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Osborne makes £45m construction loss

Sale of infrastructure business balances books as contractor looks for zero-carbon wins

3 days ago

John F Hunt forecasts record revenue and profits this year

Demolition contractor back on strong financial footing after previously setting aside £5.6m for bid rigging probe

3 days ago

Notting Hill Genesis names £2.8bn framework winners

26 firms land places on main contractor deal: Full list

3 days ago

Green light for dual hotel scheme at Nine Elms

Two new hotel towers will share common basement

3 days ago

Trials start on cement-free pre-cast piles

Aarsleff is hopeful a product will come to the market shortly

3 days ago

Ex-Telford Homes boss to run green house builder

Jon Di-Stefano takes helm at M&G backed Greencore Construction

3 days ago

Subcontractors told to stop work on Brymor sites

£80m revenue southern contractor files letter of intent to enter administration

4 days ago

House builder Chartway sold to private equity firm

Cabot Square Capital signs another major construction deal

4 days ago

Murphy Group appoints new chairman

Capita chairman and investment banker John Cresswell to start in November

4 days ago

Tolent seals £40m Newcastle ‘future-living’ housing job

135-home Vaux scheme will be first of four neighbourhoods totalling 1,000 homes

4 days ago

Cruden takes first job at £1.3bn Edinburgh Waterfront scheme

Preferred bidder named for first 750 net zero homes at new Granton Waterfront coastal town

4 days ago

Trio of student towers to be built at Brent Cross Town

Ground works under way with main contractor due to be appointed next month

4 days ago

Keltbray gets start date for £50m motorway upgrade

Contractor hails “significant step forward” for highways business

5 days ago

Site workers settle for 5% pay increase

Contractors and unions agree one-year deal following months of talks

6 days ago

Rising wages and skills gap to overshadow materials issues

Materials and product Inflation tops 20% so far this year, but labour set to be next big headache

5 days ago

Erith pays £2.8m bonus to staff after ownership switch

Around 450 staff have on average received over £6,000 since move to employee ownership five years ago

5 days ago

Algeco lands £19.2m Leeds modular school scheme

Offsite specialist will supply and install 192 steel frame modules

5 days ago

Eight firms placed on £750m Midlands and Eastern framework

Next generation framework for jobs up to £7.5m employs a parallel plotting structure

5 days ago

Aston Villa unveil plans for £100m stadium expansion

Construction set to start next year on first phase of Villa Park upgrade

5 days ago

Skanska bans ‘swing-up’ lorry loaders after site death

Banned vehicles are used mainly to deliver bulky items like cabins and welfare units

6 days ago

HS2 agrees £78m variation on Euston tunnels cost

Skanska Costain Strabag seals extra payment for agreed changes to the scope of work

6 days ago

B&K breaks ground at £150m Newcastle HMRC job

Work gets underway on city’s largest ever office project

6 days ago

New building safety laws come into force today

Leaseholders protected and new regulator for construction product manufacturers in wake of Grenfell

6 days ago

Peel submits plan for £150m cannabis production plant

Isle of Man seeks to become a leader in the emerging medicinal cannabis sector.

6 days ago

Tarmac buys first electric concrete mixer truck

Country’s first battery powered mixer truck will start site deliveries this Autumn

6 days ago

Tilbury Douglas wins Dorset hospital upgrade

Construction could start in 2024 after Dorset County Hospital secures £77.3m of funding

7 days ago

McGee in £2.4m provision for bid-rigging probe

Demolition contractor says provision will cover the expected fine over cover pricing ring

7 days ago

First designs for £275m HS2 Midlands nerve centre

Contractor due to be named in Autumn next year for Washwood Heath hub

7 days ago

London Bankside Yards next project switches from resi to offices

Revised plan submitted for 18-storey office next to Blackfriars Bridge

7 days ago

Plans in for Cambridge North major mixed-use scheme

Over 400 homes and nearly 600,000 sq ft of office and shops planned for railway sidings site

7 days ago