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Kier returns to profit after two-year turnaround

Contractor makes £5.6m after £225.3m loss last time

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Henry Construction to build £32m Ealing resi scheme

Financing deal paves way for start on 14-storey scheme

20 mins ago

Galliford Try returns to profit with margin at 2%

Order book swells to £3.3bn with 90% of work in place for 2022

4 hours ago

Fire hits £120m Tolent Milburngate site

Blaze breaks out behind cavity wall as site evacuated

13 hours ago

Roof tile maker Marley to float on stock market

Private equity firm unveils plan to take Britain’s largest roof tile maker public

4 hours ago

Plans in for Lancashire 1,700 inmate prison

Seven houseblock HMP Wymott 2 planned near Leyland

5 hours ago

Michael Gove named new housing secretary

Gove replaces Robert Jenrick in Cabinet reshuffle

21 hours ago

Redrow happy for staff to keep working from home

House builder says staff can work “where they are most efficient”

23 hours ago

Cleveland Bridge UK collapsed owing over £21m

Estimation error on £11m job, Covid costs and an overseas coup left firm needing £12m to trade

1 day ago

Construction job vacancies soar to record high

Unfilled jobs soar to 37,000, equating to 2.4 vacancies for every 100 jobs

1 day ago

BAM Nuttall chief to exit after 16 months in role

Major projects chief Ian Parish to step up as interim MD

2 days ago

Subbies and suppliers owed £18.7m by WRW

Administrators reveal scale of debts at failed Welsh contractor

1 day ago

Crane company boss killed by falling load

Crane company owner crushed during delivery

2 days ago

Aberla lands £20m package at Viadux in Manchester

M&E specialist to start latest scheme with Domis Construction next month

2 days ago

Former Dunne concrete boss charged

Gordon Dunne and his wife Johanna facing charges of financial irregularities

2 days ago

RED hires Midas director for south west expansion

London contractor sets up Bristol office with Derek Quinn at the helm

2 days ago

Weston launches light-gauge steel panel housing system

New British Offsite business has capacity to delivery 4,000 homes a year

2 days ago

Balfour builds UK’s first T-pylons for Hinkley

First newly designed pylon in nearly 100 years erected in £900m hook-up project

3 days ago

Jetpack launched for hard-to-reach construction sites

Star Wars technology hopes to see site professionals flying off to make building inspections

3 days ago

North East contractors to hold materials shortage summit

Regional firms come together to tackle crisis

2 days ago

Green light for Teesside wind turbine factory

Construction to begin later this year of 800,000 sq ft turbine blade plant

3 days ago

Shepherd counts cost of construction exit six years on

Construction arm records £31m loss from legacy construction project and cladding liabilities

3 days ago

Infrastructure record spend to support 425,000 jobs a year

Government details £30bn of planned procurements over the next 12 months

3 days ago

L&G modular homes losses to date reach £137m

Accumulated losses build but first modular schemes finally start construction

3 days ago

Regal London to build 25-storey tower on Watford site

Developer acquires latest site with plans for £150m mixed-use scheme

3 days ago

HS2 workforce hits 20,000 landmark after one year

A further £25bn of work opportunities in the pipeline for supply chain

4 days ago

Construction bosses call on Boris to deliver HS2 Eastern Leg

Cancelling West Midlands to Leeds leg would have a “devastating” impact on industry

3 days ago

Cleveland Bridge to close as hunt for buyer fails

133 jobs to be axed as all production ceases within two weeks

7 days ago

Turkish bidder in final three for £275m HS2 nerve centre

Race narrows for Birmingham’s Washwood Heath train depot and control centre

7 days ago

Shortages slam brakes on construction rebound

Construction output falls for fourth month in a row as supply crisis worsens

6 days ago

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