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Latest government advice on safe site working

Wednesday April 08,

Workers to be kept two metres apart "as much as possible"Read More

Balfour Beatty under fire for 30 Crossrail redundancies

Wednesday April 08,

Union slams redundancies as cruel during pandemic and calls for furloughingRead More

Gleeson gears-up for post pandemic work push

Wednesday April 08,

Share placing to raise £16m with £4m set aside for subcontractors in supply chainRead More

Coronavirus update for construction: Wednesday April 8

Wednesday April 08,

The latest advice and information from industry trade bodiesRead More

Winvic tops March contracts league

Wednesday April 08,

Coronavirus outbreak afflicts March ordersRead More

Mace starts re-opening sites

Tuesday April 07, 20

"Construction must find a way to work safely to support the UK’s economic recovery"Read More

Kier to convert Swansea film studio into hospital

Tuesday April 07, 20

Andrew Scott also advances Neath sports academy conversionRead More

BAM Construct to furlough 440 staff on full pay

Tuesday April 07, 20

Board and senior managers take 20% salary cutRead More

Plant theft soars as construction sites close

Tuesday April 07, 20

Thieves taking advantage of coronavirus impact to steal site equipmentRead More

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Wednesday May 02, 20

Membership lets construction know you are open for business now or in the future Read More

Taylor Wimpey to loan subbies £600 a month

Wednesday April 08,

£5m Pay It Forward Scheme to support 2,750 self employed workersRead More

Willmott Dixon furloughs 800 staff as 90% of its sites stay open

Wednesday April 08,

Shortage of materials hitting projects despite drive to keep sites openRead More

Interserve to build Birmingham Nightingale in one week

Wednesday April 08,

Staff work around the clock to complete 500-bed NEC hospital by FridayRead More

£80m Stafford mixed-use scheme advances

Wednesday April 08,

Former Stafford Rugby Club ground to be developed with supermarket, hotel and private rental homesRead More

Industry leaders call for truce on disputes and pay less notices

Thursday April 09, 2

Construction Leadership Council urges firms to keep cash flowing in self-help pleaRead More

Builders urged to keep masks clean to help site shortages

Thursday April 09, 2

Video from safety giant JSP shows how to preserve life of scarce PPERead More

Kier secures second Nightingale hospital

Thursday April 09, 2

Contractor will convert Bristol university conference centre Read More

Coronavirus update for construction: Thursday April 8

Thursday April 09, 2

The latest advice and information from industry trade bodiesRead More

Keltbray furloughs one third of its workforce

Thursday April 09, 2

Leading specialist furloughs 770 staff as part of "resilience programme" to cope with Covid-19Read More

HS2 Euston works to restart next week

Tuesday April 14, 20

Demolition work to restart at London station next weekRead More

Stepnell boss spells out industry’s dilemma

Tuesday April 14, 20

Mark Wakeford argues firms must keep building to avoid long-term damageRead More

Strong work pipeline boosts hope of fast post-covid recovery

Wednesday April 08,

Sharp rise in planning approvals brings hope of rebound after the crisisRead More

Van Elle raises nearly £7m for Covid-19 safety net

Tuesday April 14, 20

Around 200 staff furloughed and pre-cast factory closedRead More

£600m London twin towers get final all-clear

Tuesday April 14, 20

Landmark 54 and 42 storey towers planned for Vauxhall Read More

Vinci wins two more field hospitals

Tuesday April 14, 20

North Wales jobs come as Vinci team hailed for Manchester Nightingale rapid deliveryRead More

HS2 signs off four main civils contracts worth £12bn

Wednesday April 15,

Notice to proceed throws civils industry a lifeline during coronavirus crisisRead More

Fresh rules where 2m distancing cannot be obeyed

Wednesday April 15,

Close working should be limited to under 15 minutesRead More

Homes England steps-in to save 19 stalled housing sites

Wednesday April 15,

Agency takes long-term view of housing shortages amid Covid-19 crisisRead More

Surveyor arrrested trying to sell Covid-19 tests to site workers

Wednesday April 15,

Man caught with 250 test kits he was planning to sell to construction workersRead More

Coronavirus update for construction: Wednesday April 15

Wednesday April 15,

The latest advice and information from industry trade bodies Read More

B&K confirmed for £35m Manchester ‘Jenga’ hotel

Wednesday April 15,

New hotel project first out of the blocks once coronavirus restrictions liftedRead More

Arcadis warns of post-coronavirus supply chain risks

Thursday April 16, 2

Cost consultant plays out best and worst case market scenariosRead More

Plans in for £260m Digbeth cultural quarter

Thursday April 16, 2

Over 900 flats and a 130-bed hotel planned at Upper Trinity Street schemeRead More

Virtual planners pass £215m retirement scheme

Thursday April 16, 2

Construction due to start later this year converting former Legal & General head officeRead More

Scottish firms run out of cash after hard site lockdown

Thursday April 16, 2

Cashflow has dried up for four in five construction firms north of the borderRead More

Interserve gets summer start date for A602 upgrade

Thursday April 16, 2

Preparatory work underway on £23m Hertfordshire improvement projectRead More

Bid race to start for £200m London eye hospital

Thursday April 16, 2

Contest to start in two weeks for new Moorfields eye hospitalRead More

Coronavirus update for construction: Thursday April 16

Thursday April 16, 2

The latest advice and information from industry trade bodies Read More

Furlough job scheme extended for another month

Friday April 17, 202

Chancellor extends Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme until end of JuneRead More

Beard keeps building to stop ‘vicious circle’ of site shortages

Friday April 17, 202

Construction continuing on 90% of sites under social distancing guidelinesRead More

Scape delays construction framework renewals

Friday April 17, 202

£7bn National Construction Framework extended by four monthsRead More

Laing O’Rourke to open Welsh hospital 12 months early

Friday April 17, 202

Partial opening of Cwmbran hospital at the end of this month will provide an extra 350 coronavirus bedsRead More

Go-ahead for Kier £150m Lancashire road job

Friday April 17, 202

Work set to start on A585 Windy Harbour to Skippool schemeRead More

Bathroom pod giant Walker Modular sees demand return

Friday April 17, 202

Offsite specialist sees orders start to come in again as sites resume workRead More

Coronavirus update for construction: Friday April 17

Friday April 17, 202

The latest advice and information from industry trade bodies Read More

Hill wins £54m Stevenage housing deal

Friday April 17, 202

Essex house builder wins development role on 240-home council schemeRead More

Government urged to designate builders as “essential workers”

Saturday April 18, 2

Minister faces call to formally enshrine status of construction workers during coronavirus crisisRead More

Bouygues reopens UK sites

Monday April 20, 202

Firm will work at reduced capacity to ensure safe working on sitesRead More

Contractors can now apply online for furlough cash

Monday April 20, 202

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme goes live and can handle up to 450,000 applications an hourRead More

NHS staff clap for construction workers

Sunday April 19, 202

Guard of honour for 400 builders who have completed new Glasgow coronavirus hospitalRead More

Eric Wright restarts work on stainless steel bridge

Monday April 20, 202

Council in Cumbria also looking to resume other key construction projectsRead More

Race starts for £140m Museum of London job

Monday April 20, 202

Main works contract will be let through competitive dialogueRead More

Hill builds war chest for south west push

Monday April 20, 202

house builder holds strong cash reserves to ride out coronavirus shutdown and deliver expansionRead More

Construction work fast-tracked at new vaccine centre

Tuesday April 21, 20

Work starts by Glencar Construction on "rapidly accelerated" build programmeRead More

Civils specialist Nexus senior staff take 50% pay cut

Tuesday April 21, 20

Boss gives up all salary as utility services contractor cuts costsRead More

Michelmersh returns to full brick production

Tuesday April 21, 20

Specialist brick maker signals confidence to restart factory productionRead More

Unions demand staggered start times for London construction sites

Monday April 20, 202

Call for staggered site start and finish times to avoid congestion on transport systemRead More

Firms on alert for £330m concrete roads renewal

Monday April 20, 202

Two contractors will deliver concrete road renewal, with eight more picked for specialist repairsRead More

Coronavirus update for construction: Tuesday April 21

Tuesday April 21, 20

The latest advice and information from industry trade bodiesRead More

Amey lands £100m Yorkshire Water sewer repairs deal

Tuesday April 21, 20

AMP7 contract to meet challenging performance targetsRead More

Big steelwork firms say most sites now operational

Tuesday April 21, 20

Billington and Severfield report easing in initial site disruptionRead More

Chigwell Construction helps feed NHS heroes

Tuesday April 21, 20

Staff at responsive repair contractor run catering vans during pandemicRead More

BAM Nuttall JV starts latest phase of £42m flood scheme

Tuesday April 21, 20

Contractor BMM-JV starts construction of new steel sheet-pile wallRead More

Caledonian lands £40m Falmouth student halls

Tuesday April 21, 20

Site preparations get underway for Penryn campus student accommodationRead More

Graham wins £20m London office overhaul

Tuesday April 21, 20

Work to start later this year at former Clerkenwell gin distillery siteRead More

Luton airport site reopens after 2m breach shutdown

Wednesday April 22,

Kier and VolkerFitzpatrick get all-clear to resume work after client shuts site over social distancingRead More

Student rooms builder delays major projects

Wednesday April 22,

Unite stalls London and Bristol schemes as it braces for £125m student rent hitRead More

Green light for £500m Ipswich SnOasis

Wednesday April 22,

Long-awaited plans for winter sports complex in Suffolk edge forwardRead More

Race for HS2 lift and escalator contracts

Wednesday April 22,

Design, build and upkeep packages will together be worth £465mRead More

Kier starts £15m Gloucester health centre

Wednesday April 22,

Work underway on former Quayside House site Read More

Construction leaders push to extend site working hours

Wednesday April 22,

Build UK in talks with local authorities to allow sites to operate longer working daysRead More

Laing O’Rourke and Mace help collect 1m PPE items

Wednesday April 22,

Consultant Arcadis co-ordinated the 4-day hunt among contractors for the NHSRead More

Taylor Wimpey to reopen housing sites from May

Thursday April 23, 2

Bespoke clip-on face shield for hard hats to be used for close workingRead More

Murphy cuts holidays and pay for staff

Thursday April 23, 2

Holidays reduced to 21 days and 10% pay cut for workersRead More

Site workers want free parking in London to avoid tube

Thursday April 23, 2

Call to end threat of fines for parking near sites to encourage workers to travel in by carRead More

Coronavirus update for construction: Thursday April 23

Thursday April 23, 2

The latest advice and information from industry trade bodiesRead More

Persimmon latest house builder to restart sites

Friday April 24, 202

Anyone breaching social distancing rules will be removed from sitesRead More

Administrator in talks to sell powered access hirer

Friday April 24, 202

Scunthorpe Lincs Lifts collapsed at the start of the coronavirus crisisRead More

Second major brick maker resumes production

Friday April 24, 202

Ibstock joins Michelmersh in move to fire-up brick factories Read More

United Living to resume house building work

Friday April 24, 202

Flexible working trial last year helped Fastflow Group to cope with lockdownRead More

Coronavirus update for construction: Friday April 24

Friday April 24, 202

The latest advice and information from industry trade bodiesRead More

HS2 gains planning for Curzon Street station

Thursday April 23, 2

Contractors will be invited to bid for the £570m project this JulyRead More

Vistry to reopen sites next week

Thursday April 23, 2

Work to restart on 90% of Partnerships sites and "significant number" of other jobsRead More

Green light for £250m Kent film studios

Thursday April 23, 2

Work to transform the 15-acre site to start straight awayRead More

Industry implores Scottish government to end site lockdowns

Monday April 27, 202

Professional bodies spell out stark warning to ministersRead More

Regional contractor CPUK goes into administration

Monday April 27, 202

All staff furloughed as administrator tries to sell business as going concernRead More

Winners named for £4.5bn smart motorway alliance

Monday April 27, 202

Balfour Beatty, Costain and BAM/Morgan Sindall joint ventureRead More

Firms warn of performance bonds freeze

Monday April 27, 202

Call for Government intervention as market hardens for performance bondsRead More

Redrow to restart work with Covid-19 supervisors on all sites

Monday April 27, 202

House builder to resume construction from May 18 after consultation with subcontractors and suppliersRead More

Forterra fires-up kilns as demand for bricks resumes

Monday April 27, 202

Materials giant also restarts production at Bison PrecastRead More

Union demands HSE site visits to check social distancing

Monday April 27, 202

Unite calls for HSE inspectors to return to work as construction restartsRead More

HS2 boss warns protestors putting workers at risk

Monday April 27, 202

Police called because of social distancing risks during anti-HS2 protestsRead More

Liverpool delay £60m Anfield Road stand expansion

Monday April 27, 202

Covid-19 crisis delays "complex construction process"Read More

Plans in for £260m Gateshead Arena

Monday April 27, 202

Preferred contractor Sir Robert McAlpine clears stage two designRead More

£150m funding deal for Sheffield’s West Bar Square

Tuesday April 28, 20

Investor L&G says there has never been a more important time to back schemesRead More

Bid timetable for £1bn Hawesworth Aqueduct upgrade

Tuesday April 28, 20

United Utilities to invite bids next year for HARP tunnelling projectRead More

Coronavirus update for construction: Tuesday April 28

Tuesday April 28, 20

The latest advice and information from industry trade bodies Read More

Race for housing fire safety £400m framework

Tuesday April 28, 20

Procurement for Housing framework will cover cladding, sprinkler, fire alarms and lightingRead More

Cladding specialist Vivalda to restart production

Tuesday April 28, 20

Facade manufacturer surprised by level of new enquiries Read More

Construction workers “should be offered Covid-19 testing”

Tuesday April 28, 20

Unite leader wants builders tested as key workers as sites restartRead More

Coronavirus testing extended to construction workers

Tuesday April 28, 20

Workers and their families with symptoms given immediate access to testingRead More

Disputes flare between subbies and smaller house builders

Tuesday April 28, 20

Subcontractors asked to take 50% cut in valuations on some sitesRead More

Willmott Dixon masters social distancing site challenge

Wednesday April 29,

Streamlined working and virtual site tours keep University of Birmingham project on trackRead More

McGee set for £100m London underground shops complex

Wednesday April 29,

Cavendish Square subterranean shopping centre gets green lightRead More

Search warrants against developer declared unlawful

Wednesday April 29,

Elliot Group boss Elliot Lawless keen to start investing in Liverpool againRead More

Specialist on recruitment drive to meet post-crisis demand

Wednesday April 29,

Structural strengthening and concrete repairs firm expects demand to surge after pandemic easesRead More

Coronavirus update for construction: Wednesday April 29

Wednesday April 29,

The latest advice and information from industry trade bodies Read More

Central Building Contractors goes into administration

Wednesday April 29,

Cashflow challenges and Covid-19 crisis blamed as 148 staff lose their jobsRead More

Major contractors now working on 70% of sites

Wednesday April 29,

Return to work continues but productivity down by at least a thirdRead More

Cash crunch as 30% of covid loan applications rejected

Wednesday April 29,

Just 12% of construction firm applications approved so farRead More

Winners revealed for £1.5bn YORbuild major works deal

Thursday April 30, 2

Interserve, Galliford Try, BAM, Kier, Morgan Sindall and Wates win places on both lotsRead More

Interserve trials site social distancing alarm system

Thursday April 30, 2

Warning sounds if workers get within two metres of each otherRead More

Coronavirus killing spray helps keep sites safe

Thursday April 30, 2

Demand for disinfectant spray grows as contractors return to workRead More

Firms issue plea to ease Scottish construction lockdown

Thursday April 30, 2

Small builders and plant hirers in Scotland warn of insolvency threatRead More

Higgins to open sites next week

Thursday April 30, 2

Head office staff will remain working for homeRead More

Planning verdict delayed on five major transport schemes

Thursday April 30, 2

Deadline extensions for Lake Lothing crossing, West Midlands rail freight interchange, A303 Sparkford and Amesbury dual carriageways plus A63 improvement.Read More

New “smart home” developer buys offsite business

Thursday April 30, 2

Impact Capital Group acquires Lesko Modular as it ramps-up development plansRead More

Construction leaders push pledge to avoid conflict

Friday May 01, 2020

Construction Leadership Council backs conflict avoidance pledge to avert covid disputesRead More

Canary Wharf shifts to offsite build for next tower

Friday May 01, 2020

Caledonian to deliver 279 volumetric modular serviced flats at Wood WharfRead More

Hotel shortage for construction staff threatens site restarts

Friday May 01, 2020

Contractors call on rooms to be made available for construction workersRead More

Sites installing fever screening to fight Covid-19 threat

Friday May 01, 2020

Workers checked for high temperatures before they enter sitesRead More

Green light for £60m Lake Lothing crossing

Friday May 01, 2020

Contractor to be appointed in July for Lowestoft tilting bridgeRead More

Tendering to start for Sheffield autonomous hotel

Friday May 01, 2020

Guests will be able to access aparthotel without seeing anybodyRead More

Interserve starts converting hotels into isolation centres

Friday May 01, 2020

Firm is converting three hotels into coronavirus isolation and recovery buildingsRead More

Protesters try to stop construction work on HS2 sites

Monday May 04, 2020

Demonstrations hit sites along the route in co-ordinated campaignRead More

Opinion: Get Covid-19 site restart contract terms sorted now

Monday May 04, 2020

Contract framework needed now to avoid flood of future claims over new way of workingRead More

HS2 starts hunt for £2bn track and pre-cast slab builders

Monday May 04, 2020

Track system deal will be split into four major contractsRead More

Missing emails still a massive problem on projects

Monday May 04, 2020

Retrieving information from old emails proves a worry for 90% of construction companiesRead More

Highways England pays 98% of invoices in 5 days

Monday May 04, 2020

Highways body speeds up payments and releases more cashRead More

US group swoops for façade specialist Permasteelisa

Monday May 04, 2020

Ownership of Permasteelisa changes hands againRead More

L&G gets green light for Selby scheme after factory reopens

Monday May 04, 2020

75 of the 250-strong workforce now back at Yorkshire modular homes factoryRead More

M&E firms face another big shake-up

Tuesday May 05, 2020

Two thirds of top 30 ranked M&E firms swept to the top after 2008 financial crisisRead More

Plan for Birmingham 48-floor flats tower

Tuesday May 05, 2020

Plans to be lodged next month for skyscraper on former Irish Centre in Deritend.Read More

Balfour Beatty/Vinci signs water chief to lead HS2 team

Tuesday May 05, 2020

Michael Dyke appointed managing director of HS2 delivery joint ventureRead More

Durkan to re-open sites next week

Tuesday May 05, 2020

Firm will also open its Elstree head officeRead More

Plan for world’s tallest octagonal resi tower

Tuesday May 05, 2020

Developer Argent plans to build the 49-storey landmark at Paradise in BirminghamRead More

Giant offshore crane collapses during load tests

Tuesday May 05, 2020

Dramatic video captures collapse of 5,000 tonne craneRead More

Britain’s biggest road project opens to traffic eight months early

Wednesday May 06, 20

£1.5bn A14 upgrade hailed as a triumph for client-led integrated workingRead More

Green light for West Midlands freight interchange

Wednesday May 06, 20

Huge rail hub approved in for 300 ha site in StaffordshireRead More

BAM imposes 20% pay cut across the workforce

Wednesday May 06, 20

BAM Construct chief says business is operating at around 55% productivityRead More

Rivals rage at McAlpine over contract race conduct

Wednesday May 06, 20

Contractor accused of cutting-out rivals for new community villages schemeRead More

Student halls developer Empiric mothballs three projects

Wednesday May 06, 20

Schemes in Bristol, Canterbury and Southampton delayedRead More

Buyers report “historic” construction collapse

Wednesday May 06, 20

Bellwether construction index sinks to lowest point since survey beganRead More

Councils pledge to resume high rise recladding work

Wednesday May 06, 20

Faithful & Gould to advise on recladding under covid 19 working restrictionsRead More

Dubai contractor to take 15% stake in Costain

Thursday May 07, 202

Costain warns of possible insolvency if £100m share issue failsRead More

Next 4-6 weeks critical for subcontractors

Thursday May 07, 202

Squeeze on to fund return to work and grapple with new site operating proceduresRead More

Minister urges more sites to restart as 73% of big jobs back

Thursday May 07, 202

Major contractors speed-up return to sites as government urges construction resumptionRead More

Plans in 31-floor tower on Liverpool waterfront

Thursday May 07, 202

Vermont lined up to start the delayed project in AugustRead More

Finance firm looking to help struggling sites

Thursday May 07, 202

Funding available for "projects with a community benefit"Read More

Site tradespeople asked to cut pay rates by up to 30%

Thursday May 07, 202

Contractors look to share pain of lower output and higher costs as sites return to workRead More

PERI helps contractors erect scaffolds safely post-lockdown

Thursday May 07, 202

Four-step safety plan to help with social distancing on siteRead More

£2bn to fast-track walking and cycling schemes

Sunday May 10, 2020

£250m to be spent immediately on pop-up bike lanes and wider pavementsRead More

Boris wants work to restart on all building sites

Sunday May 10, 2020

Prime Minister says construction workers should be "actively encouraged" to return to siteRead More

Government backs new industry guide to avert disputes

Monday May 11, 2020

Construction leaders draw up standard letters and guidance to avoid pandemic disputesRead More

Race starts for £29m Sheffield hotel conversion

Monday May 11, 2020

Heart of Sheffield II project put out to tenderRead More

Birmingham 2022 to ramp up tendering and staff numbers

Monday May 11, 2020

Further £145m of work to be tendered for Commonwealth Games facilitiesRead More

Consultants wanted for £500m national framework

Monday May 11, 2020

Procure Partnerships calls up all specialist consultantsRead More

Government publishes “Covid-19 secure” site guidelines

Monday May 11, 2020

Guidance published to help keep construction safe: Full detailsRead More

New Kier Highways MD appointment falls through

Tuesday May 12, 2020

Nicola Hindle move hits roadblock after Covid recruitment freezeRead More

Laing O’Rourke appoints new chief financial officer

Tuesday May 12, 2020

McCarthy and Stone chief financial officer to replace Stewart McIntyreRead More

Land Securities pauses work at ground level on London sites

Tuesday May 12, 2020

Developer delays £700m of investment as it assesses covid-19 impact on marketRead More

Three Van Elle group directors exit in streamlining

Tuesday May 12, 2020

Peter Handley to run housing division after senior team shake-upRead More

Plans in for Rotherham Forge Island mixed-use scheme

Tuesday May 12, 2020

Muse submits plan for cinema, hotel, bars and new pedestrian bridgeRead More

BAM wins £100m Bristol hospital upgrade

Tuesday May 12, 2020

University Hospitals Bristol names part for estate modernisationRead More

Furlough scheme extended by four months until end of October

Tuesday May 12, 2020

Contractors will have to start contributing to wages from August as workers return Read More

JCB resumes production at five UK factories

Tuesday May 12, 2020

Thermal imaging cameras to be used in factories to ID workers with feversRead More

House building sites allowed to work longer hours

Tuesday May 12, 2020

Government lifts the barriers to kick-start housing marketRead More

Interserve tops April contracts league as awards halve

Wednesday May 13, 20

Total value of contracts let plunges from £2.8bn in March to £1.25bn in AprilRead More

Marshalls could make up to 400 staff redundant

Wednesday May 13, 20

Materials firm restructuring as demand starts to recoverRead More

Self-employment support scheme opens for claims

Wednesday May 13, 20

Thousands of laid-off CIS workers to claim up to £7,500Read More

McGee ownership shifts to employee trust

Wednesday May 13, 20

McGee brothers set up Employee Ownership TrustRead More

Bouygues lands first phase of Westminster estate rebuild

Wednesday May 13, 20

Work to start later this year on new £350m Ebury Bridge Estate in PimlicoRead More

Tunnelling resumes on London super sewer

Wednesday May 13, 20

Majority of 1,000 workers back at work using private transport, walking or cyclingRead More

Styles & Wood went down owing £20m to subcontractors

Wednesday May 13, 20

Administrators reveal full scale of debts following failure of fit-out contractorRead More

New trainee plant operator scheme ready to launch

Wednesday May 13, 20

Industry and client-led apprenticeship will help to train next generation of operatorsRead More

Government backs site working up to 9pm

Wednesday May 13, 20

Working hours can be extended beyond evenings in non residential areasRead More

Huge fine after exhausted welders killed in van crash

Wednesday May 13, 20

Contractor fined £450,000 for failures in fatigue managementRead More

BAM Nuttall names new chief executive

Thursday May 14, 202

Adrian Savory to replace Steve Fox who steps down at the end of MayRead More

HS2 orders Tier 1s to speed up payments

Thursday May 14, 202

HS2 steps up payment runs to support cash flow in its supply chainRead More

Start for £120m Newcastle Strawberry Place scheme

Thursday May 14, 202

The High Street Group is in talks with builders to start rental flats, hotel and office schemeRead More

Not furloughing staff helping Persimmon restart sites

Thursday May 14, 202

House builder reports production capacity on sites now at 65%Read More

Architects warn nearly 40% of projects on hold

Thursday May 14, 202

Architect workloads down a third on a year agoRead More

Thames Water awards first £2.6bn AMP7 lots

Thursday May 14, 202

Barhale, Kier and Galliford Try among big winners in £350m Thames-wide programmeRead More

£175m pledged to fast-track road repairs

Thursday May 14, 202

Government pledges near £2bn package for roads and rail upgradesRead More

London ‘hanging gardens’ tower gets green light

Friday May 15, 2020

London virtual planning committee resolves to grant 50 Fenchurch Street planningRead More

JCB plans to cut 950 jobs

Friday May 15, 2020

JCB chief warns furlough scheme was never going to be enough to cope with demand halvingRead More

Covid compliance check lists for site managers

Friday May 15, 2020

CITB and Construction Leadership Council publish safe working formsRead More

CITB cuts spending on £10.8m social media campaign

Friday May 15, 2020

Training body scales back launch of latest campaignRead More

HS2 opens public vote to name two giant TBMs

Friday May 15, 2020

Which scientific and medical pioneers will it be - Cecilia, Florence or Marie?Read More

Eutopia gets green light for 500 Salford flats

Thursday May 14, 202

No decision has been taken on when to start the £70m building projectRead More

Social distancing on site: Picture special

Monday May 18, 2020

Willmott Dixon shows how it is minimising risksRead More

Spending watchdog demands greater HS2 scrutiny

Monday May 18, 2020

Public Accounts Committee concerned about Euston Station design and deliveryRead More

Latest tower for Canada Water unveiled

Monday May 18, 2020

Southern Grove to develop £80m scheme next to Rotherhithe TunnelRead More

Wates submits plan for £20m Widnes leisure centre

Monday May 18, 2020

50,000 sq ft Moor Lane sports complex will replace the ageing Kingsway Leisure Centre.Read More

HS2 starts £540m signalling contract race

Monday May 18, 2020

Design and build of signalling includes 25 years of technical supportRead More

Caddick sets up north west civils business

Monday May 18, 2020

New business will focus on north west and M62 corridorRead More

Parliament restoration plan under review

Monday May 18, 2020

Sponsor body puts £4bn renewal plan on pause to re-examine options and costsRead More

ISG delivers record results for third year

Tuesday May 19, 2020

ISG warns revenue down 25% between March and June but builds for 2021 reboundRead More

Watkin Jones faces £15m cladding replacement bill

Tuesday May 19, 2020

Developer will look to recover costs from subcontractors and consultantsRead More

£161m north London housing scheme approved

Tuesday May 19, 2020

Over 300 homes to be built at Peel Place scheme in Kilburn Read More

Scottish Hub South West signs BAM and Roberston

Tuesday May 19, 2020

Tier 1 contractor refresh expands partner to fiveRead More

Start date for Salford’s Middlewood Locks phase 3

Tuesday May 19, 2020

Building work will start on 10 and 12 storey blocks in early 2021Read More

Updated safe site operating guide: Download here

Tuesday May 19, 2020

Construction Leadership Council removes limit on face-to-face contactRead More

Go-ahead for largest new station ever built in UK

Wednesday May 20, 20

Balfour Beatty/Vinci/Systra to start next month on Old Oak Common HS2 stationRead More

Vistry back to 70% production capacity

Wednesday May 20, 20

Workforce rises to 5,600 as all partnerships sites and 60% of private sale sites openRead More

Kier wins £22m Edinburgh school of engineering

Wednesday May 20, 20

Five-storey building forms part of King’s Buildings Campus development planRead More

Stockport £60m historic mill conversion advances

Wednesday May 20, 20

Capital & Centric buys Weir Mill building to convert into 250 flatsRead More

RJ McLeod lands £18.4m Thurso port pier

Wednesday May 20, 20

Scrabster Harbour pier to be widened and extended for larger vesselsRead More

Beard wins £20m basement at Rhodes House

Wednesday May 20, 20

Construction to start in July at historic Oxford siteRead More

Construction now restarted on 86% of major sites

Wednesday May 20, 20

Productivity also improving on Build UK member sitesRead More

Wates to axe 300 staff and 200 agency workers

Wednesday May 20, 20

First major contractor unveils mass redundancies hitting around 8% of staffRead More

Laing O’Rourke lands £160m Salford tower scheme

Wednesday May 20, 20

Work to start this autumn on 55-storey One Heritage towerRead More

Henry Boot starts bringing workers off furlough

Thursday May 21, 202

All Boot construction and housing sites back in operationRead More

SIG sale of insulation division to Kingspan collapses

Thursday May 21, 202

£37.5m deal abandoned following competition concerns and ongoing pandemicRead More

Atkins to verify MMC productivity claims for housing

Thursday May 21, 202

Team to assess different offsite approaches on around 1,500 homes over several yearsRead More

Grenfell architect calls in liquidators

Thursday May 21, 202

Studio E designed the tower refurbishment schemeRead More

JCB switches to online sales for first time

Thursday May 21, 202

Micro, mini excavators and one tonne dumpers can now be bought onlineRead More

Scottish firms told to prepare sites to re-open

Thursday May 21, 202

First Minister says safe return must be in partnership with trades unionsRead More

Jones Bros wins retendered Kier road scheme

Friday May 22, 2020

Cambridgeshire County Council claims £10m cost saving after job rebidRead More

Skanska’s M42 Solihull junction upgrade approved

Friday May 22, 2020

Work to start on the £143m new dual carriageway and junction in late summerRead More

Pre-fab elevated walkways designed for social distancing

Friday May 22, 2020

Structural engineers unveils design for demountable walkways for eventsRead More

Brick makers have enough stocks to restart sites

Friday May 22, 2020

Leading manufacturers have nearly 480m bricks ready to sell nowRead More

Persimmon bringing back “stood down” staff

Friday May 22, 2020

Housing giant paid furloughed staff itself rather than use government programme Read More

Graham wins M25 Cheshunt junction upgrade

Friday May 22, 2020

Work to start next January on North London junction upgradeRead More

A66 TransPennine £1bn upgrade route picked

Saturday May 23, 202

Amey/Arup JV wins £45m design contractRead More

Construction output to plunge 25% this year

Tuesday May 26, 2020

Despite a strong rebound 2021 forecast to be down 6% from last yearRead More

£1bn building safety cladding fund open to applicants

Tuesday May 26, 2020

Residential building owners can apply for funding for remedial work on non-ACM cladding systemsRead More

Roads contractors told to halve accident rates

Tuesday May 26, 2020

Highways England aims to build on improved site safety performance seen during covid-19Read More

Keepmoat to restart work on sites across England

Tuesday May 26, 2020

House builder employs 1,150 staff and supports 10,000 supply chain jobsRead More

Plan in for station on £40m revived Birmingham rail line

Tuesday May 26, 2020

Plan lodged for new Moseley station on Camp Hill railway re-opening projectRead More

Highways firm trials social distancing tags on sites

Tuesday May 26, 2020

Lightweight system can be clipped on belts, lanyards or hard hatsRead More

Ferrovial drops Agroman name

Tuesday May 26, 2020

Ferrovial Construction become major project brandRead More

Button pressed on race for £25m lift framework

Tuesday May 26, 2020

Specialists wanted for four-year deal across north of EnglandRead More

Barratt subcontractor rate cut letters “sent in error”

Wednesday May 27, 20

Specialists assured that 15% rate reductions are "not company policy"Read More

NHS Nightingale joinery firm goes under

Wednesday May 27, 20

J & P Carpentry and Joinery collapses weeks after fast-track NEC conversionRead More

EDF seeks consent for £18bn Sizewell C nuclear plant

Wednesday May 27, 20

Project will employ 25,000 construction workers, delivering a big post-covid 19 stimulusRead More

Covid-19 compliance officers keep Ballymore sites safe

Wednesday May 27, 20

Contractors can draft in virus-protection help from new specialist supplierRead More

ISG secures £17m Dudley leisure centre

Wednesday May 27, 20

Work to start on delayed Flood Street area leisure centre and swimming poolRead More

Union calls for construction workers to wear masks

Thursday May 28, 202

Unite demands revisions to Construction Leadership Council guidelinesRead More

Failed NHS Nightingale joinery firm sold in pre-pack deal

Thursday May 28, 202

J&P Carpentry and Joinery went into administration after working on Birmingham NEC hospitalRead More

Vistry asks subcontractors to cut rates

Thursday May 28, 202

House builder warns trade packages could be retenderedRead More

TClarke rides out lockdown and eyes £2m half-year profit

Thursday May 28, 202

M&E boss says swift cost savings helped firm breakeven in April and MayRead More

Kier confirmed for £97m Heartlands Hospital job

Thursday May 28, 202

Work to start this summer on Ambulatory Care and Diagnostics CentreRead More

Costain completes £100m fund raise

Thursday May 28, 202

Dubai contractor takes 15% stake in CostainRead More

First pictures of giant HS2 tunnelling machines

Thursday May 28, 202

TBMs being manufactured in Germany before launch on site later this yearRead More

M&E contractors hoping to ‘hold on’ through covid crisis

Thursday May 28, 202

Engineering services leaders urge whole supply chain to work together to surviveRead More

Griffiths to start £25m historic Welsh viaduct upgrade

Thursday May 28, 202

Restoration work to start next month on 150-year-old wooden viaductRead More

SIG management blunders rack-up £112.7m loss

Friday May 29, 2020

New boss promises growth strategy after PwC called in to investigate divisional forecastsRead More

Robertson approved to start major Blackpool hotel

Friday May 29, 2020

Site clearance to start next week on phase 2 of £100m Talbot Gateway regeneration Read More

Steel erection starts on first HS2 bridges

Friday May 29, 2020

Cleveland Bridge starts erecting 65m bridge to span M42Read More

Scotland’s builders begin return to work preparations

Friday May 29, 2020

Firms hope to be cleared to return to work from mid-JuneRead More

£61m infra loan to pave way for 6,500-home scheme

Friday May 29, 2020

Local contractors to sign first deals this summer to transform Cambridgeshire siteRead More

Fit-out firm fined £1.1m after ladder fall

Friday May 29, 2020

Engineer needs transfusion after massive blood loss caused by fall injuryRead More

Industry leaders draw up roadmap to recovery

Sunday May 31, 2020

Construction able to bounce back stronger and more productive within two yearsRead More

Piling problems force BAM to tear down building frame

Monday June 01, 2020

Major construction issues delay new £65m Sheffield University faculty buildingRead More

Leaking diamond synchrotron roof to be replaced

Monday June 01, 2020

Hunt starts for roofing contractor to strip and replace vast circular roofRead More

ISG director leaves to head-up Structure Tone London division

Monday June 01, 2020

Danny Blakeston joins rival as London managing directorRead More

Balfour sets-up “New Normal” Covid-19 taskforce

Monday June 01, 2020

Contractor focuses on cash discipline and improving productivity on sites Read More

Hinkley C team hits key target despite Covid-19 curbs

Monday June 01, 2020

BYLOR delivers record pour on second reactor base with reduced workforceRead More

Plans lodged for £120m Nottingham hotel scheme

Monday June 01, 2020

Grade II listed Guildhall to become 162-bed luxury hotelRead More

London mayor loans Mount Anvil £50m to boost building

Monday June 01, 2020

New partnership to boost housing and construction in the capitalRead More

Cash flow fears spark call for another delay to VAT changes

Monday June 01, 2020

Thousands of firms unaware tax change could cut cash flow by 20%Read More

Mace bags role on £39bn Northern Powerhouse Rail plan

Monday June 01, 2020

Firm takes lead on project controls, project, stakeholder and commercial managementRead More

Balfour Beatty to start £355m Hull A63 scheme

Tuesday June 02, 202

All systems go for delayed Castle Street upgrade to transform HullRead More

Contractors face data danger fighting covid contract disputes

Tuesday June 02, 202

Redundancies could see project knowledge lost Read More

Driver unveils changes at the top

Tuesday June 02, 202

Mark Wheeler takes helm as Gordon Wilkinson steps down as CEORead More

ISG mobilises for £17m north London town hall fit-out

Tuesday June 02, 202

First phase of £150m Waltham Forest Town Hall redevelopment startsRead More

Morrison wins £42m Scottish factory of the future

Tuesday June 02, 202

Work to start this summer on National Manufacturing Institute Scotland.Read More

Henley Construct lands £12m Croydon housing contract

Tuesday June 02, 202

Demolition to start imminently to revamp street market siteRead More

Arup bags job to re-open Cardiff city centre

Tuesday June 02, 202

Arup plans to improve public spaces, repurposed streets and digital infrastructureRead More

Hard-hat mounted cough guard will help protect site workers

Tuesday June 02, 202

New product from JSP will help keep sites safeRead More

Offsite system to cut staircase construction times by 80%

Tuesday June 02, 202

New integrated balustrade system added before precast stairs lifted into place on siteRead More

Plans go in for 42 acre London food market

Wednesday June 03, 2

Billingsgate, Spitalfields and Smithfield to get a new home in DagenhamRead More

Premier Inn restarts construction work on 35 sites

Wednesday June 03, 2

Hotel giant committed to long term expansion plansRead More

Leading brick makers to axe 600 jobs

Wednesday June 03, 2

Ibstock and Forterra restructure businesses to meet forecast fall in demandRead More

Kier Highways and Seddon reinstated to Prompt Payment Code

Wednesday June 03, 2

Contractors now keeping to pledge to pay 95% of suppliers within 60 daysRead More

London fit-out firm Square Metre in administration

Wednesday June 03, 2

Fifty jobs cut as lockdown tips £32m fit-out firm over the edgeRead More

Last webinar for contractors interested in £600m plant

Wednesday June 03, 2

Final procurement information event before OJEU notice next monthRead More

London £130m Old Kent Road scheme approved

Wednesday June 03, 2

Work to start early next year at former Carpetright warehouseRead More

SES Engineering Services MD steps down

Thursday June 04, 20

Jason Knights to leave Wates, once successor foundRead More

Leeds civil engineering contractor collapses

Thursday June 04, 20

Athena Civil Engineering placed into administrationRead More

Buyers report downturn easing after April Covid carnage

Thursday June 04, 20

Supply chain disruptions still hampering reopened sitesRead More

Barhale back in profit after problem contracts loss

Thursday June 04, 20

Civils giant bounces back after tunnelling issues on aqueduct scheme contribute to £15m lossRead More

Coronavirus disruption tips Van Elle into the red

Thursday June 04, 20

Former Galliford Try finance director to become chairman of piling specialistRead More

£300m to kick-start three major London schemes

Thursday June 04, 20

Infrastructure funding for 20,0000 homes at Brent Cross, Silvertown and Barking RiversideRead More

JRL Group names new civils MD

Wednesday June 03, 2

Matt Love to lead £18m specialist piling businessRead More

HB Reavis acquires prime Shoreditch site

Thursday June 04, 20

Construction to start next year on latest workplace schemeRead More

Government protects trade credit insurance cover

Thursday June 04, 20

£10bn guarantee to stop the market seizing upRead More

BAM signs first university pain-gain share alliance deal

Friday June 05, 2020

£220m Sheffield Hallam alliance includes designers and FM contractorRead More

Willmott Dixon praises staff and supply chain for Covid response

Friday June 05, 2020

Contractor made 2.5% profit margin in 2019 providing strong platform for pandemic challengesRead More

TfL picks consultants for £500m framework

Friday June 05, 2020

Costain, Mace and Lendlease feature among big multi-disciplinary firmsRead More

Construction occupational health scheme to close

Friday June 05, 2020

Owner B&CE pulls plug on Constructing Better Health Read More

Stepnell lifts Covid pay cuts two weeks early

Friday June 05, 2020

Family owned contractor returns to pre-pandemic salariesRead More

Laing O’Rourke office staff to face temperature checks

Friday June 05, 2020

Contractor rolls out site screening initiative ahead of white collar workers returnRead More

Delay confirmed for “cash flow chaos” VAT change

Friday June 05, 2020

Domestic reverse charge plan put back to March 2021Read More

Plans approved for “Covid compliant” mixed use scheme

Monday June 08, 2020

Developer to use anti-viral materials on £40m Mayfair siteRead More

Mace director takes helm at scaffold giant Lyndon SGB

Monday June 08, 2020

Stuart Robinson replaces Rob Lynch as managing directorRead More

Quartet win £350m Anglian Water pipeline alliance

Monday June 08, 2020

Costain, Farrans, Jacobs and Mott MacDonald Bentley sign 8-year allianceRead More

Race starts for £725m London new homes framework

Monday June 08, 2020

More than 15 contractors face fight to renew places for Network Homes Read More

Morgan Sindall Construction South leader departs

Monday June 08, 2020

Andy Duff leaves business in regional management shake-upRead More

Willmott Dixon wins £18m historic cinema restoration

Monday June 08, 2020

1930s cinema to be reinvented as London comedy clubRead More

Southsea coastal defences £100m funding approved

Monday June 08, 2020

VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster to start later this yearRead More

Wates set to land Oxford university’s biggest building job

Tuesday June 09, 202

Contractor tipped for £120m Life and Mind Building Read More

Stepnell job cuts as West Midlands office to close

Tuesday June 09, 202

Most of the 37 staff put at risk are expected to relocate to Rugby HQRead More

Bellway lifts one tradesperson per house working limit

Tuesday June 09, 202

Completions down just 12% from August to end of MayRead More

Multiplex commercial finance director exits

Tuesday June 09, 202

Paul Maguire is replaced by finance director Zahida HanifRead More

Highways England puts Area 12 upkeep out to bid

Tuesday June 09, 202

Bidding starts for £180m Yorkshire and Humber roads network upkeep Read More

Dragados pulls off £350m harbour project

Tuesday June 09, 202

Main contractor blames Covid-19 as it withdraws from 70% completed projectRead More

Atkins cuts 280 UK infrastructure jobs

Tuesday June 09, 202

Consultant blames drop in demand caused by Covid-19Read More

London builders could be shipped to site by riverboat

Tuesday June 09, 202

Plan to allow contractors to privately hire boats to transport workers to siteRead More

Productivity rises as almost all major sites back at work

Wednesday June 10, 2

Productivity starts to rise as firms get to grips with new working proceduresRead More

Wates reveals ‘Covid-secure’ construction offices

Wednesday June 10, 2

Video highlights how Wates is preparing its office to re-open: Watch nowRead More

Plans in for East London 1,380-home estate rebuild

Wednesday June 10, 2

Wates Residential lodges Romford Waterloo Estate regeneration planRead More

Contract awards slump by 37% from March to May

Wednesday June 10, 2

Kier tops May contracts league as order levels start to recoverRead More

Major contractors call on minister to “shake-up” CITB

Wednesday June 10, 2

Training body accused of poor performance and ignoring industry calls to changeRead More

30 firms win £750m Great Places Housing framework

Wednesday June 10, 2

Social value at heart of Innovation Chain North new homes frameworkRead More

Bilfinger bags £350m Hinkley Point pipework deal

Wednesday June 10, 2

350 jobs to be created in Warrington, Humberside, Bristol and SomersetRead More

Post-lockdown buyers swap flats for houses

Wednesday June 10, 2

RICS residential survey sees signs that tower blocks now less attractive to buyersRead More

Ex-Barratt director to run Vistry Partnerships NW

Wednesday June 10, 2

Ian Hilliker named new managing director of growing north west businessRead More

£4.6bn paid out to support wages across construction

Thursday June 11, 20

1.48m construction staff and self-employed workers receive wage supportRead More

CityFibre looking to recruit 10,000 new workers

Thursday June 11, 20

Digital infrastructure specialist needs new army of workers for £4bn full fibre roll-outRead More

Osborne making 7% of staff redundant

Thursday June 11, 20

75 jobs to go at contractor as consultant Jacobs also starts redundancy consultationRead More

Green light for £61m Binley flyover in the Midlands

Thursday June 11, 20

Osborne to start work on A46 Binley flyover in the autumnRead More

First phase of £1bn London Convoys Wharf approved

Thursday June 11, 20

First major block of 456 flats to be built on former Henry VIII royal dockyardRead More

Interserve wins £16m Hertfordshire road upgrade

Thursday June 11, 20

Work starts this month on final phase of the A602 improvement worksRead More

Go-ahead for gradual return to work in Scotland

Thursday June 11, 20

First minister allows soft start on construction and house building sitesRead More

Lead roofing suppliers face £11m cartel fines

Friday June 12, 2020

Two leading suppliers admit anti-competitive arrangementsRead More

Biggest HS2 site readied for TBM launches

Friday June 12, 2020

Vast site near M25 is key point for Chiltern Tunnel drives and Colne Valley ViaductRead More

Construction output nosedives 40% in April

Friday June 12, 2020

Private house building suffers steepest sector activity fall of 60%Read More

Buckingham Group upbeat for 2020 despite £100m sales fall

Friday June 12, 2020

Contractor says margin will slip to 1% but sales outlook healthy at £500m this yearRead More

Galliford Try wins £15m Alder Hey children’s unit

Friday June 12, 2020

Enabling works start this month on community cluster facilityRead More

Plans for £500m Thames riverside fire station site called in

Friday June 12, 2020

Developer U+I hopes to start construction next year on Albert Embankment schemeRead More

2,000 buildings need recladding three years after Grenfell

Sunday June 14, 2020

Watchdog MPs call for June 2022 deadline to replace all types of dangerous claddingRead More

Carey Group to cut costs and staff numbers

Monday June 15, 2020

Restructuring starts as civil engineering boss decides to leaveRead More

MJ Gleeson braced for turnover to drop by more than £100m

Monday June 15, 2020

House builder sees sales pick up after Covid-19 lockdown sends revenues tumbling 42%Read More

Green light for £200m Dartford mega shed

Monday June 15, 2020

ISG is tipped to build the 2.3m sq ft four-storey warehouse for AmazonRead More

Lok’nStore tenders trio of landmark storage projects

Monday June 15, 2020

Landmark storage buildings at Warrington, Stevenage and Wolverhampton to go-aheadRead More

BAM starts £15m Aintree Hospital facelift

Monday June 15, 2020

Project entails façade overhaul and upgrade works to main tower blockRead More

CIOB calls for Covid testing stations on major construction sites

Monday June 15, 2020

Builders should be offered regular tests on site Read More

BAM Nuttall wins railway site investigation for Scotland

Monday June 15, 2020

Sole supplier deal worth £15m up to 2024Read More

Keltbray to make 300 staff redundant

Tuesday June 16, 202

Job losses at Built Environment Division but not InfrastructureRead More

£37bn of work due out for bid by April 2021

Tuesday June 16, 202

Government highlights immediate pipeline of 340 contracts over 260 projectsRead More

Sisk, Multiplex and Berkeley join industry jobs cull

Tuesday June 16, 202

Growing wave of lay-offs stoked by fears over 2020 and 2021 revenues Read More

Bouygues to use air purifying paint

Tuesday June 16, 202

Education, residential and healthcare projects to benefit from better air qualityRead More

Winvic wins first major hotel project

Tuesday June 16, 202

Milton Keynes Hotel La Tour will feature a setting sun design at nightRead More

Sussex haulier PJ Brown Construction goes under

Tuesday June 16, 202

West Sussex grab and tipper hirer placed into administrationRead More

VolkerFitzpatrick gets timetable for £70m train depot job

Tuesday June 16, 202

Construction to start this year on new Tyne and Wear Metro siteRead More

£250m London Borough Market mixed-use scheme approved

Tuesday June 16, 202

Developer U+I and Transport for London secure planningRead More

Contractors to cut 11% of workforce by September

Wednesday June 17, 2

Firms warn of a second wave of redundancies if economy does not recover next yearRead More

Berkeley bullish about market bounce back

Wednesday June 17, 2

Housing giant confident it will hit £500m annual profits over next six yearsRead More

Severfield warns clients are delaying investment plans

Wednesday June 17, 2

Order book down 16% but tendering activity for industrial and distribution projects strongRead More

Galliford Try and United Living land Tottenham Hale towers

Wednesday June 17, 2

Construction starts today on £500m redevelopment schemeRead More

£400m Kirkstall Forge office scheme approved

Wednesday June 17, 2

A 200,000 sq ft office project is to be built in phase 2Read More

London specialist Axis M&E goes bust

Thursday June 18, 20

Australian-owned MEP specialist placed in voluntary liquidationRead More

Highways England picks consultants for next five years

Thursday June 18, 20

Costain and Amey placed on SPaTS2 framework worth £300mRead More

£32m funding deal to reclad nine Salford tower blocks

Thursday June 18, 20

Pendleton towers fire safety upgrade includes £4m spend on sprinklersRead More

Work with the Enquirer to help your post Covid recovery

Thursday June 18, 20

Promote your business now to grab a bigger market share as construction bounces backRead More

Deal signed to build £40m aerospace centre

Thursday June 18, 20

Construction to start next year at Tewkesbury siteRead More

Re-sizing of contractors to fuel 2.5% fall in bid prices

Thursday June 18, 20

Scramble to win work in 2021 could drive return to cut-throat biddingRead More

Plans to be unveiled for Thames swimming pool site

Thursday June 18, 20

Developer Hadley to transform Blackwall Yard siteRead More

Chinese modular giant winds up main UK business

Friday June 19, 2020

CIMC Modular Building Systems placed in liquidation after building more than a dozen schemesRead More

Costain replenishes £4.2bn order book

Friday June 19, 2020

Activity levels stabilise as strengthened balance sheet helps secure extra orders Read More

Developer strikes deal to save stalled £100m Aura scheme

Friday June 19, 2020

Elliot Lawless hands Liverpool student homes scheme to investors to completeRead More

Barhale chief executive to step down

Friday June 19, 2020

Matthew Behan to leave civils and infrastructure specialist at the end of this monthRead More

Willmott Dixon wins £33m Wiltshire special needs school

Friday June 19, 2020

Builder to work up design ahead of summer 2021 startRead More

Plans in for £770m Greenwich Peninsula scheme

Monday June 22, 2020

U+I submits plan for biggest UK scheme since Covid-19 outbreakRead More

Race for £250m south east new-build housing deal

Monday June 22, 2020

South East Consortium plans in invite bids next monthRead More

BAM gets green light for £29m Leeds school

Monday June 22, 2020

Work to start on Benton Park secondary school near Leeds Bradford airportRead More

Phase 2 start for £40m Bury flood defence scheme

Monday June 22, 2020

Radcliffe and Redvales Flood Alleviation Scheme starts after four month delayRead More

Call to build 100,000 homes a year for Covid-19 heroes

Monday June 22, 2020

Councils call for post-pandemic social housing building boomRead More

Covid-19 speeds-up construction’s digital revolution

Monday June 22, 2020

Technology more vital than ever to keep industry imrpovingRead More

Workers get wearable mood monitors as they return to site

Monday June 22, 2020

Morgan Sindall and Willmott Dixon trial happiness wristbands on sites run through Pagabo frameworkRead More

Pagabo plan for £47bn developer-led public land framework

Monday June 22, 2020

Market engagement meeting to be held via Zoom next weekRead More

Demolition firm Coleman to cut staff numbers by nearly half

Monday June 22, 2020

Specialist hit by cancellation of its largest contract at Broadmarsh Shopping Centre in NottinghamRead More

Flexible site working measures introduced this week

Monday June 22, 2020

Government will also extend planning expiry deadlines salvaging over 400 schemesRead More

Winner named for £500m Heads of Valley final dualling

Monday June 22, 2020

FCC, Roadbridge, Griffiths and Atkins JV to deliver last 18km stretch of A465 in WalesRead More

Hunt starts for £300m HS2 telecoms contractor

Monday June 22, 2020

Work includes fitting nearly 2,800km of fibre optic cablingRead More

Murphy to reinstate full pay for all staff

Tuesday June 23, 202

Contractor reverses salary cuts after "performing well" during lockdownRead More

Galliford Try submits plan for Leeds 350-flat towers

Tuesday June 23, 202

Galliford Try teams up with Chinese developer CIMC to deliver build to rent homesRead More

Highways firms on notice for £800m Surrey deal

Tuesday June 23, 202

Tenders to be invited in October after July market engagement webinarRead More

Green light for new £337m Museum of London site

Tuesday June 23, 202

Enabling work to start in October on historic West Smithfield siteRead More

Administrators on standby as Intu seeks funding deal

Tuesday June 23, 202

£141m of construction work at risk as talks continue with lendersRead More

Galliford Try lands £20m RAF Lossiemouth job

Tuesday June 23, 202

Work to start this summer on Typhoon Squadron hangar and facilitiesRead More

Consultant RLB cutting up to 6% of staff

Wednesday June 24, 2

Redundancy consultation starts with 45 jobs at riskRead More

Contractor Covid tests show 53% have had virus

Wednesday June 24, 2

Fit out contractor reveals results after testing 231 staff, friends and subcontractors Read More

Crest Nicholson suffers first-half loss of £51m

Wednesday June 24, 2

House builder plans 130 job cuts and identifies £30m in build cost savingsRead More

Vinci starts £70m Chester scheme after 20 years of false starts

Wednesday June 24, 2

Council funds Northgate retail and leisure city centre scheme to help post-covid-19 bounce backRead More

CITB agrees to cut levy bills by 25% for two years

Thursday June 25, 20

Skills body also shelves planned industry consensus vote on its futureRead More

Liverpool unveils £1.4bn Covid recovery building plan

Thursday June 25, 20

City Mayor calls for £200m to deliver more than 25 shovel ready projectsRead More

Crossrail parts company with Costain Skanska at Bond Street

Thursday June 25, 20

Move blamed on number of people needed to complete job "post-Covid"Read More

BAM Nuttall facing another claim over Cambridge busway

Thursday June 25, 20

Contractor confident of defending latest legal action on projectRead More

Hill Group to deliver affordable zero carbon homes

Thursday June 25, 20

South east house builder forms joint venture to build net zero carbon schemesRead More

Muse prepares to submit Bradford office scheme

Thursday June 25, 20

Site investigation underway ahead of work starting next yearRead More

Prime Minister urged to build 30,000 retirement homes

Thursday June 25, 20

Trio of retirement homes bosses warn lack of provision is putting a brake on the housing marketRead More

Intu set to go into administration

Friday June 26, 2020

Shopping centre giant fails to agree financing deal with creditorsRead More

Flexible site working hours come into force next week

Thursday June 25, 20

Government sets out extended site working hours plan to 9pmRead More

Dust mask shortage intensifying for contractors

Friday June 26, 2020

Survey of M&E firms shows 63% are struggling to source respiratory protective equipmentRead More

Ground investigators primed for £250m HS2 phase 2

Friday June 26, 2020

HS2 plans to appoint several contractors and a ground investigation partnerRead More

Amey trials graphene asphalt on Kent roads

Friday June 26, 2020

Super-strength material used to resurface an existing road in DartfordRead More

Six win £100m North Eastern universities framework

Friday June 26, 2020

Firms to deliver minor works in Tees Valley, Durham, Northumberland and Tyne & Wear Read More

Willmott Dixon gets start for £20m Hull police centre

Friday June 26, 2020

New command and control hub to be built at Melton, near Hull.Read More

Berkeley Group founder Tony Pidgley dies

Friday June 26, 2020

House builder announces sudden death of chairman aged 72Read More

Boris turbocharges £250bn infrastructure plans

Sunday June 28, 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak to head Project Speed taskforce to rebuild economyRead More

Costain and National Grid bust up over costs of £113m job

Monday June 29, 2020

Costain to exit gas compressor upgrades over scope change costsRead More

“Two-speed” covid recovery as building lags infrastructure

Monday June 29, 2020

Contractors fear commercial construction being left behind with focus on civils workRead More

Recruitment drive at nmcn after framework wins

Monday June 29, 2020

Civils wins in South West see contractor on hunt for new staffRead More

Hunt for integration partner on £6.8bn Lower Thames Crossing

Monday June 29, 2020

Bidding starts next week for £242m key management role on Britain’s longest road tunnelRead More

AmeySRM wins £23m bridge replacement

Monday June 29, 2020

Work to start on A533 Expressway bridge replacement next yearRead More

Modular specialist ilke Homes to cut staff numbers

Monday June 29, 2020

Business was handed a £30m loan by Homes England last NovemberRead More

£1bn pledged for 50 new schools building blitz

Monday June 29, 2020

Work to start in autumn 2021 on first wave of 10-year modernisation planRead More

Firms wanted for £270m Parliament buildings repairs

Monday June 29, 2020

Patch-up framework will keep Parliament running ahead of full restoration in 2026Read More

Funding deal agreed for new £230m Marylebone hotel

Monday June 29, 2020

John F Hunt to carry out demolition and substructure worksRead More

Boris clears planning red tape on change of use to housing

Tuesday June 30, 202

Town centre buildings to be converted without planning to save the high streetRead More

HS2 contest for £500m tunnel and lineside M&E works

Tuesday June 30, 202

Major contract for phase one and 2a will be let as a target cost contractRead More

Eight major contractors rally to tackle climate change

Tuesday June 30, 202

BAM, CWC, Morgan Sindall, Multiplex, SRM, Skanska and Willmott Dixon declare net zero carbon pledgeRead More

Road worker hit by flying metal from HGV

Tuesday June 30, 202

Construction materials most frequently dropped on motorwaysRead More

Boris ‘new deal’ injects £5bn to speed-up infrastructure

Tuesday June 30, 202

Prime Minister promises to build, build, build with national renewal planRead More

Redrow to scale back London construction work

Tuesday June 30, 202

Focus shifts to regions as buyers want more space after pandemicRead More

Scottish contractor Robertson plans redundancies

Tuesday June 30, 202

Annual pay increases deferred for a year as job cuts loomRead More

Interserve sees recovery with £92m order haul

Monday June 29, 2020

Haul of NHS work boosts orders in June as orders stream inRead More

Construction site death rates on the rise

Wednesday July 01, 2

Latest HSE figures show 40 construction fatalities last yearRead More

Site canteens to re-open under latest guidelines

Wednesday July 01, 2

Latest Site Operating Procedures guidance allows limited 1m-plus distancing with risk reduction measuresRead More

Kier eyes rights issue as debt rises to £440m

Wednesday July 01, 2

Debt rises again as Kier feels impact of Covid-19Read More

Willmott Dixon unveils plan for 5% staff cut

Wednesday July 01, 2

Private builder seeks voluntary redundancies as revenue set to drop 20%Read More

Morgan Sindall to start £65m Salford Uni project

Wednesday July 01, 2

Work to start within weeks on Science, Engineering and Environmental BuildingRead More

Cundall latest consultant to cut jobs

Wednesday July 01, 2

Redundancy consultation starts with 6% of staff at riskRead More

Sisk seals £150m Santander campus in Milton Keynes

Thursday July 02, 20

Biggest building contract signed off during restricted covid workingRead More

Builder wanted for £35m Forth Bridge tourist attraction

Thursday July 02, 20

Contract to build bridge walkways and viewing platforms to be awarded before the end of 2020Read More

JCB powers up first hydrogen fuelled digger

Wednesday July 01, 2

JCB in race to lead the world on hydrogen-powered plant Read More

Construction firms urged to claim millions in tax rebates

Thursday July 02, 20

Research and development tax credits available - find out if you can claimRead More

Plans in for £150m South Kensington Tube station scheme

Thursday July 02, 20

Native Land and TfL advance scheme to revamp west London Underground station siteRead More

Plans go in for 2,200-home Oxfordshire garden village

Thursday July 02, 20

Sustainable scheme will also include new schools and manufacturing spaceRead More

Winvic raids Graham Construction for civils boss

Thursday July 02, 20

Rob Cook joins as civils and infrastructure director at WinvicRead More

HS2 rebids £300m overhead power system

Thursday July 02, 20

Bidding starts for first overhead lines powering trains to operate at 360km/hRead More

Canary Wharf Contractors could cut 100 jobs

Friday July 03, 2020

Another round of redundancies as projects come to end with no replacements in pipelineRead More

Government agrees £30m bailout for rebar giant

Friday July 03, 2020

Emergency loan to Celsa secures rebar supplies to constructionRead More

Wates resumes full pay for all staff not on furlough

Friday July 03, 2020

Chief praises staff for great professionalism in the most challenging of conditionRead More

£120m rescue package for stalled arts sites

Sunday July 05, 2020

Cultural rescue programme to restart work on theatres, galleries,museums and cinemasRead More

“Builders stars of the economy” as construction rebounds

Monday July 06, 2020

Latest buyers survey shows sharp turnaround in output as lockdown easesRead More

Flannery trials first electric tele at HS2 site

Monday July 06, 2020

Skanska Costain Strabag JV to roll out more machines across HS2Read More

Barratt uncovers weak concrete frames at seven high rises

Monday July 06, 2020

House builder faces £70m bill to remediate high rise flatsRead More

McAleer & Rushe starts £68m Birmingham resi tower

Monday July 06, 2020

37-storey build to rent tower forms part of £120m Exchange Square 2 schemeRead More

CPUK went down owing suppliers more than £9m

Monday July 06, 2020

Construction Partnership UK Limited brought down by bad debts and Covid-19Read More

First net-zero carbon London office project approved

Monday July 06, 2020

Mace advising on £160m project to expand and retrofit former BT HQ Read More

Interserve to start £27m Oldham school job

Monday July 06, 2020

Work starts this month on Saddleworth secondary schoolRead More

Construction start date for latest Manchester resi scheme

Monday July 06, 2020

Work to begin early next year at Bowler’s YardRead More

BAM to make 150 staff redundant

Monday July 06, 2020

Drop in demand set to impact 2021 revenueRead More

Morgan Sindall stars in £250m Glasgow Uni framework

Monday July 06, 2020

University confirms nine construction partnersRead More

Lendlease gets nod to start Manchester town hall revamp

Tuesday July 07, 202

Council agrees to 5 month completion delay as notice to proceed agreedRead More

Bouygues to start on £240m Canning Town scheme

Tuesday July 07, 202

Phase three of Hallsville Quarter regeneration scheme gets green lightRead More

Drainage supplier Polypipe to axe 250 jobs

Tuesday July 07, 202

Polypipe keeps all facilities open to react to any unexpected rise in demandRead More

Argent chief to head Oxford Uni £4bn housing partnership

Tuesday July 07, 202

Anna Strongman takes over as CEO of Oxford University Developments in SeptemberRead More

Taziker lands £24m Bristol station refurb contract

Tuesday July 07, 202

First major overhaul of Temple Meads for 25 yearsRead More

Plan for £600m North Wales tidal energy lagoon

Tuesday July 07, 202

It is hoped the scheme could be given the green light by 2023Read More

Top contractors orders down 44% over three months

Tuesday July 07, 202

Wates tops June contracts league with major high-rise flats orderRead More

Four injured in London crane collapse: Video

Wednesday July 08, 2

Jib crashes through roof of house next to modular building siteRead More

Bouygues wins £250m London hospital expansion

Wednesday July 08, 2

Evelina London children’s hospital embarks on next phase of development plansRead More

Firms to get £1,000 for every worker brought off furlough

Wednesday July 08, 2

Plan for jobs promises £6,500 for work placement kickstarters and £2,000 for apprenticesRead More

£3bn green boost as construction leads Covid recovery

Wednesday July 08, 2

Investment for energy efficient retrofitting and stamp duty holiday to boost housing marketRead More

£110m Dagenham film studio complex approved

Wednesday July 08, 2

Council regeneration company seeking film partner to start the project rollingRead More

Law firm caps fees for smaller construction disputes

Wednesday July 08, 2

Fixed-fee adjudication service will not see legal bills for contractors rise above £5,000Read More

North East carbon capture project to create 5,500 jobs

Wednesday July 08, 2

Construction of £1.8bn project to run for four yearsRead More

U+I cuts capital spending by £33m

Wednesday July 08, 2

Work scaled back in coming year but developer bullish about longer term prospectsRead More

Driver killed as concrete smashes through windscreen

Wednesday July 08, 2

Police hunt for lorry shedding its loadRead More

Arup to cut 350 UK jobs

Thursday July 09, 20

Job cuts among 6,000 strong UK workforce to hit next monthRead More

Green light for £230m Sky Studios Elstree

Thursday July 09, 20

BAM, Lendlease and VolkerFitzpatrick understood to be in running for main contractRead More

Amey appoints former Murphy boss as transport chief

Thursday July 09, 20

Peter Anderson to head-up Transport Infrastructure businessRead More

Bellway asks subcontractors for 5% rate cut

Thursday July 09, 20

House builder wants suppliers to drop prices from next monthRead More

Esh Group unveils 8% staff cut

Thursday July 09, 20

Nearly 70 jobs to be cut from 840-strong workforceRead More

House builders returning to full productivity on site

Thursday July 09, 20

Vistry reports falling supply chain prices while Persimmon says forward sales up 15%Read More

Collapsed crane was erected day before tragedy

Thursday July 09, 20

Wolffkran worker still seriously injured in hospital after 85-year-old woman killedRead More

Morgan Sindall starts up Salford resi tower project

Thursday July 09, 20

Work on 23-storey apartment block reignites New Bailey schemeRead More

London council calls up firms for £6.8bn works deal

Friday July 10, 2020

Tower Hamlets 10-year dynamic purchasing deal will cover new housing, schools and regeneration schemesRead More

M&E contractor Ilec goes into administration

Friday July 10, 2020

Specialist goes down after sharp drop in turnoverRead More

Farringdon office scheme to restart after £140m funding deal

Monday July 13, 2020

Confidence boost for London market as main contractor due to be appointed shortlyRead More

HS2 team unearths Iron Age murder victim

Monday July 13, 2020

Large wood-henge structure uncovered during Buckinghamshire tunnel site excavationsRead More

Hotel and office block plan for Manchester Mayfield scheme

Monday July 13, 2020

Work to start early next summer on 385,000 sq ft projectRead More

South London’s Purley tower approved

Monday July 13, 2020

Developer Thornsett Group get thumbs up for 17-storey tower mixed-use schemeRead More

DfE readies firms for ‘new deal’ schools building push

Monday July 13, 2020

Over 30 firms in fight for places as existing £8bn framework comes up for renewalRead More

Student rooms developer gears up to build again

Monday July 13, 2020

Unite buys Edinburgh site for 300-bed scheme after Covid-work pauseRead More

Mace Dragados kicks-off £1.3bn HS2 Euston station build

Monday July 13, 2020

£400m worth of subcontract packages to be let over two yearsRead More

Final London Super Sewer TBM arrives by barge

Monday July 13, 2020

Final stretch in sight as TBM Selina prepared for deepest Thames Tideway drive Read More

Multiplex lands £140m Glasgow office job

Monday July 13, 2020

Main construction work to start on 13-storey scheme Read More

Firms wanted to clear social housing repairs backlog

Tuesday July 14, 202

PfH seeks firms for £490m repairs and voids DPS dealRead More

Winners revealed for £600m Cadent gas deal

Tuesday July 14, 202

Quartet land ten-year programme of infrastructure workRead More

Balfour Beatty to start £250m Lewisham Gateway phase 2

Tuesday July 14, 202

Forward funding deal with rental specialist Get Living paves way for construction startRead More

Construction starts climb-back after cliff-edge output fall

Tuesday July 14, 202

Monthly output still 39% or £5.2bn down on pre-Covid levelRead More

B&K in ‘strong position’ after revenue tops £1bn

Tuesday July 14, 202

Bowmer & Kirkland boasts year-end net cash of £447m after profits hit £73mRead More

Contractors press Government for Sizewell C green light

Tuesday July 14, 202

£300m of early works could begin this year if Government seizes £18bn nuclear build opportunityRead More

Construction work accelerated on £170m of flood defence schemes

Tuesday July 14, 202

Work to start on 22 sites in the next two yearsRead More

Cemex to mothball cement plant with 110 job losses

Tuesday July 14, 202

South Ferriby plant in Barton-upon-Humber to close this monthRead More

McLaren to restore staff to full pay

Wednesday July 15, 2

Workers praised for "unsurpassed commitment" as full pay kicks back in next monthRead More

Rising demand for groundworkers signals V-shaped recovery

Wednesday July 15, 2

Smaller housing schemes leading the way as demand for labour rises after lockdownRead More

Galliford Try confident of strong Covid recovery

Wednesday July 15, 2

Pandemic caused losses but order books up and productivity near normal againRead More

Former Kier boss exits McCarthy & Stone after 18 months

Wednesday July 15, 2

Chief operating officer Nigel Turner departs in boardroom shake-upRead More

Skanska names new infrastructure chief

Wednesday July 15, 2

Former Alstom infrastructure MD Jonathan Willcock joins in OctoberRead More

Berkeley’s London White City towers approved

Wednesday July 15, 2

Enabling work to start this autumn on 32 and 22 storey towersRead More

Scottish Water invites bids for £500m repairs framework

Wednesday July 15, 2

Regional contractors favoured for water and sewerage repairs dealRead More

PRS deal spurs £200m Guildford station scheme

Tuesday July 14, 202

Work to start this autumn on Solum station redevelopmentRead More

Construction furlough total rises above 750,000 staff

Wednesday July 15, 2

Total payouts for furloughed construction staff and self employed top £5.4bnRead More

Bids called for £680m London waste power plant

Wednesday July 15, 2

Work to start on Edmonton EcoPark replacement incinerator in 2022Read More

Morgan Sindall to build home for new Oxford college

Wednesday July 15, 2

Contractor will renovate and reconfigure grade II listed Radcliffe Science LibraryRead More

Mace and Atkins secure Thames Water AMP7 key roles

Thursday July 16, 20

Firms to help Thames Water shift to intelligent client delivery modelRead More

Keltbray targets costs after record £563m turnover

Thursday July 16, 20

Specialist on track to achieve 16% overhead savings this yearRead More

Efficiency East Midlands starts £150m race for demolition firms

Thursday July 16, 20

Procurement group shifts to dynamic purchasing system of pre-checked specialistsRead More

Interserve set for £15m medicines production hub

Thursday July 16, 20

Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre to be built at Inchinnan in Renfrewshire.Read More

Adjudicators cap fees for construction disputes

Thursday July 16, 20

Contractors turning to adjudication as ceiling placed on costs for lower value claimsRead More

£3bn new district plan for HS2 Interchange Station site

Thursday July 16, 20

Birmingham HS2 station near the NEC will anchor Arden Cross planRead More

Canary Wharf submits 3.8m sq ft North Quay plan

Thursday July 16, 20

East London developer set outs vision for next phase of Canary Wharf ambitionRead More

Subbies accuse Galliford Try of delaying payments

Friday July 17, 2020

Suppliers claim contractor "holds on to cash" at half yearRead More

World record engineering feat for Humber gas pipeline – video

Thursday July 16, 20

Steel gas pipeline jacked 5km under River Humber in historic pushRead More

Beard to cut workforce by 12% with 35 jobs at risk

Friday July 17, 2020

Contractor working flat out to win new business in bid to reduce redundanciesRead More

Vistry chooses offsite built homes for Bristol scheme

Friday July 17, 2020

Ilke Homes to supply Blackberry Hill hospital redevelopmentRead More

TfL plan for vast London trackside mixed-use scheme

Monday July 20, 2020

Developers readied for £670m joint development opportunity in ActonRead More

First Chief Inspector of Buildings to be recruited this year

Monday July 20, 2020

Draft Bill published today to bring biggest change in building safety for a generationRead More

Skanska secures £37m swindon office deal

Monday July 20, 2020

Work to start on Zurich Insurance office buildingRead More

Willmott Dixon to finish Clugston Leeds office revamp

Sunday July 19, 2020

Clugston collapsed before starting West Yorkshire Combined Authority office upgradeRead More

Amey and Interserve set for £200m MoD housing upgrade

Sunday July 19, 2020

More than 3,200 services homes and single living quarters to be upgraded in next two yearsRead More

£650m Nottingham Island Quarter to get underway

Monday July 20, 2020

Work to start this year on Canal Turn Pavillion buildingRead More

Planning green light starts bid race for £40m Leeds student scheme

Monday July 20, 2020

Designs for Woodhouse development focus on mental healthRead More

Concrete frame firm Morrisroe buys demolition specialist Cantillon

Monday July 20, 2020

Deal broadens range of services now offered by MorrisroeRead More

Tender prices at tipping point to fall

Monday July 20, 2020

Consultant Arcadis downgrades building tender forecast to -4% this yearRead More

Wates rejigs to target public building work and housing

Tuesday July 21, 202

Business restructures to target MMC, public building and housingRead More

Green light for London Old Oak 158 flats scheme

Tuesday July 21, 202

Network Homes is in talks with contractors about starting building workRead More

Scape launches race for £13bn construction deal

Monday July 20, 2020

Bidders need to be BIM2 compliant and meet sustainability criteriaRead More

TClarke rides out site closures to deliver a profit

Tuesday July 21, 202

M&E specialist sees sharp upturn in prospects bidding for £600m of work since AprilRead More

Crossrail could need even more money and time

Tuesday July 21, 202

Main budget could rise again as integration work set to cost another £140mRead More

Two-year prison term for breaches of new building safey regs

Tuesday July 21, 202

Duty on workers to report serious structural or fire safety concernsRead More

M O’Brien lands Morgan Sindall earthworks package

Tuesday July 21, 202

Specialist to help with complex engineering challenge on £200m rail jobRead More

Housing body calls up firms for £900m fire safey work

Tuesday July 21, 202

Central Housing Investment Consortium opens bidding on new fire safety frameworkRead More

Coventry City FC reveals stadium plan

Tuesday July 21, 202

University of Warwick will provide site at its main campus to the south west of the cityRead More

City of London launches mega court and police HQ plan

Tuesday July 21, 202

Fleet street to be new home of major crime busting complexRead More

Galliford Try scoops £50m+ London office revamp

Wednesday July 22, 2

Contractor returns to London fit-out market with 280 Bishopsgate dealRead More

Mears plans housing maintenance redundancies

Wednesday July 22, 2

Housing maintenance specialist expects to make a £6m loss in first halfRead More

Plans in for final New Bailey £50m office project

Wednesday July 22, 2

12-storey Salford office will boast a distinctive steel diagrid structureRead More

Main contractors donate training levy to small firms

Tuesday July 21, 202

Willmott Dixon and Osborne pass unspent apprenticeship levy to SMEsRead More

Construction leaders launch Covid-19 cost forecasting tool

Wednesday July 22, 2

Toolkit makes existing and future site cost more predictableRead More

Leaders call for 2-year visas for low skilled workers

Wednesday July 22, 2

Labourers, dry liners, asbestos removers and some plant operators fall outside skilled workers safety net Read More

John F Hunt set for £13m Westminster estate demolition

Wednesday July 22, 2

Ebury Bridge housing estate demolition to pave way for £350m housing schemeRead More

Spencer to restore world’s oldest working suspension bridge

Wednesday July 22, 2

200-year-old Union Chain Bridge in the Borders to be restoredRead More

Skanska Europe profits tumble

Thursday July 23, 20

Profits in UK and Central Europe crash to £1.9mRead More

Kier secures 13 school projects worth £170m

Thursday July 23, 20

Recent orders boosted with school projects across southern England and WalesRead More

HS2 backs project bank accounts on key contracts

Thursday July 23, 20

Landmark decision secures supply chain cash flow and safeguards against upstream insolvencyRead More

£589m to kickstart rail upgrades across the North

Thursday July 23, 20

Government sets up new mayoral and council body to speed up northern infrastructure plansRead More

Man caught selling stolen high tech survey gear online

Thursday July 23, 20

Police swoop after stolen Leica Geosystems kit worth up to £22,000 each spotted for sale Read More

Major plant hirer Vp sees revenues rebound

Thursday July 23, 20

Hire revenues back to 80% of pre-Covid levelRead More

Crossrail delayed again as bosses blame Covid-19

Thursday July 23, 20

Intensive construction phase starts next month as opening delay set to enter fourth yearRead More

Bellway starts redundancy talks to cut 175 staff

Thursday July 23, 20

House builder to slim down business in line with lower production ratesRead More

London 23-storey Old Street hotel approved

Friday July 24, 2020

Work to start this year on tech quarter hotel and officesRead More

NMCN finance chief to depart at year-end

Friday July 24, 2020

Daniel Taylor pursuing opportunity in related industryRead More

Liverpool asks for £1.4bn to start 40 “shovel ready” sites

Friday July 24, 2020

Building Back Better plan could create 28,000 construction jobsRead More

Motorway roadworks speed limits raised to 60mph

Saturday July 25, 20

Contractors to bring in new traffic management systems for faster speedsRead More

Cruden files notice of intent to appoint administrator

Sunday July 26, 2020

Warrington based Cruden Construction lines up administratorsRead More

Construction to start on £185m Manchester towers

Monday July 27, 2020

Muse Developments agrees funding for Vinci to start first phase of New Victoria schemeRead More

Costain fined £1.2m after steel cage collapse on road job

Monday July 27, 2020

Two workers injured after falling cage brings down mobile elevating work platform Read More

Race fires up for £300m Tees Valley EfW plant

Monday July 27, 2020

Construction could start late next year at Grangetown siteRead More

Balfour shuts concrete plant after positive Covid-19 tests

Monday July 27, 2020

Twenty workers test positive at factory supplying tunnel segments for Hinkley Point nuclear siteRead More

Travis Perkins sales recover after 43% Covid slump

Tuesday July 28, 202

Trading update reveals lockdown impact as RMI and infrastructure lead recoveryRead More

MBO at rail specialist BCM Construction

Tuesday July 28, 202

Trio of directors plan to grow £40m turnover civils contractorRead More

Plans to go in for £60m Stockport Weir Mill scheme

Tuesday July 28, 202

Developer Capital & Centric prepares to submit plan to convert historic mill siteRead More

Council backs plans for £25m Birmingham surf park

Tuesday July 28, 202

Groundworks could start this year to transform 15 acre siteRead More

Tool giant Hilti launches robo-suits to help on sites

Tuesday July 28, 202

Exoskeleton will relieve strain of working overhead and above shoulder heightRead More

Former Clancy chief to lead government infrastructure drive

Tuesday July 28, 202

Jon Loveday to lead team supporting delivery of major government projectsRead More

Lighthouse Club battles to fill £1m funding black hole

Tuesday July 28, 202

Construction charity needs more cash as events cancelled and demand for help risesRead More

Willmott Dixon starts main works on £33m Bristol office block

Tuesday July 28, 202

Construction starts on latest scheme for developer CubexRead More

Bowmer + Kirkland lands Manchester spec office block

Wednesday July 29, 2

Construction to start imminently in major show of confidence for commercial marketRead More

Joint venture deal signed for £1.2bn Hampshire housing site

Wednesday July 29, 2

Start on site expected in late 2021Read More

Former BAM Nuttall boss takes a seat on Barhale board

Wednesday July 29, 2

Steve Fox takes up non-exec roleRead More

Covid impact plunges Taylor Wimpey to £40m loss

Wednesday July 29, 2

Redfern thanks subcontractors and suppliers for exceptional responseRead More

Breedon sales recover after lockdown slump

Wednesday July 29, 2

Revenue last month was at 99% of 2019 levelsRead More

Redcar steelworks demolition bonanza

Wednesday July 29, 2

18 demolition contracts to be let over 12 monthsRead More

School building kits to revolutionise construction

Thursday July 30, 20

Offsite specialists Elliott and McAvoy win funding to redesign school buildingRead More

Contractors to get £1.5bn London infrastructure spending boost

Thursday July 30, 20

Investment by utilities companies to help kickstart Covid recovery in the capitalRead More

Grenfell council picks firm to reclad two tower blocks

Thursday July 30, 20

Lawtech secures job to reclad two 14-storey blocks of flatsRead More

Concrete firms push for pollution eating roads

Thursday July 30, 20

Highways England urged to look at latest technology to cut down traffic emissionsRead More

Morrison gets start date for £60m trio of new schools

Thursday July 30, 20

Construction to start next month on West Lothian siteRead More

McAlpine to cut 6% of staff after strategy review

Thursday July 30, 20

Regional and market Covid-19 review leads to job lossesRead More

Hinkley nuclear job facing “high” risk of delay and extra costs

Thursday July 30, 20

EDF now updating schedule and cost estimates Read More

Barratt to build 300 new homes on Macclesfield school site

Thursday July 30, 20

Deal with Homes England unlocks site for developmentRead More

Sisk to repay Covid-19 staff wage cuts

Friday July 31, 2020

Around 600 staff to recoup deductions made over three monthsRead More

Build UK contractors hold payment times during Covid-19

Friday July 31, 2020

Six main contractors paying within 30 daysRead More

Engie seals £100m+ Kingston Uni student halls deal

Friday July 31, 2020

Over 1,200 rooms to be upgraded and 117 new rooms built in south west LondonRead More

HS2 Chiltern tunnel launchpad ready for giant TBMs

Friday July 31, 2020

160,000 m3 of material excavated and 17m high headwall constructedRead More

Glass office block to kickstart £200m South Shields site

Friday July 31, 2020

Commercial building will form first phase of Holborn regeneration schemeRead More

Demolition worker fights for her life after site accident

Friday July 31, 2020

Shannon Brasier, 20, in coma at Royal London HospitalRead More

Cruden goes into administration with 100 job losses

Friday July 31, 2020

KPMG now winding down contract after Covid-19 was "the final straw"Read More

Laing O’Rourke wins £123m sewage works upgrade

Monday August 03, 20

Three-year upgrade of Beckton works to start early next yearRead More

Worker crushed to death at precast concrete plant

Monday August 03, 20

Safety inspectors uncover a series of problems at Treanor Pujol siteRead More

Clancy drops Docwra name and exits multi-utility work

Monday August 03, 20

Clancy to sharpen focus on water and energy workRead More

Renaker go-ahead for Manchester twin towers

Monday August 03, 20

Phase 2 of Crown Street scheme approved by plannersRead More

Manchester wellbeing centre developer eyes three more sites

Monday August 03, 20

Construction to start next year on £250m Manchester scheme followed by trio of new venuesRead More

More than 600 consultants fight to win framework places

Monday August 03, 20

EN:Procure picks 70 winners for £10m deal: Full detailsRead More

Gaysha acquires fit-out firm GS Contracts

Monday August 03, 20

Latest acquisition for expanding London refurb contractorRead More

Vinci replaces Galliford Try on £26m cancer centre

Tuesday August 04, 2

Demolition work completed by Galliford Try but client brings in new contractorRead More

Balfour to reopen concrete plant after Covid outbreak

Tuesday August 04, 2

Track and trace investigations show no-one affected at Hinkley where segments are suppliedRead More

300 “shovel ready” schemes get £900m funding boost

Tuesday August 04, 2

Government confirms schemes receiving cash from the Getting Building FundRead More

Robertson lands Preston research centre contract

Tuesday August 04, 2

University of Sheffield picks main contractor for £20m schemeRead More

2021 workload rebound but to 6.4% below pre-Covid level

Tuesday August 04, 2

Construction forecasters bank on V-shaped recovery next yearRead More

Plans unveiled for new 40-acre Crewe warehouse scheme

Tuesday August 04, 2

Construction of 800,000 sq ft of space on former BAE factory siteRead More

Willmott Dixon wins £31m Rotherham housing deal

Tuesday August 04, 2

Over 170 homes to be built for Rother LivingRead More

Worker crushed to death on Tottenham demolition site

Tuesday August 04, 2

Wall and roof collapses at two-storey industrial buildingRead More

Aecom to cut up to 500 jobs

Wednesday August 05,

Consultant starts redundancy consultation as it "re-shapes" the businessRead More

Morgan Sindall confident of second half profit surge

Wednesday August 05,

Post lockdown recovery continues as £9.3m of furlough cash to be handed back to governmentRead More

M&E specialist Lorne Stewart battles to stem losses

Wednesday August 05,

Harrow-based building services specialist begins to curb lossesRead More

Countryside picked for £124m Bracknell housing plan

Wednesday August 05,

Over 400 homes to be built on three council-owned sites in town centreRead More

Kier wins £160m Area 4 highways upkeep deal

Wednesday August 05,

Maintenance work to start in November on Kent and Sussex roadsRead More

23 demolition firms win places on Scottish framework

Wednesday August 05,

Demolition framework for Scottish council and housing associationsRead More

Amey clinches £240m deal to upkeep three major bridges

Wednesday August 05,

South west major structures inspection and maintenance worth £16m a yearRead More

Shed builder Winvic hails £29m rail freight terminal win

Wednesday August 05,

Vast concrete pour to start in weeks on 30,000m3 terminal storage slabRead More

Squibb lands demolition deal on £220m Woolwich site

Wednesday August 05,

Year-long demolition of old Woolwich estate starts this monthRead More

Planning revolution to open housing market to smaller builders

Thursday August 06,

Planning to be revamped in bid to end dominance of major housebuildersRead More

Nmcn still in profit despite Covid-19 crisis

Thursday August 06,

Pandemic to cut margins to 0.5% this year but contractor confident in long term prospectsRead More

Ibstock to shut three brick factories and axe 375 jobs

Thursday August 06,

Brickmaker on cost-cutting push after £52m first-half lossRead More

Hackitt slams industry’s ‘wait and see’ stance on building safety

Thursday August 06,

Mace, Vistry and Construction Leadership Council praised for rising to safety challengeRead More

Redrow pulls out of 1,100 home Wandsworth estate scheme

Thursday August 06,

Construction started in February on first phase of Alton Estate regenerationRead More

McAlpine to kickstart £650m Nottingham Island Quarter

Thursday August 06,

Construction to start on £9m first phase of giant scheme in OctoberRead More

Four injured during roof collapse in Windsor

Thursday August 06,

Firefighters rescue workers from rubble after collapse Read More

Groundworks boss banned for false tax returns

Thursday August 06,

Insolvency Service investigates after contractor goes into liquidationRead More

Buyers report robust construction recovery in July

Thursday August 06,

Strongest rise in output for nearly five yearsRead More

Crane drivers face heat risk in “greenhouse” cabs

Friday August 07, 20

Union demands maximum three-hour shifts for drivers, free water and mini fridges in cabsRead More

Supply chain event for £4.5bn Smart motorways plan

Friday August 07, 20

Subcontractor engagement launch event to set out new working arrangementsRead More

£100m Leeds student tower approved

Friday August 07, 20

Planning go-ahead for 32-storey Merrion Street skyscraper Read More

Welsh Water civils and M&E frameworks up for renewal

Monday August 10, 20

Water company seeks to refresh partners for AMP7 investment planRead More

Laing O’Rourke starts redundancy talks with 150 staff

Monday August 10, 20

Covid cuts to focus on back office staffRead More

Plans approved for 5,000-home Thameside West scheme

Monday August 10, 20

Work will start on the first 400-home block before the end of the yearRead More

McGee signs-up former Multiplex Commercial Director

Monday August 10, 20

Paul Maguire joins specialist as contractor still predicting profits this year despite Covid impactRead More

Laing O’Rourke completes first HS2 bridge in two days

Monday August 10, 20

65-metre structure built off-site and installed ahead of scheduleRead More

A66 TransPennine upgrade to be split into four jobs

Monday August 10, 20

Design and build projects to total £770m along 50-mile routeRead More

Taylor Woodrow lands £100m power plant deal

Tuesday August 11, 2

First major building award at £1.2bn North London Heat and Power ProjectRead More

Giant HS2 tunnelling machines unveiled

Tuesday August 11, 2

Two TBMs will take three years to bore the ten mile long Chiltern tunnelRead More

UK Construction Week postponed until next year

Tuesday August 11, 2

Extra May event in London to complement Birmingham show in OctoberRead More

Bellway commercial managers in cost cutting drive

Tuesday August 11, 2

House builder to focus on reducing build costs as Covid cuts sales by 31%Read More

Galliford Try bags £105m Leeds Highline scheme

Tuesday August 11, 2

Five build to rent blocks of flats will be built at Monk BridgeRead More

Derwent sees future in long-life, loose-fit offices

Tuesday August 11, 2

Next-generation offices to feature higher ceilings, better ventilation and green spaceRead More

Plan for first 349 homes at Kirkstall Forge

Tuesday August 11, 2

Developer CEG consults over first of 1,450 homes at Leeds schemeRead More

Balfour hopes profits back to “normal” next year after £26m loss

Wednesday August 12,

Covid causes half-year loss but profits expected to return to 2019 levels next yearRead More

Murphy fined £150k after digger hits motorway gas pipe

Wednesday August 12,

Court hears contractor should have hand dug around high pressure pipelineRead More

Plans for £500m Commonwealth Games village abandoned

Tuesday August 11, 2

Birmingham decides to house athletes in student halls but Lendlease will still build new homes on siteRead More

BAM tops contracts league after motorway wins

Wednesday August 12,

Value of contract wins starts to improve after Covid-19 slowdownRead More

Murphy back in profit after closing-out problem contracts

Wednesday August 12,

Contractor calls on sustained infrastructure investment to lead Covid recoveryRead More

1,200 homes plan for Manchester gas works site

Thursday August 13,

Gould Street Gaswork to become new neighbourhoodRead More

Architects optimistic for first time in four months

Thursday August 13,

Private housing work lifts mood among architects for first time since lockdownRead More

Construction output gain raises V-shape recovery hopes

Thursday August 13,

23% surge in June construction output raises hope of work reboundRead More

Architects turn positive on future workloads

Thursday August 13,

Industry survey shows first non-negative reading for five monthsRead More

Student halls developer Empiric restarts stalled schemes

Thursday August 13,

Work to recommence on Southampton and Bristol projectsRead More

Fourth Van Elle director exits in as many months

Thursday August 13,

Smartfoot housing division director Peter Handley resignsRead More

Beard go-ahead for £20m Rhodes House scheme

Thursday August 13,

Oxford College basement expansion approvedRead More

Moda confirms start for £260m Hove build to rent scheme

Thursday August 13,

Private rental developer completes £10m section 106 for 2021 construction startRead More

Wates names new fit-out chief

Thursday August 13,

Smartspace commercial director Scott Camp promoted to MDRead More

Balfour Beatty confirms water market exit

Friday August 14, 20

Risk and return ratio in water fails to meet selective bidding criteriaRead More

Hammersmith Bridge shut due to heatwave cracks

Friday August 14, 20

Contractors try to cool bridge by hosing it downRead More

FM Conway and Kier reinstated to Prompt Payment Code

Friday August 14, 20

Contractors win back places after improving payment timesRead More

Kier installs two M6 gantries in record 10 hours – video

Friday August 14, 20

First time two 38-tonne superspan gantries installed overnightRead More

Tenants to shortlist firms for major homes upkeep deal

Friday August 14, 20

Hyde to use residents to interview bidders for maintenance framework renewalRead More

Collapsed Bow crane could take six months to clear

Sunday August 16, 20

Tower crane removal after fatal accident will take monthsRead More

Caledonian wins £27m London modular housing trio

Monday August 17, 20

Lewisham council starts Precision Manufactured Housing programmeRead More

Bidding opens for £150m Redcar steelworks demolition

Monday August 17, 20

Vast demolition programme will take up to five years to completeRead More

Costain facing fight to recover £49m on gas station job

Monday August 17, 20

Contract disputes set to hit first half resultsRead More

£75m Carlisle Southern Link Road out to bid

Monday August 17, 20

Cumbria County Council opts for two-stage design and build contestRead More

London City Airport pauses £500m expansion plan

Monday August 17, 20

Infrastructure and foundations work to be completed but new terminal on holdRead More

Construction workers urged to wear masks on site

Monday August 17, 20

Construction Leadership Council issues latest guidanceRead More

Hunt for developer for South London estate rebuild

Monday August 17, 20

Housing association starts hunt for £800m Clapham Park development partnerRead More

Lowestoft tilting bridge costs could rise by £54m

Monday August 17, 20

Contractor to be appointed next month after BAM Nuttall parted company with projectRead More

Manchester civil engineering contractor collapses

Tuesday August 18, 2

Bemus Construction Services hit by Covid-19 house building lockdownRead More

McAlpine and Vinci want suppliers for £120m of health work

Tuesday August 18, 2

Virtual Zoom event to outline subcontract opportunities: Register nowRead More

Construction leaders brace for Brexit fallout

Tuesday August 18, 2

Taskforce to report in September as clock ticks on BrexitRead More

BAM lands new Home Group Newcastle HQ

Tuesday August 18, 2

St James site will create 400 construction jobs Read More

Alun Griffiths wins £70m Portsmouth highways deal

Tuesday August 18, 2

City centre highways and public realm programme under review after pollution scareRead More

Mears to unfurlough last 1,000 maintenance staff

Tuesday August 18, 2

Mears says business returning to normal after £9.7m loss in first halfRead More

Persimmon enjoys strong start to second half of year

Tuesday August 18, 2

House sales up 49% since July as build rates return to pre-Covid levelsRead More

Firms on alert for £1.4bn north of Scotland highways upkeep

Tuesday August 18, 2

Bidding to start for north west and north east highways upkeepRead More

Funding agreed for £77m York Central infrastructure work

Tuesday August 18, 2

Sisk lined-up as main contractor to kick-start work on massive regeneration scheme next yearRead More

Mace to project manage £40m VolkerFitzpatrick station job

Wednesday August 19,

30-strong Mace team brought in at Brent Cross West StationRead More

£5bn Welsh housing framework due out next month

Wednesday August 19,

South and Mid-Wales housing framework to cover all sizes of projects Read More

Sisk wins £14m Rochdale link road

Wednesday August 19,

Road project to unlock South Heywood 1,000 homes and 1.4m sq ft work space planRead More

Former Mears property services MD joins Osborne

Wednesday August 19,

Vicky Fordham-Lewis to head Osborne Property ServicesRead More

Murphy lands contract to build £18.6m Soham station

Wednesday August 19,

Enabling works to start shortly ahead of main construction next yearRead More

Fears over £400m campus plan as Public Health England axed

Wednesday August 19,

Kier, Wates and VolkerFitzpatrick have signed contracts for Harlow headquarters schemeRead More

Winners named for new £500m consultants framework

Thursday August 20,

Procure Partnerships selects scores of local and national consultantsRead More

Van Elle eyes workload recovery after £2.2m loss

Thursday August 20,

Piling specialist forecasts return to full operational capacity by end of yearRead More

Vacuum excavator sucks up snakes on motorway job

Thursday August 20,

Civils workers spring into action to save stricken serpentsRead More

VolkerSmart Technologies wins £56m cable network deal

Thursday August 20,

CityFibre awards latest contract in £2.5bn broadband infrastructure programmeRead More

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Wednesday August 19,

Membership lets construction know you are open for business as recovery gathers momentumRead More

Problem job pushes BAM Construction to £17m loss

Thursday August 20,

BAM Nuttall shines with £12m first half profitRead More

Willmott Dixon £24m Midlands schools hat-trick

Thursday August 20,

Sandwell schools extensions will accommodate an extra 900 studentsRead More

Vinci starts £50m Redhill cinema and flats job

Thursday August 20,

Foundation work starts on Mayfield Way town centre schemeRead More

BAM starts £14m Middlesbrough art school

Thursday August 20,

Hewitson will deliver the foundations package for the Northern School of ArtRead More

Plans for pharma HQ in London’s King’s Cross

Friday August 21, 20

10-storey building aims to raise the bar for low-carbon officesRead More

Lovell and Together Housing sign regional JV

Friday August 21, 20

Lovell Together JV aims to build 3,000 homes in the North of EnglandRead More

Shapps launches Acceleration Unit to speed up infrastructure work

Friday August 21, 20

Former green transport and environmental campaigner to tackle project delaysRead More

Highways England to support 64,000 construction jobs

Friday August 21, 20

Latest five-year delivery plan confirmed as chief executive decides to step downRead More

Crossrail delayed again until 2022 as costs top £19bn

Friday August 21, 20

Project will now be more than three years lateRead More

Design work starts on £115m Cardiff Central station revamp

Friday August 21, 20

Cardiff Central station upgrade could now start in 2022Read More

Balfour Beatty clinches £200m Mottram Bypass

Sunday August 23, 20

Major contract let for Manchester to Sheffield TransPennine upgradeRead More

Union demands answers over Bow crane collapse

Monday August 24, 20

Unite writes to HSE demanding initial findings into cause of tragedyRead More

Government C-19 construction worker payouts top £6bn

Monday August 24, 20

1.65m staff or self-employed construction workers have received pay top-upsRead More

RSK acquires water research centre

Monday August 24, 20

£250m revenue group has bought 35 businesses since 2016Read More

Henry Boot to cut construction jobs

Monday August 24, 20

Restructuring underway as division makes loss during pandemic Read More

Inland Homes to buy Irish Guards base for £600m scheme

Monday August 24, 20

200 year-old London cavalry barracks to be sold for over 1,000-homes planRead More

Peabody picks consultants for £85m deal

Monday August 24, 20

Arcadis, Faithful & Gould and Mace feature in PM roleRead More

Bid race starts for £56m Somerset bypass

Monday August 24, 20

Banwell Bypass near Weston-super-Mare will be an ECI tenderRead More

Work to start on UK’s first plastic to hydrogen plant

Monday August 24, 20

£20m Cheshire plant will be first of over 70 planned for the UKRead More

Covid-19 delays £500m Kent highways upkeep renewal

Tuesday August 25, 2

Pandemic sees Amey awarded £115m highways maintenance extensionRead More

Six shortlisted for Government home of the future

Tuesday August 25, 2

Best designs will be built on Homes England landRead More

Start for 242-home Gravesend town centre scheme

Tuesday August 25, 2

Work start before end of this year on The Charter build-to-rent schemeRead More

Covid-19 delays London Super Sewer 9 months

Tuesday August 25, 2

£233m social distancing cost pushes project passed £4.1bnRead More

Ex-Laing O’Rourke boss to run Royal BAM civils

Tuesday August 25, 2

J D Wilkinson take reins as COO of Royal Bam civil engineering in OctoberRead More

Net-zero carbon for construction first

Tuesday August 25, 2

Developer Gazeley achieves milestone on Magna Park warehouse buildRead More

CITB to slash 110 staff as levy income drops

Tuesday August 25, 2

Industry training body plans to cut payroll by 17%Read More

BAM to pull down entire frame of £65m building

Wednesday August 26,

Piling problems mean 12 months of work on University project will have to be "deconstructed"Read More

Start for £100m Southsea coastal defences

Wednesday August 26,

VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster gets go-ahead for long-awaited projectRead More

Trio bag £690m consultants framework

Wednesday August 26,

Aecom, Mace and WSP clinch spots on multidisciplinary panelRead More

Structure Tone reduces losses to £3.5m

Wednesday August 26,

New UK managing director tightens up corporate governanceRead More

Competition fears over Breedon’s £178m Cemex deal

Wednesday August 26,

Watchdog warns deal may lead to higher prices and lower quality materials in 15 local marketRead More

Amey to prototype automated crash cushion truck

Wednesday August 26,

New automated impact protection vehicle will protect road workers from harmRead More

Bid race for £900m south east housing upkeep

Wednesday August 26,

Notting Hill Genesis and Peabody to set up dynamic purchasing systemRead More

Higgins wins £25m Southend on Sea homes deal

Wednesday August 26,

Builder will deliver 120 units for Sanctuary Homes Read More

Bouygues results hit by £477m Covid-19 impact

Thursday August 27,

Construction division bounces back to profit in JuneRead More

Skyscraper plan for Birmingham Irish centre site

Thursday August 27,

Developer Court Collaboration submits plan for 48-storey build to rent towerRead More

Interserve/Jacobs face fight for £250m Sellafield deal

Thursday August 27,

Key operations site works framework to be rebidRead More

Fire rips through Greenwich building under construction

Thursday August 27,

Wall cavity between the third and fourth floors catches alightRead More

NEPO takes north east civils framework national

Thursday August 27,

Procurement group starts race for £400m civils frameworkRead More

Covid-19 ‘new normal’ could boost site productivity

Thursday August 27,

Study argues new ways of working could shape the industry for the betterRead More

Trio of contractors fined £250,000 after demolition death

Thursday August 27,

Father-of-two dies after falling from collapsing wallRead More

Gatwick Airport puts £180m Pier 6 job on hold

Friday August 28, 20

Airport operator puts £1.1bn 5-year investment plan under reviewRead More

Amey JV clinches £240m MoD plant upkeep

Friday August 28, 20

Seven-year deal to maintain and manage armed services’s fleet of construction and materials handling equipment.Read More

Shapps to fill more potholes to boost return to work and schools

Friday August 28, 20

Government to ask Deliveroo and Uber drivers where roads are badRead More

TClarke boss calls for investment in apprentices to be recognised

Tuesday September 01

CEO Mark Lawrence says clients and main contractors should favour suppliers with proper training programmesRead More

Clients urged to bring projects to market

Tuesday September 01

Turner + Townsend says time is ripe to benefit from keen contractor pricingRead More

Bowmer & Kirkland strengthens board

Tuesday September 01

Regional directors Matthew Cruttenden and Neil Brook to help shape B&KRead More

SigmaRoc buys Welsh quarrying and civils group

Tuesday September 01

South Wales GD Harries owns quarries, concrete, asphalt and four road contracting firmsRead More

Shed builder Readie targets £200m revenue

Tuesday September 01

Essex contractor confident about prospects for industrial and logistics marketsRead More

Leeds City College submits new campus plan

Tuesday September 01

Mabgate campus will consist of three large buildingsRead More

Piling rigs and crane cram into tiny central London site: Video

Tuesday September 01

AGD Equipment supplies kit to cramped Vauxhall jobRead More

Caddick wins £25m Manchester college job

Tuesday September 01

Pre-construction underway for sports centre and teaching facilities in OpenshawRead More

Jacobs veteran to head-up nmcn highways business

Tuesday September 01

Vip Gandhi confirmed as new Managing Director of Highways Business UnitRead More

Mace wins £140m London green office job

Wednesday September

11-storey project awarded UK’s first BREEAM 2018 New Construction ‘Outstanding’ rating Read More

Major trio join “dispute free” framework

Wednesday September

Legal & General’s urban retirement business aims to "change the way we contract to build"Read More

Atkins and Gleeds hired to keep lid on HS2 costs

Wednesday September

Consultants clinch programme and cost oversight roles worth together £230m Read More

Barratt restores build rates as sales surge

Wednesday September

Plan to bounce back to 15,000 completions this year as land buying resumesRead More

Contractors to rate site workers with new app

Wednesday September

Specialist asbestos contractors develop star rating system for operativesRead More

Murphy wins £18.5m London flats project

Wednesday September

Camden apartment scheme to be built next to the canalRead More

Costain facing £45m hit after Welsh road job ruling

Thursday September 0

Contractor sets aside charge in upcoming results after arbitration setbackRead More

Cost of new Lendlease prison jumps by £116m

Thursday September 0

Contractor starts work on HMP Glen Parva as government confirms revised budgetRead More

Severfield work inflow stabilises orders at £270m

Thursday September 0

Big steelwork contractor cautiously optimistic for 2021 but warns on tender pricesRead More

Firms called up for £700m Whipps Cross Hospital job

Thursday September 0

Market testing starts ahead of tender race early next year for north east London hospitalRead More

Willmott Dixon nabs £18m Bedfordshire cell block

Thursday September 0

Bedfordshire Police job includes 22-cell custody block and officesRead More

Murphy finance chief joins Keller Group

Thursday September 0

David Burke joins £2bn international piling group in OctoberRead More

Thousands to take part in construction safety stand down

Thursday September 0

Big name construction companies to temporarily stop work next monthRead More

BAM Nuttall raids Structure Tone for finance chief

Thursday September 0

Ian Phillpot joins BAM Nuttall next weekRead More

£18.5m Bradford Odeon conversion up for grabs

Thursday September 0

Plan to create 4,000 seat entertainment venue comes out to tenderRead More

Recovery falters as buyers report August orders wobble

Friday September 04,

Speed of recovery slows as backlog projects complete and new orders slipRead More

22,000 jobs boost as HS2 swings to full construction

Friday September 04,

HS2 today officially moves from enabling to full construction - video Read More

Renew set for record profit despite Covid-19

Friday September 04,

Infrastructure engineering contractor upgrades profit forecastRead More

Leeds builder APP Construction ceases trading

Friday September 04,

16 laid-off as £20m building contractor heads for administrationRead More

UK regulator probes four house builders over leasehold selling

Friday September 04,

Competition watchdog launches enforcement action against Barratt, Countryside, Persimmon and Taylor WimpeyRead More

Former Carillion MD takes helm at F M Conway

Friday September 04,

Adam Green takes over at CEO as Michael Conway becomes chairmanRead More

Pagabo starts £47bn developer framework race

Monday September 07,

Developer pool will be used for building schemes on public landRead More

Co-op to pour £130m into 65 new stores

Monday September 07,

Store opening and store upgrade programme will be fast-trackedRead More

Higgins wins £22m North West London housing job

Monday September 07,

Stonebridge regeneration plans advance with Hillside and Milton Avenue projects Read More

Bouygues names new Linkcity managing director

Monday September 07,

Axel Boutrolle replaces Nicolas Guérin who has left Bouygues development armRead More

Ex-Kier chief takes chairman role at roof developer

Monday September 07,

Apex Airspace appoints Haydn Mursell to help secure finance for fast growthRead More

Start date for £54m Littlewoods film studio

Monday September 07,

Developer hopes to start site preparation before the end of 2020Read More

Interserve wins £16m Hull special school

Monday September 07,

Work to start this month on St Anne’s Special School in Hessle Read More

10-storey Manchester concrete core to be demolished

Tuesday September 08

Engineering issues force demolition of service core of luxury Salford flats schemeRead More

Bidding to start for £12bn affordable homes programme

Tuesday September 08

Construction will be delivered over five years from 2021 to 2026Read More

Record month for building products firm Alumasc

Tuesday September 08

Sales and profits recover strongly post-lockdownRead More

Vistry expects strong rebound after £12m first-half loss

Tuesday September 08

Partnership housing keeps debt below management expectationsRead More

Salford Middlewood Locks phase 3 approved

Tuesday September 08

Contractor BCEGI to start building 10 and 12 storey blocks early next yearRead More

Henry Boot speeds-up payments to suppliers

Tuesday September 08

Suppliers paid within 14 days during lockdownRead More

Vistry to start Runcorn 100-flat retirement home

Tuesday September 08

Full £75m Sandymoor development will include extra 235 homesRead More

B+K Amazon site gets test centre after Covid outbreak

Tuesday September 08

Tests for all 700 construction workers after 39 positive cases in last six daysRead More

Morgan Sindall set for £22m Colindale Tube station revamp

Wednesday September

Firm secured contract to complete detailed design ahead of construction next yearRead More

Healthcare developer raises £300m to build GP centres

Wednesday September

Assura to start 18 medical centres in the next year worth £77m with a £200m longer pipelineRead More

VolkerFitzpatrick trials non-contact site access system

Wednesday September

Facial recognition system is covid compliantRead More

Clarion buys 13 acre Leeds site for £200m mixed-use scheme

Wednesday September

Work on site is expected to begin in early 2021 Read More

Green light for Watkin Jones £70m Hove scheme

Wednesday September

South Coast build to rent scheme will deliver 216 flatsRead More

Government forms task force to reopen Hammersmith Bridge

Wednesday September

Shapps steps in to assess cost of urgently repairing 133-year-old bridgeRead More

Grenfell cladding boss urges ban on all combustibles

Thursday September 1

Harley chief tears into complex regulatory and testing regimes for creating widespread industry confusion over materialsRead More

Skanska wins £72m London St James’s Square office job

Thursday September 1

Skanska to start work in October on replica neo-Georgian officesRead More

Breedon to offload plants for Cemex deal all-clear

Thursday September 1

Several ready-mixed concrete plants, two quarries and a cement terminal in Scotland to be soldRead More

Brick and block sales bounce back at Forterra

Thursday September 1

Post-lockdown trading exceeds management expectationsRead More

Start date for Birmingham Stone Yard 995 flats scheme

Wednesday September

Work on seven-block Digbeth resi complex to start in early 2021Read More

Seven in 10 M&E firms lack low carbon skilled workers

Thursday September 1

Survey raises skills gap alarm as demand for low carbon engineering workers risesRead More

Winvic wins civils for £800m Nottingham housing scheme

Thursday September 1

Works to start on first phase of £100m civils works for 3,000-home Fairham schemeRead More

Speedy sees hire rates return to pre-lockdown levels

Thursday September 1

Hirer strengthens its four-hour equipment delivery promise to meet demandRead More

Construction output continues to rebound

Friday September 11,

Construction activity gains 18% in July as recovery continuesRead More

Winvic predicts £650m revenue this year

Friday September 11,

Shed and flats builder says strong orders will help it to ride out Covid-19 impactRead More

Magnox nuclear clear-up cost soars to £9bn

Friday September 11,

Spending watchdog warns Nuclear Decommissioning Authority needs to get a grip on scale of work requiredRead More

CITB to remove 5,000 smaller contractors from levy system

Friday September 11,

Training body to raise turnover threshold next year and halve general levy rateRead More

House builders to fund nature sites via online auction

Friday September 11,

Scheme will help nature and developers work together in the SolentRead More

Wates wins £600m Harrow town centre developer role

Friday September 11,

Council partnership will redevelop three large sites for 1,500 homes, a civic centre and schoolRead More

Demand for site labour shows “V-shaped” recovery

Friday September 11,

Demand back to 79% of pre-lockdown levels as "best" workers return to site firstRead More

Jenrick approves five high-rise blocks next to Kew

Sunday September 13,

London & Quadrant west London cluster gains planning after two-year battleRead More

Barhale lands £22m Thames Water contract

Sunday September 13,

Experience pays off for civils specialist as spending starts under AMP7 programmeRead More

Problem jobs cause £92.3m loss at Costain

Monday September 14,

Contractor to build fewer jobs as strategy shifts to consultancy and digital servicesRead More

Covid-19 outbreak at Kier’s Durham council HQ job

Monday September 14,

Eight workers on Sands project in Durham placed into self-isolationRead More

£100m Liverpool marina flats complex approved

Monday September 14,

Brunswick Quay will be home to 550 flatsRead More

A2Dominion starts hunt for £900m new build firms

Monday September 14,

Fifteen firms face fight to retain places as framework is renewedRead More

1m brick national prayer monument approved

Monday September 14,

Work to start this spring on £11m Eternal Wall of Answered PrayerRead More

Imtech shake-up as founder steps down

Monday September 14,

Imtech Engineering Services to be streamlined into more agile businessRead More

Trio win £2bn CHIC offsite housing framework

Monday September 14,

Elements Europe, Module-AR, and Impact Modular secure spots on frameworkRead More

Bellway Homes fined £600,000 for demolishing bat roost

Friday December 11,

House builder hit with record "wildlife crime" fine following work on a south London siteRead More

Skanska considers another go at selling Cementation

Friday December 11,

Piling and groundworks division could be on the table again as contractor concentrates on core operationsRead More

PVC-free scaffold wrap makes debut on London site

Friday December 11,

Eco-friendly initiative on Grosvenor Estate Belgravia jobRead More

ISG to build £17.5m National Brownfield Institute

Friday December 11,

Construction to start next year on latest addition to University of Wolverhampton’s Springfield CampusRead More

City of London planners busier than pre-pandemic

Friday December 11,

Applications by developers now higher than pre-pandemic levelsRead More

Skanska sheds jobs as focus on core markets continues

Thursday December 10

Redundancies follow sale of infrastructure services business and decision to exit gas mains replacementRead More

Nexus Infrastructure falls £2.5m into the red

Friday December 11,

Infrastructure group back on track after job cuts at Tamdown civil engineeringRead More

Liverpool mayor steps aside following arrest

Thursday December 10

Joe Anderson goes on unpaid leave as investigation into building and development contracts continuesRead More

Interserve bags six healthcare jobs worth £148m

Friday December 11,

Walsall, Liverpool and Merthyr Tydfill jobs to strengthen healthercare expertiseRead More

Construction output rebound fades

Thursday December 10

Infrastructure powers on but building recovery stallsRead More

Mace T&T scoops £95m PM role for MPs temporary home

Monday December 14,

Joint venture wins project, programme and cost manager role for Northern estate upgradeRead More

Willmott Dixon wins £38.8m Birmingham office refurb

Monday December 14,

Two buildings to be stripped back to concrete shell and combined in major upgradeRead More

Green light for 39-storey Sheffield tower

Monday December 14,

Work to start on £40m project once Primark store demolishedRead More

Plan lodged for Birmingham Health Innovation Campus

Monday December 14,

First phase 7-floor building project to start in the SpringRead More

ISG scoops Britain’s first battery gigaplant

Tuesday December 15,

Contractor plugs-in largest ever order to build 2.7m sq ft electric car battery plant in NorthumberlandRead More

Pagabo unveils winners of £47bn developer-led framework

Tuesday December 15,

New deal will save time and money setting up public sector schemesRead More

BCEGI to deliver £130m Wigan town centre revamp

Tuesday December 15,

Galleries shopping centre to be transformed into multi-media entertainment venue and flatsRead More

Mace HQ first building rated to ‘IMMUNE’ Covid-safe standard

Tuesday December 15,

London office certified for Covid-19 building safety measures for staffRead More

HS2 looks for £47m station systems supplier

Tuesday December 15,

Public address, fire detection and alarm systems to be sourced from one firmRead More

Eight win £100m Slough council homes plan

Tuesday December 15,

Council aims to build 650 homes by 2024 using framework partnersRead More

Government opens EDF talks to build £18bn Sizewell C

Monday December 14,

Energy White Paper sets out net zero plan with jump in renewable electricity generationRead More

Wates starts £21.5m Carlisle leisure hub

Monday December 14,

The Sands centre will be expanded while the rest of the building remains openRead More

Finnegan worker rescues abandoned kitten on Luton site

Tuesday December 15,

New home found for kitten after mother startled by near-miss with carRead More

HS2 leg to Leeds downgraded to low priority project

Tuesday December 15,

Transport for North slams National Infrastructure Commission report as pitching projects against each otherRead More

Laing O’Rourke highly confident for 2021 after profits jump

Tuesday December 15,

£8.2bn order book puts group on sound footing for post-Brexit and post-Covid yearRead More

Lendlease finally seals £1.9bn Birmingham Smithfield deal

Tuesday December 15,

City council enters joint venture to transform 17ha Smithfield city centre site.Read More

B&K wins £82m Manchester Met science block

Wednesday December 1

Work to start by April on new Faculty of Science and Engineering at All Saints CampusRead More

Public works procurement shake-up to boost SMEs

Wednesday December 1

Firms could also be excluded from public tenders based on past performanceRead More

M Group telecoms arm wins £150m framework

Wednesday December 1

Magdalene bags deal with SP Energy Networks.Read More

Supreme court overturns block on Heathrow third runway

Wednesday December 1

Appeal court ban lifted for Heathrow to seek planning permissionRead More

Eleven win £200m Southern railway building and civils upkeep

Wednesday December 1

Balfour Beatty Rail, VolkerFitzpatrick and Amalgamated Construction win general worksRead More

Local contractors win places on North West homes framework

Wednesday December 1

Twelve firms to help build 5,000+ homes for affordable housing developer Torus Read More

Cartel busters fine ground shoring companies £15m

Thursday December 17

Vp and MGF fined for reducing competition and keeping prices up for groundworks productsRead More

Bidders day for £60m Gloucester Kings Quarter Phase 2

Thursday December 17

Online briefings for major city centre scheme start in JanuaryRead More

BAM Farrans to start £121m Great Yarmouth bridge

Thursday December 17

January start for construction of third river crossing lifting bridgeRead More

Kier fully reinstated to prompt payment code

Thursday December 17

McNicholas Construction rejoins after sweeping payment reviewRead More

Big Carl’s biggest lift ends 2020 at Hinkley Point C

Thursday December 17

Spectacular 575t lift of steel ring for reactor cylinder caps challenging yearRead More

BAM to build Plymouth Uni engineering block

Thursday December 17

Contract expected to be signed in early 2021 after planning go-aheadRead More

Kingspan Insulation Boards chief exits

Thursday December 17

Peter Wilson steps down in reshuffle that sees new senior compliance role createdRead More

Skanska signs deal for sustainable site hoardings

Thursday December 17

EnviroHoard system from Panthera is made from post production uPVC and fully recyclableRead More

Winners of £10.5bn NHS-led public works framework

Friday December 18,

Work boost promise from one of biggest frameworks let this year Read More

Deal signed to build £200m film studio in Reading

Friday December 18,

Construction due to complete in late 2022Read More

Scape names partners for £1bn consultancy framework

Friday December 18,

Arup, Mace, Faithful+Gould and Triskelion join Perfect Circle in refreshRead More

GMI bags two Thorpe Park Leeds office jobs

Friday December 18,

Scarborough Group advances £70m duo of office buildingsRead More

RSK swoops for Black & Veatch UK and Asia water ops

Sunday December 20,

Binnies brand to be resurrected under new ownerRead More

Morrison Telecom to recruit 500 for full fibre rollout

Sunday December 20,

Contractors gear up for critical infrastructure build programmeRead More

Structural steel prices to soar by nearly 20%

Monday December 21,

British Steel scraps planned £30/t increase to impose £80/t New Year riseRead More

CITB staff hit by furlough pay blunders

Monday December 21,

Training body pays wrong amounts to staff stood down during pandemicRead More

BoKlok to build 1,000 housing association homes

Monday December 21,

Skanska/IKEA modular homes builder signs deal with Vivid in south eastRead More

Client sues design team after Costain project cost nearly doubled

Tuesday December 22,

Developer Standard Life required to provide more details of its £38m claim from Newbury Parkway shopping centreRead More

Skanska signs contract for £180m Blossom Street job

Tuesday December 22,

Construction to start on City fringe scheme early next yearRead More

Barratt fined after spark punctures lung in loft fall

Tuesday December 22,

Court hears how electrician plunged through fragile plasterboardRead More

Mace advising on new Buckinghamshire prison

Monday December 21,

New prison for over 1,400 inmates would be built next to HMP Grendon and SpringhillRead More

HS2 shortlists firms for £2.5bn track systems and M&E jobs

Tuesday December 22,

Four bidders chase £2bn tracks systems and three in for £500m tunnel and lineside M&ERead More

Leicester City move into new McLaren built training ground

Tuesday December 22,

Official opening video shows construction and final result of £120m investmentRead More

BAM counts cost of Sheffield job as profit halves

Wednesday December 2

BAM books provision for concrete frame demolition and re-piling at £65m Sheffield University projectRead More

Problem contracts cause more losses at nmcn

Wednesday December 2

Civils contractor predicts higher losses after investigation into water jobsRead More

Skanska wins £52m rail bridge replacement

Wednesday December 2

Eight-arch masonry bridge to be replaced for HS2 approach to BirminghamRead More

Khan calls for £3bn cladding levy on house builders

Monday December 28,

London Mayor wants to see developers pump profits into remediation workRead More

Bid race starts for £650m housing upgrade framework

Tuesday December 29,

Installers framework open to contractors of all sizesRead More

B&K backs £400m Hertfordshire town centre scheme

Wednesday December 3

Bowmer & Kirkland JV to deliver Brookfield Riverside mixed-use schemeRead More

Arup engineer made a Dame in New Year Honours

Thursday December 31

Engineer Jo da Silva honoured for build back better philosophyRead More

DfE starts race for £7bn schools framework renewal

Monday January 04, 2

More than 30 contractors will fight it out to retain spots on next generation dealRead More

Plans in for Nottingham hotel and 240 rental flats

Monday January 04, 2

Plans lodged for first major phase of £650m Nottingham Island QuarterRead More

Bouygues hires Willmott Dixon regional deputy MD

Monday January 04, 2

John Boughton joins Bouygues as new regional directorRead More

Private equity giant buys Wolseley

Monday January 04, 2

Heating and plumbing merchant snapped-up in £308m dealRead More

Construction to carry-on during latest lockdown

Monday January 04, 2

Sites can still operate and building products suppliers stay openRead More

Winvic starts £107m infrastructure job for logistic hub

Monday January 04, 2

Enabling work starts for 5m sq ft multi-modal Northampton logistics parkRead More

Wall collapses during Network Rail viaduct work: Video

Tuesday January 05,

Seventy metre section of brick wall collapses during engineering workRead More

£137m Havant reservoir project out to bid

Tuesday January 05,

Tendering starts for first reservoir to be built in the UK in 30 yearsRead More

Costain enjoys better ending to 2019

Tuesday January 05,

Upbeat trading statement after first half lossesRead More

British Gas renews connections deal with EAU

Tuesday January 05,

Energy Assets Utilities to lay 80,000 metres of gas infrastructure mains a yearRead More

Builders wanted for £1.4bn Southern Housing Group deal

Tuesday January 05,

Major housing association to set up seven-year dynamic purchasing agreement with buildersRead More

Graham secures £80m Audley retirement village

Tuesday January 05,

74 upmarket retirement homes and clubhouse to be built in CobhamRead More

NG Bailey buys substation specialist HV Services

Tuesday January 05,

Freedom division beefs up HV substation maintenance and installation capabilityRead More

Esh enjoys record £300m order book after restructure

Wednesday January 06

North of England group rebounds after withdrawal from Scotland and North WestRead More

ISG wins £35m schools trio with standard component design

Wednesday January 06

School builds to be fast-tracked using Design for Manufacturing and AssemblyRead More

NHS chief to oversee £3.7bn hospital building programme

Wednesday January 06

Natalie Forrest is a registered nurse and helped manage NHS Nightingale LondonRead More

SES wins £23m South London hospital MEP package

Wednesday January 06

8,000 labour hours saved as MEP firm ramps up offsite works to minimise Covid and Brexit impactsRead More

Aggregate Industries buys North East blacktop contractor

Wednesday January 06

Highways surfacing contractor Northumbrian Roads sold to expanding aggregates groupRead More

Funding deal for Moda £120m Glasgow build to rent scheme

Wednesday January 06

Four apartment blocks to replace Strathclyde Police HQRead More

Lockdown leads to another Grenfell Inquiry delay

Wednesday January 06

Hearing to hopefully restart next month with evidence heard remotelyRead More

Glasgow’s Met Tower £100m refurb gets green light

Wednesday January 06

Former college building to be converted into offices with a new build hotel besideRead More

Top 100 main contractors weather 30% drop in contract wins

Thursday January 07,

Morgan Sindall crowned 2020 contracts league championRead More

Digger sinks in sand during beach reprofiling

Wednesday January 06

M J Church tipper truck freed but digger stuck as high tide hitsRead More

Covid delays Laing O’Rourke start to £160m Salford tower

Thursday January 07,

Construction of 55-storey tower pushed back to the summerRead More

Construction buyers see another month of growth

Thursday January 07,

Industry more optimistic than any time since April 2017Read More

Firms told to notify PHE of 5 or more Covid cases in 14 days

Thursday January 07,

Version 7 update published for Site Operating Procedures: Download hereRead More

Highways England names interim chief executive

Thursday January 07,

Operations director Nick Harris steps up as search continues for chief executiveRead More

Go-ahead for 48-storey Birmingham Irish centre tower

Friday January 08, 2

Work to start later this year on 454 private rental flats in DeritendRead More

BAM Nuttall profit nearly halves to £15m

Friday January 08, 2

Margin slides from 3.3% to 1.8% at civil engineering contractorRead More

All HS2 workers to get digital health and safety passports

Friday January 08, 2

New central database to check competence and health of workers across all sitesRead More

Covid costs Multiplex up to £170m

Friday January 08, 2

Contractor reveals pandemic impact as it posts a loss for 2019Read More

Symptom-free construction workers to get covid tests

Monday January 11, 2

Asymptomatic testing programme to be expanded across countryRead More

Thirteen win £300m Greater Manchester highway deal

Monday January 11, 2

The panel of contractors could be used for up to 12 yearsRead More

Argent unveils first office blocks at £5bn Brent Cross site

Monday January 11, 2

North London neighbourhood to champion new way of workingRead More

Willmott Dixon to start £63m Bristol private rental scheme

Monday January 11, 2

Construction to start at former fire station HQ site at Finzels ReachRead More

Colas forecasts 12% revenue fall due to Covid

Monday January 11, 2

Highways contractor and supplier reports losses in 2019 stemming from Irish motorway jobRead More

Fears grow over Covid contract disputes as attitudes harden

Monday January 11, 2

Construction leaders warn of perfect storm from Brexit, falling activity, reverse charge VAT and surge in claimsRead More

Electrical boss barred over £1m mystery expenses

Monday January 11, 2

Seven-year ban from running a business for Surrey electrician Read More

Ductwork contractors hit by soaring steel prices

Tuesday January 12,

Firms warn steel shortages could hit jobs if situation worsens Read More

Breedon lures Amey boss to grow contracting arm

Tuesday January 12,

Highways specialist James Haluch to join GB Contracting in MarchRead More

New pothole machine delivers road repairs four times faster

Monday January 11, 2

JCB Pothole Pro machine can repair a pothole in under eight minutes and at half the cost of a road gang Read More

Plans in for £60m Stockport’s Weir Mill flats

Tuesday January 12,

Capital & Centric advances scheme as a blueprint for inner city regenerationRead More

£75m infrastructure funding deal for £1bn Purfleet town scheme

Tuesday January 12,

Main infrastructure works will start next monthRead More

WYG name disappears after US consultant takeover

Tuesday January 12,

Tetra Tech name adopted 18 months after WYG sale Read More

Dive under team to slide in 11,000 tonne tunnel

Tuesday January 12,

Construction first for Morgan Sindall on East Coast Main LineRead More

Revenue offers contractors advice as IR35 changes loom

Wednesday January 13

Free online workshops as controversial changes start in April: Sign up for placesRead More

Mace achieves net zero carbon goal

Wednesday January 13

Carbon offset and 50% carbon emission cut achieves net zero targetRead More

Keltbray hires Multiplex project commercial director

Wednesday January 13

Jason Gibbons joins as commercial director for built environment divisionRead More

Winners revealed on £80m demolition framework

Wednesday January 13

Sixteen secure places from 17 tenders receivedRead More

BAM to trial innovative 5G use in construction

Wednesday January 13

5G-powered cameras, drones and sensors to monitor Scottish construction sitesRead More

Winvic starts £93m Edgbaston Stadium build to rent job

Wednesday January 13

Civils arm will also deliver highways improvements for Warwickshire County Cricket ClubRead More

GLP starts work on 1m sq ft of warehouse space

Wednesday January 13

Contractors given green light on latest round of development as demand soars for logistics schemesRead More

Marshalls to build block plant as orders rebound

Wednesday January 13

New concrete block factory will be built next to existing plant at St Ives in CornwallRead More

Fresh shock structural steel price hike

Thursday January 14,

Price of structural steel jumps nearly 50% in just over six monthsRead More

Former Carillion bosses face new legal action

Thursday January 14,

Eight ex-directors could be banned from boardroom for up to 15 yearsRead More

Firms due £50m Covid dividend in R&D tax rebates

Thursday January 14,

Contractors eligible to make tax credit claims for efforts to make sites Covid safeRead More

Colmore Tang joins race to reclad unsafe towers by 2021

Thursday January 14,

Midlands builder sets up cladding remediation arm as pace quickens to retrofit 2,000 unsafe buildingsRead More

House building bounce back hailed by minister

Thursday January 14,

Latest official statistics show completions tripled in the third quarter of 2019Read More

Tube chiefs tell contractors trains are safe for builders

Friday January 15, 2

Contractors encouraged to stagger site start times in LondonRead More

Construction recovers to pre-pandemic level

Friday January 15, 2

New work output grew 3.5% in November lifting output above February 2020 pre-shutdown levelRead More

Colas rolls out weekly Covid rapid testing for staff

Friday January 15, 2

Build UK trade body offers member firms lateral flow kits at a discountRead More

Self-employed wages up 9% in north west

Friday January 15, 2

Average freelance trade wages running nearly 10% below pre-pandemic levelRead More

Cemex invests in “kit of parts” offsite housing firm

Friday January 15, 2

Materials giant backs Modulous to "revolutionise" housing industryRead More

Government clears 514-home London Master Brewer scheme

Friday January 15, 2

Housing secretary decides not to call in Hillingdon Gardens schemeRead More

Aarsleff shifts to expansion after return to profit

Friday January 15, 2

Ground engineering contractor optimistic with 12 months of good work visibiltyRead More

Contractors called up for £1.5bn housing framework

Monday January 18, 2

LHC to roll out next-generation national new-build housing frameworkRead More

Jenrick approves £250m West London urban village

Monday January 18, 2

London developer Avanton to start construction of two major schemes this yearRead More

BCEGI plans August start for £30m office in Middlesbrough

Monday January 18, 2

Plans in for seven-floor Boho X digital creative hub Read More

McLaren group managing director leaves for new challenge

Monday January 18, 2

David Murphy parts company with contractor after 11 yearsRead More

M&E contractor Playfords plans expansion after MBO

Monday January 18, 2

New management team set £20m turnover target for centenary year in 2025Read More

Plant hire firm plans £33.8m tourism development

Monday January 18, 2

Perthshire site will see construction of hotel, lodges and transport museumRead More

Leo Quinn construction lead on PM’s Build Back Better Council

Monday January 18, 2

Prime Minister brings in 30 captains of industry to advise on economic recovery planRead More

Government confirms no threat to shut London sites

Monday January 18, 2

Construction will continue in capital despite fears over crowded tube trainsRead More

Cladding and Covid costs Watkin Jones £20.5m

Tuesday January 19,

Student and build to rent specialist confident about year aheadRead More

Kier continues to battle with high debts

Tuesday January 19,

Average monthly debt stuck around £436m despite reported better tradingRead More

Prompt Payment Code invoice target cut to 30 days

Tuesday January 19,

Major contractors must now vow to pay smaller suppliers within the monthRead More

Boot ends 2020 ahead of expectations

Tuesday January 19,

Boot starts 2021 on a high with strong order bookRead More

New regulator to police construction materials safety

Tuesday January 19,

New watchdog will carry out its own testing in bid to stamp-out abuse by manufacturersRead More

Duo wins design for £400m concrete roads renewal plan

Tuesday January 19,

Atkins and Aecom seal £39m design deal to upgrade 600 miles of concrete roadsRead More

Galliford Try set to return to profitability

Wednesday January 20

Contractor starts 2021 with a £3.3bn order book Read More

Van Elle eyes strong recovery after challenging first half

Wednesday January 20

Piling contractor confident market growth will drive return to profitabilityRead More

£250m A1 Birtley to Coal House upgrade approved

Wednesday January 20

Costain A1 upgrade job adjacent to the Angel of the North to start within monthsRead More

Eric Wright to pave way for £180m Wirral Waters neighbourhood

Wednesday January 20

Infrastructure package awarded on latest phase of transformation of River Mersey bankRead More

May start for McAleer & Rushe £47m Leeds office job

Tuesday January 19,

12-storey City Square House project to start in MayRead More

Wates to start on Oxford university’s biggest building job

Wednesday January 20

Planning green light means construction can start this summer on £200m Life and Mind BuildingRead More

Builder crushed by falling pile of plasterboards

Thursday January 21,

Suspended prison sentence for director after worker fractures pelvisRead More

Kane lands £8.7m MEP package on Ardmore Battersea site

Thursday January 21,

Specialist starts work on seven block residential schemeRead More

Winners named for £187m Surrey building framework

Thursday January 21,

Ten secure spots on major projects lot for Spelthorne Borough CouncilRead More

Scaffolders plan strike action at British Steel works

Thursday January 21,

Scunthorpe site faces disruption as scaffolders take strike action over payRead More

Graham tipped for £30m Birmingham tech hub

Thursday January 21,

11-storey office project to be built  in the city’s Eastside areaRead More

Go-ahead for 850-home west London TfL scheme

Thursday January 21,

Bollo Lane trackside high rise residential scheme to be built in ActonRead More

Bouygues to build latest Tower Hamlets resi block

Thursday January 21,

Construction to start in March on 100 per cent affordable developmentRead More

Sinkhole swallows homes on Manchester street

Thursday January 21,

Collapsed sewer blamed for 10ft sinkhole Read More

Over 50 jobs axed as steelwork contractor collapses

Friday January 22, 2

Conder Allslade placed in voluntary administrationRead More

Henry Construction wins London City Road tower

Friday January 22, 2

Work to start shortly on 22-storey red-brick skyscraper project Read More

Galliford Try poaches HS2 civils contract boss

Friday January 22, 2

David Lowery joins as operations director, responsible for highwaysRead More

BAM bags £29m Dartford high school

Friday January 22, 2

Work to start on Stone Lodge School in KentRead More

£760m confirmed for East West Rail next stage

Sunday January 24, 2

£34m released for plan to reopen Northumberland line from Newcastle to AshingtonRead More

Site demand soars for Covid killing spray tunnels

Monday January 25, 2

Battersea Power Station site latest to install personal protection tunnelsRead More

AECOM chief joins Kier as London building MD

Monday January 25, 2

David McKenzie to lead growth of London construction businessRead More

Strong trading lifts hirer P Flannery revenue to £116m

Monday January 25, 2

Revenue soars to record high for fast-growing plant hirerRead More

CSCS skills cards go virtual

Monday January 25, 2

Workers can now hold cards on their mobile phonesRead More

GMI starts final £27m phase of Sheffield office complex

Monday January 25, 2

Developer Scarborough Group International commits to latest schemeRead More

St Modwen starts on speculative logistics site

Monday January 25, 2

Developer starts demolition work on major Basingstoke siteRead More

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Tuesday January 19,

Membership lets construction know you are open for business as recovery gathers momentumRead More

Sisk wins £260m Birmingham skyscraper

Monday January 25, 2

Moda picks Sisk for second major tower project in the city centreRead More

Scaffolders take on 300 Government ‘kickstart’ youngsters

Monday January 25, 2

Fifty NASC contractors commit to industry work placement pushRead More

ISG hires London fit-out veteran

Tuesday January 26,

Darran Brand to lead Agility arm specialising in sub 50,000 sq ft projectsRead More

First UK carbon neutral road improvement project

Tuesday January 26,

Innovative asphalt recycling generates 43% carbon reductions on first carbon neutral pavement schemeRead More

Kier bags £200m London road tunnels upkeep

Tuesday January 26,

Eight-year deal to maintain 10 tunnels and 106 pump stationsRead More

Taylor Woodrow starts on £100m recycling centre

Tuesday January 26,

Site team mobilises ahead of piling work starting in MarchRead More

Homes England chief steps down

Tuesday January 26,

Nick Walkley to leave at the end of next monthRead More

Falling prefab steel balcony kills worker

Tuesday January 26,

Court hears how 400kg steel struture fell during loadingRead More

Galliford Try starts £23m Coventry student scheme

Tuesday January 26,

Latest university accommodation win in the cityRead More

Brick and block sales continue to surge for Forterra

Tuesday January 26,

Products giant upgrades financial forecasts as performance exceeds expectations Read More

Green light for City of London office tower

Tuesday January 26,

Hong Kong developer bangs drum for future of offices in Square MileRead More

Morgan Sindall pushes 11,000 tonne tunnel: Video

Wednesday January 27

155-metre curved concrete box tunnel pushed into place at 150cm per hourRead More

Covid delays Hinkley Point finish by six months

Wednesday January 27

Cost rises by £500m due to reduced workforce delaysRead More

St Modwen to develop £400m Cheltenham ‘cyber city’

Wednesday January 27

Planning application to go in this year for 3,000 home schemeRead More

Kier confirms £64m Cardiff school job

Wednesday January 27

Enabling works well underway for the 1,500-pupil Fitzalan high schoolRead More

JCB to hire 400 agency workers in production push

Wednesday January 27

Demand for machines has rebounded sharply in Europe and North AmericaRead More

Birmingham’s high-rise green vision for 2040

Wednesday January 27

Futuristic images show how Birmingham could look under new masterplan proposalsRead More

B&K set for £125m Next mega-shed in Yorkshire

Wednesday January 27

850,000 sq ft giant warehouse will be built in South ElmsallRead More

Concern mounts over key materials supply bottlenecks

Thursday January 28,

Worries build about lead times and prices on timber, roof tiles and steelRead More

Nmcn raids NG Bailey for new chief executive

Thursday January 28,

NG Bailey commercial director Lee Marks to lead civils contractorRead More

TClarke boosts bid team as order book hits record £456m

Thursday January 28,

Margins recover to hit 3% target as contractor confident about future prospectsRead More

Laing O’Rourke joins switch to electric cars

Thursday January 28,

Plan to transition 1,000-car fleet to all-electric by 2025Read More

TfL bosses urge London builders to get on their bikes

Thursday January 28,

Updated travel guidance in bid to ease overcrowding on tube trainsRead More

Sisk lands £27m Halifax to Huddersfield road upgrade

Thursday January 28,

Construction to start this summer on A629 improvementsRead More

BAM gets main works start date for £68m Salford hospital

Thursday January 28,

Main construction to start next month on new major trauma centreRead More

BAM wins Middlesbrough £20m Boho X job

Friday January 29, 2

Work to start this summer on seven-floor Boho X digital creative hubRead More

Construction Covid-19 wage support nears £15bn

Friday January 29, 2

Self-employment support and staff job retention schemes reach milestoneRead More

Ardmore to start piling on £155m Hammersmith town hall site

Friday January 29, 2

Contractor starts work on transformation Grade II-listed buildingRead More

Lower Thames Crossing promises 22,000 jobs bonanza

Friday January 29, 2

10,000 people will work on the mega-highways project at peakRead More

Kier to start £87m Taunton surgical centre

Friday January 29, 2

Somerset NHS Trust gives construction go-ahead to Musgrove Park Hospital jobRead More

Scaffold erected to protect public collapses

Friday January 29, 2

Contractor fined £15,000 for poor design and fixingsRead More

McAlpine starts on £57m Tower Works site in Leeds

Monday February 01,

Historic site to contain 245 new homes Read More

Balfour southern boss Beth West leaves

Monday February 01,

Departure after one year as Covid work losses make division "unviable as a stand-alone business"Read More

BAM confirms £192m Elstree Sky Studio job

Monday February 01,

Firm finalises price to build the world’s most sustainable film and TV studioRead More

Go-ahead for £170m Somerset A303 dualling

Monday February 01,

Galliford Try to start work later this year on 3-mile dualling schemeRead More

Vinci wins £175m Isle of Grain LNG plant expansion

Monday February 01,

Firm to build concrete cased tank the size of the Albert HallRead More

Union attacks TfL “on your bikes” call for builders

Monday February 01,

Warning of dangers builders face cycling to work in LondonRead More

Funding release for £107m trio of road upgrades

Monday February 01,

Road upgrades in North Yorkshire, Hampshire and the MidlandsRead More