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Friday, 21 April 2017

A disruption to the supply of materials could delay construction projects during the busy spring and summer months as HGV drivers at Cemex UK ballot for strike action in a pay dispute.

Friday, 21 April 2017

JS Wright has secured a £3.5 million mechanical and electrical services contract for Arena Central in Birmingham.

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Work is about to begin on a luxury residential apartment scheme at MediaCityUK in Salford.

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

London and Manchester are among the top five regions needing extra construction skills as big infrastructure projects like HS2 get underway, according to the latest research.

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

GRAHAM Construction has completed work on the £16.5 million redevelopment of The White Building in Reading.

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Following Theresa May's surprise announcement to call a snap General Election on June 8, Cast Consultancy chief executive Mark Farmer hopes the main parties’ manifestos will offer "serious solutions" to the construction skills gap and the impact of Brexit on the sector.

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Infrastructure and housing expected to lead growth as activity in the construction industry continues to rise at a faster pace than initially expected following Brexit, new figures reveal.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Six construction sites from around the country have earned themselves the accolade of being the nation’s ‘most considerate sites’ in a national awards ceremony.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

BAM will start work on Cardiff University’s Centre for Student Life development later this year after being named preferred bidder on the £50 million project.

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

The UK construction industry is the worst offender of any economic sector for late payment and SMEs bear the brunt, said the National Federation of Builders (NFB), following a speech by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn that sought to highlight the problem.

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Wates Construction has appointed SES Engineering Services to deliver full mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) services on its Quadram Institute project in Norwich.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

A series of demonstrations will take place 12 April over what construction unions claim is undercutting and exploitation of workers by Danish companies working in the UK.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Deeley Construction has started work on a £1.5 million school building project in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

O'Brien Contractors has been appointed to work on a multi-million pound development which will see almost 1,000 home constructed for the armed forces at Salisbury Plain.

Monday, 10 April 2017

Willmott Dixon has selected REL Electrical to help deliver a £7.75 million town hall refurbishment in St Albans.

Monday, 10 April 2017

Costain has won a Transport for London (TfL) contract to carry out the £6 million upgrade of London’s A40 Westway.

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2017-03-29 11:31

Jeremy Gould, VP sales Europe, TomTom Telematics, discusses how technological developments in vehicle telematics have opened up new workflow management possibilities for the construction industry

2017-03-21 10:31

With the demand of oil increasing, it’s estimated that the Earth will reach its full capacity for oil consumption at some point within the next 20 years. This is despite the production of oil decreasing, and the construction industry is no exception to this, reports Niftylift.

2017-03-17 11:55

With construction firms leading the way in drone technology, Claire Cameron takes a closer look at how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can be used onsite

2017-03-07 17:20

While the physical safety of workers is prioritised on construction sites, mental health is often overlooked, reports Claire Cameron

2017-02-28 15:53

As part of an ongoing revamp, the Joint Contracts Tribunal has rolled out an updated suite of standard form construction contracts for Design & Build. John Cleaveley, partner and head of construction at Weightmans LLP, takes a look at the changes

2017-01-04 10:35

As pressure mounts to achieve the government’s housebuilding objectives, the effective regeneration of brownfield land is becoming increasingly important. Builder & Engineer takes a look at the challenges of regenerating contaminated land

2016-12-30 10:15

New colour-coded system will see traditional helmet colour head out of site

2016-12-30 10:04

Building Information Modelling – or BIM as it is more commonly known – has become something of a buzz word for the construction sector since the Government launched its Construction 2025 strategy in 2011. Claire Cameron investigates why firms should be embracing the technology

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