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Monday, 26 January 2015

Every year, construction firms in the UK write off more than £10,000 each when customers do not pay, according to a new report.

Monday, 26 January 2015

Turner & Townsend have appointed a new managing director for its Australia business. Anooj Oodit, who previously led the firms UK infrastructure commercial services team, will be responsible for our strategic direction and growth across our core sectors in the region.

Monday, 26 January 2015

Balfour Beatty has appointed of Philip Harrison as chief financial officer. He will take up his new position and join the Board later in the year.

Monday, 26 January 2015

The Institution of Structural Engineers has elected three new Honorary Fellows during a ceremony at the Institution’s new International Headquarters in London.

Monday, 26 January 2015

The renewable energy industry has joined forces with environmental groups to urge MPs to renew government commitment to achieving zero carbon homes.

Friday, 23 January 2015

Osborne has been appointed to build 18 new homes for Hackney Council, taking on six apprentices as well as a minimum of a quarter of its workforce from the borough.

Friday, 23 January 2015

The number of people starting construction industry apprenticeships has dropped by 42% since 2006, leaving the building sector facing skills shortages as demand recovers.

Friday, 23 January 2015

£1.1 million of government funding has been invested in underground construction and tunnelling to match £1.7 million of industry investment to help create a legacy of engineering jobs and skills from major projects including the Crossrail development.

Thursday, 22 January 2015

The Greater Manchester Pension Fund and London Pensions Fund Authority have agreed to form a joint venture to invest £500m in infrastructure projects.

Thursday, 22 January 2015

An iconic former flour mill at the heart of London’s Royal Docks will be transformed into a vibrant centre for business and enterprise thanks to £12 million of government funding.

Thursday, 22 January 2015

With just two years to go till construction is scheduled to start on the UK’s new north-south rail line, HS2 Ltd has moved to bolster its Programme and Strategy Directorate with two new senior appointments.

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

The Government has been urged to include housing developments in the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIP) regime to speed up their delivery and so help tackle the housing crisis.

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Lend Lease’s Construction business has been appointed by Legal & General Property to create a £75 million mixed-use scheme on Hammersmith Road, London.

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

ISG has been confirmed as the preferred construction partner as part of the successful consortium bid led by GLL for the £41 million York Community Stadium and Leisure Complex scheme.

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

A businessman allowed the spread of asbestos in an industrial building by not employing licensed contractors to remove the potentially deadly material, a court has heard.

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

A construction company with a record of endangering the lives of its workers has been fined after the Health and Safety Executive found once again it was putting workers at serious risk of falling from height.

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