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RSK buys Scottish M&E specialist WGM Engineering

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

1 hour ago

Caddick acquires assets from failed facade specialist

Deal to save Speedpanel operation from Speedclad ensures continuity on projects

3 hours ago

Cladding and roofing specialist falls £9m into red

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

7 hours ago

Ellmer propels growth at Byrne Group

Concrete specialist Byrne impacted by project start delays

8 hours ago

Kobelco suspends plant sales over engine scandal

Manufacturer stops selling some excavators and crawler cranes over emissions fear

8 hours ago

Watkin Jones sounds profit warning

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

7 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.

20 hours ago

Peel sets up suburban build-to-rent developer

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

8 hours ago

Wates Pre-Construction Director joins rival Real

Matt Smith joins ambitious contractor and developer

1 day ago

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

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

1 day ago

Chancellor does U-turn on top rate tax cut

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

1 day ago

O’Connor Utilities buys fibre optic installer

Leeds-based telecoms contractor InICT employs over 110 staff

1 day ago

Thompsons claims UK biggest blow down at Redcar

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

1 day 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

1 day ago

BAM accelerates net zero target to 2026

UK operations set more ambitious carbon target than Royal BAM Group

1 day 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.

4 days ago

Network Rail chief takes finance reins at Skanska

Meliha Duymaz is new Chief Financial Officer

4 days ago

Construction Manager of the Year crowned

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

5 days ago

Hochtief starts pulling down Welsh pylons

Construction starts on National Grid project

4 days ago

Kier wins London life sciences job

Contractor lands innovative landmark lab development at ARC West London

4 days ago

Social housing bidding opens for £1.5bn energy retrofit cash

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

5 days ago

Construction arm propels Mace to record profit

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

6 days ago

Fire destroys conveyor belt at Silvertown Tunnel site

Forty firefighters battle blaze at huge London site

6 days ago

Plan for £58m Bristol pharma R&D facility approved

Willmott Dixon in line to build the R&D facility at Bristol & Bath Science Park

5 days ago

Bond Street Elizabeth line station to open next month

Final station on delayed line will welcome passengers in October

5 days ago

Sisk fixes price on £227m Quintain flats job

Quintain signs single-largest contract so far at Wembley Park

6 days ago

Green light for St Helens town centre revamp

English Cities Fund to start phase 1 next April

5 days ago

Rising costs tip William Hare to £3.6m loss

Specialist contractor falls into the red despite near 60% revenue rise to £220m

1 week ago