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Serial construction late payers could finally face fines

Industry sceptical as Government talks tough again over late payers

9 hours ago

Shaylor leaves trainees with unpaid university bills

Stunned staff discover their university fees have gone unpaid for more than a year

10 hours ago

Go-ahead for latest £54m London cycleway

Summer holiday working and longer hours in bid to cut construction traffic chaos

16 mins ago

Green light for £195m London student tower

Unite returns to central London with 900-bed Aldgate student complex

15 mins ago

Fulcrum Utility appoints former Byrne Group FD

Gas and electrical infrastructure contractor appoint Daren Harris as financial chief

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1 year ago

Atkins hires Morgan Sindall development boss

Nick Towe will drive expansion of Atkins’ MetroHome business

9 hours ago

Shaylor owed subbies “more than £17m”

Supply chain left in the lurch again as anger rises over latest contractor failure

1 day ago

Restructure returns Sir Robert McAlpine to profit

McAlpine delivers £7m profit in turnaround year after £3.8m in redundancy pay-outs

2 days ago

Berkeley Homes ups major site starts despite 20% profit fall

Chairman Tony Pidgley says firm is entering a new investment phase targeted at longer-term regeneration sites

23 hours ago

Severfield warns steelwork tender margins tightening

Steelwork contractor reports awakening bid activity in London office market

24 hours ago

Plan to start £85m Eden Project North in 2020

Five giant mussel-shaped domes planned as Morecambe Bay seafront attraction

1 day ago

Bridge construction uses mountain building techniques

First steel sections installed at stunning Tintagel Castle bridge

2 days ago

L&G retirement homes arm boosts management team

Lovell director joins to oversee planned £2bn construction programme

23 hours ago

27% of roof steel stripped from HS2 station design

Value engineers save £7m on Balfour Beatty/Vinci’s Old Oak Common station project

2 days ago

Scape slashes firms on next generation Venture framework

Venture Framework contractors cut from 13 to six firms

3 days ago

Galliford Try Partnerships buys northern builder

£62m turnover Strategic Team Group to be renamed Galliford Try Partnerships Yorkshire

3 days ago

FRP Advisory appointed Shaylor administrator

Administrator confirms around 200 redundancies at collapsed Midlands contractor

3 days ago

Buckingham bags relief road for HS2 village

New route will spare Northamptonshire village from site traffic

2 days ago

Skills card scheme shuts safety test loophole

Tightening up of rules will see everyone sit a current CITB safety test

2 days ago

Kier cutting 1,200 jobs and selling housing arm

Contractor quitting non-core operations as debt levels rise again

3 days ago

Shaylor staff laid-off by Sunday morning email

Over 200 staff to be axed as directors confirm Shaylor is heading for administration

3 days ago

Willmott Dixon margin hits 2.8% as profit soars

Group builds cash reserve to weather further Brexit project delays

3 days ago

Multiplex brings profit back on track

Profit recovers to £18m on revenue of £1.1bn

3 days ago

Roof safety horror show lands contractor in court

Photos show roofers risking their lives after HSE had already served a stop notice

3 days ago

United Living wins £18m Poole tower blocks revamp

Project Admiral will see four housing tower blocks upgraded

3 days ago

Shaylor files notice of intent to appoint administrator

Subcontractors walk off sites as Midlands contractor seeks extra finance

6 days ago

Bidders day for £900m Heathrow rail tunnel project

Planned 6.5km rail link between the Great Western Main Line and London Heathrow Airport

6 days ago

Grenfell: 75% of unsafe blocks still to be reclad

Owners of 328 high rise blocks still need to complete remediation

6 days ago

Building products firm Alumasc issues profit warning

Problems at Levolux division cast shadow over upcoming results

6 days ago

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