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Thursday, 16 February 2017

Bowmer and Kirkland and Pick Everard have completed the £4.2 million transformation of the Queen’s Church of England Primary School in Richmond as part of the Government’s Priority School Building Programme.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

BAM has won the contract to build Two Chamberlain Square, the second building in the first phase of Birmingham’s Paradise development.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

An Oldham roofing contractor has been given a suspended jail sentence for failing to follow safety measures after a father-of-two fell to his death while replacing the flat roof of a building.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Persimmon Homes is planning to build more than 500 homes in Nottinghamshire after opening a new headquarters in Mansfield.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Construction growth over the next five years is heavily dependent on the smooth progress of high-risk infrastructure projects, reveals a new report.

Monday, 13 February 2017

Catalyst has partnered with Berkeley Group to deliver 186 affordable units as part of the first phase of the Southall Waterside development in West London.

Friday, 10 February 2017

UK construction output grew by almost two per cent in December with house and commercial building helping the sector to beat all expectations, official statistics reveal.

Friday, 10 February 2017

A groundbreaking ceremony has taken place to mark the start of construction work at Kebony’s second factory in Belgium.

Friday, 10 February 2017

A housing association is establishing a factory in Basildon, England, to manufacture modular housing components using cross-laminated timber.

Thursday, 9 February 2017

Construction sector growth is being hampered by the rising cost of raw materials and a skills crisis which has seen the demand for carpenters and plasterers reach a nine-year high, the latest industry survey reveals.

Thursday, 9 February 2017

Manchester building contractor Saleem Hussain has been jailed for eight months for failing to provide protection measures after a casual labourer fell to his death while working on a fragile roof.

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

The boss of a Pontypridd construction company has been jailed for eight months after failing to report a workplace incident which resulted in a young worker receiving serious burns to his arms and legs.

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

The Government has presented its much-anticipated Housing White Paper, vowing to fix Britain’s “broken” housing market and boost the delivery of new homes, and there has been a mixed reaction from housebuilders and construction industry experts.

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Highways England has appointed Mott MacDonald Sweco Joint Venture (MMS JV) to develop the design elements of two smart motorway schemes in the south of England.

Monday, 6 February 2017

Despite initial caution around Brexit, the UK housebuilding sector remained resilient in 2016 with the number of new homes registered hitting its second highest tally in almost a decade, according to the NHBC.

Monday, 6 February 2017

Balfour Beatty has completed a year-long reconstruction project on Tadcaster Bridge in North Yorkshire after flooding led to its partial collapse in December 2015.

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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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