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Balfour hopes profits back to “normal” next year after £26m loss

Covid causes half-year loss but profits expected to return to 2019 levels next year

21 hours ago

Murphy fined £150k after digger hits motorway gas pipe

Court hears contractor should have hand dug around high pressure pipeline

14 hours ago

Plans for £500m Commonwealth Games village abandoned

Birmingham decides to house athletes in student halls but Lendlease will still build new homes on site

1 day ago

BAM tops contracts league after motorway wins

Value of contract wins starts to improve after Covid-19 slowdown

21 hours ago

Taylor Woodrow lands £100m recycling infrastructure deal

First major building award at £1.2bn North London Heat and Power Project

2 days ago

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Murphy back in profit after closing-out problem contracts

Contractor calls on sustained infrastructure investment to lead Covid recovery

22 hours ago

Giant HS2 tunnelling machines unveiled

Two TBMs will take three years to bore the ten mile long Chiltern tunnel

2 days ago

UK Construction Week postponed until next year

Extra May event in London to complement Birmingham show in October

2 days ago

Bellway commercial managers in cost cutting drive

House builder to focus on reducing build costs as Covid cuts sales by 31%

2 days ago

Galliford Try bags £105m Leeds Highline scheme

Five build to rent blocks of flats will be built at Monk Bridge

2 days ago

Laing O’Rourke starts redundancy talks with 150 staff

Covid cuts to focus on back office staff

3 days ago

Derwent sees future in long-life, loose-fit offices

Next-generation offices to feature higher ceilings, better ventilation and green space

2 days ago

Plan for first 213 homes at Kirkstall Forge

Developer CEG consults over first of 1,450 homes at Leeds scheme

2 days ago

McGee signs-up former Multiplex Commercial Director

Paul Maguire joins specialist as contractor still predicting profits this year despite Covid impact

3 days ago

Plans approved for 5,000-home Thameside West scheme

Work will start on the first 400-home block before the end of the year

3 days ago

Laing O’Rourke completes first HS2 bridge in two days

65-metre structure built off-site and installed ahead of schedule

3 days ago

A66 TransPennine upgrade to be split into four jobs

Design and build projects to total £770m along 50-mile route

3 days ago

Welsh Water civils and M&E frameworks up for renewal

Water company seeks to refresh partners for AMP7 investment plan

3 days ago

Crane drivers face heat risk in “greenhouse” cabs

Union demands maximum three-hour shifts for drivers, free water and mini fridges in cabs

6 days ago

£100m Leeds student tower approved

Planning go-ahead for 32-storey Merrion Street skyscraper

6 days ago

Redrow pulls out of 1,100 home Wandsworth estate scheme

Construction started in February on first phase of Alton Estate regeneration

7 days ago

Supply chain event for £4.5bn Smart motorways plan

Subcontractor engagement launch event to set out new working arrangements

6 days ago

Construction Manager of the Year finalists revealed

Sixty of the country’s best construction managers make the cut: Full list

7 days ago

McAlpine to kickstart £650m Nottingham Island Quarter

Construction to start on £9m first phase of giant scheme in October

7 days ago

Four injured during roof collapse in Windsor

Firefighters rescue workers from rubble after collapse

6 days ago

Groundworks boss banned for false tax returns

Insolvency Service investigates after contractor goes into liquidation

7 days ago

Willmott Dixon wins £54m Manchester creative complex

Major boost to city’s media, creative and digital industries

3 days ago

Buyers report robust construction recovery in July

Strongest rise in output for nearly five years

7 days ago

Nmcn still in profit despite Covid-19 crisis

Pandemic to cut margins to 0.5% this year but contractor confident in long term prospects

7 days ago

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