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Monday, 30 April 2007

Union workers held a remembrance service in Liverpool on Saturday, after three contractors were killed in crane incidents this year.

Monday, 30 April 2007

Firefighters are battling a fire in a Manchester city centre refurb scheme.

Friday, 27 April 2007

With less than three months to go before England goes smoke free, new research shoes that the Construction industry is unsure of the details of the new smoking regulations.

Friday, 27 April 2007

Construction and fit-out contractor Multibuild has revealed a series of contract wins that have a combined value of almost £11m.

Friday, 27 April 2007

A Bedfordshire contractor has paid more than £100,000 after a worker was killed in a piling incident.

Thursday, 26 April 2007

Dawn Construction has won a £7m contract to extend the facilities for global aerospace giants Goodrich at Monktonhill, Ayrshire.

Thursday, 26 April 2007

The government needs to focus on existing housing stock to meet carbon efficiency targets, the Construction Products Association said this week.

Wednesday, 25 April 2007

Kier boss voted best chief executive in UK construction.

Monday, 23 April 2007

Alfred McAlpine today said fraud in its North Wales slate business will cost it £30m this year.

Monday, 23 April 2007

Careers in construction can reduce prison populations, according to Sheffield Hallam University.

Friday, 20 April 2007

An event held next week aims to show the construction industry what can happen when health and safety standards slip.

Tuesday, 17 April 2007

ISG yesterday said it has bought fitout and refurb firm Cathedral Contracts.

Friday, 13 April 2007

Amec has sold its concrete business to the Roger Bullivant Group of Companies for an undisclosed sum.

Friday, 13 April 2007

Travis Perkins has signed a £5m contract with JCB to add 500 excavators to its hire fleet.

Wednesday, 11 April 2007

Kier today signed an £86m contract with Hull City Council to deliver repairs and maintenance for 10,000 council homes.

Tuesday, 10 April 2007

Lord McKenzie, Minister for Health and Safety branded the construction industry “undeniably dangerous” as he launched new safety regulations last week.

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2017-05-31 14:33

The rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) will rise by two per cent on June 1 to 12 per cent on all non-exempt transactions. Martin Bennison, managing director at construction finance firm Ultimate Finance, explains what this means for UK construction companies.

2017-05-25 09:41

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is growing in popularity and is now mandatory for centrally funded public-sector projects. Experts and the curious are gathering more and more frequently at dedicated congresses, exhibitions and workshops. Many people are now asking: Where does the UK stand on the issue of BIM and the digitisation of the construction industry?

2017-05-10 11:47

Opening site doors to more females is vital to plugging the construction skills gap, reports Claire Cameron

THE construction industry continues to be plagued by a well-documented skills gap with some suggesting the shortage could get worse before it gets better.

2017-05-08 15:27

If you work on a building site, are self-employed or have a zero-hours contract, you might be surprised to know you work in the ”gig economy”. This is the economy characterised by temporary work and irregular hours, pay and working conditions.

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

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