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Materials giant CRH looks to sell contractor Farrans

More than 550 staff set to get new owner

1 day ago

West Yorkshire transport projects delayed to save £270m

Over 30 transport schemes to be placed on hold due to cost inflation budget pressure

8 hours ago

Decision on A1 Costain dualling job delayed for third time

Development consent decision for £260m Northumberland scheme put back a further 9 months

9 hours ago

Colas wins £140m Cheshire highways upkeep deal

Incumbent contractor Ringway will handover to Colas in April

9 hours ago

Skanska to lend staff cash

Contractor links-up with finance firm to offer affordable loans to employees

9 hours ago

Ilke Homes pulls off £100m record-breaking fund raise

Largest-ever capital raise by a UK modular house builder to fund expansion

1 day ago

Construction buyers fear for year ahead

“Construction companies now have a tightrope to walk in terms of being ready for recovery and cautious around investment”

1 day ago

Gove calls for competition probe into house building

Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill ‘strengthened’ with new measures

1 day ago

Schools get £500m for energy upgrades this winter

Extra cash found for better heating controls, insulation and energy efficient lighting

1 day ago

1,000-home North London scheme approved

Developer Hill will start work in the Spring on South Tottenham site

1 day ago

Bid race for £500m Suffolk construction framework

Construction and building services firms called up for East of England four year deal

1 day ago

Mace employs robot dog to avoid slip and trips in tunnel

Robot working in dark and hazardous conditions under Heathrow Airport

1 day ago

Administrator details confirmed at Southampton M&E firm

Begbies Traynor now in charge at Working Environments as suppliers face large losses

2 days ago

Former Galliard chief takes helm at Inland Homes

New CEO Don O’Sullivan sets out to return south east house builder to profitability

1 day ago

Applicant numbers nosedive for construction vacancies

Recruitment market gets even more competitive – how the Enquirer can help

2 days ago

Industry veteran to head Henry Bros northern arm

Peter Commins, former Kier and Balfour Beatty northern chief, to spearhead growth drive

1 day ago

Housing association shuts in-house modular factories

Swan closes loss-making steel frame and cross-laminate timber factories

2 days ago

350-homes approved around iconic London Tube station

Housing blocks to be built around Grade II-listed Hounslow West Tube station

2 days ago

Domis set for £195m Boddingtons Brewery scheme

Developer Salboy buys Manchester site to kickstart long-awaited 556 homes project

2 days ago

John Lewis £500m funding deal to build 1,000 rental homes

Deal to advance BTR flats at store sites in Bromley, West Ealing and Reading

3 days ago

Esh launches new housing retrofit division

Esh Retrofit Solutions will target market to improve the energy performance of social rented homes

2 days ago

Eric Wright wins tricky £52m Liverpool transformation

Contractor working with engineers at Ridge and Partners on “challenging” Stanley Lock Flight site

5 days ago

Investment giant buys Bristol M&E contractor

RDCP Infrastructure acquires Avon Combined Electrical Services

5 days ago

Demolition start for £50m Farnworth town centre rebuild

Caddick Construction is tipped for main works due to start in the spring

5 days ago

L&G Modular strikes deal to build 1,000 affordable homes

Modular homes business teams up with Hampshire’s Vivid housing association

5 days ago

Former Erith operations director joins John F Hunt

Scott Exell named new operations director at demolition specialist John F Hunt

6 days ago

Green light for £135m Leeds twin tower resi scheme

Construction to start in New Year on 500 build-to-rent apartments

6 days ago

Mace hits 1m tonnes carbon saving target for clients

Present work pipeline betters 2026 carbon emission saving target

6 days ago

Plans in for £40m surf park at former Kent colliery

Seahive surf lagoon and health resort will be built near Deal

6 days ago

Crushed demolition worker vows to return to industry

Shannon Brasier hoping to return to construction following horror accident

6 days ago