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Opinion: Contractors give clients a reality check on costs

Sanity prevails as main contractors walk away from under-costed projects

2 days ago
Denman

Denman repair arm bought out of administration

New firm set up by Denman family buys maintenance division after contracting closes

2 days ago
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Construction new work output up 6.8% last year

Infrastructure wobble sets alarm bells ringing among civil engineering firms

2 days ago
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Former P C Harrington director launches tribunal case

Brian Wakefield lodges claim against failed concrete giant

2 days ago
Ruskin Square

Second major office approved at Croydon’s £500m Ruskin Square

Schroders/Stanhope JV gets all clear for 250,000 sq ft office project

2 days ago
Dundee Waterfront

Robertson bags £40m Dundee Waterfront scheme

Hotel, flats and office scheme to be built next to V&A Museum of Design

3 days ago
Willmott Dixon Partnerships

Willmott Dixon puts housing repair division up for sale

The £143m turnover partnerships and energy services businesses employ nearly 1,400 staff

3 days ago
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Betting Spy: More TV cash must mean lower ticket prices

Money is going into the wrong hands while Arsenal and Leicester can serve up a goal fest

2 days ago
Vauxhall Square

London’s £400m Vauxhall Square scheme revised

Developer CLS still has no start date for 1.6m sq ft flagship Nine Elms scheme

3 days ago
rbs

ISG lands £12.4m refurb deal for former RBS office

Latest win is on the doorstep of ISG’s head office as commercial work booms on city fringe

3 days ago
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Brookfield Multiplex advises on London’s biggest PRS scheme

Perfume factory in Acton gets green light for 500 build to rent homes

3 days ago
Landid Slough office

Bowmer & Kirkland starts spec Slough office scheme

Work starts on 115,000sq ft Porter Building office HQ

3 days ago
ram quarter

Ardmore replaces Kier on Ram Quarter site

Ardmore to take over £170m first phase in April

4 days ago
John Homer

Regional construction MD John Homer leaves Morgan Sindall

Homer is replaced by Morgan Sindall’s perfect delivery director Rob Frank

3 days ago
hanson-acton

Hanson Concrete fined £110,000 over dust pollution

Acton concrete works in West London fined after inadequate wheel washing and dust control

3 days ago
raf

Contract award for £20m RAF runway refurb

Northern Irish duo win Welsh deal

3 days ago
Andy Milner CEO Amey

Amey names next chief executive as Mel Ewell retires

Andy Milner, present managing director of Amey Consulting, takes over as group chief executive in March

4 days ago
Box & Charnock has secured a contract to supply MEPH services to St James Group's new Smithfield Square Development

Box & Charnock wins £11m M&E package

Work to start for St James this month on mixed-use job in Haringey

4 days ago
Ram Brewery site

Kier quits £170m London Ram Brewery job

Third contractor in a week walks away from major project amid client deadlock over build costs

4 days ago
citb

CITB to slash staffing levels to under 1,000

Skills body plans hundreds of job cuts as it fights for survival

4 days ago
Steelwork theme construction

Steelwork contractors to top 1m tonnes next year

Constructional steelwork supply chain unites for first time to promote expanding industry

4 days ago
East West Rail

VolkerWessels tops January contracts league

East-West Rail project win gets contractor off to a flying start in 2016

4 days ago
Rob Bradley Midas

Bouygues UK regional boss joins Midas

Rob Bradley joins Midas as executive director boosting the management team for expansion drive

4 days ago
steve bratt

Electrical contractors enjoy surge in work

Strong start to the year forecast but late payment sees just 8% of bills settled in 30 days

4 days ago
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Kier wins £160m Surrey highways extension

Kier secures another four years on former May Gurney contract

4 days ago
Tony Pidgley

Tony Pidgley joins Heseltine’s sink estate rebuild team

Panel of experts named to launch estates regeneration crusade

4 days ago
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Vinci wins £30m deal for extra student room in Swansea

Piling is due to start on the next phase of student accommodation at the Swansea University Bay Campus

4 days ago


Ray-O'Rourke

Laing O’Rourke moves to quell credit insurance jitters

Some underwriters looking for update on 2016 forecast to restore full cover

5 days ago
canada water

Ardmore lands £80m Canada Water deal

Contractor will build basement store and 18 storey resi tower above it

5 days ago
Blacklisting

£5.6m compensation payout to 71 blacklist victims

Payouts average £80,000 with some compensation as high as £200,000

5 days ago