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Contractor jailed for filling old quarry with hazardous waste

M E Foley (Contractors) boss jailed for over two years

2 days ago

Bids invited for £540m JV North contractors framework

Race start for places on northern housing association consortium new-build framework

2 days ago

Contractor moves to four-day-week to boost work/life balance

Building and renovation specialist Orocco to give all site and office staff Fridays off

2 days ago

Scaffolding collapses on top floor of apartment site

Roads sealed off around resi job after scaffolding damaged during high winds

2 days ago

£250m South East Consortium housing framework winners

Vistry and Wates gain places on major projects lot for first time

2 days ago

Construction buyers report strong “spring surge” in output

Industry output expands at sharpest pace since September 2014

3 days ago

Three consortia shortlisted for Britain’s longest road tunnel

Murphy joins international line-up of firms shortlisted for £2.3bn Lower Thames Crossing

4 days ago

Arup staff have bank details hacked by cyber criminals

Ransomware attack sees staff data compromised at consultant

3 days ago

Skanska to switch all site equipment to vegetable oil power

Contractor wants to go all electric or hydrogen powered when technology allows

3 days ago

Lead time warnings on cement and aggies deliveries

Heavyside products and plastic drainage products join supply bottleneck list

4 days ago

Taylor Woodrow secures £328m Somerset A358 upgrade

Vital 9-mile section of A358 will be dualled to the M5

3 days ago

11 win £350m southern house building deal

Housing association Abri names new construction partners

3 days ago

Leeds Bradford Airport £150m plan put on hold

Choice to hold a public inquiry delayed by communities secretary

3 days ago

St Modwen teams up with Oxford college for resi and logistics scheme

Worcester scheme for 1,250 homes and 900,000 sq ft of warehouses

3 days ago

Renewal race for £1.8bn north west framework

Procure Partnerships calls up contractors for second-generation deal

5 days ago

Safety inductions to go 4D on Balfour/Vinci HS2 sites

Online training tool based on specific sites set to boost safety awareness

4 days ago

Contractors called up for £650m housing framework

CEF framework will be used by eight housing associations in the north

4 days ago

Piling starts on £100m Edmonton recycling centre

Taylor Woodrow assembles piling experts from sister VINCI companies

4 days ago

Select Plant electric crane ready to start on site

Liebherr crawler takes 4.5hours to charge

5 days ago

Tarmac/Kier to upgrade London highways in Barnet

£25m highways maintenance contract will run for two and a half years

4 days ago

Hill to build 200 homes for £500m Oxford scheme

Homes to be built in first phase of Oxford North life sciences district

5 days ago

Controversial IR35 changes come into force

Freelance contractors hit at ‘worst possible time’ by tax shake-up

5 days ago

B&K bags £10m Keele Uni innovation centre

Work to start on seventh innovation centre within in University Enterprise Zone

5 days ago

Galliard and O’Shea set up retirement home partnership

O’Shea will build first £40m retirement village near Henley-on-Thames

5 days ago

Balfour takes first works deal on HS2 phase 2a to Crewe

Under £52m contract, Balfour will create new woods and wetlands

5 days ago

SSE Contracting sold to private equity firm Aurelius

Deal will see 1,900 M&E staff get new owners

1 week ago

Developer Dominvs appoints new Construction Director

Former Multiplex project leader John Ko joins from Goldman Sachs

5 days ago

Plans in for over 700 homes near Birmingham HS2 station

Plan for five blocks of flats up to 15 storeys high at New Bond Street in Digbeth

5 days ago

Race starts for £1.9bn Lower Thames Crossing roads

Roads North of Thames will be worth more than double the Kent Roads contract

2 weeks ago

Skanska bags £135m revamp of Canary Wharf’s first office

30 South Colonnade to get a major overhaul and extra three floors

1 week ago

Balfour recruits 70 youngsters under kickstart scheme

Balfour signs up to Government kickstart and now has 6% of staff in ‘earn and learn’ positions

1 week ago

Scottish Water names contractors for next six years

Morrison Utilities Services and Galliford Try JVs extend deal to cover water and wastewater infrastructure

2 weeks ago

Plans go in for new £400m Romford urban village

Major regeneration scheme to be built using modular construction factory

1 week ago

Van Elle buys helical piling and steel foundations firm ScrewFast

Deal will boost expansion plans in infrastructure and housing markets

1 week ago

Tilbury Douglas raids Amey for infrastructure commercial chief

Former Amey Utilities commercial director Paul Thain starts next month

2 weeks ago

Southend’s £500m Better Queensway estate rebuild approved

Demolition and enabling works to start on 1,760-home town centre regeneration

2 weeks ago

Consultant trio to survey condition of English school estate

AECOM, Faithfull+Gould and RLB to carry out second nation condition survey

2 weeks ago

Former Barhale director to run Hampshire specialist Hanevo

New COO Dave Shaw aims to grow MEICA and civils firm to £50m revenue in four years

1 week ago

Skanska wins £83m West End London office and resi job

The Earnshaw Building in London will consist of resi and offices next to the Centre Point tower

2 weeks ago

Balfour to build £130m Royal Holloway student village

Construction to start early next year on 1,400 room scheme in Surrey

2 weeks ago

Union fury at trade bodies “double standards” over pay rises

Federation chiefs rubber stamp increases for skills card managers after imposing pay freeze on site workers

2 weeks ago

ENGIE wins £120m deal to replace cladding on towers

Housing association Optivo set to start seven-year programme of fire remediation work

2 weeks ago

Planning rules relaxed for commercial to resi conversions

Quicker planning also for school and hospital extensions

2 weeks ago

Scaffolding boss handed four-year ban after spending spree

Boss of failed Godiva Environmental Solutions recklessly spent £142,000 prior to bankruptcy to avoid paying creditors.

2 weeks ago

Montel lands £17m infra deal for Bristol housing site

Contract is Worcester firms biggest ever win

2 weeks ago

Six firms win £285m concrete road upgrades

Morgan Sindall and Sisk win pavement rebuild, while VolkerFitzpatrick, Colas, Dyer & Butler and Tarmac take repairs deal

2 weeks ago

HS2 construction workers attacked by 30-strong mob

Police appeal for witnesses after “violent disorder and assault” leaves nine injured

2 weeks ago

Briggs & Forrester ownership shifts to employee trust

M&E contractor delivers rise in profit to £4.1m despite Covid reducing revenue by 14% to £223m

2 weeks ago

Kier frontrunner for £23m Paisley Museum job

Renfrewshire council expected to agree the appointment of Kier on Thursday

2 weeks ago

Highways England rules out Stonehenge Tunnel ERAs

Consultants looked at two safety lay-bys per tunnel on £1.7bn project

2 weeks ago

Willmott Dixon acclaimed for green supply chain

First contractor to earn Carbon Trust level 3 supply chain emissions accolade

2 weeks ago