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Bidding starts for £4.2bn major projects framework

Willmott Dixon, Robertson and Farrans face fight to renew Procurement Hub places

2 hours ago

Plans in for Salford Greengate phase 2 tower

Renaker hopes to start on second 42-storey resi tower in January

24 hours ago

Aldi to open 100 stores in next two years

£1.3bn investment to boost store and distribution network

2 hours ago

Ardmore starts £70m Mayfair mixed-use scheme

Luxury Carrington Street project in West London moves to main construction

10 hours ago

Ilke Homes raises £60m for top 10 house builder plan

Extra funding will raise factory output from two to eight homes a day

23 hours ago

Worker falls through scaffold safety rail

Court hears how rail was not fixed properly leaving victim with ten fractured ribs, broken shoulder and a collapsed lung

3 hours ago

Graham starts £20m Blackpool Houndshill centre extension

Enabling works get underway for shopping centre extension

22 hours ago

Government starts race for £30bn mega framework

ProCure23 and major construction projects bundled into big new framework contest

1 day ago

Six chase £240m HS2 phase 2a advanced works

Advanced Civil Works is due to begin in Autumn 2022.

4 days ago

McLaren lands another major deal at King’s Cross

Contractor officially confirmed for twin 13-storey blocks scheme

1 day ago

BDP replaced as architect on £600m new Leeds hospitals

Discussions break down with original preferred bidder as Perkins & Will team now on board

1 day ago

£25m Cardiff coastal defence bid contest starts

New coastal defence scheme set for mouth of Rhymney River

1 day ago

Nmcn wins more time to secure rescue deal

Troubled contractor gains more time to publish delayed results and secure refinancing deal

4 days ago

Plastering boss banned for skimming accounts

Seven-year ban for director after investigation into collapse of contractor

4 days ago

Lendlease construction profit rebounds to £20m

Contractor sees significant rise in activity this year

4 days ago

20 tower cranes planned for HS2 Euston station job

Mace Dragados seeks tower crane suppliers amid ongoing uncertainty about scope of £2.6bn project

4 days ago

Green light for £60m Manchester surfing lagoon

TraffordCity site will be transformed into major leisure attraction by 2023

4 days ago

Britcon to build Ideal Heating HQ extension

Local contractor seals £16m deal after “rigorous competitive tender process”

4 days ago

Balfour lands latest £52m deal to ‘rewire London’

Balfour to install 200km of cables on London Power Tunnels 2 project

5 days ago

Clancy delivers strong profit growth as margin hits 4.5%

Clancy completes recovery plan with £11m pre-tax profit

5 days ago

Glasgow launches £30bn ‘Greenprint for Investment’

Green cap over M8 interchange and new city metro among 10 investment projects

4 days ago

Five in race for £1.9bn Lower Thames Crossing road deals

Shortlists unveiled for two mega civils jobs either side of UK’s longest road tunnel

6 days ago

Kier scoops £66m Twickenham sewage works upgrade

Thames Water’s third largest sewage treatment plant set for major upgrade

5 days ago

Skanska shuffles management team at Cementation

New MD at piling business which was put up for sale three years ago

5 days ago

Fusion21 plans £750m decarbonisation framework

New framework to target ‘whole building’ works on homes and schools

5 days ago

Buckingham gets start date for £60m Anfield Road Stand

Construction will continue throughout the season with completion set for 2023

6 days ago

Mace confirmed for Mayfair super prime resi scheme

29-home Audley Square scheme is being developed by Phones4U entrepreneur John Caudwell

6 days ago

BAM Nuttall wins £118m Cross Tay Link Road

Perth & Kinross Council signs £9m ECI with BAM for new bridge

6 days ago

Plans in for Birmingham Paradise hotel and office

Detailed plans in for 17-storey hotel and 180,000 sq ft green office block

6 days ago

Henry Boot site team finds letter from 1930s plasterers

Historic discovery on Heart of the City Sheffield site

6 days ago

Firms readied for £600m animal science estate race

Contractors put on alert for Animal and Plant Health Agency science estate framework

6 days ago

Blackstone plans £850m Cambridge life science park expansion

Investor plans to build 800,000 sq ft of purpose-built labs

6 days ago

Construction labour costs climb 2.8% in August

Contractors hoping end of furlough will help ease skills shortages

6 days ago

Three brickies fall through stairwell on St Modwen Homes site

House builder fined £200,000 after trio suffer serious injuries falling 2.5metres through temporary cover

7 days ago

Akela Group moves into England with new Leeds hub

Scottish civils contractor looks to boost business by 10% with move south of the border

7 days ago

Sellafield plans £3bn infrastructure delivery partnership

Morgan Sindall/Arup alliance to be replaced by three delivery partners

1 week ago

Billington cheered by big shed and infrastructure job surge

Steelwork specialist reports challenging market as main contractor clients squeezed by inflationary pressure

1 week ago

Bid race starts for £1.6bn Pagabo civils framework

New civils framework will be split into four project-size lots

1 week ago

SEGRO to start £300m futuristic food production hub

Advanced 1.8m sq ft food growing facility planned near Derby

1 week ago

First contractor fined after 316,000 HSE Covid spot checks

One prosecution so far following blitz of workplace Covid spot checks during pandemic

1 week ago

Ten fire crews tackle blaze at Hinkley

Temporary building on giant construction site goes up in flames

1 week ago

Fusion21 refreshes consultants framework

Firms expected to support around 100 projects a year

1 week ago

Builders’ merchants merge to create 123-branch chain

Independent Builders Merchant Group territory now extends from Corwall to Kent

1 week ago

Digger topples into trench on Costain M6 job

Driver in lucky escape after 13t excavator upends in central reservation drainage trench

1 week ago

Inquiry starts into construction of Scottish hospitals

Focus on construction problems at two major hospital sites

1 week ago

Thompsons blow down iconic Dorman Long tower – video

Controlled explosions bring down four Redcar steelworks structures at once

1 week ago

Manchester crane driver rescued after falling ill in cab

Emergency services lower stricken operator in a stretcher from tower crane cab

1 week ago

Taylor Wimpey MD joins Weston Homes

Peter Gore to oversee delivery of £2bn work pipeline

1 week ago

Henry Construction to build £32m Ealing resi scheme

Financing deal paves way for start on 14-storey scheme

2 weeks ago

Bourne hires new engineering director

Steelwork contractor appoints Denis McNelis to broaden its reach

1 week ago

50 firms win £3.6bn National Highways renewals deal

Morgan Sindall, Eurovia and Osborne win super regions civils

2 weeks ago