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Thursday, 14 May 2015

Four men have pleaded guilty to corruption relating to the allocation of building work contracts at the City of Edinburgh Council.

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Turner & Townsend, the global programme management and construction consultancy, has been appointed to support the Singapore-Kuala Lumpur High Speed Rail project by providing a capital and operational cost model for the project.

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Tower Hamlets Council has secured £24.8 million this financial year (2015-16) from the government’s New Homes Bonus scheme.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Grundfos Pumps Limited, Leighton Buzzard, Bedford, pleaded guilty to safety failings after a trainee design engineer lost his life.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

More than 5,000 families and first time buyers have purchased their home through the Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme, according to new figures released by Housing Minister Margaret Burgess.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

National construction equipment hire company Keyway is celebrating a 40% increase in turnover this year to £25 million.

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

A cluster of terraced houses in a formerly run-down area of Liverpool has been nominated for the Turner Prize.

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

As you were, Brandon Lewis MP is to continue as housing and planning minister, it is now confirmed.

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Confusion reigns over the identity of the next housing and planning minister, following the appointment of Mark Francois MP to the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

David Ball, founder and chairman of David Ball Group, has been appointed as Honorary Fellow of Institute of Concrete Technology.

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

The organisers of UK Construction Week have placed an emphasis on discussion, debate and sharing knowledge with a “heavyweight” main stage seminar programme.

Monday, 11 May 2015

As the rejuvenated post-recession construction industry continues to contribute upwards of £92.4 billion in annual economic output and support more than 2.1 million UK jobs; the NEC suite of contracts has answered unprecedented demand for ‘future-proof’ training with the launch of a new designated commercial management course.

Monday, 11 May 2015

Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released today reveal that the number of bricks produced in the UK during the first quarter of 2015 is 464 million bricks a rise of 22 million bricks or 5% from the same period in 2014.

Monday, 11 May 2015

Galliford Try Partnerships North has appointed women with significant industry experience to two top posts.

Friday, 8 May 2015

The UK construction industry grew at its slowest pace in nearly two years during April, the latest CIPS/Markit Construction Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) indictaed.

Friday, 8 May 2015

Following one of the most unpredictable general elections in recent years, in which the Conservative Party is projected to form a majority government the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has stressed the importance of the construction industry to the UK economy, infrastructure and employment.

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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

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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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