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Public raise alarm over unsafe roof work high above Manchester

Court hears how HSE swooped to shut down site after tip off

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Forterra hikes brick prices by 10%+ with more rises to come

Demand continues to surge and costs increase for masonry products giant

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Go-ahead for £40m Manchester spec office scheme

Local firm PP O’Connor to demolish Speakers House for 17-storey office block

9 hours ago

Spanish giant lands deal to build £683m waste power plant

New plant will turn black bin bag waste into electricity

1 day ago

Henry wins six Ealing council housing projects

Henry Construction secures £40m West London council homes deal

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Landsec eyes £825m Glasgow Buchanan Galleries rebuild

Glasgow’s mammoth shopping mall could be demolished for mixed-use city quarter

23 hours ago

Mace lands £300m London court and police complex

Main construction works to start on Fleet Street site this autumn

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Graham bags £30m Birmingham build to rent job

Work set to start Crown Works residential scheme in the Colmore Business District

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Balfour Beatty names new investment arm chief

Leo Quinn promotes former major projects finance director Gavin Russell

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M1 fraud probe exposes contract management problems

M1 J13-16 investigation finds £320,000 of central barrier scrap metal went missing

1 day ago

Beaumont Morgan Developments goes into administration

Begbies Traynor now in charge of £47m turnover Manchester contractor

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Green light for major overhaul of Surrey pharma campus

Kier and Mace bidding for revamp project with three storey glulam building at its heart

1 day ago

Morgan Sindall hires Crossrail safety director

Carole Bardell-Wise joins infrastructure business as SHEQ Director.

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Galliford Try bags £28m Dover inland border control facility

Major inland border facility to be built alongside the A2 outside of Dover

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Plans go in for £280m Leeds Whitehall Riverside scheme

Major office and flats scheme to be built next to River Aire

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Roofer dies in six metre plunge through asbestos sheets

Court hears no safety nets were fitted on site

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Subbies stop working for Beaumont Morgan Developments

Manchester based contractor was delivering Fortis Quay for associate development company

2 days ago

Gove threatens ban on cladding suppliers failing to pay for retrofits

Cladding and insulation suppliers now in firing line for cash for £9bn post-Grenfell remediation bill

3 days ago

Bill for £22bn HS2 extension to Manchester goes to Parliament

52-mile extension of HS2 to Manchester via Manchester Airport will support 17,500 construction jobs

2 days ago

Galliard scoops up trio of sites for schemes worth £265m

Sites in Redbridge, Ipswich and Milton Keynes to be developed

2 days ago

Plans in for 350-flat Salford student scheme

Developer X1 hopes to start 15-storey building later this year

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Green light for Birmingham Paradise landmark hotel

17-storey hotel will be the ‘cornerstone’ of Phase 2

5 days ago

Structural steel price jumps another £50 a tonne

British Steel blames New Year’s price hike on continuing high product costs

5 days ago

Enabling works start at £400m Manchester First Street

Downing to start main construction in March of three resi buildings rising up to 45 storeys

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Former BAM Nuttall chief to join Murphy

Adrian Savory to start new role as director of Major Projects division next month

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Bouygues set for London Tustin Estate 700-home rebuild

Phased building programme to start towards the end of the year

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Safety horror show on housing site leads to director ban

Court hears contractor ignored multiple prohibition and improvement notices

5 days ago

JV North calls up local firms for £250m new home works

Framework for home building projects worth up to £2m

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Kier more than halves debts to below £200m

Kier chief reports steady progress in first six months of trading

6 days ago

Barhale boosts funds as it looks to rebuild turnover

Contractor confident as water companies ramp-up spending plans

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