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Thursday, 5 January 2017

BAM Construction has been selected to work with British Antarctic Survey (BAS) on the modernisation of its research facilities.

Thursday, 5 January 2017

Ibstock has become the first brick producer to achieve an excellent performance rating for responsible sourcing of construction products.

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

The construction division of The Premier Group has completed work on two Asda petrol stations in South Wales.

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

The chief executives of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and FM Conway along with the director of Aecom have been awarded in the New Year's honours.

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Driven by residential and infrastructure work, there was a positive end to 2016 for the UK construction industry with output increasing at its fastest rate since March to hit an 11-month high in December.

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

The Government has given the green light to the construction of thousands of new Starter Homes in 2017.

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

ISG has been chosen as the preferred contractor to construct a £70 million biomedical hub at Imperial College London.

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Crest Nicholson has been recognised for sustainable timber procurement and efforts to minimise deforestation with an A- award for its Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) score.

Friday, 23 December 2016

Subcontractors in the construction sector write off more than £16,000 each per year due to unpaid work, according to a new industry report.

Friday, 23 December 2016

Latimer has appointed housebuilder Keepmoat to construct a mixed-tenure development of 195 luxury homes in Maida Vale, London.

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Contractor Willmott Dixon has given a group of university students a site tour of Birmingham City University’s (BCU) new extension project.

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Structural and civil engineer Walsh has completed work on Hawley Primary School as part of a canal-side development in Camden, London.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

The Federation of Master Builder (FMB) has called on the Scottish Government to recognise the construction industry as a priority sector when allocating apprenticeship levy funding.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Main contractor Kier is one of three construction companies fined after a worker’s leg was broken in six places when a trench collapsed on him in Lincolnshire more than four years ago.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Construction manufacturer JCB has spread some festive cheer by rewarding more than 5,000 UK workers with a £400 Christmas bonus.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Highways England has started work on a triple decker roundabout in North Tyneside, which aims to reduce congestion and improve journey times.

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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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