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Construction arm propels Mace to record profit

Revenue expected to top £2bn this year despite project delays

36 mins ago

Sisk fixes price on £227m Quintain flats job

Quintain signs single-largest contract so far at Wembley Park

2 hours ago

Rising costs tip William Hare to £3.6m loss

Specialist contractor falls into the red despite near 60% revenue rise to £220m

23 hours ago

Safety blitz on “aches, pains and strains” on site

1,000 site visits planned in coming months to check how workers are moving heavy or bulky materials

24 hours ago

Drones sent flying underground to check sewers

Traditional inspection teams replaced with latest technology

6 hours ago

Plan submitted for 470 Preston flats scheme

Stoneygate Central scheme on Dryden Mill site will rise to 16 storeys

5 hours ago

Graham starts £124m M25 Junction 28

Work on the 36-month Junction 28 upgrade includes constructing a major two-lane loop road

4 hours ago

Keltbray bags brace of energy infrastructure wins

Civils work on huge converter stations worth £30m to specialist

22 hours ago

Balfour Beatty sole winner for £4bn Scape civils deals

Contractor reappointed to England, Wales and Northern Ireland and separate Scottish deals

1 day ago

PR expert Baroness Rock to chair Costain

Kate Rock will take up senior board role at the end of the year

1 day ago

Billington profit upgrade after strong first-half

Steelwork contractor says weaker pound will allow it to reignite its old export markets in Europe

1 day ago

Green light for £120m Liverpool “super restaurant”

Historic Pumphouse at Stanley Dock to be transformed

2 days ago

Tolent bags £15m Sunderland skills academy

Work to start later this year on Housing Innovation and Construction Skills Academy

1 day ago

Government launches net zero review

Pro-growth and pro-business review of net zero 2050 target launches

2 days ago

L&G Modular wins 400-home Wolverhampton job

Modular specialist wins 17-acre Canalside South regeneration scheme

2 days ago

£1.2bn A12 upgrade accepted for planning

15-mile Essex road upgrade between Chelmsford and Colchester aims for 2023/24 start

2 days ago

US consultant trumps WSP bid for RPS Group

Tetra Tech swoops but WSP could come back with new offer if bidding war breaks out

2 days ago

Sisk hands staff £900 cost of living cash boost

Firm also promises staff £400 Christmas voucher in November

2 days ago

Loathed IR35 reforms scrapped by Chancellor

Contractors will no longer have to determine tax status of freelance workers

5 days ago

Higgins signs deal for 740 West London homes

Work to start this autumn on two Hayes housing estate rebuilds

2 days ago

Kier wins Sefton net zero £36m school job

Deyes High School in Maghull will consist of 60 classrooms

2 days ago

Giant TBM cutterhead takes road trip to second drive

Balfour Beatty Vinci to drag remaining TBM back through tunnel for second bore

5 days ago

Fast-track 138-project growth plan – full list

Chancellor banks on road projects to lead growth plan recover

5 days ago

Kwarteng backs construction to lead “new era for Britain”

Planning rules to be ripped-up to speed infrastructure work as 38 new Investment Zones created

6 days ago

Green light for next two Manchester NOMA jobs

Work to start early next year on first of two major office buildings

5 days ago

Bouygues struggles to raise profitability

Loss-making contracts dent pre-tax profit at £835,000 from revenue up at £484m

5 days ago

Architect helps staff with £1,000 cost of living cash

P+HS Architects to make one-off payments this autumn

5 days ago

Sisk wins £69m rerouting of landslip-prone A59

Site clearance to start next month at Kex Gill in Yorkshire

6 days ago

Renewal race starts for £800m NEPO framework

Nearly 20 firms face fight to renew places on north east construction panel

5 days ago

Avonside supply chain left holding £17m in unpaid bills

Former bosses revealed as buyers of branches from administrators

6 days ago

Hexagonal tower plan for Manchester city centre site

Site will feature a 45 storey resi tower and 350,000 sq ft stepped office block

6 days ago

Keltbray staff get £1,000 cost of living payment

Contractor also plans annual pay rise of 5% for majority of employees

6 days ago

Eric Wright rebounds as profit nearly trebles

Second year of revenue fall brings profit reward

6 days ago

RSK buys Welsh contractor Spencer Group

RSK revenue forecast to hit £800m after busy year of acquisitions

6 days ago

National Highways director to lead Balfour civils business

Peter Mumford appointed Managing Director of UK Construction Regional Civils

1 week ago

Plan detailed for business energy price cap

Gas and electricity price cap comes into force from October

1 week ago

Wates wins £53m Grade II London office revamp

Edwardian bank building at 41 Lothbury will become HQ for legal firm Addleshaw Goddard

7 days ago

Woodmace went down owing suppliers £11m

Unsecured creditors left holding worthless invoices despite buyout

1 week ago

Galliford Try staff to get £750 cost of living payment

First major contractor follows big house builders with staff one-off payment for energy bills

1 week ago

Galliford Try checks cost pressures to lift margin to 2.4%

Contractor delivers growth in revenue, profitability and order book

1 week ago

HS2 wins High Court injunction to block protestors

Injunction blocks activists from trespass and intimidation but allows lawful protest

1 week ago

Police hand over probe into Costain site death to HSE

Investigation continues into death of slinger signaller at £150m Gatwick Airport train station site

1 week ago

Glencar wins £30m Barnsley industrial shed job

Earthmoving works are underway at 24-acre logistics site

1 week ago

Scottish house builder puts rental housing schemes on hold

PRS and affordable schemes on hold after Scottish Government’s temporary rent rise freeze

1 week ago

Soaring prices blamed for Woodhead going into liquidation

RSM Restructuring confirmed as liquidators of regional contractor

2 weeks ago

Council steps-in to save sites hit by Woodhead collapse

Bolsover District Council to run jobs directly on £36m homes building programme

1 week ago

Henry Boot shines with near-record first half profit

Land disposals and project completions drive 68% uplift in profits

1 week ago

Renewal race for £2.5bn housing upgrade framework

Procure Plus to renew line-up of trade contractors for social housing upgrades

1 week ago

Crane sale raises £4.6m after M&M collapse

Euro Auctions sells 22 machines after hirer goes into liquidation

1 week ago

£26m Surrey road and bridge job out to tender

Railway level crossing at Ash Station near Guildford to be replaced with bridge

1 week ago

Bogus firm scammers swindle rebar suppliers

Alarm sounded over spate of rebar orders from bogus or cloned firms that vanish without paying

2 weeks ago