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Laing O’Rourke to build Gary Neville’s £200m tower scheme

Work to start this summer on St Michael’s complex in Manchester.

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Late payment bill to enforce 30-day terms

Latest legislation aims to outlaw abuse of subcontractors and supply chain finance schemes

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South Koreans buy stake in UK offsite specialist

Elements Europe aims to ramp up production with new factories

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Building safety police force to be run by HSE

Government promises “biggest change in building safety for a generation.”

16 hours ago

Report submitted on Shaylor directors following collapse

Latest update holds out little hope for more money for trade contractors owed £19m

18 hours ago

Green light for new stand at Emirates Old Trafford

Lancashire Cricket Club will have the largest ground outside of London

18 hours ago

SME contractors to have their say on CITB levy

CITB training system branded a “billion pound bodge job”

2 hours ago

Green light for £137m Midland Metro eastside extension

New 1.7km Birmingham Eastside Extension will connect planned HS2 station at Curzon Street

9 hours ago

HS2 review slams project team as costs could hit £106bn

Oakervee review to give “lukewarm” backing to project

1 day ago

Demolition winner for vast Elizabeth House job

Fierce competition for demolition package to pave way for new 31-storey tower at Waterloo

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Anglo American commits to saving £2.5bn potash mine project

Mining giant aims to get Yorkshire construction project back on track

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£150m Manchester build to rent scheme approved

AECOM construction arm Tishman will deliver 23 and 29 storey Portugal Street East scheme

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T+T secures PM role on Bradford Odeon job

Restoration of former 1930s Odeon cinema to be completed late next year

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Robo cone layers to make life safer on road jobs

Automatic cone laying machines could be on site by end of the year

4 days ago

NAO raises alarm over cost of finishing Carillion hospitals

Spending watchdog warns a significant risk of £2bn cost of both hospitals rising further

4 days ago

Green light for Birmingham’s tallest tower

£150m Broad Street skyscraper will rise to 61 floors

4 days ago

Plan for £33m cross laminate timber office block

Developer Southern Grove plans 6 storey office block in London’s Shoreditch area

4 days ago

GMI to build 14-storey Leeds hotel

Scheme will occupy last remaining plot on Sovereign Square site

4 days ago

Burglar caught after ransacking construction training centre

Rampage and robbery disrupts Sunderland training hub

4 days ago

Alligator park plan for £230m mixed use London site

Developer plans to turn iconic gasholder into reptile house on Old Kent Road

5 days ago

Domis set for £300m landmark Manchester Viadux

Developers Ask and Salboy team-up for mixed-use scheme near Deansgate

5 days ago

Winners named for £3bn offsite schools framework

B&K, Caledonian, Elliott, Laing O’Rourke and Wates come top of class

5 days ago

£30bn NHS construction frameworks shake-up starts

General healthcare and son of ProCure22 framework contests to start

5 days ago

Man extradited from Albania and charged with site murder

Albanian national appears in UK court after year-long extradition proceedings

6 days ago

Stepnell West Midlands boss leaves business

John Rawlinson departs after overseeing shift from civils to building

5 days ago

Farrans brings in two civils directors

Jonathan Kerr joins from Graham and Jim Steele was former Morrison MD

5 days ago

Richard Desmond wins planning for £1bn Westferry Printworks

Housing secretary overrules planning inspector to grant planning for 1,500 flats

6 days ago

Sisk wins UK’s tallest Premier Inn job

Foundation work gets underway on Canary Wharf site in London Docklands

6 days ago

Worker killed as excavator falls through concrete slab

McGee fined £500,000 following death on demolition site

6 days ago

Bouygues to start £115m Canterbury Riverside scheme

Work to start shortly on mixed use leisure and rental accommodation project

6 days ago

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