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Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Interserve Construction Limited has been fined £54,000 after admitting discharging silt-laden water into a tributary of the River Rother in Burwash, East Sussex.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Balfour Beatty is exiting the Middle East and will sell its two joint ventures in the region - Dutco Balfour Beatty and BK Gulf - for £11 million in order to focus on markets in the UK, US and Far East.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Turner & Townsend has merged with asset management consultancy AMCL to bolster the advisory service provided to the infrastructure sector.

Monday, 20 February 2017

Persimmon Homes has been given the green light to build more than 240 homes on the site of a former energy plant in Wolverhampton.

Monday, 20 February 2017

SES Engineering Services has landed a £9.5 million mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) contract on a mixed-use development in London.

Monday, 20 February 2017

A major new housing development at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has been granted planning permission.

Friday, 17 February 2017

Housebuilding rose 83 per cent year-on-year as the construction industry started 2017 on a high with overall project awards increasing by 50 per cent when compared to December 2016, the latest statistics reveal.

Friday, 17 February 2017

Plans for a four-storey development at Sheffield United Football Club’s Bramall Lane stadium have been unveiled.

Friday, 17 February 2017

The NHBC has come under fire for allegedly using gagging orders to stop homeowners speaking out about poor build quality in new homes; an allegation the warranty provider has denied.

Friday, 17 February 2017

Russells Construction has won the contract to refurbish the Grade II listed Hanover office on Manchester's NOMA development.

Thursday, 16 February 2017

BAM Nuttall is trialling bluetooth technology to monitor tiredness in construction workers.

Thursday, 16 February 2017

Bowmer and Kirkland and Pick Everard have completed the £4.2 million transformation of the Queen’s Church of England Primary School in Richmond as part of the Government’s Priority School Building Programme.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

BAM has won the contract to build Two Chamberlain Square, the second building in the first phase of Birmingham’s Paradise development.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

An Oldham roofing contractor has been given a suspended jail sentence for failing to follow safety measures after a father-of-two fell to his death while replacing the flat roof of a building.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Persimmon Homes is planning to build more than 500 homes in Nottinghamshire after opening a new headquarters in Mansfield.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Construction growth over the next five years is heavily dependent on the smooth progress of high-risk infrastructure projects, reveals a new report.

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Features

2017-01-04 09:35

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 09:15

New colour-coded system will see traditional helmet colour head out of site

2016-12-30 09:04

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

2016-12-19 12:56

Keeping in contact with workers on site can be the difference between life and death. Stephen Westley, director at Global Mobile Communications, explains how the right rugged mobile device can increase productivity and act as a tool for verifying lone worker safety

2016-11-16 10:38

According to the UK Drone Usage Report 2016, the construction sector is one of the top five industry's leading the way in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with 17 per cent of firms having utilised flying robots to scope out work and monitor projects. Gary Wilson, founding partner of Fluxx engineering, discusses the growth of the digital technology

2016-11-08 10:09

Plant failure can be catastrophic for a business and the down time entails disruption to service and loss of revenue. Jamie Ross-Davies from Ideal Heat Solutions gives his advice.

2016-09-01 10:53

Firms are embracing new methods of construction with a study revealing the majority have used innovative techniques in the last three years. Claire Cameron takes a look at what is on offer

2016-08-03 09:20

In the wake of the vote to leave the EU, the potential impact of Brexit on development needs to be considered, specifically in terms of environmental regulations and State aid, as well as the possible impact on UK infrastructure projects, in particular the proposed Heathrow expansion and Hinkley Point C, says Mark Northey, a partner in the projects team at Ashfords LLP.

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