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Friday, 7 April 2017

Sharp falls in infrastructure and new private housing saw UK construction output dip 1.7 per cent in February - its biggest drop in almost a year - the latest figures reveal.

Friday, 7 April 2017

A BAM constructed office block at Plymouth Science Park has been shortlisted for a record four building and planning awards.

Thursday, 6 April 2017

Housebuilder Crest Nicholson has welcomed today's launch of the Apprenticeship Levy and says it is confident that a greater emphasis on apprenticeships will help address the construction industry’s skills shortage and help "safeguard" the future of the sector.

Thursday, 6 April 2017

Brownfield land registers detailing previously used sites suitable for housebuilding will have to be drawn up by all local authorities under new measures announced by the Government.

Thursday, 6 April 2017

Derbyshire-based Whittam Cox Architects is supporting a fundraising push by Sheffield United Football Club in aid of the Special Olympics GB Sheffield squad by running this weekend’s Yorkshire half marathon.

Thursday, 6 April 2017

Stewart Milne Timber Systems has joined forces with two Edinburgh universities and industry partners CCG Construction Group to develop an offsite construction training centre at its Oxfordshire facility.

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

The Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) is backing a parliamentary committee report on skills, which urges the Government to ‘prioritise’ getting young people to take up apprenticeships in industry sectors with skills shortages.

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Plans to build a £21 million residential tower within Liverpool Waters regeneration scheme have been submitted by Peel Land and Property and the Regenda Group.

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Despite a rise in civil engineering projects and a "solid increase" in employment numbers, a slowdown in the housing sector saw growth in the UK construction industry lose its momentum in March, the latest statistics reveal.

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has welcomed a call by leading property industry figures and housing association chiefs for the Government to back Crossrail 2, saying it would provide a key boost to tackling the capital’s housing crisis.

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Newcastle-Upon-Tyne based developer Bellway has received the maximum five-star rating in an independent customer satisfaction survey carried out by the Home Builders Federation (HBF).

Monday, 3 April 2017

Conlon Construction has been chosen to carry out reconstruction works on the fire damaged Wythenshawe Hall in Manchester.

Monday, 3 April 2017

Two Surrey contractors have been fined a combined total of £14,000 after unsafe asbestos work was carried out on a property in Leatherhead.

Friday, 31 March 2017

Stephen Kinsella has been appointed as director of accelerated construction at The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA).

Friday, 31 March 2017

Coldmac Limited has been fined £6,000 after one of its workers lost two fingers while cleaning an asphalt mixer.

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Developer, Wates Residential, has started work on the first 192 homes that form part of a flagship council development programme in Cardiff.

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Features

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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