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Thursday, 8 October 2015

City College Brighton and Hove will soon have a new Construction & Trades Centre at the College’s City College East Campus on Wilson Avenue, designed to be a leading educational and training hub for Brighton & Hove’s next generation of construction workers.

Thursday, 8 October 2015

The Government has official sealed an "historic" deal to extend the Right to Buy to housing association tenants.

Thursday, 8 October 2015

A company that erects steel frames has been fined for safety failings while cladding a steel framed building.

Thursday, 8 October 2015

Work is due to begin early next year on the Princes Quay bridge in Hull after planning permission was granted by Hull City Council.

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

A council has prosecuted three landlords for failing to comply with the requirements of its selective licensing scheme.

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

A specialist piling contractor has been fined after it was found to be operating a powerful rig without a safety guard around the rotating auger.

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

David Cameron will promise to launch a housing "crusade" and build 200,000 affordable new homes by 2020.

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

The 89 local government pension funds will be merged down to half a dozen "British Wealth Funds" that will invest billions in infrastructure, George Osborne has told the Conservative Party conference.

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Family owned construction and property services company, Wates Group, has boosted its technical expertise and specialist capabilities with the acquisition of Shepherd Engineering Services (SES)

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Government moves to simplify brownfield development as a key plank of their plans to get Britain building will be a boost for small builders, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £800,000 to develop an affordable solar-powered irrigation pump for use in developing regions.

Monday, 5 October 2015

Celebrity architect George Clarke warns drastic action is needed to avert a “housing disaster”.

Monday, 5 October 2015

Extending the Right to Buy to housing association tenants will cost £6bn over the next five years, council chiefs have warned.

Monday, 5 October 2015

Thousands of troops and their families have bought their own home as a result of the successful home-buying scheme Forces Help to Buy, according to latest government figures.

Monday, 5 October 2015

Two global companies have been sentenced after a worker was killed and another seriously injured during construction of an offshore wind farm.

Monday, 5 October 2015

A new body to plan infrastructure projects will be chaired by the former Labour transport secretary Lord Adonis, the chancellor has announced.

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