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Monday, 27 June 2016

Private housebuilder Strata has announced it had a good year in 2015, with double digit growth in the year to December, according to its latest annual statement.

Monday, 27 June 2016

The Structural Timber Association (STA) is urging the structural timber industry to stand together following the UK’s decision to quit the European Union.

Friday, 24 June 2016

Award-winning housebuilder Hill is celebrating after plans to build 300 new homes as part of a £100 million regeneration scheme at Lea Bridge Road in East London were given the green light.

Friday, 24 June 2016

The UK's decision to leave the European Union has left "everyone in shock", according to Monika Slowikowska, founder of Golden Houses Developments, who believes Brexit will have a catastrophic effect on the construction industry.

Friday, 24 June 2016

Planning permission has been granted to build more than 600 homes at a former Powergen site in Ashford, Kent.

Thursday, 23 June 2016

Turner & Townsend and IGG have landed the contract to provide cost management for the expansion of Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport.

Thursday, 23 June 2016

As the industry marks the third anniversary of National Women in Engineering Day, a director of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is urging the sector to do more to attract women into engineering.

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

For the first time in eight years, UK office construction returned to pre-recession levels in the first three months of 2016 with more than £2 billion worth of contracts awarded, reveals the latest figures from industry analysts Barbour ABI.

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

A family of birds that had workers in a flap after they were found setting up home on an active construction site in the Scottish town of Troon have been given a safe place to stay.

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is supporting a campaign to encourage army leavers to plug the construction industry's skills gap.

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Atkins has been appointed as sustainability advisor on London's £26 billion Old Oak Common redevelopment.

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

For the first time in more than a decade, CALA Homes is planning to build a development of almost 40 bespoke homes in the Scottish village of Dirleton.

Monday, 20 June 2016

Britain's best builders have been rewarded for their dedication to building outstanding homes in this year's National House Building Council's Pride in the Job awards.

Monday, 20 June 2016

Construction company McPhillips (Wellington) Ltd has opened the doors to its landmark multi-million pound "independent living" development for the over-55s in Telford.

Monday, 20 June 2016

East of England timber and builders merchants Ridgeons has launched its second year of fundraising for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Friday, 17 June 2016

Peter Burrell, an assistant manager at civil engineering and groundworks specialist Rudridge, is gearing up for next month's Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 charity fundraiser.

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2016-06-08 10:21

The UK’s European Union referendum is proving to be a hugely divisive topic with the population split between leaving and staying. A potential Brexit on June 23 could have far-reaching consequences throughout almost every aspect of life from house prices to immigration policies. But what would leaving the EU mean for the construction sector? Those working in the industry give Builder & Engineer magazine their views.

2016-04-29 14:32

With female representation in the UK engineering sector the lowest in Europe more needs to be done to encourage women into the industry. Claire Cameron reports.

2016-04-15 15:22

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Why the Government is Wrong to Backtrack on Zero Carbon Homes

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Andy Monteith, Baker Tilly’s head of construction looks at the difficult topic of bid management, or should that be bid mismanagement?

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