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Friday, 16 February 2007

Ennstone today said it has bought Mansfield Asphalt Company for £7.1m.

Thursday, 15 February 2007

The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) today opened the design competition for the VeloPark for London 2012 Cycling events.

Thursday, 15 February 2007

The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) today said it has agreed a fair wage for contractors working on 2012 Games venues and infrastructure.

Wednesday, 14 February 2007

The construction industry is unprepared for CIS claim KPMG.

Friday, 9 February 2007

The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) has today launched a new website to help businesses compete for contracts at the Olympic 2012 games.

Friday, 9 February 2007

Consolidate has today been fined £3,500 after pleading guilty to breaches in health and safety after an employee was injured.

Friday, 9 February 2007

Stradform has won a £5.5m residential contract for Dasim Developments.

Friday, 9 February 2007

Cemex allowed to use tyres as fuel

Thursday, 8 February 2007

Galliford Try said today it will buy housebuilder Linden for £136m.

Wednesday, 7 February 2007

Magistrates have ordered Just Granite to pay nearly £15,000 after a worker was crushed to death.

Wednesday, 7 February 2007

The house-building industry has this week been challenged to speed up its response to climate change in a new government-backed initiative.

Wednesday, 7 February 2007

Osborne has been appointed as main contractor for phase one of the proposed £23m Westbury Bypass.

Wednesday, 7 February 2007

Kier Northern has won an £8.2m project to design and construct a new training centre for the police training and development authority Centrex.

Wednesday, 7 February 2007

Work experience incident costs builders more than £23,000

Thursday, 1 February 2007

Alfred McAlpine today bought environmental consultant Enviros Group for £30m.

Thursday, 1 February 2007

John Laing has won a £75m contract to build a mental health hospital in Middlesborough.

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2017-05-31 13:33

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 08:41

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 10:47

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 14:27

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 10:31

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 09:31

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 10:55

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 16:20

While the physical safety of workers is prioritised on construction sites, mental health is often overlooked, reports Claire Cameron

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