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Competition probe launched into construction services

CMA says investigation into possible bid rigging is at a very early stage

15 hours ago

School wall collapse kills construction worker

Tragedy on school extension site in Bath

4 hours ago

Burst pipe causes flash flood at Battersea Power Station site

Video: Watch dramatic footage of water pouring through major London project

1 day ago

Wates trumpets record order book despite Brexit slowdown

9% fall in construction revenue offset by rise in residential and property services

20 hours ago

Subcontractors wanted for South Coast sites

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19 hours ago

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11 months ago

Vinci wins £100m UCL East student blocks deal

Firm secures Olympic Park twin student buildings

18 hours ago

Persimmon launches retention scheme for home buyers

New home owners can withhold cash until any build faults are sorted out

19 hours ago

Griffiths to restart Dawnus £14m Swansea road job

Welsh civils firm to take on Kingsway city centre scheme

2 days ago

Hunt for £6bn Meridian Water phase 2 developer

Up to 250 affordable homes to be built in Meridian Two scheme

2 days ago

BBC construction skills blasted over EastEnders set woes

Lack of project management skills leads to £27m cost over-run and five-year delay

2 days ago

Kier slumps to £35.5m loss as problem contracts continue

Workloads wobbling in highways, utilities and housing maintenance markets

2 days ago

Go-ahead for £175m Cumbrian deep coal mine

Plans advance for Britain’s first deep coal mine for 30 years

2 days ago

Hi Vis site wear launched for pregnant women

Clothing designed to make life safer and more comfortable “from bump to baby”

2 days ago

Speedy buys powered access hirer for £9.6m

Lifterz deal allows Speedy to offer nationwide powered access equipment hire

2 days ago

Build to rent specialist plans Bolton urban village

Placefirst to use in-house contractor for £27.5m scheme

2 days ago

Water winners revealed for £2bn Severn Trent spend

More contractors win first lots on AMP7 as client revamps working practices

3 days ago

Stranded Carillion chief takes helm at Kier

Andrew Davies named new Kier chief executive

3 days ago

Interserve £170m prison project to be rebid

Ministry of Justice confirms Glen Parva to be tendered as a publicly funded project

3 days ago

Cabinet Office promises Interserve subbies will get paid

Parliamentary Secretary makes pledge in House of Commons debate

3 days ago

Sir Robert McAlpine commercial director exits

Martin Pitt steps down from board after four years at group

3 days ago

Lakehouse subbies plan showdown with Sureserve bosses

Suppliers owed millions to demand answers at company AGM

4 days ago

Tolent to build first homes at £400m Leeds scheme

Builder gets foot in the door with prototype homes for Kirkstall Forge

3 days ago

Interserve subcontractors told it’s business as usual

Outsourcers circle Interserve support services division

4 days ago

Morgan Sindall wins 20-year Sellafield civils deal

Four teams named for Sellafield decommissioning project partnership

4 days ago

Hunt for quartet to deliver £700m Birmingham Uni pipeline

University is preparing to deliver phase two of its estate masterplan

4 days ago

Stepnell wins £14m Northampton Vulcan works redevelopment

Historic factory to be refurbished for business start-ups

4 days ago

Hunt starts for developer on £200m South Shields scheme

South Tyneside Council looking for housing partner and remediation specialist

4 days ago

Revamp plans for Birmingham Moor Street station unveiled

Transfer deck across the top of station will connect to all platforms

4 days ago

Interserve workers told to report for work as usual

Interserve subsidiaries to trade solvently as PLC business pre-packed

6 days ago

Interserve to file for administration as rescue rejected

Shareholders vote down rescue plan

7 days ago

Dawnus Group goes into administration

Grant Thornton now in charge of contractor which employed 700 staff

7 days ago

Bricklayer killed by collapsing wall

Court hands out £900,000 fine but contractor went into administration six months after tragedy

7 days ago

Dawnus collapse a “Welsh Carillion”

Subcontractors braced for huge losses as administrators poised to take control

7 days ago

Taylor Woodrow losses halve Vinci UK profits

Building operations trade profitably but Taylor Woodrow suffers fifth year in the red

7 days ago

Plans in for £70m Edinburgh botanic garden revamp

New glasshouse features in major overhaul plan

7 days ago

Mace to steer £350m Stevenage town centre revamp

Work set to begin on site next year

7 days ago

Plan for £250m new Tees Crossing

Tees Valley Combined Authority hopes work could start by 2023

1 week ago

Rail safety warning over runaway machine on tracks

Accident investigators highlight problems with safety management systems

1 week ago

Subbies braced for worst if Interserve loses crunch vote

Interserve to fall into administration if shareholders reject rescue plan

7 days ago

Dawnus heading for administration

Dawnus Construction Holdings on brink of collapse

1 week ago

11 firms win £5.2bn Southern Construction Framework

McLaren and McAlpine join new line up as Bouygues and Balfour drop out

1 week ago

Lakehouse Contracts ceases trading

£71m turnover business goes bust seven months after being sold by Sureserve

1 week ago

Torsion to build £65m twin towers in Leeds

Court Collaboration and Torsion Developments put in plans for build to rent scheme

1 week ago

Balfour Beatty bags £1.5bn central railway alliance

Network Rail names winner of last of three new track alliance deals

1 week ago

Brunel Uni starts race for £40m teaching block

Seven-storey facility will replace the 1968 John Crank building at Uxbridge campus

1 week ago

27 years in jail for “industrial scale” skills card forgers

Police smash forgery gang who were flooding the market with fake CSCS cards

1 week ago

£250m mixed-use scheme unveiled for Wolverhampton

Work planned to start next year creating 1,000 construction jobs

1 week ago

Holly Price becomes new head of the NFDC

Keltbray director becomes new leader of the demolition industry

1 week ago

Housing boosted in Spring Statement

£717m released for 37,000 homes at Old Oak Common in London, the Oxford-Cambridge Arc and Cheshire.

1 week ago

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