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Kier dropped from major Leeds and London schemes

Struggling Kier dealt blows on Caddick and British Land schemes

2 hours ago

Mace Construction Director joins Torsion

Mike Armstrong becomes Torsion Operations Director as group turnover set to hit £117.5m

56 mins ago

Accident rates among electrical contractors fall 90%

Another year of improvement as rates show remarkable decline since 2001

45 mins ago

Crossrail cost tops £14bn with 16 months at least to go

Latest construction cost updates confirmed in Parliament as Crossrail burns through £4m a day

16 hours ago

Profits halved at piling specialist Van Elle

“Quiet start” to the new year as transition plan yet to deliver

2 hours ago

Galliford Try starts £55m revamp at Marble Arch

Mixed use rebuild for The Portman Estate opposite famous monument

1 hour ago

Battle starts for £1.5bn YORbuild major works deal

Major works framework follows success of the YORbuild2 in the Yorkshire and Humber region

21 hours ago

Teenage brickie falls through unguarded stairway opening

Contractor in court after young worker suffers fractured ribs and contusions

17 hours ago

First contracts signed starting £8.7bn highways bonanza

Osborne and VolkerFitzpatrick bag first deals under new Highways England partnership

1 day ago

Six firms win £1.5bn Oxford Uni framework

Morgan Sindall secures place on all key project lots

1 day ago

Prater lands roof and cladding deal at London City Airport

Specialist wins full envelope package on £500m airport revamp

1 day ago

Major players dominate CITB training grant league table

Total training grants fall by more than half as skills body publishes latest accounts

1 day ago

Interserve bags 8th school project this year

Project haul rises to £50m after West Midlands academy win

1 day ago

O’Rourke boosts tech leadership team

EDF chief digital officer set to join contractor

2 days ago

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1 year ago

Highways England to start 26 schemes this year

Roads agency confirms ambitious starts programme this year

2 days ago

Training hub shut as industry crying-out for new workers

Local contractors baffled as successful on-site training centre lies dormant

2 days ago

New homes must contain “hedgehog highways” and swift bricks

Developers ordered to protect wildlife during and after construction

2 days ago

Go-ahead for eight storey student scheme in Derby

Godwin Developments gains planning for latest project

2 days ago

Stricken fit-out firm bought out of administration by rival

Dimension Shopfitting hit by woes of retail and dining sectors

5 days ago

Killed track workers “unaware” of train until it hit them at 50mph

At least one victim was wearing ear defenders

5 days ago

Council parts company with Kier after road cost row

New contractor hunt starts after dispute over £26m project estimate

5 days ago

Piling specialist Van Elle issues another profit warning

Ground engineering giant also dampens hopes of recovery this year

5 days ago

Construction’s best performing “ultra sites” revealed

Considerate Constructors Scheme reveals supply chain excellence winners: Full list

5 days ago

Latest winners unveiled for £2bn Severn Trent water work

Barhale/Doosan JV lands another place on AMP7 lots

6 days ago

Further redundancies at failed Welsh contractor

Trade debt owed by Jistcourt due to be revealed next month

6 days ago

Bid race starts for £17m Canterbury link road

Sturry Link Road from A28 to A291 will include a 250m long viaduct

6 days ago

More contractors suspended from Prompt Payment Code

Galliford Try, Ferrovial and Alun Griffiths among firms not paying on time

7 days ago

Track maintenance crash reveals design flaws in rail kit

Driver of road-rail ballast distributor could barely see track

6 days ago

Lendlease names new London construction chief

Promotion for finance head Claire Pettett

7 days ago

“Brexit fatigue” sees surveyors report construction output grow

RICS says fed-up industry just trying to get on with daily life despite the dithering of politicians

6 days ago

Plans go in for 40-storey tower in Docklands

300 construction jobs will be created building 400 bedroom hotel and 279 serviced apartments

6 days ago

Post-Grenfell building and fire safety changes ‘too slow’

MPs slam Government for unacceptable delay in reforming building regulations

6 days ago

Plan to expand Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

Developer Scarborough Properties to drive development of 750,000 sq ft of business space for sport and health

6 days ago

Construction restructure costs Galliford Try £10m

Average group net debt rises to £187m after year of writedowns

1 week ago

Six climate activists arrested at concrete plant

Police chief warns construction companies they will be targeted during week of action

1 week ago

Civils and concrete specialist OHOB delivers £27m profit

O’Halloran & O’Brien builds revenue to £300m after expanding from south east base into the Midlands

1 week ago

Worker killed on Asda extension site

Victim “hit by digger bucket” in site tragedy

1 week ago

Leeds Merrion Centre 17 storey office block approved

New office block in shopping centre will cost over £50m to build

1 week ago

£17m Blackpool hotel project out to bid

Muse invited bids for Talbot Gateway scheme Holiday Inn

1 week ago

Countryside wins £400m London Camden Lock estate rebuilds

Work could start on 700-home estate rebuild late next year

1 week ago

Contractor fined for ignoring site welfare order

Manchester firm failed to provide decent facilities for workers

1 week ago

Murphy suffers £5.8m loss

Revenue up 4.4% to £781m driven by transport and power projects

1 week ago

London Mayor uproots Tulip Tower plan

Sadiq Khan blocks 305m skyscraper plan despite city planners’ approval

1 week ago

Third Van Elle board director exits

John Foster, group commercial director, departs six months after joining piling specialist

1 week ago

Hunt starts for partner to deliver £1.5bn Wales schools plan

Welsh Government is looking for partner for new public private schools delivery model

1 week ago

HS2 unveils plans for “people mover” on new viaduct

2.3km route will transport people to Birmingham Airport

1 week ago

Manager merry-go-round causing mayhem for contractors

Construction bosses walk-in to new jobs no matter how poor their track record is

1 week ago

Contractor hunt starts for new £1.7bn Stonehenge route

Highways England hopes to attract bids from “some of the world’s best construction companies”

1 week ago

29 arrests in immigration raid on BAM King’s Cross site

Illegal Albanian, Indian and Lithuanian workers detained during swoop on flagship London job

1 week ago