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Skanska rail and highways maintenance for sale

Hunt starts for buyer for infrastructure services business

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Styles & Wood to call in administrators

Owner calls in administrators two years after stumping up £45m for fit-out firm

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Moda plans second Birmingham resi tower

Great Charles Street in Jewellery Quarter will consist of 722 homes for rent

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Morgan Sindall chief cashes in £4.1m of shares

John Morgan raises over £8m in share disposals over four months

11 hours ago

Elliot Group hopes to hand over stalled towers to new developer

Stricken schemes bid to avoid going into administration

13 hours ago

Heathrow third runway grounded by appeal court

Heathrow Airport Ltd vows to take expansion case to the Supreme Court

1 day ago

Teenage worker falls through skylight

Contractor continued with unsafe working practices after accident

5 hours ago

Kier seals £150m Lancashire road deal

A585 Windy Harbour to Skippool scheme to start this spring

21 hours ago

Crossrail staff sent home amid coronavirus fears

Staff at Canary Wharf office told to work from home

1 day ago

Vistry plans 100 job cuts in post-merger streamlining

Enlarged group moves to renegotiate supply chain contracts

1 day ago

Health chiefs issue details of £73m Multiplex hospital claim

Eleven technical problems highlighted at Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University campus

2 days ago

Winners unveiled for £400m Essex framework

Council boosts numbers to minimise impact of possible contractor failures

2 days ago

Grenfell Tower Inquiry witnesses granted immunity

Oral evidence can still be used against firms in any future prosecution

1 day ago

Persimmon spends £213m on improving build quality

Group Construction Champion appointed to boost standards

1 day ago

Private equity firm pumps cash into offsite specialist McAvoy

Turnaround specialist Blantyre Capital takes seat on the board

1 day ago

GMI nets £95m haul of orders in first two months

Six projects secured in the North and Midlands, total close to 1m sq ft

2 days ago

Balfour Beatty wins £10m radium clear-up job

Radium from scrapped second world war aircraft being washed up at Dalgety Bay

2 days ago

Construction firms OK with price-fixing and bid rigging

Competition and Markets Authority survey shows problems ingrained in industry

2 days ago

Unite reveals £20m cost of replacing HPL cladding

High pressure laminate cladding found on 16 buildings after ACM cladding refit completed

2 days ago

£1bn London Bankside Yards phase 2 approved

Major second phase of five buildings clears planning

2 days ago

Graham to start £40m new M11 Harlow junction

Work to start on delayed 7a junction this spring

2 days ago

Steel and cladding packages awarded at Paddington Square

Wins for William Hare and Focchi as Mace agrees £350m price to complete project

3 days ago

Willmott Dixon on call for £21m fire station

Planning to go in this spring for new training complex in West Sussex

3 days ago

Costain to offer clients low-carbon option in bids

Decarbonising option to be pitched to all clients from 2023

3 days ago

Derwent advances zero carbon building target by 20 years

New business model will involve turning brown buildings green

3 days ago

New watchdog to clamp down on shoddy building work

Independent Ombudsman given wide-ranging powers to protect homebuyers

3 days ago

Insurer warns hot work fire claims have spiked

Call for thermal imaging cameras to be used on site to combat rise in hot work fires

3 days ago

Construction nearly double size of official figures

Industry’s real vital statistics put it above manufacturing

4 days ago

Spie fined after child killed by overhead power pole

Court hears how pole rolled down embankment and crushed 12-year-old

4 days ago

Eye-catching Newcastle office plan

Ribbon-like office scheme will be built near the Gateshead Millennium Bridge

4 days ago

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