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Friday, 29 May 2015

A £12m Green Business Park designed to boost economic prosperity and create hundreds of jobs in South Bristol was officially opened by Mayor of Bristol, George Ferguson yesterday.

Friday, 29 May 2015

With an average of one person dying every day in the construction of Qatar's stadiums for the 2022 World Cup, it's hard to conceptualise just how many fatalities are being suffered.

Friday, 29 May 2015

A new tax implemented by the Scottish government has seen house prices rise twice as fast as in England and Wales, according to a market report from estate agent Your Move.

Friday, 29 May 2015

London construction company Darma Limited has been fined over £13,000 after an unannounced inspection from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found dangerous conditions on a basement excavation site.

Thursday, 28 May 2015

A coffee shop featuring timber engineering in its design to create the UK’s first ‘zero energy’ retail outlet has been officially opened by the new Mayor of Telford.

Thursday, 28 May 2015

A Chinese nursing home destroyed by a deadly fire was poorly constructed and top-level prosecutors have been sent to investigate, authorities say.

Thursday, 28 May 2015

A regional housing consortium in the Midlands has joined the national procurement club Re:allies.

Thursday, 28 May 2015

The extension of the Right to Buy programme for housing associations has come under fire from the sector which says that it won’t solve the housing crisis.

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) data shows first-time buyers in Wales borrowed £260 million in the first quarter of 2015, unchanged on the same period last year but down 24% on the final quarter of 2014.

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

No surprises in the Queen’s Speech today for those in the housing world, but perhaps some solemn dismay as the Government’s intention to sell-off housing association homes under an extended Right-to-Buy (RTB) programme was confirmed.

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

The British Property Federation (BPF) has expressed concern that extending Right-to-Buy to housing associations will damage capacity to deliver more affordable housing.

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

PERI Ltd, supplier of falsework and scaffolding, has strengthened its northern sales team as activity and demand increases following growing industry confidence.

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Right to Buy scheme to be extended to housing association tenants under new Housing Bill confirms Greg Clark.

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Headland Archaeology, one of the largest privately-owned archaeology companies in Europe, is providing its expertise to a major residential development in Gloucestershire.

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

National home builder Bellway Homes has been fined for safety failings after a bricklayer was badly injured in a three metre fall when a temporary platform collapsed.

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

A development company has been sentenced for breaches of the Work at Height Regulations.

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Features

2015-05-20 11:03

Development of the £2.2 billion Nova, Victoria project, which will see a revolutionary change to the London Victoria area, is underway and has utilised unique and fabricated formwork systems

2015-05-20 10:56

Care homes have been a hot topic of late, with the quality of care and patient safety taking centre stage, says Steve Watts, regional director of building services at Patrick Parsons

2015-05-20 10:44

Stephen McCluskey, managing director at Which? Trusted Traders explains how Alternative Dispute Resolution can improve consumer confidence in your construction business

2015-04-22 14:30

Steven Kratsis looks at how to manage your risk factor across the lifecycle of a project

2015-04-22 14:18

We look at how a newly built primary school benefitted from an off the shelf approach to construction

2015-04-22 13:53

Is offsite construction the perfectly timed solution for the construction industry?

2015-04-22 13:47

Peter Vinden, looks at why HS2 is still failing to change public perceptions

2015-03-25 14:02

Stuart Thomson, public affairs consultant, and Dougal Ainsley, solicitor at Bircham Dyson Bell discuss the changing face of the procurement process

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