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Building safety police force to be run by HSE

Government promises “biggest change in building safety for a generation.”

11 hours ago

Report submitted on Shaylor directors following collapse

Latest update holds out little hope for more money for trade contractors owed £19m

13 hours ago

Green light for new stand at Emirates Old Trafford

Lancashire Cricket Club will have the largest ground outside of London

13 hours ago

Green light for £137m Midland Metro eastside extension

New 1.7km Birmingham Eastside Extension will connect planned HS2 station at Curzon Street

4 hours ago

HS2 review slams project team as costs could hit £106bn

Oakervee review to give “lukewarm” backing to project

20 hours ago

Demolition winner for vast Elizabeth House job

Fierce competition for demolition package to pave way for new 31-storey tower at Waterloo

21 hours ago

Anglo American commits to saving £2.5bn potash mine project

Mining giant aims to get Yorkshire construction project back on track

20 hours ago

£150m Manchester build to rent scheme approved

AECOM construction arm Tishman will deliver 23 and 29 storey Portugal Street East scheme

21 hours ago

T+T secures PM role on Bradford Odeon job

Restoration of former 1930s Odeon cinema to be completed late next year

20 hours ago

Robo cone layers to make life safer on road jobs

Automatic cone laying machines could be on site by end of the year

4 days ago

NAO raises alarm over cost of finishing Carillion hospitals

Spending watchdog warns a significant risk of £2bn cost of both hospitals rising further

4 days ago

Green light for Birmingham’s tallest tower

£150m Broad Street skyscraper will rise to 61 floors

4 days ago

Plan for £33m cross laminate timber office block

Developer Southern Grove plans 6 storey office block in London’s Shoreditch area

4 days ago

GMI to build 14-storey Leeds hotel

Scheme will occupy last remaining plot on Sovereign Square site

4 days ago

Burglar caught after ransacking construction training centre

Rampage and robbery disrupts Sunderland training hub

4 days ago

Alligator park plan for £230m mixed use London site

Developer plans to turn iconic gasholder into reptile house on Old Kent Road

5 days ago

Domis set for £300m landmark Manchester Viadux

Developers Ask and Salboy team-up for mixed-use scheme near Deansgate

5 days ago

Winners named for £3bn offsite schools framework

B&K, Caledonian, Elliott, Laing O’Rourke and Wates come top of class

5 days ago

£30bn NHS construction frameworks shake-up starts

General healthcare and son of ProCure22 framework contests to start

5 days ago

Man extradited from Albania and charged with site murder

Albanian national appears in UK court after year-long extradition proceedings

6 days ago

Stepnell West Midlands boss leaves business

John Rawlinson departs after overseeing shift from civils to building

5 days ago

Farrans brings in two civils directors

Jonathan Kerr joins from Graham and Jim Steele was former Morrison MD

5 days ago

Richard Desmond wins planning for £1bn Westferry Printworks

Housing secretary overrules planning inspector to grant planning for 1,500 flats

6 days ago

Sisk wins UK’s tallest Premier Inn job

Foundation work gets underway on Canary Wharf site in London Docklands

6 days ago

Worker killed as excavator falls through concrete slab

McGee fined £500,000 following death on demolition site

6 days ago

Bouygues to start £115m Canterbury Riverside scheme

Work to start shortly on mixed use leisure and rental accommodation project

6 days ago

Green light for first homes in £1bn Purfleet regen scheme

Work to start on first 61 homes in Essex town centre regeneration

6 days ago

Balfour crowned 2019 contracts league champion

Multiplex and Bowmer & Kirkland join Top 10 firms for first time

6 days ago

Contracts manager jailed after roofer falls to his death

Police find risk assessment documents with forged signatures during investigation

6 days ago

Winners named for £2bn Hyde new-build housing deal

Eleven selected for £25m-plus projects among 41 winners

6 days ago
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Worker killed and another injured on Birmingham Uni site

Men fall from a scissor lift at Balfour Beatty site

6 days ago

Firm set up by ex-Bardsley QS throws lifeline to 12 former staff

Goodwin Construction hires axed Bardsley staff as revenue set to hit £70m

7 days ago

Laing opens picture archive on post war construction

Picture vault reveals the industry’s journey from flat caps to hard hats

6 days ago

VolkerFitzpatrick wins £40m Brent Cross West Station

Work to start on station in May, which will help to unlock £4.5bn

6 days ago

Historic building specialist Stone Edge collapses

Skipton-based stone building restoration firm in administration

7 days ago

£10bn Pagabo major works framework winners

ISG, Morgan Sindall and McAlpine scoop all project values in six of seven regions

1 week ago

Developer launches own contractor after Bardsley collapse

Newly formed DEX Construction will complete Manchester resi scheme

1 week ago

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2 years ago

Watkin Jones lifts development pipeline to 26 sites

Build to rent and student accommodation specialist sets out five year growth plan

7 days ago

Plans go in for new £337m Museum of London site

Cost of revamping historic West Smithfield site increases from original £250m budget

7 days ago

BAM Nuttall set for £19m Glasgow Sighthill bridge

Pedestrian bridge will link £250m regeneration scheme to Glasgow

7 days ago

Kier set to build Crawley new town hall

Work starts on £150m scheme of 270 flats, a new town hall and offices

7 days ago

Audit watchdog needs more time to probe Carillion collapse

Another six months needed due to “exceptional” complexity of case

1 week ago

Hinkley Point bulk M&E to start in October

MEH Alliance prepares for three years of cabling and pipework

1 week ago

Project delays and pension deficit sank Simons

Lincolnshire builder leaves trade contractors £13m out-of-pocket

1 week ago

Wates to go waste and carbon free by 2025

Contractor launches target-led campaign to help protect the environment

1 week ago

Manchester Met Uni submits £65m science building plan

Demolition works will start at the end of this year

1 week ago

McLaren signs-off fourth Wembley Park job

Quintain awards £130m deal for almost 400 build to rent homes

1 week ago

Broadley went under owing supply chain £15m

Several subcontractors and suppliers owed more than £500,000 each

2 weeks ago

Worker dies after being trapped under digger

Tragic accident on Lindum site in Lincoln

2 weeks ago