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First mass built carbon negative homes get underway

St Modwen first volume developer to build affordable carbon-negative homes

8 mins ago

GMI Construction names new CEO

Lee Powell takes helm as CEO at GMI Construction in growth push

12 mins ago
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Henry Construction wins £30m Clarion housing scheme

Ravensbury estate regeneration in Mitcham is Henry’s first project for Clarion

18 mins ago

Ballymore pulls 51-storey tower plan amid fire safety concern

London Fire Brigade raises concern about single staircase and fire strategy

3 days ago

New work surges as materials shortages ease

Mild weather and easing of supply chain bottlenecks lifts new work 5.7%

3 days ago

PDR Construction goes into administration

All staff made redundant as suppliers owed millions

4 days ago

Brick-laying robot gets approval from NHBC

Robot can now be used in construction of new homes covered by NHBC warranty

3 days ago

Temporary visa scheme needed for London sites

Mayor of London demands action over site skills shortages

4 days ago

Construction worker dies after fall from mobile tower

Court hears how tower wasn’t configured correctly

4 days ago

Glencar wins £50m Peterborough logistics hub

Works start on trio of sheds at Kingston Park

4 days ago

Green light for £330m Woking high-rise cluster

Work to start on five blocks towards the end of 2022.

4 days ago

Countryside chief executive makes sudden exit

Major shareholder takes seat on board as first quarter trading falls below board expectations

4 days ago

Big names line-up for £2.7bn Birmingham roads deal

Arup, Arcadis, Balfour Beatty, Carnell, Colas, Kier and Tarmac among firms eyeing contract

4 days ago

Galliford Try scoops £56m Milton Keynes PRS job

Building arm will deliver 329 rental flats across four buildings rising up to 11 storeys

5 days ago
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Designers shortlisted for £1bn Oxford Innovation district

Oxford Uni and L&G advance £1bn Begbroke science district plan

5 days ago

Subbies chase cash as work stops on PDR Construction sites

Subcontractors left in dark by £83m turnover contractor

6 days ago

Britain’s concrete producers join forces

Industry agrees single voice through lobbying group UK Concrete

4 days ago

Shapps pauses Smart motorway rollout amid safety concerns

Contractors will be allowed to complete schemes currently under construction

5 days ago

Wildgoose went down owing £9m to trade firms

More than 700 firms have been left out of pocket by the £50m turnover business

5 days ago

Keltbray bags Silvertown tunnelling waste removal

Riverlinx tunnelling team sign Keltbay to barge out excavated material

5 days ago

Ray O’Rourke’s successor starts work

Seamus French starts countdown to firm’s founder stepping down

6 days ago

Filler injections rejuvenate ageing concrete roads

Metrail Construction solves squelchy concrete road problem with resin injections

5 days ago

McAleer & Rushe wins £42m Norwich student conversion

Crispin House office to be converted into 680 student rooms

6 days ago
Exegy® ultra-low carbon concrete

Vinci completes first pour of its ultra low carbon concrete

Taylor Woodrow reduces the carbon footprint of the construction project by up to 70%

6 days ago

KPMG admits financial regulator misled in Carillion audits

Tribunal over KPMG and former staff’s forgery allegations gets underway

6 days ago

Scottish contractor goes under with loss of 33 jobs

Iain Potter Construction hit by rising costs and problem contracts

6 days ago

Construction blasted over slow building safety culture change

Dame Judith Hackitt accuses firms of hiding behind trade bodies and holding on for legislation to force change

6 days ago

Firms making £10m-plus profits told to fund cladding retrofits

Developers handed March deadline to set out plans to fix unsafe 11m-18m tall buildings

7 days ago

Modular specialist OEP UK lines-up new contracts after prepack deal

Administrator’s report reveals details of sale and debts to suppliers

6 days ago

Contractors readied for £150m Welsh stations upgrade

Transport for Wales Rail to invite bids for stations work at start of February

7 days ago