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Thursday, 30 March 2017

Three Manchester tower blocks originally built in the 1950s have beaten off international competition to win the accolade of best residential scheme in this year’s BREEAM Awards.

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

As Prime Minister Theresa May officially triggers Article 50 signalling the start of the official process for the UK to leave the European Union (EU), the emphasis now must be on encouraging more homegrown talent into the construction industry, says the National Federation of Builders (NFB).

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Willmott Dixon has been named preferred bidder for a £46 million project to create a combined schools and leisure hub in Ponteland, north of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Careers in construction is the theme of this year's Open Doors Week 2017 with Kier opening a record 40 of its sites to the public as the regional builder reaffirms its commitment to recruiting the next generation of workers to the industry.

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Gloves to protect workers from dangerous vibration levels are being developed by Nottingham Trent University.

Monday, 27 March 2017

The £500 million investment in T-Levels announced in the Government's Spring Budget earlier this month is a "breath of fresh air" for the UK engineering sector, says Leeds-based contractor Lanes Group.

Monday, 27 March 2017

Laing O’Rourke has been fined £800,000 for inadequate supervision at Heathrow Airport after a worker was killed by a dumper truck driven by his brother.

Friday, 24 March 2017

Laing O’Rourke has won the contract to regenerate The Post Building in London.

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Whistleblowers are being offered up to £100,000 by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) for exposing price-fixing in construction.

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Work has started to develop land at High Stakesby in Whitby, which was formerly owned by the Order of the Holy Paraclete, based at Sneaton Castle.

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Liverpool-based Vinco Group has unveiled a new technology which it claims enables it to build a fully functioning family home in under 10 weeks – from foundation to handover of keys.

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Around 2,000 construction jobs will be created if Government plans to build four new prisons in England and Wales are given the green light.

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

BAM has been selected to construct the first phase of Sheffield's Retail Quarter Development.

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Robertson has completed work on the steel structure for a six-storey student development in Glasgow’s Collegelands.

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Despite an increase in non-residential projects, there was a "disappointing" fall in the value of construction work beginning on site at the start of 2017, with a decline in civil engineering projects continuing to be a drag on the sector, new figures reveal.

Monday, 20 March 2017

The best performing construction sites will be honoured by the Considerate Constructors Scheme at this year's 2017 National Site Awards.

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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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