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Go-ahead for £344m London City Airport expansion

Work to create 500 construction jobs on terminal and taxiway upgrade

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Workers sent home from Cardy Construction sites

£63m turnover Kent contractor files notice of intent to appoint administrator

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Taylor Wimpey reports “business as usual” post Brexit vote

House builder reports “normal” trading patterns after month of analysis in wake of referendum

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Drug giant GSK unveils £275m of new construction plans

Major investment plans at trio of sites: Full details

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Former finance chiefs at failed Connaught struck off

Stephen Hill and David Wells barred from accountancy profession

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Civils contractors warn growth has “ground to a halt”

Government urged to restart boom with infrastructure investment plans

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Competition watchdog clears Breedon takeover of Hope

Deal completes on Monday to create largest independent construction materials group

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Imperial Park Coventry

B&K wins Coventry airport £50m warehouse deal

Builder to start in August on three warehouses at Imperial Park distribution hub

4 hours ago
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Student digs giant Unite commits to £675m pipeline

Student accommodation construction boom continues as Unite eyes London market for bargains

1 day ago
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US investor snaps up Morrison Utility Services

£600m turnover contractor bought by investor First Reserve

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Lindner wins £25.4m cladding package at Principal Place

Facade work to start on 50-storey resi tower in City of London next year

1 day ago
HMP Kingston

Go-ahead for Portsmouth prison-to-homes job

Developer City & Country to create 230 homes at HMP Kingston site

1 day ago
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£60m expansion plan for Manchester biomedical hub

Construction to start next Spring on latest phase of Citylabs scheme

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Labourer crushed under three tonne road roller

Machine slides down steep bank and pins worker beneath it

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Arup to work on 21-storey resi tower made of wood

Construction to start next year on world’s tallest wooden resi tower in Amsterdam

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CITB to fund “Robots for Roofing” research

Drone flying programme one of beneficiaries of latest CITB funding round

2 days ago
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Lakehouse founder Steve Rawlings dies

Construction entrepreneur dies after short illness

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Voting starts for the best companies in construction

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Shareholder moves to oust Speedy chairman

Major shareholder calls for former Crest Nicholson chairman to be parachuted in

2 days ago
BAM

BAM beefs-up site security after daredevil climbs tower crane

Urban explorers target £29m school site in Barrhead

2 days ago
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Gatwick names 17 contractors on £1.2bn frameworks

Full list of winners from 127 companies who entered the tender race

5 days ago
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Firms on alert for £700m South Wales Metro prequal

Transport for Wales gears up for early contractor involvement framework race

2 days ago
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John Graham group revenue breaks £500m barrier

Contracting arm trebles profit as margins return to 1.8%

2 days ago
Orbis

Bidders day for new £300m Surrey and Sussex framework

Plan for new Orbis framework to be outlined in September

2 days ago
Manchester Corn Exchange

ISG bags £13m Manchester Corn Exchange project

Work to start in August converting iconic grade II listed building into a hotel

2 days ago
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Contractors hit by concrete block shortages

Supplies drying up as manufacturers prioritise regular construction customers

5 days ago
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Building boss jailed for conning pensioner out of £150k

Contractor sentenced to three years for massively overcharging 87-year-old

5 days ago
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Skanska shrugs off Brexit fears

Contractor taking a “measured and calm” approach amid post referendum uncertainty

5 days ago
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D-Day for Hinkley construction next week

Contractors hoping for good news as a final decision set to be made on £24.5bn nuclear scheme

5 days ago
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Vantage Design and Build collapse dents Inland Homes profit

House builder to “self deliver” homes rather than rely on contractors

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