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Thursday, 5 May 2016

The UK's construction sector suffered a tough April as buyers reported the lowest level of output growth for three years, according to the latest figures.

Thursday, 5 May 2016

A new national campaign has been launched to encourage more women to take up careers in construction.

Thursday, 5 May 2016

Laing O’Rourke has been awarded a £76.2m contract by Imperial College London’s development management partners Voreda to construct a residential tower on behalf of the college.

Thursday, 5 May 2016

Briggs Equipment has landed a £38 million contract to become the primary supplier of materials handling services for Peel Ports Group.

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

A Nottinghamshire demolition company has been fined £6,000 after pleading guilty to safety failings following a report to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Mott MacDonald claims it has developed the first calculator capable of measuring the carbon footprints of building information modelling (BIM) designed assets.

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Ashe Construction and Lungfish Architects have been shortlisted for a prestigious award which celebrates the best industry projects delivered across the West Midlands.

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

A roofing firm from Malton has been fined £10,000 for safety failings after a worker fractured his skull in a fall while replacing existing rooflights at a construction site in York.

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

The value of construction contracts rose 10 per cent in March to hit £6.1 billion - the highest level of the year, according to the latest figures from Barbour ABI.

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

GRAHAM Construction scooped the ‘Contractor of the Year’ accolade at this year’s prestigious NEC Awards in London.

Friday, 29 April 2016

Construction has started on the new £1 billion mixed use Southbank Place property development on the old Shell Centre tower site in London.

Friday, 29 April 2016

With major infrastructure projects threatened by the UK’s skills shortage, Havering College in London plans to hold an event in July to encourage more young people to consider a career in construction and engineering.

Friday, 29 April 2016

For the sixth consecutive year, leading specialist construction contractor Chalcroft has scooped the RoSPA gold medal for Health and Safety.

Friday, 29 April 2016

Almost half of London housebuilders fear Brexit would impact on their business by making it more difficult to recruit from abroad, says a McBains Cooper survey.

Friday, 29 April 2016

Planning permissions for new homes are at their highest since 2008, according to the Home Builders Federation (HBF), but many still face significant hurdles before construction can get underway.

Thursday, 28 April 2016

Exeter-based roofing company Haran Limited has pleaded guilty to safety failings and fined £18,000 after a worker suffered multiple injuries falling through a roof light.

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Features

2016-04-29 14:32

With female representation in the UK engineering sector the lowest in Europe more needs to be done to encourage women into the industry. Claire Cameron reports

2016-04-15 15:22

In January, the government announced a £1.2 billion starter home fund to prepare brownfield sites for new homes.

2015-11-18 13:20

Darren Evans, managing director at Darren Evans Assessment believes one way to solve the housing crisis could be right under our noses

2015-11-18 13:14

Paul Daynes, regional director, UK & Northern Europe at Newforma discusses how firms can stay competitive in the skills crisis

2015-11-18 13:00

Why the Government is Wrong to Backtrack on Zero Carbon Homes

2015-08-26 03:47

Andy Monteith, Baker Tilly’s head of construction looks at the difficult topic of bid management, or should that be bid mismanagement?

2015-08-26 03:31

Ian Loughnane business unit director of Kingspan Timber Solutions, discusses how the government needs to fix the foundations after the Scrapping of Zero Carbon Homes

2015-08-26 03:03

At a time when the skills shortage proves to be a big challenge for the industry and young adults are considering the next step in their career, Joanne Holmes asks where are all the girls?

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