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Friday, 3 July 2015

The public consultation on Third Energy’s application for a permit to carry out fracking in North Yorkshire has been extended.

Friday, 3 July 2015

Building contractor, Euro Dismantling Solutions Limited was fined for safety failings after a man lost his life during demolition works.

Thursday, 2 July 2015

New report calls on Government to provide more incentives to encourage off-site construction and better quality homes.

Thursday, 2 July 2015

A housing association and a housebuilder have formed a new joint venture to build hundreds of new homes in Basingstoke, Hampshire.

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Orbit Homes has announced ambitious plans to deliver 8,418 new homes between 2015 and 2020.

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Graham Construction has secured a hat-trick of contract wins worth £13.4m as its North of England division continues to grow.

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

More than 260,000 new homes were granted planning permission over the last year, the highest annual figure since before the 2008 economic crash, the Government has said.

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Housing Minister Brandon Lewis has today issued a call to arms to the nation’s former servicemen and women to consider new careers building the nation’s homes.

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents in Great Britain’s workplaces shows small change from previous years, sustaining a long term trend that has seen the rate of fatalities more than halve over the last 20 years.

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Highways England has revealed details of the £600m million investment which will take place in the region by 2020.

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

A building firm has been fined for serious safety failings after a worker was injured when his fingers were cut in the moving parts of a flip over saw.

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

The advance of robotics and 3D printing is boosting the demand for highly-skilled, IT literate workers in the UK’s advanced manufacturing sector, according to a new study by the government’s skills experts the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Less attention is paid to company pensions by construction and property workers than those in other industries.

Monday, 29 June 2015

Demand for property from prospective homebuyers hit its highest level since September 2014 in May this year, according to the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA).

Monday, 29 June 2015

Construction workers are being urged to check their pay packets to ensure that employers are honouring the latest pay deal.

Monday, 29 June 2015

The British Property Federation is creating a committee tasked with promoting the emerging build-to-rent sector to government and consumers alike.

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2015-07-01 12:56

Can the government meet its current housing pledge? We find out

2015-07-01 12:40

Anthony Albertini, partner at Clyde & Co discuses how firms can resolve construction disputes across Europe

2015-07-01 12:22

Andy Matthews, production director of the Fibercill division at National Hickman discusses the dangerous relationship between man and machine and why safety standards matter

2015-06-18 09:21

Jessica Taylor, construction partner at national law firm Clarke Willmott LLP discusses how risk can be turned into a competitive advantage

2015-06-18 09:16

HSE’s ‘Beware Asbestos’ safety campaign received a gold award for innovation at this year’s Institute of Promotional Marketing (IPM) Awards

2015-06-18 09:12

Nick Milestone, managing director of B & K Structures, is behind the strategy and shares his views on the challenge

2015-06-03 11:09

New demands for green building suppliers are opening up in North America, says Paul Hooper, chief executive of the Alumasc Group

2015-06-03 10:56

Alasdair Stables, managing director at PERI Ltd UK, explains more about the need for pre-assembled and transportable formwork which has played an important part in some of the past year’s biggest projects

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