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Cabinet Office turns screw on late paying contractors

Contractors told to pay more invoices faster or get barred from bids

8 hours ago

Cheshire housing scheme takes 13 years to win planning

Approval finally for resi scheme around Grade I listed Doddington Hall

1 hour ago

Network Rail calls on supply chain to cut emissions

Procurement model to be updated by 2022 for low-emissions railway

8 hours ago

Swan sets up steel frame modular homes factory

South east housing association sets up second modular factory

8 hours ago

£95m Edinburgh consultants framework winners

Atkins, Currie & Brown, Thomas & Adamson and Faithful+Gould secure multiple wins

9 hours ago

Roofing firms busy but bills taking longer to be paid

Demand back to pre-covid levels but materials shortages and late payment a problem

9 hours ago

Arcadis to scale-down Middle East business

Strategic downsizing to take several years to complete

1 day ago

Hertfordshire Uni submits science block plan

Landmark 165,000 sq ft building to be built at Hatfield campus

1 day ago

Hotel and retail cut from Southampton scheme by Covid

Pandemic prompts rethink on make-up of Bargate Quarter redevelopment

1 day ago

Barhale scoops i54 business park infrastructure

Amey awards enabling works package on western extension

1 day ago

Cable strikes jump 20% since lockdown

Power networks raise alarm as over one in four fail to check for cables before beginning work

1 day ago

Construction splits into two-speed industry

Civils contractors set for 30% growth rates next year while builders left in the slow lane

2 days ago

Plan for £54m centre to revolutionise glass industry

Government backs major glass R&D centre in St Helens

1 day ago

Aecom boss quits to head Atkins operations

Dave Bennett to join Atkins in New Year as operations and innovation director

1 day ago

Plan for £40m Merseyside surf resort

Sefton Council will submit resort plan as part of its Town Deal bid

2 days ago

Nmcn appoints new finance boss

National Grid finance chief joins during period of boardroom upheaval

2 days ago

First Base unveils plans for £155m mixed use scheme

Cambridge scheme funded by railways pension scheme

2 days ago

Atkins confident after strong profits

Atkins revenue rose to £860m last year

2 days ago

Covid crisis bringing construction closer together

Supply chain rows reducing as construction “stands firm in the face of adversity”

2 days ago

Contractors swerve flurry of wider industry profit warnings

Contractors prove more resilient than house builders and materials suppliers

3 days ago

£442m ‘Big Build’ plan for Birmingham hospitals

Trust ready to start building from as early as 2023

3 days ago

Contractors wanted for £40m concrete repair framework

Northumbria Water to run repair and refurbishment deal

2 days ago

Keltbray commits to earth-friendly concrete

Exclusivity deal to use 11,000 cu m of EFC by next summer

2 days ago

Eutopia Homes plan for Exeter build to rent scheme

Project to act as a gateway to £130m Exmouth Junction scheme

3 days ago

Vinci switches to electric company cars

Contractor drives on towards 40% carbon emissions reduction targets

3 days ago

Fire hits Willmott Dixon site in Southampton

Blaze ravages two-storey site offices complex at new hotel job

3 days ago

Seven towns share £180m levelling up projects cash

Barrow, Blackpool, Darlington, Norwich, Peterborough, Torquay and Warrington receive project funding

3 days ago

Plans in for Wakefield 2m sq ft super shed

Developer Mountpark submits £120m warehouse plan near M62

3 days ago

Ibstock restarts Sussex brick works

Key south east Laybrook works reopens with social distancing modifications

3 days ago

Argent founder new chair of Homes England

Peter Freeman takes the helm at housing quango

4 days ago

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