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First nuclear fusion plant to be built in Nottinghamshire

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

8 hours ago

Wates Pre-Construction Director joins rival Real

Matt Smith joins ambitious contractor and developer

14 hours ago

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

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

20 hours ago

Chancellor does U-turn on top rate tax cut

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

19 hours ago

O’Connor Utilities buys fibre optic installer

Leeds-based telecoms contractor InICT employs over 110 staff

19 hours ago

Thompsons claims UK biggest blow down at Redcar

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

20 hours ago

Costain and Mott MacDonald win £60m Stonehenge deal

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

1 day ago

Brickability buys ET Clay Products for £11.6m

Construction materials distributor acquires brick supply specialist

20 hours ago

BAM accelerates net zero target to 2026

UK operations set more ambitious carbon target than Royal BAM Group

19 hours ago

Seven metre roof fall from “makeshift” access system

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

1 day 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

5 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

7 days ago

Safety blitz on “aches, pains and strains” on site

1,000 site visits planned in coming months to check how workers are moving heavy or bulky materials

7 days ago

Drones sent flying underground to check sewers

Traditional inspection teams replaced with latest technology

6 days ago

Plan submitted for 470 Preston flats scheme

Stoneygate Central scheme on Dryden Mill site will rise to 16 storeys

6 days ago

Graham starts £124m M25 Junction 28

Work on the 36-month Junction 28 upgrade includes constructing a major two-lane loop road

6 days ago

Keltbray bags brace of energy infrastructure wins

Civils work on huge converter stations worth £30m to specialist

7 days ago

Balfour Beatty sole winner for £4bn Scape civils deals

Contractor reappointed to England, Wales and Northern Ireland and separate Scottish deals

7 days ago

PR expert Baroness Rock to chair Costain

Kate Rock will take up senior board role at the end of the year

7 days ago