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Friday, 9 December 2016

A topping out ceremony has been held to mark the completion of the main structure of The Copyright Building in London.

Friday, 9 December 2016

Despite a strong end to the year with activity in the sector rising at its fastest rate since March, construction companies remain cautious going into 2017, says D-Drill managing director Julie White.

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Construction giants BAM Nuttall Limited, Ferrovial Agroman (UK) Ltd and Keir Infrastructure face prosecution from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after one worker was killed and two more were seriously injured during the construction of London's Crossrail railway tunnel.

Thursday, 8 December 2016

O’Brien Contractors has been appointed to work on the revamp of KKR and Quadrant Estates’ Gallagher Retail Park in Wednesbury.

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

A Merseyside landlord offered housing minister Gavin Barwell a glimpse into the future of housebuilding during a site visit to Belle Vale where it’s assembling new factory-made modular homes.

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Britain’s builders are missing out on work because they are failing to answer their phone calls, and are letting them go through to voicemail instead, according to a new report from telephone answering service, Moneypenny.

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

A Northallerton construction company has been fined after a worker suffered a facial injury from a crowbar while working on a hotel in Durham.

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

The value of planned investment in infrastructure has grown by more than £37bn since the spring to top £500bn, according to new figures.

Monday, 5 December 2016

Business activity and new work for construction firms increased at the fastest pace since March during November, although cost inflation rose at the steepest rate since 2011, according to new research.

Monday, 5 December 2016

Transport for Greater Manchester has retained MPact Thales (MPT) and WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff to deliver the extension of the Metrolink tram system to the Trafford Centre.

Monday, 5 December 2016

To support a management buyout, midlands-based Bracknell Roofing has received £2 million from specialist lender Aldermore.

Monday, 5 December 2016

GRAHAM Construction has been selected to develop two new health facilities for NHS Grampian within its Foresterhill Health Campus in Aberdeen.

Friday, 2 December 2016

Turner & Townsend has won the contract to fit out the new German consulate in Cape Town, South Africa.

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Conlon Construction has completed work on two school refurbishment projects worth almost £7 million in Lancashire.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

An example of a low-cost pod housing solution that is said to require no land has been erected in the BRE’s Innovation Park.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Turner & Townsend has been chosen to deliver quantity surveying and cost management services across BP’s onshore facilities in Scotland.

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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

2016-12-19 13:56

Keeping in contact with workers on site can be the difference between life and death. Stephen Westley, director at Global Mobile Communications, explains how the right rugged mobile device can increase productivity and act as a tool for verifying lone worker safety

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