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Plans submitted for London ‘hanging gardens’ tower

36-storey 50 Fenchurch Street tower will feature as huge green wall

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Balfour gets go-ahead to restart Midland Met hospital

£267m contract award to restart job hit by Carillion collapse and funding wrangles

8 hours ago

McAlpine wins November contracts league race

BAM stakes claim as new favourite to be crowned 2019’s greatest work winner

23 hours ago

Tower crane in London collapses in high winds

Jib snaps on residential site in Kingston

1 day ago

Costain offloads Spanish golf courses for a loss

Costain to book £8.9m loss from sale of golf course and marina

16 hours ago

Yorkshire Water names final AMP7 framework winners

Nine firms to share £650m clean and waste pipe spend

17 hours ago

Balfour Beatty extolled as Britain’s most admired contractor

Business chiefs judge major contractors to find most admired firms

16 hours ago

Amey chief executive Andy Milner exits

Amanda Fisher, MD of FM business, takes role of acting CEO

2 days ago

London council starts £520m housing upkeep contest

Lambeth to overhaul housing maintenance with new contractor line-up

23 hours ago

£340m northern new-build framework winners

Six firms secure affordable housing major project lot in Yorkshire and Humberside region

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Bad weather bogs down construction output

Construction suffers biggest monthly output fall for nearly two years

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86 jobs cut as North East civils firm goes under

Joyce Construction & Civils is latest casualty of tightening market

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Sewer breach sweeps away three workers on Tideway site

Court fines Thames Water Utilities £300,000 after Greenwich accident

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Plans lodged for £30m Teesside indoor ski centre

Three-storey complex to be built at Middlesbrough Dock in Middlehaven

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Willmott Dixon wins £18m historic London school rebuild

Historic St Dunstan’s College Lewisham site tol be redeveloped

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Train narrowly misses trapped concrete mixer on crossing

Amey site staff beckoned truck onto crossing as warning lights flashed

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Plans for Manchester Metropolitan Institute of Sport

Eric Wright has drawn up demolition and construction management plans

2 days ago

Clugston debt rumoured at over £40m

150 immediate job cuts with 262 staff retained to help sale of contracts

3 days ago

Contractors rally to help Clugston staff facing the axe

Trade body calls on firms to offer laid off staff jobs in run up to Christmas

6 days ago

Kier suspends worker accused of racist football gesture

Fan arrested after Manchester derby incident is a Kier employee

3 days ago

Willmott Dixon wins £19m Birmingham school

Work starts on Yardley Wood secondary school

3 days ago

Wates delivers £20m trading target with social enterprises

Builder’s business units use an internal directory of local social enterprise

3 days ago

Gilbert-Ash lands £17m deal at historic Oxford college

First new construction job at Trinity College for 50 years

3 days ago

London Resort reveals next generation theme park designs

Developer hopes to start construction in 2021

6 days ago

Clugston files for administration

Hundreds of jobs at risk as financial crisis hits regional contractor

6 days ago

Historic Liverpool building refurb now on third fit-out firm

Overbury brought in to replace Caddick who took job from Styles & Wood

6 days ago

Green light for Birmingham’s tallest resi tower

Construction go-ahead for 51-storey skyscraper

6 days ago

McLaren and Sisk hire regional directors from Kier

Andy Langley and Bruce Clarke take up key roles

6 days ago

Oxford Science Park expansion approved

Major office and laboratory complex is set to be built in Oxford next autumn

6 days ago

Giant property fund suspends dealing

Outflow of cash prompts move as investors flee sector

6 days ago

Mace takes jump factory system to next level

Contractor launches Mace Tech business to transform high rise flats building

7 days ago

Winvic to build £57m Cardiff PRS tower

Winner confirmed for build to rent scheme as Grainger agrees funding deal

7 days ago

Creagh Concrete targets £200m turnover

Expanding concrete specialist looks to grow workforce to 1,000

7 days ago

Council fined £1.4m after falling bollard injures girl

Court hears how failings at council’s highways deprtment left a six-year old with brain injuries

7 days ago

Consultation opens on ring-fencing retentions in Scotland

Specialist contractors call for action to protect retention payments

7 days ago

Vital Energi lands £7m M&E package from Berkeley Homes

Latest win for specialist at Royal Arsenal Riverside development

7 days ago

Willmott Dixon wins £39m university refurb job

London South Bank University awards contract for new learning hub

7 days ago

Edinburgh private rental scheme approved

Moda Living gets all clear on 139-flat Springside scheme

7 days ago

Plan for £100m landmark Portsmouth University project

13-storey academic building will rise to

1 week ago

Go-ahead for £500m Thames riverside fire station scheme

Developer U+I to start construction on major mixed use site in 2021

1 week ago

Just days left for deal to keep Midlands hospital restart on track

Government red tape over funding improvement targets holds up deal

1 week ago

Drone law changes to boost use on construction sites

Skanska and Atkins looking at plans for centralised flying rooms

2 days ago

Skanska chalks up £23m Bristol secondary school job

Contractor has strong track record of school projects in the city

1 week ago

Nod for 350 flats plan at old Leicester City ground

Mix of rental and for sale flats to be built at former Foxes homes

1 week ago

Amey utilities and waste business up for sale

For sale sign hoisted over loss-making divisions employing around 6,000 staff

1 week ago

Buyers report construction still in “contraction hole”

Speed of decline falls in November but political uncertainty casts shadow over industry

1 week ago

Heavy rain hits another major civils job

Galliford Try’s £120m Lincoln Eastern Bypass turns into a quagmire

1 week ago

Sky plans major film studio complex at Elstree

Legal & General will develop and part-finance the 32-acre site in Hertfordshire

1 week ago

Chancellor pledges review of freelance tax changes

Review of planned IR35 changes could spare construction widespread disruption

1 week ago