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Wednesday, 4 January 2017

The chief executives of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and FM Conway along with the director of Aecom have been awarded in the New Year's honours.

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Driven by residential and infrastructure work, there was a positive end to 2016 for the UK construction industry with output increasing at its fastest rate since March to hit an 11-month high in December.

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

The Government has given the green light to the construction of thousands of new Starter Homes in 2017.

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

ISG has been chosen as the preferred contractor to construct a £70 million biomedical hub at Imperial College London.

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Crest Nicholson has been recognised for sustainable timber procurement and efforts to minimise deforestation with an A- award for its Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) score.

Friday, 23 December 2016

Subcontractors in the construction sector write off more than £16,000 each per year due to unpaid work, according to a new industry report.

Friday, 23 December 2016

Latimer has appointed housebuilder Keepmoat to construct a mixed-tenure development of 195 luxury homes in Maida Vale, London.

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Contractor Willmott Dixon has given a group of university students a site tour of Birmingham City University’s (BCU) new extension project.

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Structural and civil engineer Walsh has completed work on Hawley Primary School as part of a canal-side development in Camden, London.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

The Federation of Master Builder (FMB) has called on the Scottish Government to recognise the construction industry as a priority sector when allocating apprenticeship levy funding.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Main contractor Kier is one of three construction companies fined after a worker’s leg was broken in six places when a trench collapsed on him in Lincolnshire more than four years ago.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Construction manufacturer JCB has spread some festive cheer by rewarding more than 5,000 UK workers with a £400 Christmas bonus.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Highways England has started work on a triple decker roundabout in North Tyneside, which aims to reduce congestion and improve journey times.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Housing provider Sanctuary Group and construction firm Galliford Try have confirmed they are creating two new joint ventures for the construction of 354 new homes in Huntingdonshire and London.

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Construction company ISG has won a £30 million contract to build four leisure centres in Birmingham.

Monday, 19 December 2016

A housing association has clinched a deal with international partners to launch a £2.5 billion UK joint venture to manufacture and build thousands of modular, low-carbon homes a year.

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2017-01-04 09:35

As pressure mounts to achieve the government’s housebuilding objectives, the effective regeneration of brownfield land is becoming increasingly important. Builder & Engineer takes a look at the challenges of regenerating contaminated land

2016-12-30 09:15

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2016-12-30 09:04

Building Information Modelling – or BIM as it is more commonly known – has become something of a buzz word for the construction sector since the Government launched its Construction 2025 strategy in 2011. Claire Cameron investigates why firms should be embracing the technology

2016-12-19 12:56

Keeping in contact with workers on site can be the difference between life and death. Stephen Westley, director at Global Mobile Communications, explains how the right rugged mobile device can increase productivity and act as a tool for verifying lone worker safety

2016-11-16 10:38

According to the UK Drone Usage Report 2016, the construction sector is one of the top five industry's leading the way in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with 17 per cent of firms having utilised flying robots to scope out work and monitor projects. Gary Wilson, founding partner of Fluxx engineering, discusses the growth of the digital technology

2016-11-08 10:09

Plant failure can be catastrophic for a business and the down time entails disruption to service and loss of revenue. Jamie Ross-Davies from Ideal Heat Solutions gives his advice.

2016-09-01 10:53

Firms are embracing new methods of construction with a study revealing the majority have used innovative techniques in the last three years. Claire Cameron takes a look at what is on offer

2016-08-03 09:20

In the wake of the vote to leave the EU, the potential impact of Brexit on development needs to be considered, specifically in terms of environmental regulations and State aid, as well as the possible impact on UK infrastructure projects, in particular the proposed Heathrow expansion and Hinkley Point C, says Mark Northey, a partner in the projects team at Ashfords LLP.

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