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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

14 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

Wooden football stadium plan rejected

Council rejects Forest Green Rovers plan for Zaha Hadid designed new ground

7 days ago

Flannery Plant Hire spends £30m on Cat machines

Huge deal signed at Plantworx exhibition

6 days ago

£1bn Stratford East Bank scheme clears final planning

Cultural and education centre in Olympic Park ready to go

1 week ago

Ringway wins £420m road maintenance deal

Highways England East Region contract could last 15 years

1 week ago

Hammerson unveils new Birmingham city quarter plan

1,300 homes and 1.4m sq ft of workspace planned for Martineau Galleries site

1 week ago

Planning row sees roads blocked on Persimmon site

Council blocks construction traffic to housing site

1 week ago

Tolent lands £84.5m Durham Milburngate contract

Contractor bags one of its biggest ever deals with main construction work set to start shortly

1 week ago

Government commits to net zero carbon by 2050

Industry must quickly rise to the challenge of improving the existing building stock

1 week ago

Extra week to put forward your favourite construction firms

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1 week ago

Wates ramps up FM offering with new business

Wates FM will target public sector work and wider spectrum of private clients

1 week ago

Worker killed by remote-controlled crane

Lift goes fatally wrong on National Grid site

1 week ago

Lendlease to start Manchester Potato Wharf phase 2

Castlefield scheme consists of two eight storey blocks

1 week ago

Wood drafted in for Hinkley Point C technical services

New Hinkley technical support deal to improve project delivery and commercial performance

1 week ago

Post Brexit skills shortages to push up tender prices by 4%

Consultant Arcadis predicts cost inflation rise in 2022

1 week ago

Robertson shuts “umbrella” employment on housing job

Workers moved back onto PAYE following union complaints over construction charter breach

1 week ago

Truro and Woking secure £142m for housing infrastructure

Local authorities secure cash to improve roads and access to housing land

1 week ago

Kier axes plan to charge subcontractors to work with them

New chief executive drops ‘pay to get paid’ plan

1 week ago

Scaffolder killed in fall fitting guardrails on fragile roof

Fine and suspended jail sentence following site tragedy

1 week ago

Ardmore gets call on £85m Southwark Fire Station revamp

Contractor lands first scheme by JV of Goldman Sachs International and Urbanwise Developments

1 week ago

Amey raids Colas for highways team director

Colas Aviation and infrastructure boss will run Amey’s 25-year Sheffield maintenance job

1 week ago

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