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Construction output falls 1.4% post Brexit

Economists experts fall to be less dramatic when all figures in collected

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Balfour Kilpatrick wins £20m Hull M&E job

M&E firm will employ a 175-strong direct workforce on the job at peak construction

1 hour ago
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Elliott Thomas heading for administration

Logistics and Prime Construction arm going under as hoists and joinery divisions saved

12 hours ago

Subcontractors wanted across Nottinghamshire

Kier and Wates among big names looking to boost supply chains: Register now

6 hours ago
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Go-ahead for Square Mile’s tallest tower after Brexit jitters

Developer Axa commits to build 22 Bishopsgate skyscraper in London

19 hours ago
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Arcadis CEO steps down over differences

Global consultant hit by fall in Sterling and Brexit investment delays

10 hours ago
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Plans for Birmingham’s tallest block of flats

Developer Regal plans 31-floor flats next to Wates resi project

12 hours ago

Murphy wins UK-Belgium 1GW interconnector project

Contractor will develop nine buildings at Richborough converter station for Nemo Link

1 day ago

Hard hats light-up to boost safety

Specialist JSP launches fibre optic lighting system which clips on safety helmets

1 day ago

Government kicks off CITB reform review

Former construction tsar will propose industry training board overhaul

1 day ago

Van Elle raises £40m in stock market debut

Piling specialist targets bolt-on acquisitions and regional expansion

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Willmott Dixon resi arm gets Woking towers go-ahead

Willmott Residential will appoint a builder early next year for triple tower scheme

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First £800m Keepmoat PRS deal homes set for Sheffield

24-home scheme kicks off plan to build 5,000 private rental homes countrywide

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Worker dies in site hut poisoning

Pile testing firm fined after father-of-three dies in site hut tragedy

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Calls for Uber employment probe to focus on construction

UCATT wants to see HMRC focus on employment status in construction

1 day ago
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Government approves Heathrow for airport expansion

Third runway to be built at Heathrow as decision finally made

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Clancy profit dented by framework start-up costs

Management strengthened as contractor focuses on enhancing framework performance

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Specialist contractor sets up crack DIY squad

Demolition contractor Mick George Ltd launches ‘Mick’s Mates’ service

2 days ago
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£1.4bn Brent Cross shopping mall expansion unveiled

Enabling works for the extra 1.4m sq ft extension to start next year

2 days ago
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Wates bags £130m trio of jobs for Select Property

Multi-site student accommodation building deal in Manchester, Newcastle and York

3 days ago
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BAM lands 2,700 place Jaguar Land Rover car park

Multi-storey car park for staff and production cars thought to be worth over £25m

2 days ago

£2.8bn National Grid plan to bury power lines in Cumbria

Plan to put lines underground and under Morecambe Bay to protect the Lake District.

2 days ago

MCS lands £6.5m cladding deal at superstore

Kier awards major package contract to Massey Cladding Solutions on Trago Mills job

2 days ago
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Shaylor hails £100m post-Brexit orders

Midlands residential and student market lifts Walsall builder

2 days ago

Construction boss jailed for £6.9m payroll fraud

Court hears how building boss and accountant funded lavish lifetstyles with payroll scam

3 days ago

ISG gets start date for £39m Liverpool site

Mixed-use scheme is latest phase of Knowledge Quarter development

3 days ago
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Construction plant skills card scheme under review

Future ownership of the CPCS under discussion

3 days ago
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Blaze destroys Renfrewshire timber homes site

Fire strikes at second timber frame building site in a week

3 days ago
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Costain poaches William Hare project director

Alex Smale joins Costain as construction director for Hinkley Point contract

3 days ago
Andy Steele

Profit slides at Osborne as legacy jobs settled

Operating margin slides to 1% but outlook remains strong

3 days ago