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Javid unveils £600m boost for five projects

Fresh infrastructure funding to unlock 50,000 homes in London, Bedfordshire and Essex

2 hours ago

VolkerWessels UK on track to top £1bn turnover

Group margin hits 3% as UK business enjoys record order book of £1.4bn

3 days ago

Lendlease unveils new construction boss

Company veteran Simon Gorski takes over from Neil Martin

3 days ago

Kier to start work on £50m new home for Durham council

Contractor promises major boost to local supply chain

3 days ago

Willmott Dixon to complete Pochin Stoke site

Replacement found for collapsed contractor on £37.5m scheme

3 days ago

Britain’s oldest building company strikes deal with creditors

R Durtnell agrees debt repayment plan with suppliers owed more than £8m

3 days ago

Worker jailed for tax dodging on major London sites

Self-employed Bournemouth builder sentenced to 30 months for evading £110,000 in tax

4 days ago

Bid race starts for £40m M1-A6 link road

Central Bedfordshire Council says project could start in March 2020

3 days ago

Castle Building Services bags £6m M&E package

Early appointment by Bowmer & Kirkland alllows plenty of pre-site start design time

3 days ago

Bright ideas from Balfour Beatty staff save £4m

“My Contribution” programme sees staff suggest 2,600 ways to improve efficiency

4 days ago

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1 year ago

£120m plan to replace Liverpool flyover with tunnel

Plan lodged to demolish flyover and replace it with a dual-lane tunnel

4 days ago

B&K checks in with Manchester “Jenga” hotel

Work to start next month on 275-bed Piccadilly Station hotel

4 days ago

Radisson backs £5bn Kent theme park with hotel plan

Hotel giant takes stake in project as backers look to confirm construction start date

4 days ago

Super safe scaffold screen could slash site costs

System in use at Twickenham station site boosts safety and saves money

4 days ago

McMullen lands cladding package at King’s Cross

Specialist to deliver striking facade for main contractor BAM

4 days ago

Balfour results can help “restore confidence” in construction

Boss Leo Quinn says latest numbers show contractors can deliver

5 days ago

HS2 relaunches race for £300m tunnels fit-out

Latest plan for M&E and ventilation bid race to be detailed at London industry day next month

5 days ago

Midas Group struggles to raise margin above 0.25%

Regional builder rejigs operation to restore golden touch

5 days ago

Polish steel entrepreneur buys Builders Beams

Steelo swoops to save 45 jobs at fabricator

5 days ago

Spanish contractor seals £180m Aberdeen waste plant job

Acciona Infrastructure will deliver full turnkey package on Ness Energy Project

5 days ago

Kier and Interserve secure £100m NHS framework places

North East NHS Trust picks trio of firms for estate improvement programme

5 days ago

Workers given mental health monitors to wear

Spencer staff hit blue button on wristband when they are feeling anxious

5 days ago

Contractors advice wanted on £400m concrete road renewal deal

Highways England wants to talk to potential bidders about procuring resurfacing framework

5 days ago

Silvertown Tunnel award suspended after challenge by losing bidder

Transport for London forced to suspend summer contract confirmation after legal action

6 days ago

Colas UK targets growth after trading loss

Colas chief sets out business turnaround plan to double in size

6 days ago

Interserve fit-out boss joins Morgan Lovell

Matt Bray takes head of contracts role at Morgan Sindall office fit-out firm

6 days ago

Subcontractors wanted for £400m Dounreay decommissioning

Framework contractors to host suppliers day next month: Register now

6 days ago

Henry Boot buys social housing contractor

Sheffield developer and contractor buys controlling stake in Starfish Commercial

6 days ago

Caledonian lands £10m modular student digs deal

Offsite specialist will help cut build times by half at Hereford scheme

6 days ago

Money owed to Lakehouse creditors leaps to £27m

Investigations continue into controversial collapse

7 days ago

Lack of bidders forces HS2 to rethink £1.5bn track deal

Another contract race hits the buffers as bidders wary of huge infrastructure package

1 week ago

ISG rejigs UK fit-out senior team

Lee Philips and Nick Oddy promoted to top jobs

7 days ago

Immigration raid on McAlpine Battersea site

Contractor vows to tighten-up supply chain in “zero-tolerance” approach to illegal working

1 week ago

Plan for £48m Nottingham student scheme

Unite buys site for 620-bed student accommodation project

7 days ago

Worker killed by falling crane load

Tragedy during external refurbishment work on Eastbourne tower block

1 week ago

East Midlands £900m property upkeep race

Efficiency East Midlands launches property maintenance framework

7 days ago

McAleer & Rushe to build £102m Surrey student complex

Developer Future Generation secures funding for third major student scheme

7 days ago

Gatwick Airport to invest £1.1bn over next five years

North Terminal extension to be flagship project in next upgrade phase

1 week ago

Chancellor urged to delay construction VAT change “chaos”

Industry leaders demand postponement of tax change which could cut cash flow by 20%

2 weeks ago

Lighthouse Club inundated with mental health claims

Charity needs to boost funds as payouts to construction workers in need soar 67%

1 week ago

Kier team helps Whaley Bridge residents return

55-strong contractor and supply chain team works around the clock to help make damaged dam safe

1 week ago

Graham clinches £40m Milton Keynes academy

Main building works start for 1,800 pupil Watling Academy

1 week ago

Balfour Beatty turns plastic bags into a new cycle lane

One million bags saved from landfill and turned into new surface in Stratford

2 weeks ago

Delayed projects halt Surgo Construction growth

North east builder sees revenue slide to £19m

1 week ago

Roof collapse brings down scaffolding on demolition site

Demolition contractor making structure safe following collapse

2 weeks ago

Staff make the difference as nmcn boosts profits

Chief executive says investment in people and brand is paying dividends

2 weeks ago

Derwent inks start date for next London scheme

Near 300,000 sq ft Baker Street scheme to start in 2021

2 weeks ago

Safety horror show on Blackpool site

Contractor in court for catalogue of safety and welfare breaches

2 weeks ago

Plans go in for next phase of £6bn Meridian Water

Phase Two will contain 2,300 homes and huge infrastructure improvements

2 weeks ago