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Friday, 3 March 2017

Civil engineering led growth as output in the UK construction industry rose for the sixth consecutive month in February, but housebuilding slumped to a six-month low as costs soared to an eight-year high, the latest statistics reveal.

Thursday, 2 March 2017

Trade unions will urge Haringey Council to rethink a controversial decision to name Lend Lease as its preferred joint venture partner during a special meeting of a scrutiny committee this evening.

Thursday, 2 March 2017

The National Federation of Builders (NFB) has launched its annual child safety campaign.

Thursday, 2 March 2017

SES Engineering Services has been chosen to deliver mechanical and electrical (M&E) on student accommodation at Coventry's Godiva Place.

Thursday, 2 March 2017

ISG has started work on a five-storey extension at Leeds College of Art.

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Balfour Beatty has been fined £230,000 after a bricklayer was injured when flooring at a Sheffield housing development collapsed.

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has become the first professional body member to join Build UK and together the duo hope to "drive change across the industry.”

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Hiking insurance premium tax (IPT) will hit homeowners by encouraging a rise in cowboy builders, the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

With a quarter of London's construction workers from the European Union (EU), Sadiq Khan has warned that a hard Brexit could "cripple" house building and leave construction sites in the capital "high and dry".

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Oldham-based building firm Select Quality Homes Ltd has been fined more than £6,500 for safety failings after workers were found to be working at height with inadequate scaffolding protection.

Monday, 27 February 2017

Ecobuild will be going back to its roots and become more entrepreneurial, the show’s new owner has said, following its acquisition from UBM.

Monday, 27 February 2017

It’s the end of an era for Shropshire-based McPhillips (Wellington) Ltd as brothers Peter and Nicholas bow out as joint managing directors of the family-run construction firm.

Monday, 27 February 2017

Despite rising material and labour costs, the engineering services sector is “powering forward” with more than three quarters of firms seeing turnover increase or remain steady during the final quarter of 2016, a new study reveals.

Friday, 24 February 2017

A joint venture between Balfour Beatty and the Prysmian Group has secured an £185 million contract to install a 65km power cable through the Channel Tunnel.

Friday, 24 February 2017

London construction firm Leyland SDM (LSDM) Limited has been fined £450,000 for safety failings after four workers suffered serious injuries when they fell almost four metres while carrying a ventilation unit.

Friday, 24 February 2017

Housing starts hit the highest level since 2007 in the three months to December, although completions dipped, according to officials figures.

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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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