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Tuesday, 21 July 2015

The developers of a 183-home scheme at the Old Vinyl Factory in West London have secured planning permission for the latest stage of the regeneration.

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

A power station operator has begun to build what it described as the UK's first "advanced, battery-based energy storage facility" in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Turner & Townsend has been appointed by telecommunications provider Telin Singapore to provide project and cost management services for Telin-3 - its latest data centre and telecommunications hub in Singapore.

Monday, 20 July 2015

An update to the national infrastructure pipeline has been published today.

Monday, 20 July 2015

Thames Water has selected a preferred bidder to deliver the Thames Tideway Tunnel, also known as the 'super sewer'.

Monday, 20 July 2015

SMEs and infrastructure projects in the UK could soon benefit from a slice of an €8 billion EU fund aimed at boosting jobs and growing the economy.

Monday, 20 July 2015

Construction has started on a new £30 million green energy plant in Sheffield with the potential to supply heat to more than 6,700 homes.

Friday, 17 July 2015

The University of Reading has appointed GRAHAM Construction to its major building works framework to support the delivery of its £250m building programme over the next 10 to 15 years.

Friday, 17 July 2015

A new chapter in energy efficient construction has begun with the certification of a single-family home in southern Germany as the world's first Passive House Plus building.

Friday, 17 July 2015

Mark Hulbert, the director of Hulbert Homes Limited (Hulbert) a company incorporated to provide general construction services, has been disqualified from acting as a director for 5 years for causing the company to make payments to the detriment of specific creditors.

Friday, 17 July 2015

A Yorkshire roofing firm and its director have been prosecuted after a worker fell to his death though a fragile roof-light.

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Tata Steel has announced it will cut 720 jobs in its UK business, because of rising costs and a strong pound.

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Barton Willmore, a UK integrated planning and design consultancy, has submitted an outline planning application for a 2.5 million sq ft employment park at 200 acres of land to the south of Harworth and Bircotes.

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Since 2010, just 32% of projects submitted for planning permission from the ‘big four’
supermarkets across the UK have been built.

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Skanska UK has received a funding award worth more than £700,000 to develop the use of robots for on-site and off-site construction.

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

The House of Lords Committee on the Built Environment will this week take evidence from Steve Quartermain, chief planner at the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), Gill Graham, head of heritage at the Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) and Ruth Stanier, director of planning at DCLG.

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2015-07-29 12:00

The Passive House concept promises low-carbon living that doesn’t cost the Earth, and the way it is gaining ground around the world demonstrates that such claims are far from being so much hot air

2015-07-29 11:45

We look at how timber can be made more sustainable

2015-07-15 13:12

Danish delegation visit Lyng estate to gain insight into urban regeneration

2015-07-15 13:08

Could the altitude clause in BS5534 leave some contractors high and dry?

2015-07-15 12:46

Smaller assembly tools, such as nutrunners, pose just as great a health and safety risk as hammer tools when it comes to industrial noise and vibration, says Bill Harrison, Technical Manager

2015-07-01 12:56

Can the government meet its current housing pledge? We find out

2015-07-01 12:40

Anthony Albertini, partner at Clyde & Co discuses how firms can resolve construction disputes across Europe

2015-07-01 12:22

Andy Matthews, production director of the Fibercill division at National Hickman discusses the dangerous relationship between man and machine and why safety standards matter

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