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Monday, 16 March 2015

Planning permissions in principle for over 195,000 new homes in England were granted in 2014, up 12% on the previous year and 39% on 2012.

Monday, 16 March 2015

Plans for a multi-million regeneration scheme in the heart of Harrow have been submitted for planning approval.

Monday, 16 March 2015

An Aberdeenshire firm has been fined for serious safety failings after a worker was injured when his gloved hand was pulled into a metalworking lathe.

Friday, 13 March 2015

Builder and developer Seddon has been awarded a place on the renewed £1bn North West Construction Hub framework.

Friday, 13 March 2015

The University of Southampton has awarded Osborne the contract to build its new Chamberlain Halls in Southampton.

Friday, 13 March 2015

Carillion has been appointed by Scape Group as the sole framework provider on a new facilities management framework, with a value of up to £1.5billion for a six year period.

Thursday, 12 March 2015

Infrastructure giants including Crossrail, Balfour Beatty, Vinci Construction and HS2 are sponsoring a new London-wide apprenticeship programme to support young people in becoming world-class project managers.

Thursday, 12 March 2015

Construction and property development specialist Pochin’s Ltd is marking the handover of a 27,000 sq ft HQ building at Hawarden Business Park for CSA Group Testing UK (formerly Sira Test & Certification).

Thursday, 12 March 2015

A North East utility infrastructure business has secured its first £1million contract.

Thursday, 12 March 2015

Jefferson Sheard has welcomed new additions to its team in the Sheffield and Peterborough offices as a result of securing new commissions in England and Northern Ireland.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Balfour Beatty, a member of The 5% Club, is marking National Apprenticeship Week (9th -13th March) with a range of new commitments to help more young people find work in the growing infrastructure sector.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

The NHBC Foundation is today calling for a new industry-wide campaign to boost the numbers of girls and young women in house building as new research reveals that just one in ten are interested in building and construction careers.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Apprenticeship places at NG Bailey will increase by approximately 200% this year as the UK’s engineering, IT and facilities services business strives to meet the demand for opportunities and fulfil its commitment to the nation’s skilled workforce.

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey MP has pledged a £300million cash injection as part of a new Fuel Poverty Strategy.

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

Boris Johnson has marked the beginning of National Apprenticeship Week with a £1.8 million plan to encourage thousands of London businesses to take on an apprentice.

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

The pre construction phase is now underway at the Quixwood Moor Wind Farm and local contractors have been called in to carry out some of the site investigation work.

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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

2015-03-25 13:49

Phil Harrison, managing director at Wates Construction discusses if Birmingham could be the next boom town when it comes to construction

2015-03-09 14:18

Is e-learning the solution the construction industry needs to help revolutionise safety and awareness training? Jeremy Melhuish investigates

2015-03-09 14:08

For National Apprentice Week, the CEO of Nylacast, Mussa Mahomed, tells us why he believes apprentices are the future

2015-03-09 13:54

Glen Irwin, MEP & sustainability manager at Stepnell looks at the factors influencing the lack of progress in the retrofit industry

2015-02-24 13:16

The construction industry’s reluctance to use digital technology is retrogressive and unrealistic… but things are starting to change, says Benjamin Dyer of Powered Now

2015-02-24 13:13

Tracey Jackson from Howells Patent Glazing says the firm is aiming high when it comes to the year ahead

2015-02-11 12:54

Gillian Econopouly, head of policy and research at CITB believes more still needs to be done to address the skills shortage

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