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Tuesday, 23 June 2015

New Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) chief executive Terrie Alafat has called on the government to make sure that housing policy is based on the evidence of its impact on the ground.

Monday, 22 June 2015

Site Hire Services Ltd of Tunstall, Stoke on Trent was fined for safety failings after a worker broke his leg.

Monday, 22 June 2015

The construction of a $1.4 billion telescope on land considered sacred by some Native Hawaiians will resume Wednesday, according to the nonprofit company behind the project.

Monday, 22 June 2015

Construction company J Tomlinson has completed work on a £9.5 million redevelopment of Coventry Transport Museum and Old Grammar School.

Friday, 19 June 2015

The need to build more homes was a recurrent theme of the 2015 General Election. But the new Government's drive to deliver on it's promise of 200,000 new homes could be undermined by a public put off by 'rabbit hutches'.

Friday, 19 June 2015

Proposals to scale back and consolidate local government in Wales by roughly halving the number of councils have profound implications for the provision of housing services, according to the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Cymru.

Friday, 19 June 2015

As if to add insult to injury for those aspiring home buyers priced out of the dream, Santander has revealed that some people are happy to pay over the odds to secure a property in that just-right place.

Thursday, 18 June 2015

Skills shortages, planning restrictions and the need for cultural change were the key topics arising from a high level debate attended by leading voices from around the industry, as UK Construction Week’s expert advisory panel met for the first time.

Thursday, 18 June 2015

A new law which will give communities more powers to take on land and buildings and to have a say on how their services are delivered, has been approved by the Scottish Parliament.

Thursday, 18 June 2015

Longcross Construction has been placed in administration putting 140 jobs at risk.

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

The Scottish Government has given the go ahead for 80 new affordable homes in Edinburgh, part of almost 1,000 homes earmarked for sites across the city.

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

"Double devolution" that gives communities the power the make decisions about long-term housebuilding is the only way to plug the gap in affordable housing provision, a think tank has argued.

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

A precision engineering firm has been fined after an incident in which an employee was seriously hurt.

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

A Worcestershire firm has been sentenced for safety failings after four workers were injured, one of them seriously, when a roof truss in a new extension collapsed during construction causing several others to fall.

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

The keys have been handed over to tenants for a new housing development in a County Durham village.

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

A procurement consortium has awarded its first contract under its new £14 million waste management framework.

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