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Contractor saved after being sunk by the “Carillion effect”

Directors buy Blue Square Building out of administration saving 100 jobs

2 days ago

Skanska signs £141m landmark Knightsbridge rebuild

Keltbray starts piling work after complex site clearance job

2 days ago

Birmingham puts firms on alert for £2bn framework

Balfour Beatty, Bouygues, Morgan Sindall and Willmott Dixon face fight to renew places

2 days ago

Watkin Jones to start £68m Reading build to rent scheme

M&G and Lochailort forward fund 315-flat Thames Quarter high-rise project

2 days ago

Government to consult on banning combustible cladding

Government bows to pressure from public, industry and MPs

3 days ago

Caddick’s £300m Leeds SOYO scheme approved

Work to start later this year on 515-home New York Square first phase

3 days ago

Unite property director takes helm at Watkin Jones

Richard Simpson to take over from Mark Watkin at the start of 2019

2 days ago

Green light for £56m Warrington private rental scheme

High Street Group prepares to start another PRS scheme in £340m pipeline

2 days ago

ISG wins two Edinburgh hotel builds worth £40m-plus

Hospitality sector expertise books Premier Inn and Yotel projects

3 days ago

Seddon sets up mental health hotline for staff

Tragic suicide of young painter inspires new campaign across the company

3 days ago

Combustible cladding escapes ban in Hackitt Report

Post-Grenfell report calls for CDM-style chain of responsibility policed by new regulatory body

3 days ago

Trio net £1.3bn Clyde submarine base framework

VolkerStevin, Kier Graham Defence and Morgan Sindall secure 10-year work programme

3 days ago

Theresa May pledges £400m to strip Grenfell-type cladding

Government will pay for retrofit work on 158 tower blocks

4 days ago

Retiring Van Elle boss sells shares for £4.8m

Outgoing chief executive Jon Fenton sell 7% stake in AIM-listed piling group

3 days ago

British Land braced for jump in construction costs

Developer expecting build inflation of 3-4% next year

3 days ago

Countryside to open modular panel timber frame factory

Mixed tenure partnerships division now bigger than private house building

3 days ago

North Midland launches development arm

Strong start to year but problem Telecoms division continues to dog results

3 days ago

Global tunnel expert to head HS2 Align JV team

Bouygues, Sir Robert McAlpine, and VolkerFitzpatrick appoint new leader for £965m contract

3 days ago

Scaffolder hit by 500kg bridge panel during demolition

Court hears how victim left with multiple injuries after demolition job went wrong

4 days ago

London Mayor pledges to build 10,000 council houses

New fund set up to kick-start council house building in the capital

4 days ago

Russells wins second office refit at NOMA site

Work starts on Dantzic warehouse conversion to offices in Manchester

4 days ago

Boost your online presence – join the new Enquirer Directory

New site for suppliers and buyers will showcase their products, services and latest stories

2 weeks ago

Carillion’s board savaged for recklessness, hubris and greed

Watchdog MPs single out Richard Adam, Richard Howson and Philip Green

4 days ago

Carillion probe MPs call to break-up hold of Big Four accountants

Pension and Financial Reporting Regulators slammed as too timid in challenging bosses and bean counters

4 days ago

Graham / Hochtief JV set for Brent Cross infrastructure deal

Works will pave the way for £1.4bn shopping centre revamp

4 days ago

Balfour lands £13m Scarborough cliff stabilisation

Work will start at the end of May on cliff behind Scarborough Spa

4 days ago

Carillion’s cradle to grave journey over 19 years

Key events timeline in the rise and fall of Britain second biggest contractor

4 days ago

Plans for £70m women’s football centre and hotel

Football Association Women’s Super League 1 club in talks about new home in Cheshire

4 days ago

Wates wins £650m job to start refurb of Parliament

Northern Estate revamp will provide temporary home for MPs during main renovation programme

5 days ago

Kuwaiti firm plans Birmingham’s tallest office tower

Work to start later this year on £140m next phases of Beorma Quarter

5 days ago

BAM Nuttall maintains margin at 2%

Pre-tax profit slips 10%, but Nuttall ends year with £1.3bn of work in hand

5 days ago

British Land puts in plans for new town in Docklands

Giant Canada Water development will transform 53 acre site

6 days ago

Bowmer & Kirkland to build £63m Milton Keynes PRS scheme

Landlord Grainger acquires project with construction set to start next year

5 days ago

Alumasc sounds second profit warning in two months

Share price falls 15% as building products firm hit by project delays and bad weather

5 days ago

Lakehouse wins £55m Welsh warm homes retrofit

Arbed 3 project will improve the energy efficiency of 6,000 homes

5 days ago

Willmott Dixon wins sole supplier £2.5bn mega framework

Places for People sole supplier deal for major project hub criticised for squeezing out smaller firms

6 days ago

Interserve boss earns £525,900 in four months

Interserve chief executive and finance director gain maximum 125% bonus

1 week ago

Jones Bros wins retendered £15.5m Wigan Link road

Work to start in June after delay caused by Galliford Try pulling out at design stage

6 days ago

SES boosts south east management team

Trio of appointments to drive south east expansion

1 week ago

Construction model creating risks for worker exploitation

CIOB report attacks subcontracting model and use of umbrella companies

6 days ago

Bid race starts for Scottish women’s prison

Women’s prison will be built on site of jail at Cornton Vale in Stirling

6 days ago

Amey Birmingham road row could cost £208m

Parent company Ferrovial puts aside huge provision in latest results

1 week ago

Graham opens Liverpool office after clutch of wins

Graham opens 16th UK office in North West expansion

6 days ago

Financial watchdog launches probe into Interserve

Investigation focuses on profit warnings connected with energy from waste schemes

1 week ago

Green light for £1bn London Silvertown Tunnel

Preferred bidder to be named before end of this year

1 week ago

Betting Spy: Burnley, Palace and West Ham to end on a high

Final day of the season is a bit of a damp squib but 13/2 treble can provide some excitement

1 week ago

Runaway dumper traps worker in trench

HSE warns over site vehicle maintenance after groundworks accident

1 week ago

Subcontractors wanted for south coast sites

Meet the Buyer event in Brighton next week: Register now

1 week ago

Ban for M&E recruitment boss caught diverting funds

Recruitment specialist went down owing £800,000

1 week ago

Construction output falls by £1bn in first quarter

Private housing drop hits output in shaky start to 2018

1 week ago