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Manchester arts centre running £100m over original budget

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

8 hours ago

Firms on alert for £1bn refit and refurb framework

Pagabo calls up firms for second generation refurbishment deal

1 hour ago

Balfour targets next generation floating wind farms

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

9 hours ago

Esh Group returns to profit after reducing risks

Major restructuring programme paying dividends at North of England contractor

2 hours ago

Caddick acquires assets from failed facade specialist

Deal to save Speedpanel operation from Speedclad ensures continuity on projects

20 hours ago

Fusion21 names winners for £250m repairs framework

Full list of 46 winning companies

2 hours ago

RSK buys Scottish M&E specialist WGM Engineering

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

19 hours ago

Cladding and roofing specialist falls £9m into red

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

1 day ago

Ellmer propels growth at Byrne Group

Concrete specialist Byrne impacted by project start delays

1 day ago

Kobelco suspends plant sales over engine scandal

Manufacturer stops selling some excavators and crawler cranes over emissions fear

1 day ago

Watkin Jones sounds profit warning

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

1 day 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.

2 days ago

Peel sets up suburban build-to-rent developer

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

1 day 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