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Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Enfield Council has submitted a bid to the Greater London Authority (GLA) asking for Meridian Water, its £1.5 billion signature regeneration scheme, to be designated as a Housing Zone.

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

A social landlord specialising on retirement homes has backed a call for the construction of half a million new homes, but argued that building specialist homes for older people will bring wider benefits for everyone.

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Despite signs of recovery in the construction industry, over half of those working in the industry under 30 are not satisfied with their current salary and a quarter didn’t see any change in pay as part of their last review.

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Boris Johnson, is calling on the government to extend its plans to accelerate the release of disused public land to London, and enable him to unlock new development to help meet London’s housing needs.

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Figures released today by Glenigan forecast a 7.4% increase in project starts during 2014, as rising private sector investment and improved consumer confidence underpin further industry growth.

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Bison Manufacturing has won the contract to supply precast concrete components for the construction of a new children’s hospital in Liverpool.

Monday, 14 July 2014

A Slough construction firm and a bulldozer operator have been sentenced for serious safety failings after a worker was run over and killed while working on the M25 widening project.

Monday, 14 July 2014

A South Wales-based steel specialist has secured a £1 million loan from Finance Wales to complete a high-profile project at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Monday, 14 July 2014

BAM Construction Ltd has been selected as the preferred contractor for the £10m design and build contract for the Ambulance and Fire Services Resource Centre in Wrexham.

Monday, 14 July 2014

Plans for a new Tottenham Hotspur Football Club stadium jumped ahead after permission was given to use a site earmarked for the stadium scheme.

Friday, 11 July 2014

The latest ONS construction statistics show output in the construction industry was estimated to have fallen by 1.1% for the month of May 2014, compared with April 2014, after increasing by 1.2% in April.

Friday, 11 July 2014

Work is now underway on a new development of 126 high-quality homes in Middlesbrough.

Friday, 11 July 2014

Robertson, the construction, infrastructure and support services group is undertaking the project to build the new Brechin Community Campus through the hub east central framework in Angus.

Friday, 11 July 2014

A Suffolk builder has been given a suspended prison sentence and ordered to do 150 hours of community work for carrying out illegal and dangerous gas work at a home in Ipswich.

Friday, 11 July 2014

A Worcestershire construction company has been fined for neglecting safety after a 27-year-old worker sustained life-changing injuries when he was struck by a reversing excavator.

Friday, 11 July 2014

AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, has won a four-year framework contract by Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL) at the Dounreay nuclear site in Scotland.

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Features

2014-07-16 10:03

Mental health is one of the biggest threats to the wellbeing of business and society but still no-one’s really talking about it, says Holly Squire

2014-07-16 09:48

As part of a comprehensive risk assessment it falls to land and property owners to provide a safe and secure external environment, an important part of this being the management of trees as Mal Vickers, explains

2014-07-16 09:39

Since new guidance came out earlier this year, one often overlooked aspect of planning is tripping many “dead cert” developments up just at the finishing line says David Bridgewood

2014-07-01 15:08

Alastair Kerr, director general of the Wood Panels Industries Federation (WPIF) and spokesperson for the JOSB Done campaign, looks into the confusing world of wood

2014-07-01 13:27

Brian Morris, MD of sustainable building services design firm, BCM, writes about his company’s experience with Level 2 BIM and the implications of legislation on the future of the industry

2014-07-01 13:14

Joan Murray, explains why she thinks it’s crucial to encourage more young people, especially girls, to take up engineering and technical roles.

2014-06-18 12:38

Moving to cloud-based accounting software can transform the working lives of tradespeople, says Gary Turner

2014-06-18 11:39

When it comes to falls from height, the most commonly used safety solutions focus on stopping the fall in its tracks. But Darren Cooper, argues that emphasis needs to be placed on fall prevention to reduce injury rates

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