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Government approves Heathrow for airport expansion

Third runway to be built at Heathrow as decision finally made

6 hours ago
Kevin Clancy

Clancy profit dented by framework start-up costs

Management strengthened as contractor focuses on enhancing framework performance

3 hours ago
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Specialist contractor sets up crack DIY squad

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

1 hour ago
Brent Cross

£1.4bn Brent Cross shopping mall expansion unveiled

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

10 hours ago
Phil Harrison, Wates Construction (L) and Mark Okaes, Select Property Group (R)

Wates bags £130m trio of jobs for Select Property

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

24 hours ago
Jaguar Land Rover car park

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

10 hours 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.

9 hours ago

MCS lands £6.5m cladding deal at superstore

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

9 hours ago
Stephen Shaylor

Shaylor hails £100m post-Brexit orders

Midlands residential and student market lifts Walsall builder

10 hours ago

Construction boss jailed for £6.9m payroll fraud

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

1 day ago

ISG gets start date for £39m Liverpool site

Mixed-use scheme is latest phase of Knowledge Quarter development

1 day ago
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Construction plant skills card scheme under review

Future ownership of the CPCS under discussion

1 day ago
fire timber frame Renfrewshire

Blaze destroys Renfrewshire timber homes site

Fire strikes at second timber frame building site in a week

1 day ago
Alex Smale Costain director

Costain poaches William Hare project director

Alex Smale joins Costain as construction director for Hinkley Point contract

1 day ago
Andy Steele

Profit slides at Osborne as legacy jobs settled

Operating margin slides to 1% but outlook remains strong

1 day ago
Deeside incinerator

Clugston bags 13th major incinerator job

Meet the buyer event to be held next month for Deeside energy from waste scheme

1 day ago
carrington bridge

Bidding starts on £70m Worcester Southern Link Road

Worcester’s notorious Carrington Bridge will be widened to dual carriageway

1 day ago
Unite Students

Unite plans 570-bed Sheffield student scheme

Student rooms developer will spend £35m on city centre project

1 day ago

GRAHAM lands £150m Barnet major works deal

Leisure centre and school sites kick-off five-year partnership

4 days ago
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Manchester 52-floor skyscraper approved

St John’s Place tower at former Granada Studios site gets green light

4 days ago

Lendlease renews site access deal with HRS

Latest monitoring technology to be used at all contractor’s sites

4 days ago
Autumn Statement Persimmon Chancellor bricklayer

Michelmersh calls end to brick price rises

Increased competition sees prices remain flat

4 days ago

Pensioner killed at poorly managed roadworks

Tarmac hit with £1.3m safety fine

4 days ago
CBUK-Structures Team

Cleveland Bridge recruits large buildings team

Steelwork contractor set sights on large building market

4 days ago

Murphy signs contract for £25m Blackpool outfall

Work to start on UK’s longest and largest diameter outfall in March

4 days ago
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Construction site gas leak causes chaos at King’s Cross

200 workers evacuated from North London site

5 days ago
Very Light Rail_Dudley

£28m Dudley rail centre gets green light

Very Light Rail innovation centre and test-bed track approved

5 days ago
Paul Chandler

Wates confirms Paul Chandler as new construction boss

Former Skanska chief to take up the reins in January

5 days ago

Betting Spy: Contractors on a roll at awards night

Enquirer awards after party was a long night while favourites can land a 3/1 treble

5 days ago
Chris Grayling Transport Secretary

£20m road schemes backed for 3,300 south west homes

Quartet of road improvements will unlock 3,300 new homes

5 days ago