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Friday, 19 December 2014

The scheme will see the extensive refurbishment of Loughborough College’s multi-storey, six-floor A-Block – housing the sixth form college - which dates back to the 1960s.

Friday, 19 December 2014

A homes provider company for Barnet Council has been fined today for safety failings after a heating engineer was found dead in a communal boiler house at one of their housing estates.

Friday, 19 December 2014

A Kent firm that makes safety surfaces for playgrounds has been fined after it failed to heed warnings from safety experts to properly guard dangerous machinery.

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Figures released today in HBF/Glenigan’s latest Housing Pipeline report show the moving annual total number of permissions being granted is now at 194,820 – well above the 120/130,000 levels of 2009.

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Tensar International has strengthened its technical offering in the North of England, North Wales & Ireland with the appointment of area civil engineer, Matthew Malone.

Thursday, 18 December 2014

The main contractor has been appointed to deliver a new, flagship office building in Wirral Enterprise Zone for Longmeadow Estates.

Thursday, 18 December 2014

BRE has said that with one in six homes now under threat of flooding from rivers, sea and surface water a new approach to dealing with the risks is needed.

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

An Aberdeenshire firm has been prosecuted for safety failings after a young apprentice was injured when he was struck on the back by a pressurised hose.

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Minister for Universities, Science and Cities Greg Clark today (17 December 2014) bestowed an honorary CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) on Dervilla Mitchell, trustee and board member of the global engineering consultancy Arup.

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Councils have received almost £3.4 billion through the New Homes Bonus for building over 800,000 more homes, Housing Minister Brandon Lewis confirmed today.

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

More than £410 million will be spent on major projects across the country, unlocking development and paving the way for tens of thousands of new jobs as well as providing a significant boost to the UK’s construction sector.

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

The Government's flagship National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) is not doing enough to protect communities from unsustainable and unwanted development, MPs have warned.

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

A shortage of bricklayers must be addressed by an increase in the number of construction apprenticeships, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Graham Construction has been awarded a contract to deliver a new £8.5m Science building at Liverpool Hope University.

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Investment in transport infrastructure will drive demand for contractors in engineering in the new year, according to an analysis by umbrella employment provider, giant group.

Monday, 15 December 2014

A West Midlands building firm has been fined after twice being spotted carrying out unsafe roof work just days apart.

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