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Friday, 13 May 2016

Housing developments with fewer than 10 properties will be exempted from having to include affordable homes after the Court of Appeal overturned a legal challenge brought by two local authorities.

Friday, 13 May 2016

A leading independent management, design and construction consultancy has launched 150 days of celebrations to mark its 150th anniversary.

Thursday, 12 May 2016

Construction start-ups rose by almost a quarter in the first three months of 2016 to reach their highest rate for more than a year, according to new figures.

Thursday, 12 May 2016

ISG is celebrating a double success after winning contracts for two Edinburgh hotels worth a combined value of £20 million.

Thursday, 12 May 2016

Experts warn that a lack of BIM experienced architectural candidates could potentially bring UK construction sector to a stand still.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

The housebuilding industry has committed itself to a big increase in the supply of new housing in an effort to meet the Government’s target of one million new homes by 2020.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

A new fund to support employers investing in higher Trailblazer Apprenticeships has been launched by the Construction Industry Training Board.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Almost half of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the construction sector are planning to invest for future growth, according to new research.

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

GRAHAM Construction has completed work on the state-of-the-art Critical Care Unit at Monklands Hospital in Airdrie, which is part of an overall £19 million refurbishment of the hospital theatres.

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

A lack of manpower is the biggest concern for the Government in meeting building targets, according to construction and rail recruitment specialists, One Way.

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

A Cambridge construction firm has been fined £40,000 for breaching safety regulations after a worker suffered multiple injuries when a skip loader overturned.

Monday, 9 May 2016

Eight of the construction names embroiled in the biggest "blacklisting" in UK construction industry history have apologised and settled the majority of claims.

Monday, 9 May 2016

Costain, Gentoo Construction, Robert Woodhead Ltd and Walter Thompson (Contractors) Ltd all scooped Most Considerate Site titles at this year's Considerate Constructors Scheme’s 2016 National Site Awards.

Monday, 9 May 2016

Global professional services consultancy Turner & Townsend has provided project management and quantity surveying expertise for the £100,000 refurbishment of a community centre for orphaned children and sick adults in South Africa.

Monday, 9 May 2016

OW Scaffolding has been fined £1,000 after being found guilty of breaching safety regulations following a routine inspection.

Friday, 6 May 2016

Less than a third of housebuilding firms think the Government’s ambition of one million homes built by 2020 will be achieved, reveals McBains Cooper.

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