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Balfour Beatty delivers 2-3% construction margin goal

Leo Quinn hits phase two target of Build to Last turnaround plan

19 hours ago

Firms admit price-fixing of concrete drainage products

Precast firms took part in cartel for seven years

2 days ago

£300m Edgbaston mixed-use scheme advances

Phase one office project edges closer at New Garden Square regen scheme

19 hours ago

All JCB staff get £1000 Christmas bonus

Over 7,000 staff earn biggest Christmas bonus in a decade

18 hours ago

Robertson appoints Morgan Sindall director

Scott Wilson is now Robertson’s business development director

2 days ago

Beeston leisure centre out to bid

Bidding starts on cinema project in £30m shops and 130 homes scheme

2 days ago

Scape MD to head Perfect Circle consortium

Victoria Bambini to lead AECOM, Pick Everard and Gleeds joint venture

2 days ago

EastEnders set rebuild soars £27m over budget

NAO slams BBC for planning failures and procurement delays

2 days ago

Spurs stadium delays continue into New Year

Man Utd match will be played at Wembley next month as contractors work through Christmas

2 days ago

Speedy buys construction training business for £9m

Plant hirer buys Glasgow-based Geason in construction training push

2 days ago

Summer start for £25m Carlisle flood defence plan

Flood defence plan to be revealed three years after storm Desmond hit

2 days ago

Amco wins Dunbar railway station upgrade

Work to start next summer on new platform and footbridge

2 days ago

Architects win post-Brexit talent deal

Designers win concessions but construction still in skills turmoil

3 days ago

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8 months ago

Essex contractor collapses after posting record results

Bolt and Heeks Ltd in administratron with 55 job losses

3 days ago

Science park starts contractor hunt for £12m office scheme

Construction work up for grabs on trio of buildings near Liverpool

3 days ago

Hitachi to pull out of £14bn Anglesey nuclear power plant

Hitachi plans for Anglesey nuclear power plant now in doubt

3 days ago

M&E specialist Ameon replaces Imtech on Graham site

Subcontractor steps in to keep project on track

3 days ago

Marshalls to buy rival concrete brick maker

Marshalls to buy Edenhall for up to £17m

3 days ago

Argent gets go-ahead for major Tottenham Hale revamp

Contractor hunt to start soon with construction set to start next summer

4 days ago

Drylining boss banned for tax dodging

Insolvency Service investigators uncover huge CIS and VAT payment discrepancies

4 days ago

£2bn Elephant & Castle shopping centre scheme final go-ahead

Demolition to start after London mayor nods through vast scheme

4 days ago

Modular building specialist goes into administration

Timber accommodation pod maker Carbon Dynamic runs out of cash on major contract

4 days ago

Structural engineer crushed under scaffold tubes

Housing giant and scaffold contractor fined a total of £180,000

4 days ago

Consultant MHBC merges with Cumming

City of London based firm now part of global giant

4 days ago

Crossrail delayed again as costs rise by another £2bn

Mayor attacks previous management team who insisted project was “on time and on budget”

4 days ago

Top housing association hires Lendlease resi chief

Richard Cook will lead Clarion Group’s ambitious development plans

4 days ago

UK’s tallest Premier Inn plan in Docklands

Premier Inn books in at 30-storey mixed resi and hotel scheme

4 days ago

Kier wins £45m Cambridge schools campus phase one

Northstowe education campus includes a new 1,800 pupil secondary

4 days ago

Ian Lawson to advise McLaren on growth plans

Former Severfield and Kier boss becomes consultant at expanding contractor

5 days ago

Interserve shares collapse as rescue talks continue

Shares slump to all-time low as firm now worth under £13m

5 days ago

Forrest falls into administration

Construction and housing divisions to cease trading while Engie buys refurb and energy contracts

1 week ago

Wates chief draws up first best behaviour code for private firms

Wates Principles to raise corporate governance standards at private firms

5 days ago

Plan for Bristol Finzels Reach £140m phase 2

Former Avon Fire and Rescue HQ to be transformed with 300 homes and offices

5 days ago

Labour calls for public contract bidding ban on Interserve

Shadow minister demands action to protect taxpayers

5 days ago

£750m East of England framework out for rebid

Construction work to be broken into four project value bands

5 days ago

Lakehouse staff let go as subcontractors quit sites

Workers made redundant and suppliers leaving sites just months after sale

1 week ago

Kier scores November contracts league double

£300m London luxury flats project extends Kier’s lead at top of annualised league

1 week ago

Green light for £300m Norwich mixed used scheme

Weston Homes to build 1.2m sq ft scheme creating a “Covent Garden” style urban quarter

1 week ago

Former Kier boss joins McCarthy & Stone

Nigel Turner to lead drive to reduce construction costs

1 week ago

Vermont replaces Forrest on £100m Liverpool site

Elliot Group moves quickly to secure new main contractor as existing site team taken on

1 week ago

Bristol contractor goes into administration

Majority of 50-strong workforce at Helm Construction made redundant

1 week ago

Kier drops out of FTSE 250 as share price dives

Shares trade below discounted rights issue price

1 week ago

Betting Spy: No Arnie no problem for West Ham

West Ham and Man City to land 3/1 double

1 week ago

36-hour Hinkley Point concrete pour releases £70m

BYLOR achieves key concrete raft milestone in 2,500 cu m pour

1 week ago

Murphy major projects chief joins Galliford Try

Sean Blackmore to lead expansion in the rail market

1 week ago

Multiplex Europe MD shifts to non-exec role

Ross Ballingall moves on after eight years heading construction business

1 week ago

MPs demand end to late payment and retentions reform

Hard-hitting select committee report demands end to cash “stranglehold” imposed by big firms

1 week ago

Network Rail awards first CP6 contracts

Story Contracting and AmcoGiffen win Scotland North East building and structures renewals

1 week ago

Former Atkins chairman replaces Terry Morgan at HS2

Allan Cook takes reins at HS2 while hunt starts for Crossrail chairman

1 week ago

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