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Stepnell lifts Covid pay cuts two weeks early

Family owned contractor returns to pre-pandemic salaries

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Laing O’Rourke office staff to face temperature checks

Contractor rolls out site screening initiative ahead of white collar workers return

1 day ago

Delay confirmed for “cash flow chaos” VAT change

Domestic reverse charge plan put back to March 2021

1 day ago

BAM signs first university pain-gain share alliance deal

£220m Sheffield Hallam alliance includes designers and FM contractor

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Willmott Dixon praises staff and supply chain for Covid response

Contractor made 2.5% profit margin in 2019 providing strong platform for pandemic challenges

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TfL picks consultants for £500m project framework

Costain, Mace and Lendlease feature among big multi-disciplinary firms

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SES Engineering Services MD steps down

Jason Knights to leave Wates, once successor found

2 days ago

Government protects trade credit insurance cover

£10bn guarantee to stop the market seizing up

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Construction occupational health scheme to close

Owner B&CE pulls plug on Constructing Better Health

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Buyers report downturn easing after April Covid carnage

Supply chain disruptions still hampering reopened sites

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Leeds civil engineering contractor collapses

Athena Civil Engineering placed into administration

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Barhale back in profit after problem contracts loss

Civils giant bounces back after tunnelling issues on aqueduct scheme contribute to £15m loss

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Coronavirus disruption tips Van Elle into the red

Former Galliford Try finance director to become chairman of piling specialist

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£300m to kick-start three major London schemes

Infrastructure funding for 20,0000 homes at Brent Cross, Silvertown and Barking Riverside

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JRL Group names new civils MD

Matt Love to lead £18m specialist piling business

3 days ago

HB Reavis acquires prime Shoreditch site

Construction to start next year on latest workplace scheme

2 days ago

Premier Inn restarts construction work on 35 sites

Hotel giant committed to long term expansion plans

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London £130m Old Kent Road scheme approved

Work to start early next year at former Carpetright warehouse

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Plans go in for 42 acre London food market

Billingsgate, Spitalfields and Smithfield to get a new home in Dagenham

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Kier Highways and Seddon reinstated to Prompt Payment Code

Contractors now keeping to pledge to pay 95% of suppliers within 60 days

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Leading brick makers to axe 600 jobs

Ibstock and Forterra restructure businesses to meet forecast fall in demand

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London fit-out firm Square Metre in administration

Fifty jobs cut as lockdown tips £32m fit-out firm over the edge

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Last webinar for contractors interested in £600m plant

Final procurement information event before OJEU notice next month

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Offsite system to cut staircase construction times by 80%

New integrated balustrade system added before precast stairs lifted into place on site

4 days ago

Arup bags job to re-open Cardiff city centre

Arup plans to improve public spaces, repurposed streets and digital infrastructure

4 days ago

Hard-hat mounted cough guard will help protect site workers

New product from JSP will help keep sites safe

4 days ago

Balfour Beatty to start £355m Hull A63 scheme

All systems go for delayed Castle Street upgrade to transform Hull

4 days ago

Contractors face data danger fighting covid contract disputes

Redundancies could see project knowledge lost

4 days ago

Mace bags role on £39bn Northern Powerhouse Rail plan

Firm takes lead on project controls, project, stakeholder and commercial management

5 days ago

Cash flow fears spark call for another delay to VAT changes

Thousands of firms unaware tax change could cut cash flow by 20%

5 days ago

Driver unveils changes at the top

Mark Wheeler takes helm as Gordon Wilkinson steps down as CEO

4 days ago

ISG mobilises for £17m north London town hall fit-out

First phase of £150m Waltham Forest Town Hall redevelopment starts

4 days ago

Morrison wins £42m Scottish factory of the future

Work to start this summer on National Manufacturing Institute Scotland.

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London mayor loans Mount Anvil £50m to boost building

New partnership to boost housing and construction in the capital

5 days ago

Henley Construct lands £12m Croydon housing contract

Demolition to start imminently to revamp street market site

4 days ago

Piling problems force BAM to tear down building frame

Major construction issues delay new £65m Sheffield University faculty building

5 days ago

Industry leaders draw up roadmap to recovery

Construction able to bounce back stronger and more productive within two years

6 days ago

Leaking diamond synchrotron roof to be replaced

Hunt starts for roofing contractor to strip and replace vast circular roof

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ISG director leaves to head-up Structure Tone London division

Danny Blakeston joins rival as London managing director

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Balfour sets-up “New Normal” Covid-19 taskforce

Contractor focuses on cash discipline and improving productivity on sites

5 days ago

Hinkley C team hits key target despite Covid-19 curbs

BYLOR delivers record pour on second reactor base with reduced workforce

5 days ago

Seven win new highways geotechnical framework

Highways England’s new geotechnical framework worth £91m over four years

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Plans lodged for £120m Nottingham hotel scheme

Grade II listed Guildhall to become 162-bed luxury hotel

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Fit-out firm fined £1.1m after ladder fall

Engineer needs transfusion after massive blood loss caused by fall injury

1 week ago

SIG management blunders rack-up £112.7m loss

New boss promises growth strategy after PwC called in to investigate divisional forecasts

1 week ago

Union calls for construction workers to wear masks

Unite demands revisions to Construction Leadership Council guidelines

1 week ago

Robertson approved to start major Blackpool hotel

Site clearance to start next week on phase 2 of £100m Talbot Gateway regeneration

1 week ago

Failed NHS Nightingale joinery firm sold in pre-pack deal

J&P Carpentry and Joinery went into administration after working on Birmingham NEC hospital

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Steel erection starts on first HS2 bridges

Cleveland Bridge starts erecting 65m bridge to span M42

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