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Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Chelsea Football Club has been given the green light to build a £500 million stadium on the site of its current Stamford Bridge ground.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Wandsworth Council appoints Higgins Construction to deliver homes and health centre as part of regeneration of borough.

Monday, 6 March 2017

The number of construction apprentices in Scotland has hit a six-year high, new figures reveal.

Monday, 6 March 2017

Skanska has partnered with The Duke of Edinburgh Award (DofE) to offer more support to future apprentices at the start of National Apprenticeship Week.

Monday, 6 March 2017

Bedfordshire-based contractor Anthony West has been fined almost £3,000 after failing to carry out suitable assessment of asbestos removal work.

Monday, 6 March 2017

In a move to inspire and enable project collaboration, the next evolution of the New Engineering Contract (NEC) for the construction industry will be available later this year.

Friday, 3 March 2017

Ecobuild is back next week with organisers promising an immersive exhibition and conference programme that will redefine sustainability, identify future growth sectors and tackle the housing crisis.

Friday, 3 March 2017

The brightest and best female achievers in the house building and wider construction industries gathered at the Hilton in Manchester for the biggest ever Women in Construction Awards this week.

Friday, 3 March 2017

Civil engineering led growth as output in the UK construction industry rose for the sixth consecutive month in February, but housebuilding slumped to a six-month low as costs soared to an eight-year high, the latest statistics reveal.

Thursday, 2 March 2017

Trade unions will urge Haringey Council to rethink a controversial decision to name Lend Lease as its preferred joint venture partner during a special meeting of a scrutiny committee this evening.

Thursday, 2 March 2017

The National Federation of Builders (NFB) has launched its annual child safety campaign.

Thursday, 2 March 2017

SES Engineering Services has been chosen to deliver mechanical and electrical (M&E) on student accommodation at Coventry's Godiva Place.

Thursday, 2 March 2017

ISG has started work on a five-storey extension at Leeds College of Art.

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Balfour Beatty has been fined £230,000 after a bricklayer was injured when flooring at a Sheffield housing development collapsed.

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has become the first professional body member to join Build UK and together the duo hope to "drive change across the industry.”

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Hiking insurance premium tax (IPT) will hit homeowners by encouraging a rise in cowboy builders, the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

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Features

2017-03-21 09:31

With the demand of oil increasing, it’s estimated that the Earth will reach its full capacity for oil consumption at some point within the next 20 years. This is despite the production of oil decreasing, and the construction industry is no exception to this, reports Niftylift.

2017-03-17 10:55

With construction firms leading the way in drone technology, Claire Cameron takes a closer look at how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can be used onsite

2017-03-07 16:20

While the physical safety of workers is prioritised on construction sites, mental health is often overlooked, reports Claire Cameron

2017-02-28 14:53

As part of an ongoing revamp, the Joint Contracts Tribunal has rolled out an updated suite of standard form construction contracts for Design & Build. John Cleaveley, partner and head of construction at Weightmans LLP, takes a look at the changes

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

New colour-coded system will see traditional helmet colour head out of site

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

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