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Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Midas Construction has started work on the southern hub of the National College for Nuclear (NCfN) in Somerset.

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

LNT Care Developments will build a 66-bed care home on the site of the former Sainsbury depot in Buntingford after East Herts Council Planning Committee approved the scheme.

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

ISG has won a contract worth more than £32 million to build a 12-storey office block at Cardiff's Central Square development.

Monday, 30 January 2017

Galliford Try has begun work on a £5.5 million redevelopment project to replace disused units at Camperdown Industrial Estate with 40 affordable homes for Riverside Housing Group in North Tyneside.

Monday, 30 January 2017

Caledonian has won a £2.5 million project to build a new sports complex for Ashville College in Harrogate.

Friday, 27 January 2017

Builders have experienced a busy start to the year with a spike in calls for new work, a new study has revealed.

Friday, 27 January 2017

Three construction firms have been fined almost half a million pounds after a worker suffered a life-threatening head injury when he fell more than seven metres through an unguarded asbestos roof he was replacing.

Thursday, 26 January 2017

Plans for a £40 million cinema, restaurant and retail complex in Redhill town centre has been given the go-ahead by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council’s Planning Committee.

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

ISG has been awarded a £13.5 million contract to build a new office block at Croxley Park near Watford.

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

The construction industry's skills crisis is growing with more trades including roofers, plumbers, electricians and plasterers now as difficult to recruit as bricklayers and carpenters, reveals the latest research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), who fear the problem could increase further following Brexit.

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

The Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA) has welcomed the Government's new industrial strategy for Britain's post-Brexit economy.

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Conlon Construction has started work on a £8.15 million social spaces project at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Plans to redevelop Vicarage Field shopping centre in Barking have been given the green light.

Monday, 23 January 2017

J S Wright has won a record-breaking £5 million contract to fit out a retirement development in north London.

Monday, 23 January 2017

Crest Nicholson plans to transform a former Essex Brewery into a new 183-unit mixed-use development in Walthamstow.

Friday, 20 January 2017

With a 130-year history and a £15.3 million turnover in 2016, Palmers Scaffolding has been purchased by Chester-based entrepreneur Colin Butt.

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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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