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Firms on alert for £1bn refit and refurb framework

Pagabo calls up firms for second generation refurbishment deal

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Manchester arts centre running £100m over original budget

Extra cash call as cost inflation pushes The Factory project cost to £211mm

6 hours ago

Balfour targets next generation floating wind farms

Balfour teams up with Aker to build concrete gravity base floating wind turbines

7 hours ago

Esh Group returns to profit after reducing risks

Major restructuring programme paying dividends at North of England contractor

27 mins ago

Caddick acquires assets from failed facade specialist

Deal to save Speedpanel operation from Speedclad ensures continuity on projects

18 hours ago

Fusion21 names winners for £250m repairs framework

Full list of 46 winning companies

26 mins ago

RSK buys Scottish M&E specialist WGM Engineering

£45m turnover Glasgow contractor employs 365 mechanical, electrical, and civil engineering staff

16 hours ago

Cladding and roofing specialist falls £9m into red

Lindner Prater runs into loss after remedial works needed on a major job

23 hours ago

Ellmer propels growth at Byrne Group

Concrete specialist Byrne impacted by project start delays

23 hours ago

Kobelco suspends plant sales over engine scandal

Manufacturer stops selling some excavators and crawler cranes over emissions fear

24 hours ago

Watkin Jones sounds profit warning

Higher borrowing costs for buyers starting to hit sale prices and margins

22 hours ago

First nuclear fusion plant to be built in Nottinghamshire

£2bn-plus fusion energy plant to be built at West Burton coal power station site.

1 day ago

Peel sets up suburban build-to-rent developer

New Letta arm aims to build 1,000 private rental homes in the North West

23 hours ago

Wates Pre-Construction Director joins rival Real

Matt Smith joins ambitious contractor and developer

2 days ago

L&G modular homes amassed loss deepens to £174m

Modular arm suffers sixth successive loss but books first revenue of £12m

2 days ago

Chancellor does U-turn on top rate tax cut

Plan to abolish 45p top rate a “distraction” from Growth Plan

2 days ago

O’Connor Utilities buys fibre optic installer

Leeds-based telecoms contractor InICT employs over 110 staff

2 days ago

Thompsons claims UK biggest blow down at Redcar

100,000t steelmaking plant demolished using 1.6 tonnes of explosive

2 days ago

Costain and Mott MacDonald win £60m Stonehenge deal

New team in to oversee construction once scheme gets planning green light

2 days ago

Brickability buys ET Clay Products for £11.6m

Construction materials distributor acquires brick supply specialist

2 days ago

BAM accelerates net zero target to 2026

UK operations set more ambitious carbon target than Royal BAM Group

2 days ago

Seven metre roof fall from “makeshift” access system

Contractor fined £80,000 after employee fell through fragile roof

2 days ago

Self-employed labour rates hit record high

Average weekly pay tops £1,000 in London, the South East and East of England.

5 days ago

Network Rail chief takes finance reins at Skanska

Meliha Duymaz is new Chief Financial Officer

5 days ago

Construction Manager of the Year crowned

Kier’s Joe O’Connell lands top prize. Full list of winners

6 days ago

Hochtief starts pulling down Welsh pylons

Construction starts on National Grid project

5 days ago

Kier wins London life sciences job

Contractor lands innovative landmark lab development at ARC West London

5 days ago

Social housing bidding opens for £1.5bn energy retrofit cash

First upgrades of social housing stock could start from early next year

6 days ago

Construction arm propels Mace to record profit

Revenue expected to top £2bn this year despite project delays

7 days ago

Fire destroys conveyor belt at Silvertown Tunnel site

Forty firefighters battle blaze at huge London site

6 days ago