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McAlpine losses hit £26.8m

Contractor reveals impact of Covid on finances

12 hours ago

Morgan Sindall wins £28m Dawlish rockfall shelter

Work to start in August on key stretch of South West coastal railway

10 hours ago

Redrow go-ahead for 1,200 homes in North London

Third phase of Colindale Gardens will consist of five large clustered blocks of flats

11 hours ago

Kier launches £241m fund raise to pay down debt

Contractor hopes to achieve net cash in two to three years

15 hours ago

HS2 hits historic milestone as first TBM launches

TBM will dig 10 miles of tunnel under the Chilterns, operating 24/7 for the next three years

15 hours ago

Winchmore wins £2m brickwork package from Wates

Specialist lands latest deal as it ramps-up training and apprenticeships programme

11 hours ago

Balfour upbeat as new chairman confirmed

Positive trading statement as former ITV chief Lord Allen appointed

15 hours ago

PP O’Connor to build Manchester’s first public park for 100 years

New 6.5 acre public park will be the centrepiece of £1.4bn Mayfield development

14 hours ago

Construction waste bricks start commercial production

University spin-out firm gets funding to start producing 2m eco-friendly bricks a year

15 hours ago

First trains start running in Crossrail trial

Laing O’Rourke hands over new Tottenham Court Road station

1 day ago

Excavator accident not reported despite builder losing leg

Contractor jailed after court hears serious site accident went unreported

1 day ago

Construction activity recovers from Covid cliff-fall

Construction output soars almost 6% in March restoring industry to pre-pandemic level

2 days ago

Winvic bags biggest haul of orders during Covid

Northampton contractor takes pole position in 12-month rolling contracts league for first time

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600 workers flee Newham sites after fire breaks out

Blaze hits vast Brunel Street scheme currently under construction

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McLaren to build ambulance service mega hub

Contractor starts work on new home for West Midlands Ambulance Service

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Mears forecasts return to profit after £15m loss last year

Firm forecasts £25m profit this year from clear focus on housing maintenance

2 days ago

Morgan Sindall lifts leisure centre tally to £360m

Site clearance starts for Woolwich leisure centre in south east London

2 days ago

Hard hat stickers highlight workers with diversity training

Stickers will show who workers can turn to for a chat about diversity and mental health

3 days ago

Mace/Dragados win Birmingham £570m HS2 station

Winner confirmed for Curzon Street station

3 days ago

Plans unveiled to build £1.6bn of modular rental homes

Apache Capital spots gap in market for build to rent family homes

3 days ago

Morgan Sindall to plant 270,000 trees

Contractor continues sustainability drive with new UK woodlands programme

3 days ago

Eurogold aims for £100m revenue as demand surges

Huyton-based civils contractor sees return of strong demand across north west

3 days ago

Construction firms vaunted for trail-blazing race to net zero

Contractors and consultants praised for rising to climate change challenge

3 days ago

Conamar wins £11m Garsington Opera arts hub

Work to start in June at Wormsley Estate in Buckinghamshire

3 days ago

Lonsdale lands £8m Paddington M&E deal from Mace

Specialist will help integrate tube station with Paddington Cube building

3 days ago

Six planned skyscrapers to change London city skyline

City of London Corporation unveils mid-2020s cluster of skyscrapers

4 days ago

Firms on alert for £335m West Midlands highways upkeep

Bidders day for 8-year Area 9 maintenance contract to be held next month

4 days ago

Workers left without edge protection on fifth floor roof

Court hears contractor had been warned before about safety failures

4 days ago

MoJ plans to open up £250m minor works to more firms

Bidders day to be held for new dynamic purchasing system framework

4 days ago

Former Kier utilities director joins MEICA specialist Bridges

Toby Harding joins as operations director of £31m revenue Somerset specialist

4 days ago

British Steel stops taking orders in face of ‘extreme’ demand

Steelwork contractors stunned by main supplier’s temporary closure of order book

3 days ago

Fire at tower days before Grenfell-style cladding due to be removed

More than 40 people injured during blaze at 19-storey building

6 days ago

Firms shortlisted for £140m Havant reservoir

Balfour, Hochtief and Mackley/Jones JV hunt main reservoir package

7 days ago

Blackstone makes £1.2bn bid for St Modwen

Investment giant set to acquire big name developer

7 days ago

London Chalcots towers £100m reclad out to bid again

Camden Council hopes to let Swiss Cottage estate reclad before the end of this year

1 week ago

Balfour facing strike ballot over “insulting” pay offer

Industrial action ballot planned for workers on £1.5bn Central Rail System Alliance contract

1 week ago

Hill wins 142-home McArthurs Yard job in Bristol

Housing contractor bags first Bristol job at harbourside site

1 week ago

BarhaleDoosan to build organic waste water treatment works

Natural integrated wetland to be built at Clifton wastewater treatment works

7 days ago

London Nine Elms 12-storey office approved

Construction to start this summer at former Royal Mail site

7 days ago

Construction output surge sees cost inflation hit record high

Buyers report rises in input costs hit near 25-year high as materials shortages bite

7 days ago

Barratt problem concrete frames and cladding bill hits £163m

House builder sees demand and construction surge but legacy property charges rise

1 week ago

Fresh price hike takes structural steel to £800 per tonne

Seventh price hike since last July sees steel sections rise by £50/t

1 week ago

Henry Boot rejigs senior management

New MDs appointed to head construction and plant operations

1 week ago

Materials shortages threatening pace of rebound

RICS survey reveals confidence running high but shortages could put brakes on recovery

1 week ago

Keltbray sells electrical engineering arm to management

MBO at Keltbray Lagan Power three years after contractor acquired majority stake in business

1 week ago

BAM awards £150m worth of Manchester arena packages

North West subcontractors win top billing at Co-op Live project

1 week ago

Contractor Kilnbridge sold to 800-staff ownership trust

Founder of £90m East London contractor sells to workforce trust

1 week ago

ISG chalks up £48m haul of school wins

Deals include a £12m pathfinder ‘net zero’ school in Bristol

1 week ago

Procure Plus plans £1.3bn low carbon housing framework

Firms wanted to supply or fit solar panels and air and ground source heat pumps

1 week ago

Keltbray posts £9.4m loss due to Covid and restructuring

Specialist contractor confident about future with £25m net cash and £224m order book

1 week ago

Construction start date for £200m Basildon scheme

Work to start this autumn on Essex site being developed by Inland Homes and Homes England

1 week ago