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Average self employed labour rates top £1,000 a week

Average weekly earnings reach high for skilled trades

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BAM wins £49m Harrogate Convention Centre revamp

Local council hopes to sanction work start this autumn

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Renaker to top-out Manchester with 71-storey skyscraper

Developer lifts the lid on planned five-building cluster for phase 3 of Great Jackson Street development

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Costain bridge lift delayed by ground conditions

National Highways chiefs postpone planned lifting operation

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Nexus sells utilities and EV contracting arms for £78m

Group to now focus on remaining business at south east housing civils contractor Tamdown

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Speller Metcalfe lands lead role on £40m Tamworth revamp

Town centre to be transformed under ambitious plans

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Scaffold boss banned over covid loan abuse

Eleven-year director ban after misuse of £50,000 loan

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Gove issues six weeks ultimatum to sign building safety contract

Developers told to sign Government contract issued today or be banned from building homes

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Firm fined £120,000 for lifting two builders in a telehandler bucket

Rochdale builder Hoyle Developments fined after repeated safety breaches

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Hunt quashes reports HS2 will stop at Old Oak Common

Chancellor says no “conceivable circumstance” where HS2 would not terminate in Central London

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London Chiswick roundabout 24-storey tower approved

Plan for 255 flats and offices finally passed after four previous schemes failed to proceed

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Construction forecast to fall by nearly 5% this year

Private new build housing and RM&I to drive fall but infrastructure growth will also slow

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Mace wins green office block at famous Fleet Street pub site

Contractor to build new 12-storey block pioneering latest sustainable construction methods

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Firms readied for raft of net zero and building safety frameworks

Procurement specialist LHC to tender five mission zero retrofit and building compliance deals

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Plans in for two Derby city centre schemes of 1300 homes

Eagle Quarter and Bradshaw Way schemes to breathe life into Derbion centre area

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United Living names new infrastructure services MD

Former SSE Contracting operations director John Farrell joins multi-service contractor

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Sunak promises Bill to build £100m Holocaust Memorial

Holocaust Memorial Bill will update historic legislation allow the building of a new memorial in London

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Mace Interiors to transform Hanover Square office block

Refurbishment work to start this year on major revamp of Mayfair building

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Garden village in Darlington gets £43m infrastructure cash

Transport and highways work will pave way for 2,000 new homes

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Plans in for Lendlease £1.9bn Birmingham Smithfield scheme

Ambitious plans for City’s old market area advance with enabling works hoped to start this year

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TClarke on track for £500m turnover this year

Building services specialist sees 2022 revenue and profit up by around a third

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McAlpine tenders M&E work at £340m Museum of London job

Demolition and first MEPH work packages come out to bid

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BAM signs off on £65m Manchester First Street office job

Briggs & Forrester lined up for MEP package

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Eurocell gets £1m insurance payout after cyber attack

UPVC giant details cost-cutting round as market weakens

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Mace on board for £440m Manchester Airport upgrade

Green light for second phase of airport transformation programme

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Inland Homes losses now set to hit £91m

House builder sells land as construction problems and slower sales wreck balance sheet

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Plans in for Stoke on Trent city centre mixed-use scheme

Etruscan Square scheme consists of an arena, 300 homes, hotel and multi-storey car park

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Landsec unveils latest £850m Buchanan Galleries plan

Subject to planning, earliest date for first construction would be summer 2024

7 days ago

Van Elle soars to record revenue in first six months

Revenue up a third to £80m at piling specialist with improved order levels ahead

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Work starts on BSI Kitemark for MMC homes

Government backs new British Standard to lift barrier to modern methods of construction

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