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Gatwick names 17 contractors on £1.2bn frameworks

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

3 days ago
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Contractors hit by concrete block shortages

Supplies drying up as manufacturers prioritise regular construction customers

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Building boss jailed for conning pensioner out of £150k

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

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Skanska shrugs off Brexit fears

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

3 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

3 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

3 days ago
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Mears boss Bob Holt to help turnaround Lakehouse

Contractor offers rival chairman millions to lead recovery

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H&V workers land 4.5% pay rise over next two years

“Robust” negotiations see pay deal “appropriate in the current economic climate”

3 days ago
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Contractor fined £120,000 after worker sprains ankles

Builder falls 4.5 metres down service riser shaft on refurb site

3 days ago
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Dunne bosses blame collapse on bankers

Insider reveals final hours of failed concrete specialist

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Chinese construction giant to invest £1bn in Sheffield

First tranche of £220m to fund construction schemes over the next three years

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Balfour urges Tories to borrow more to fund infrastructure

Contractor wants Government to make up any investment shortfall in wake of Brexit

4 days ago
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Breedon plans post Brexit buying spree

Aggregates firm looking at more acquisitions as Hope deal completes

4 days ago
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BAM Nuttall baffled by union claims over break cuts

Contractor mystified by UCATT complaints at £45m Leeds flood defence site

4 days ago
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McAlpine chief steps down after eight months at helm

Tony Aikenhead leaving early after steering contractor back into profit

5 days ago
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Dunne Group ceases trading with the loss of 524 jobs

Concrete frame specialist hits cash flow crisis after rapid expansion: London tower sites hit

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Willmott Dixon wins fierce battle for £34m Plymouth job

Contractor wins “highly competitive” tender race for History Centre scheme

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Heathrow awards design deal for £16bn expansion plan

Heathrow reminds Government it is a “ready-to-go, privately financed infrastructure project”

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Demolition delays push back Hull hotel construction

Developer looking to start main build on mixed use scheme by the end of this year

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Contractors work round clock to fill rail sinkhole

Trains back to normal after 50 tonnes of ballast used to fill void

5 days ago
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Scape national construction mega framework rises to £7bn

OJEU notice published for country’s largest framework as more firms invited on board

6 days ago
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Derwent filling London offices despite Brexit vote

Vote of confidence in City fringe site as ISG completes refurbishment of White Chapel building

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Sinkhole under tracks sparks London rail chaos

Network Rail and Thames Water engineers battling to repair six metre deep hole in south London

6 days ago
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M+W wins £105m Hull deal for health giant RB

Design and build deal for maker of Strepsils, Gaviscon and Nurofen

6 days ago
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Electricians agree 10.25% pay rise over four years

Long term wages deal brings stability to electrical contracting sector

6 days ago
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Bid race set to start for Barking Build to Rent tower

Construction to begin next year on 28-storey scheme

6 days ago
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Balfour bags contract at £1bn One Nine Elms

Replacement contractor chosen for twin resi towers as funding secured for scheme

1 week ago
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HS2 will go ahead says new Transport Secretary

Industry reassured as Chris Grayling has no plans to scrap the £27bn scheme

7 days ago
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British Land predicts post Brexit caution among investors

Property giant issues update on London market

7 days ago
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£933,000 in fines after water site blunder kills fish

Court hands out huge penalties to United Utilities and its contractor KMI+

7 days ago