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Crane drivers face heat risk in “greenhouse” cabs

Union demands maximum three-hour shifts for drivers, free water and mini fridges in cabs

2 days ago

£100m Leeds student tower approved

Planning go-ahead for 32-storey Merrion Street skyscraper

2 days ago

Redrow pulls out of 1,100 home Wandsworth estate scheme

Construction started in February on first phase of Alton Estate regeneration

3 days ago

Supply chain event for £4.5bn Smart motorways plan

Subcontractor engagement launch event to set out new working arrangements

2 days ago

Construction Manager of the Year finalists revealed

Sixty of the country’s best construction managers make the cut: Full list

3 days ago

McAlpine to kickstart £650m Nottingham Island Quarter

Construction to start on £9m first phase of giant scheme in October

3 days ago

Four injured during roof collapse in Windsor

Firefighters rescue workers from rubble after collapse

3 days ago

Groundworks boss banned for false tax returns

Insolvency Service investigates after contractor goes into liquidation

3 days ago

Buyers report robust construction recovery in July

Strongest rise in output for nearly five years

3 days ago

Planning revolution to open housing market to smaller builders

Planning to be revamped in bid to end dominance of major housebuilders

3 days ago

Nmcn still in profit despite Covid-19 crisis

Pandemic to cut margins to 0.5% this year but contractor confident in long term prospects

3 days ago

Shed builder Winvic hails £29m rail freight terminal win

Vast concrete pour to start in weeks on 30,000m3 terminal storage slab

4 days ago

Ibstock to shut three brick factories and axe 375 jobs

Brickmaker on cost-cutting push after £52m first-half loss

3 days ago

Hackitt slams industry’s ‘wait and see’ stance on building safety

Mace, Vistry and Construction Leadership Council praised for rising to safety challenge

3 days ago

Kier wins £160m Area 4 highways upkeep deal

Maintenance work to start in November on Kent and Sussex roads

4 days ago

25 demolition firms win places on Scottish framework

Demolition framework for Scottish council and housing associations

4 days ago

Amey clinches £240m deal to upkeep three major bridges

South west major structures inspection and maintenance worth £16m a year

4 days ago

Aecom to cut up to 500 jobs

Consultant starts redundancy consultation as it “re-shapes” the business

4 days ago

Squibb lands demolition deal on £220m Woolwich site

Year-long demolition of old Woolwich estate starts this month

4 days ago

Vinci replaces Galliford Try on £26m cancer centre

Demolition work completed by Galliford Try but client brings in new contractor

5 days ago

Morgan Sindall confident of second half profit surge

Post lockdown recovery continues as £9.3m of furlough cash to be handed back to government

4 days ago

M&E specialist Lorne Stewart battles to stem losses

Harrow-based building services specialist begins to curb losses

4 days ago

Worker crushed to death on Tottenham demolition site

Wall and roof collapses at two-storey industrial building

5 days ago

Countryside picked for £124m Bracknell housing plan

Over 400 homes to be built on three council-owned sites in town centre

4 days ago

Balfour to reopen concrete plant after Covid outbreak

Track and trace investigations show no-one affected at Hinkley where segments are supplied

5 days ago

Robertson lands Preston research centre contract

University of Sheffield picks main contractor for £20m scheme

5 days ago

300 “shovel ready” schemes get £900m funding boost

Government confirms schemes receiving cash from the Getting Building Fund

5 days ago

2021 workload rebound but to 6.4% below pre-Covid level

Construction forecasters bank on V-shaped recovery next year

5 days ago

Plans unveiled for new 40-acre Crewe warehouse scheme

Construction of 800,000 sq ft of space on former BAE factory site

5 days ago

Manchester wellbeing centre developer eyes three more sites

Construction to start next year on £250m Manchester scheme followed by trio of new venues

6 days ago

Willmott Dixon wins £31m Rotherham housing deal

Over 170 homes to be built for Rother Living

5 days ago

Gaysha acquires fit-out firm GS Contracts

Latest acquisition for expanding London refurb contractor

6 days ago

More than 600 consultants fight to win framework places

EN:Procure picks 70 winners for £10m deal: Full details

6 days ago

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Membership lets construction know you are open for business as recovery gathers momentum

2 years ago

Clancy drops Docwra name and exits multi-utility work

Clancy to sharpen focus on water and energy work

6 days ago

Renaker go-ahead for Manchester twin towers

Phase 2 of Crown Street scheme approved by planners

6 days ago

Laing O’Rourke wins £123m sewage works upgrade

Three-year upgrade of Beckton works to start early next year

6 days ago

Cruden goes into administration with 100 job losses

KPMG now winding down contractor after Covid-19 was “the final straw”

1 week ago

Demolition worker fights for her life after site accident

Shannon Brasier, 20, in coma at Royal London Hospital

1 week ago

Sisk to repay Covid-19 staff wage cuts

Around 600 staff to recoup deductions made over three months

1 week ago

Worker crushed to death at precast concrete plant

Safety inspectors uncover a series of problems at Treanor Pujol site

6 days ago

Build UK contractors hold payment times during Covid-19

Six main contractors paying within 30 days

1 week ago

McAlpine to cut 6% of staff after strategy review

Regional and market Covid-19 review leads to 132 job losses

1 week ago

Engie seals £100m+ Kingston Uni student halls deal

Over 1,200 rooms to be upgraded and 117 new rooms built in south west London

1 week ago

Hinkley nuclear job facing “high” risk of delay and extra costs

EDF now updating schedule and cost estimates

1 week ago

HS2 Chiltern tunnel launchpad ready for giant TBMs

160,000 m3 of material excavated and 17m high headwall constructed

1 week ago

Glass office block to kickstart £200m South Shields site

Commercial building will form first phase of Holborn regeneration scheme

1 week ago

Barratt to build 300 new homes on Macclesfield school site

Deal with Homes England unlocks site for development

1 week ago

School building kits to revolutionise construction

Offsite specialists Elliott and McAvoy win funding to redesign school building

1 week ago

Grenfell council picks firm to reclad two tower blocks

Lawtech secures job to reclad two 14-storey blocks of flats

1 week ago