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Monday, 16 February 2015

An Oldham building firm has been fined after a friend of a worker sustained life-changing injuries when he fell from the second floor of a partially built house.

Monday, 16 February 2015

A leading engineering company has been fined for safety failings after a worker fell from scaffolding and suffered serious injuries.

Friday, 13 February 2015

The Infrastructure Act has now become law in a bid to make it easier, quicker and simpler to get Britain building.

Friday, 13 February 2015

A company has been fined after a workman was killed by a piece of flying timber which struck him on the head while laying sewerage pipes in Swindon.

Friday, 13 February 2015

Barr Construction has started steel work at the extension and redevelopment of Elliott’s Field Shopping Park in Rugby.

Thursday, 12 February 2015

A West Midlands engineering firm and a Shropshire roofer have been prosecuted after a member of the public spotted men working unsafely at height.

Thursday, 12 February 2015

Willmott Dixon’s team in the north of Birmingham have ‘plugged’ into a greener commitment as it trials an electric van as part of its continued sustainability plans across the business.

Thursday, 12 February 2015

Five separate parties have been sentenced for allowing unsafe work practices and poor welfare standards at a construction site in Upper Norwood.

Thursday, 12 February 2015

uilding more affordable homes would boost the economy in England by £3.6bn and create 71,000 full-time jobs according to the National Housing Federation.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

The Mayor of London has published a ‘blueprint’ for creating thousands of new homes along the river Thames.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

SMEs from around Manchester are being invited to meet with Bullock Construction to learn how they can win work on its upcoming £2.5m new-build housing project.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Consulting engineers Morgan Tucker have been appointed to lead the expansion of St Anthony’s Hospital in south west London as part of a £10m project.

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

New figures show that Scotland is well on course to exceed its annual target of 25,000 new Modern Apprenticeships (MAs) this year.

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Architectural, building surveying and planning consultancy, Cassidy + Ashton, has bolstered its senior team to support ambitious growth plans.

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

The shortage of skilled tradesmen will eventually derail the upturn in the construction industry, says Will Davies, MD of property maintenance and refurbishment company

Monday, 9 February 2015

Details of how more than £6 billion will be invested to rebuild schools across England have been unveiled by the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Education Secretary Nicky Morgan today.

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