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Skanska joins switch to electric company cars

Company car EV First initiative starts in December

5 hours ago

160-tonne bridge topples over during installation

100-metre steel bridge falls over while being transported for lifting

1 day ago

CITB starts sell-off of training centres

Walsall College takes over training in Birmingham

8 hours ago

Plan for Dubai-style artificial island in Swansea Bay

Dragon-shaped artificial island to provide housing and renewable energy

12 hours ago

Sisk poaches ISG data centre project chief

Andy Cook joins Sisk as UK data centre chief after seven years at ISG

1 day ago

Severfield surges through Covid

Steelwork contractor reports strong order book and inquiries

12 hours ago

Kier wins £106m Westminster mansion block

Last remaining whole city block site in London’s W1 postcode to be developed.

20 hours ago

GMI wins contract for South Shields Jobcentre

Construction to start this year on 12,000 sq ft office job

12 hours ago

Lovell submits £220m London estate rebuild plan

Lovell hopes to start next autumn on Woolwich estates rebuild

20 hours ago

£27m Ronaldo hotel gets go-ahead in Manchester

Tendering to start for construction to kick-off next October

1 day ago

Firms invited to bid for £12bn of HS2 work – list

4-day virtual meet the contractor event starts today

2 days ago

Inland lines-up another 1,650 homes

Construction pipeline expands with series of new schemes

1 day ago

Goodwin’s Construction goes under

Manchester building contractor felled by coronavirus project delays

2 days ago

Five in race for £465m HS2 lift and escalator deals

Around 160 lifts and 130 escalators will be installed across four stations

1 day ago

Seddon takes £25m revenue hit from Covid impact

Bolton-based construction group cuts headcount by 7% in streamlining

2 days ago

HE Simm sets up Integrated Services arm for growth

New division, which offers consultancy to aftercare services, targets £30m revenue

2 days ago

London office construction “in state of suspension”

Covid causes construction to drop by 50% and shift towards refurbishment schemes

2 days ago

Severn Trent awards £400m wastewater contract

Customer Solutions Plus JV of Network Plus and Sapphire Utility Solutions lands deal

4 days ago

Unite buys London site for £150m student scheme

Travis Perkins depot in Paddington snapped up for 800-bed scheme

4 days ago

£85m London ‘greening’ office expansion approved

170,000 Barbican office expansion and refit out to tender

4 days ago

Costain appoints new finance chief

Helen Willis joins contractor from banknote printer De La Rue

5 days ago
Moda great charles street neighbourhood

Moda gets go-ahead for £260m Birmingham tower

722 rental flats Jewellery Quarter scheme gains planning

5 days ago

Northern leaders set out big rail upgrade plan

Plan to start rail upgrades and construction in 2024 sent to Government

5 days ago

Modular specialist ilke Homes lands biggest job to date

227 homes to be built offsite after major land deal with Anderson Group

4 days ago

Developer jailed for “repeated deceit and dishonesty”

Court hears catalogue of misconduct by London residential developer

5 days ago

Plans in for 1,200-home Manchester Gasworks scheme

Gasworks new town to be delivered in four phases over 10 years

5 days ago

Laing O’Rourke lands £195m zero carbon office job

Landsec appoints contractor for Timber Square development in London

5 days ago

JCB launches electric telehandler and dumper

Stand-alone rapid charger unit also unveiled to support E-Tech range

6 days ago

£170m deal signed for Meridian Water infrastructure

BAM Nuttall, Vinci and VolkerFitzpatrick to start next Autumn

6 days ago

Shocking videos highlight risk to road workers from drivers

Highways England releases CCTV footage from sites

6 days ago

Berkeley kicks off £1bn West Ham housing scheme

Tendering underway for groundworks and concrete frame packages

6 days ago

Balfour wins £47m job to build Peterhead substation

Work to start on large 400kV substation to secure power supplies in North EastScotland.

5 days ago

Construction’s most considerate companies revealed

Top contractors and suppliers recognised at virtual awards ceremony: Full details

6 days ago

Translink looking for development partner on £380m scheme

Virtual market engagement event to be held later this month

6 days ago

Keller to streamline European headquarters in rejig

Ground engineering contractor reorgnises to create a standalone Europe business

5 days ago

Government £12bn climate plan backs mini nuclear

10-point Government green plan to be unveiled today

6 days ago

Speedy hire revenues continue strong recovery

Turnover nearly back to pre-pandemic levels as hirer works through latest lockdown

6 days ago

Plan to build major London office on stilts above trees

Foster-designed 510,000 office-led scheme will stand 18m above ground

7 days ago

Beard weathers Covid to report strong first half

Family-run business enters 2021 with a head of work worth over £100m

7 days ago

Torsion joint venture targets £200m of student schemes

JV with investment firm Harrison Street to fund five new projects

7 days ago

PERI builds apartment block with 3D printer

Three-storey building will take six weeks to construct

7 days ago

Competition watchdog clears Interserve FM sale to Mitie

£190m takeover deal will be ratified before the end of this year

1 week ago

Celotex misled industry over rigged fire test

Former Celotex manager admits “fraud on the market” by falsely marketing insulation board as being safe.

1 week ago

Stewart Milne to make 80 staff redundant in restructure

Move will affect workers in Aberdeen, Glasgow and Manchester.

1 week ago

Lighthouse Club launches ‘Christmas Cracker’ fundraiser

Industry charity selling prize e-cards after festive lunches cancelled by Covid

1 week ago

Plans in for £65m Wolverhampton private rental scheme

Placefirst to built 370 canal-side homes at Lower Horseley Fields site

1 week ago

Eight win £2.1bn Constructing West Midlands 2 deal

Galliford Try, ISG, Morgan Sindall and Willmott Dixon bag spots on major works panel

1 week ago

L&G sets up suburban single family build to rent arm

Investor takes build to rent offer to traditional family house market

1 week ago

Van Elle founder dies after long illness

Michael Ellis dies aged 76 after battle with cancer

1 week ago

Carey to build new office scheme in Milton Keynes

Contractor to start construction later next year

1 week ago

Durkan wins 140-home West London estate rebuild

Durkan beats Lovell to phase 2 of Sherwood Estate rebuild in Ealing

1 week ago