Former owner UBM makes £35m loss on disposal of trade show

2 days ago
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Skanska to fight off Kier to retain Cambridgeshire roads deal

Council expected to shortly confirm winner of £60m-a-year highways race

2 days ago
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Kier bags first £23m school deal through YORbuild2

Main construction work to start this summer in Sheffield

1 day ago
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Plan for £33m Warwick University arts faculty

Architect Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios is working up detailed plans

2 days ago
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First project go-ahead at £1bn Liverpool Paddington Village

13-storey Liverpool International College tower will kick-start wider regen plan

2 days ago
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Government Free Schools building plan costs soar

Land crisis blows hole in Government’s flagship school programme

2 days ago

“Skills gulf” could see construction wages double

Industry needs to recruit 400,000 people every year – one every 77 seconds

3 days ago
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Unite to spend £300m building student rooms by 2019

Unite swoops on Manchester site for another regional student rooms project

2 days ago

Barratt builds fewer homes as profits rise

Shareholders to receive £1.4bn in dividends

2 days ago
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Footballer’s eco homes business goes into administration

Administrators called in at timber frame specialist run by Garry Flitcroft

3 days ago
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Briggs and Forrester rebrands resi MEP arm

Briggs and Forrester Living aims for £100m revenue by 2020

2 days ago
MEPC Milton Park

Buckingham Group wins £25m spec labs

MEPC to start largest spec project at Milton Park near Didcot

2 days ago
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Kier team chosen to drive £200m Liverpool scheme

First phase at Pall Mall Exchange to boost office supply in city

3 days ago
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Wates wins £21m Barrow submarine building training hub

BAE Systems’ Barrow shipyard facility will train around 1,000 apprentices

3 days ago
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Former Bardsley trio return as workloads soar

Adrian Rooney rejoins as director after short spell with Sisk

3 days ago

TfL continues procurement shift towards subcontractors

Design consultants framework to drive down station upgrade costs

4 days ago
Galliford Try

Galliford Try sets 2% construction margin target

Contractor more selective about work as legacy contracts continue to hit profits

3 days ago
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Balfour Beatty offloads Middle East JVs

Stakes in Dutco Balfour Beatty and BK Gulf sold for £11m

4 days ago

Fusion21 launches £225m modular schools framework

Hunt begins for new suppliers under four lots

3 days ago
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Ashe lands £22m Stevenage precinct revamp

Park Place Plaza in the heart of town will be transformed

4 days ago
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Plan floated for £10m Scottish quarry surfing lake

Craigpark Quarry pit near Edinburgh to be turned into surfing mecca

3 days ago
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Buckingham Group takes £22m Worcestershire Parkway

Building work to start in the autumn on the new regional transport interchange

4 days ago
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Skanska to trial hi-tech digital hard hats

Wearers will have data and drawings overlaid in front of their eyes

4 days ago
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SES lands £9.5m M&E package from Galliford Try

Engineering to start on site in west London this Spring

3 days ago
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Interserve waste project black hole deepens to £160m

Interserve renegotiates bank facilities as cost of exiting waste projects jumps from £70m to £160m

5 days ago
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Turner & Townsend joins forces with AMCL

Consultant links-up with asset management specialist to target growing infrastructure market

4 days ago

Scape to rebid £1.4bn Midlands regional framework

Procurement specialist aims to pick one firm for 10 lots in Midlands and East of England

5 days ago
Bovis Homes

Bovis Homes slows build programme to boost quality

Construction costs rise 11% per square foot in 2016

4 days ago

Forrest makes 30 staff redundant in restructuring

Contractor completing refinancing package

1 week ago
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HS2 Align bid team appoints chairman

Former ICE president Geoff French heads up Bouygues, McAlpine, Volker Fitzpatrick team

5 days ago

Civils giants throw weight behind site safety stand-down

Big names sign-up for day of action to down tools and discuss health and safety

5 days ago
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Subcontractor boss launches probe into late payment

Joinery chief goes back to university to tackle problem: Take survey now

5 days ago

Interserve fined £54,000 for polluting river for 25 minutes

Contractor hit with fine for 25 minutes of discharge during 18 month water contract

5 days ago
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Wates wins £19m Hertfordshire care home

Bushey project is Wates’ fourth for client Signature Senior Lifestyle

5 days ago

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