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Body found at Didcot power station disaster site

First of three missing workers located following collapse in February

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160 jobs at risk in LSC Facades financial crisis

Hampshire building facade specialist fails to pay staff salaries

18 hours ago
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Fire safety fears force remedial work at Skanska PFI hospital

Contractor called back to check building work at £440m job in Coventry

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Bathroom pod specialist owes £3m to creditors

Benchmark Pods appeals to suppliers to keep trading after cash crisis

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Wates wants to meet new subcontractors in Northamptonshire

Meet the Buyer event to boost local supply chain: Register now

18 hours ago
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Brookfield dropped from Multiplex name in rebrand

Contractor reverts to Multiplex name after nine years

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BAM wins £30m Preston university engineering centre

Work to start in January on Central Lancashire Uni’s engineering innovation centre

19 hours ago
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ISG starts £61m Imperial College White City fit-out

Firm will fit-out molecular sciences research hub being built by Laing O’Rourke

2 days ago
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HSS Hire losses ease in first half

Hire firm say investment in national distribution centre will bring further operational efficiencies

18 hours ago
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Balfour Beatty resurrects Kilpatrick name for new M&E arm

New £300m revenue M&E business formed from merger of engineering services into engineering construction operation

5 days ago
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Vast plan to rebuild Barking shopping centre

Vicarage Field shopping centre to be replaced by 850-home, retail and leisure scheme

2 days ago
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M20 bridge collapses after digger on lorry collision

Footbridge crashes on to vehicles causing Bank Holiday traffic chaos

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Higgins wins £24m London housing project

More than 125 homes of mixed tenure will be built in Brent for Metropolitan housing association

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Balfour seals £35m deal on Perth transport project

Work will start in September on the first phase of the Perth Futures Transport Project

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Last chance to vote for the best in construction

10,000 votes already in for Enquirer awards. Top Ten winners to be revealed this week

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Construction director jailed for expenses fraud

Two-year sentence for “wildly overstating” figures in £275,000 swindle

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Business still booming for electrical contractors

ECA survey finds confidence high among 80% of firms despite Brexit vote

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L&Q gets green light for £80m London project

Work to start on Whitechapel housing-led scheme early next year

19 hours ago
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Great Ormond Street starts talks for £190m phase 4

Trust aims to appoint main contractor and design team in the Spring

6 days ago
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Galliford Try kicks-off London regen zone with £175m project

First major scheme in capital’s Old Oak Common zone to start in the New Year

6 days ago
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Speedy offloads large plant fleet for £14m

Ardent Hire snaps up troubled firm’s excavator, dumper and road roller fleet

6 days ago
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McAlpine wins £16m HQ for world’s biggest telescope

Work to start in December at University of Manchester’s Jodrell Bank site

6 days ago
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Three in race for £33m Strathclyde Uni sports and health complex

Balfour, BAM and Morgan Sindall in hunt for University’s next Glasgow building project

6 days ago
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Essential Living goes modular for 23-storey PRS tower

Fast-tracked Creekside Wharf will be one of the country’s tallest modular buildings

7 days ago
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CITB warns apprenticeship levy to cut funding by 30%

Industry training board warns firms will be deterred from taking on apprentices

6 days ago
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Brickbats fly over looming brick shortage fears

Row kicks off after estate agents blame house price rises on lack of brick supply

6 days ago
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Betting Spy: Jeremy Corbyn can make us all money

Tories look a good thing at evens to win a majority at the next election

6 days ago
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Bam Mott JV green light for £36m Hull flood defences

Bam Nuttall/Mott MacDonald JV to shore up defences along a 7.5km stretch of the river

7 days ago
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Government to miss new homes target by over 250,000

The Treasury is rumoured to be finalising plans for a fresh housing stimulus

6 days ago
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Kier starts £48m Cambridge tech firm HQ expansion

ARM HQ expansion at Peterhouse Technology Park gets underway

7 days ago