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Buyers see brighter days ahead despite resi slump

“Construction can see a path through for better outcomes in 2023”

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Australian firm to buy £300m gigaplant backer Britishvolt

New owner vows to complete giant factory in Northumberland

5 hours ago

Project delays curb Ardmore growth ambitions

Refurb and housing specialist sees profit fall after challenging year of delays and supply chain failures

4 hours ago

Scaffolders and sparks strike at antibiotic plant

Engineering construction workers down tools in bonus pay row

4 hours ago

McAlpine bags £1bn Sellafield concrete structures deal

Contractor signs 17-year concrete structures and groundworks framework

13 hours ago

Moving in to new markets paying off for McLaren

Contractor carving out new niche as leading player in heavy refurbs

3 days ago

Heavy materials sales fall amid slowdown in starts

Light side product sales grow helped by pace of activity for refurbs and energy-efficient retrofits

4 hours ago

Plan to add retentions record to payment reporting law

Government consults on tougher reporting to include disputed invoices and retention policies

3 days ago

Morgan Sindall wins £88m Beckton DLR depot upgrade

Delayed work to start on Docklands Light Railway train maintenance depot in East London

3 days ago

Hare and Severfield win £250m Sellafield deal

Country’s two biggest steelwork contractors secure 17-year framework

3 days ago

Max Steward returns to head up ISG’s Agility fit-out arm

Former ISG project director returns after three years to take up MD role

3 days ago

McLaren wins massive Portland House refurb

Construction to start this year on £380m revamp of 28-storey building in central London

4 days ago

Green light for £275m HS2 Midlands nerve centre

Trio of contractors battling it out to win huge new depot near Birmingham

4 days ago

Winners named for Government £10bn offsite framework

29 firms secure places on mega framework for schools, healthcare, defence and justice jobs

4 days ago

ISG, Amey and Costain now industry’s quickest payers – list

Average payment times from main contractors slip by a day

5 days ago

Staff at Outco Surfacing start looking for new jobs

Administration notice filed two years after acquisition of NMC Group

4 days ago

£4.75m building work provision tips Higgins into the red

Partnerships business counts cost of changes to building safety rules

4 days ago

John F Hunt snaps up London temporary works design firm

Demolition contractor buys geotechnical and structural engineering design specialist RKD Consultant

4 days ago

Vital Energi lands £13m package at Plumstead regen site

Specialist will start on site this summer helping to transform the former home of Arsenal FC

4 days ago

Galliford Try to start £14m Scunthorpe Market scheme

Firm will build NHS staff accommodation and offices in two phases

4 days ago

Vast £500m British Library expansion go-ahead

London Mayor still needs to give final nod to 800,000 sq ft extension at St Pancras site in London

5 days ago

Wates names new chief executive

Cork-born Eoghan O’Lionaird to join later this month

5 days ago

Keltbray director joins Barhale as North East chief

Mark Wood heads operations in Yorkshire and North East England

5 days ago

Major London City building green deep retrofit approved

St Bride’s Tavern near Fleet Street will be demolished for the building expansion

5 days ago

Gilbert Ash lands starring role in £38m Welsh theatre revamp

Contractor to start work this year on Theatr Clwyd upgrade

5 days ago

Property clients to ramp up spending on decarbonising

Survey reveals nearly half of property chiefs plan to speed up spending on net-zero programmes over next twelve months

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Average self employed labour rates top £1,000 a week

Average weekly earnings reach high for skilled trades

6 days ago

BAM wins £49m Harrogate Convention Centre revamp

Local council hopes to sanction work start this autumn

6 days ago

Renaker to top-out Manchester with 71-storey skyscraper

Developer lifts the lid on planned five-building cluster for phase 3 of Great Jackson Street development

7 days ago

Costain bridge lift delayed by ground conditions

National Highways chiefs postpone planned lifting operation

6 days ago