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Tuesday, 10 April 2007

Skanska has secured a £68m contract to design and construct a brand new eight-floor office development in the City of London.

Tuesday, 10 April 2007

Recycling organisation Wrap has lainched a feasibility trial to encourage construction SMEs to recycle their waste.

Thursday, 5 April 2007

Bellway Homes has signed a contract with Leeds City Council for a £1.2 billion 20-year regeneration scheme.

Thursday, 5 April 2007

Network Rail today named British Land preferred development partner for the Euston railway station in London.

Thursday, 5 April 2007

Builders are the nation's best living companions according to an independent survey commissioned by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

Wednesday, 4 April 2007

Contractors can see a massive leap in construction deaths warned safety head Geoffrey Podger yesterday.

Wednesday, 4 April 2007

May Gurney Integrated Services this morning reported good trading results for the 12 months to March 31.

Wednesday, 4 April 2007

Construction companies could face an easing up of brick prices with a third major player on the market.

Wednesday, 4 April 2007

Amec yesterday said it has bought environmental consultant Applied Environmental Research Centre (AERC).

Wednesday, 4 April 2007

Following extensive consultation with the construction industry, the new Construction Design and Management (CDM) regulations will come into force this Friday.

Tuesday, 3 April 2007

Network Rail today unveiled a £2.4bn rail expansion programme.

Tuesday, 3 April 2007

Women will be given help to become engineers, Minister for Women Ruth Kelly said yesterday.

Tuesday, 3 April 2007

Severfield-Rowen today said it made record profits in 2006 and expects a similar year in 2007.

Tuesday, 3 April 2007

Proposals for reducing the 109 million tones of waste produced by the UK construction industry every year were published yesterday for consultation.

Tuesday, 3 April 2007

Miller Construction has won a contract to build a retail and leisure scheme as part of a £200m project to transform Aberdeen city centre.

Tuesday, 3 April 2007

Tata Steel yesterday announced the finalization of its £6.2bn acquisition of Corus Group.

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Features

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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