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Construction bond bombshell as major player quits market

QBE currently provides cover for 20 of the industry’s 30 biggest contractors

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United Utilities names another 18 winners for £2.7bn water spend

Water giant cuts out large management contractors in latest spending round

21 hours ago

Green light for £130m Dundee Eden project

Former gasholder site to be transformed into green house

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Four tower scheme in Glasgow gets green light

Go-ahead for major mixed-use scheme at Central Quay

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Balfour seals £192m deal for trio of Scottish substations

Work to start this summer to enhance electrical transmission in Argyll

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‘Green collar’ construction workers earning £134,000

Cost consultant T&T says insulation and heat pump trades earning £70 an hour in London

4 hours ago

£65m Trafford Waters resi blocks approved

X1 Developments plans over 200 homes in 13- and 8-storey blocks

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Over 100 firms win £1.5bn ICN housing framework

Great Places Housing Group names key partners for new homes programme

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Steelwork firm went down owing £4.5m to suppliers

Subcontractors left holding unpaid invoices from SH Structures

1 day ago

Scottish civils firm to buy stake in piling specialist

Advance Construction in talks for 25% stake in Northern Piling Ltd

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RSK secures £500m for fresh acquisitions spree

Acquisitive group aims to buy another 200 businesses by 2030

2 days ago

Beal Homes gets green light for £105m Humber scheme

Work to start on more than 500 homes in North East Lincolnshire

1 day ago

RED wins £20m East London office refurb

Grade II listed Victorian building to be upgraded to Cat A offices

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Employee-owned Neilcott staff share £250,000 payout

Employee-owned building contractor sales jump 38% to £139m

2 days ago

Geoffrey Osborne supply chain hit for £26m

More than 500 suppliers and subcontractors left holding unpaid bills

5 days ago

Race for £800m South West Wales framework

Up to 16 firms face fight to renew spots on regional contractors framework

2 days ago

SME contractors agree 4% pay rise for site workers

Workers will also get an extra day of holiday

5 days ago

South East expansion paying off for Meldrum Group

Turnover up to £55m as North East based contractor expands national coverage

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Wates boosts paternity leave to 12 weeks

Latest leave benefits apply from first day of working for contractor

2 days ago

Taylor Wimpey chief honoured with CBE

Jennie Daly recognised in King’s Birthday honours

4 days ago

Labour to mothball £320m A27 job to fix potholes

Manifesto confirms Arundel Bypass canned as “poor value for money”

5 days ago

Lendlease’s £1.9bn Smithfield Birmingham scheme approved

Initial work to start later this year despite questions over Lendlease’s degree of involvement

5 days ago

Crest Nicholson rejects £650m Bellway bid

Second Bellway approach rebuffed

6 days ago

Hill submits £800m East London estate rebuild plan

Over 1,900 homes to be built in five phase at Teviot Estate in Poplar

6 days ago

Plan approved for 8,500-seat Edinburgh indoor arena

Construction expected to start next year once a contractor is appointed

5 days ago

Statom starts on £25m Bristol Airport precast car park

Major work package on transport upgrade being overseen by Griffiths Farrans JV

6 days ago

Build problems plunge Crest Nicholson to a £31m loss

House builder unearths more defects on completed sites

6 days ago

Rebooted Amey lifts contract win rate to 1 in 3 bids

Amey chief says firm exceeded expectations in first year under new owners

6 days ago

BAM Nuttall fined £2.3m after worker drowned

Court hears how series of safety failures led to tragedy

7 days ago

OCU buys Scottish civils contractor RJ McLeod

Deal takes multi-utility infrastructure specialist revenue to over £800m

1 week ago