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Thursday, 9 October 2014

Engineers cleaning up the Duddon Estuary have had a light bulb moment – or 126 ultra-bright bug-zapping light bulb moments to be exact.

Thursday, 9 October 2014

The Mayor of London is bidding to preserve London’s key business districts by urging the Government to reconsider proposals that could see valuable office space in the capital turned into homes.

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

The Mersey Gateway Crossings Board has strengthened its professional team to support the construction phase of the iconic £1.86 billion Mersey Gateway Bridge project.

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

The National Insulation Association (NIA) has welcomed today’s announcement by Government that an additional £100m will be provided to help fund energy efficiency improvements through the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) but is urging all political parties to go much further and commit to making Energy Efficiency Retrofit an Infrastructure Priority.

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

The new £35 million Urgent Care and Trauma Centre at Aintree University Hospital, which is being constructed by BAM Construction, was ‘topped out’ by Aintree chief executive Catherine Beardshaw and Walton MP Steve Rotheram.

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has submitted a planning application to Forest of Dean District Council for a proposed development in Cinderford, which would create a vibrant new destination for business, education and new homes if approved by councillors.

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

‘Black Cat’ Quarry on the A1 Black Cat roundabout near Roxton in Bedfordshire will supply more than 100,000 tonnes of sand and gravel each year to use in concrete for building and construction across the Northern Home Counties.

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

A Scarborough-based company behind the York Potash Project is giving local businesses the opportunity to become part of the construction supply chain for its proposed £1.4 billion investment.

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

The former ITV Wales studios at Culverhouse Cross are set to be demolished to make way for a housing development.

Monday, 6 October 2014

Councils are being told they must protect green belt land, and to help them do just that the Government has launched new planning guidance.

Monday, 6 October 2014

A London Assembly member has accused Boris Johnson of being in the pocket of big developers and rich investors after the Mayor approved plans to build homes on the Mount Pleasant postal sorting site,

Monday, 6 October 2014

BAM is to carry out an £11 million internal refurbishment of the historic London college that trained celebrity chef Jamie Oliver.

Monday, 6 October 2014

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury announced today that Dr Diana Montgomery, chief executive of the Construction Products Association, has been appointed to chair a new infrastructure Supply Chain Capacity and Skills group.

Friday, 3 October 2014

A Basingstoke engineering firm has been sentenced for safety breaches that led to a 42-year-old man being crushed between a telehandler and a steel post at a workshop in West Drayton.

Friday, 3 October 2014

West Yorkshire based construction firm, Harris Construction Management has appointed Paul Taylor as Business Development Manager.

Friday, 3 October 2014

With the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) stepping up its Fee For Intervention initiative by targeting £23million worth of fines during the current financial year, builders wanting to stay on the right side of the law are being advised to take a look at a new Health & Safety software that is helping small to medium-sized building firms across the UK get to grips with the latest rules and regulations.

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Features

2014-10-21 18:59

Mick Barker, partner at Stephen George & Partners looks at how architects often branch out into other creative occupations

2014-10-21 18:54

Jonathan Edgoose, director at MCL explains how a team of UK Manufacturers are tackling the Multi-Billion challenge

2014-10-08 10:34

A serious brick shortage in the UK has seen many house builders turn to materials such as timber but what will the long-term implications of the shift be for the industry?

2014-10-08 10:30

Jody Kennedy, chief technology officer at Olive Communications, explains why it is time to start looking at communications in the supply chain

2014-10-08 10:25

Martyn Keenan, business manager at Gent by Honeywell offers his top tips for complying with EN54-23

2014-09-24 09:46

Latest figures reveal that London accounted for a third of the total value of UK construction contracts in August, dominating across commercial & retail, residential and education sectors

2014-09-24 09:43

Should industry qualifications be comparable across EU member states? Kevin Blunden from the Chartered Association of Building Engineers discusses

2014-09-24 09:32

With the rest of the building market starting to catch up with the robust housing sector, Alan Hope - chief executive of the Midas Group - argues that the construction industry still has to work hard to win customers’ loyalty.

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