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Monday, 12 January 2015

The Midas Group has appointed a new director to lead its Devon and Cornwall division as the company continues to expand and manage multi-million pound developments across the region.

Monday, 12 January 2015

Cumbria County Council’s plan for a new headquarters in Carlisle has been approved by cabinet.

Monday, 12 January 2015

Councils are set to receive a £1 million boost to their efforts to crack down on unauthorised development and ensure everyone plays by the planning rules.

Monday, 12 January 2015

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today published draft guidance on the legal requirements in the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM 2015).

Friday, 9 January 2015

The owner of a small construction firm in Portsmouth has been fined after he erected a series of scaffolds in and around the town over several months in late 2013 that were riddled with dangerous faults.

Friday, 9 January 2015

The government has announced that 29 areas outside of London have been shortlisted to become the first flagship housing zones in England.

Friday, 9 January 2015

Construction lost further momentum in November, official figures show today.

Thursday, 8 January 2015

An Essex construction firm has been fined for failing to provide adequate sanitation facilities for its workers.

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Balfour Beatty’s UK construction business has been awarded the £32m contract to build Baltic Triangle, a three-tower residential development in Liverpool city centre for developer Neptune Investments.

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Hope Construction Materials is investing £14 million to boost production at its Hope Works cement plant.

Thursday, 8 January 2015

The Shortlists have been announced for the BREEAM Awards 2015, drawn from highest scoring buildings in 2014 – under the BREEAM schemes for assessing building sustainability.

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Growth in the UK construction sector slowed further in December to its weakest pace in 17 months as the rate of expansion of housebuilding activity eased, a survey has shown.

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

The contract was awarded through a four year solid wall insulation framework managed by Efficiency East Midlands (EEM).

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

The first phase of a £6.5m refurbishment at the University of Liverpool’s Melville Grove student residence has been completed following a design by Chester-based architectural, building surveying and planning consultancy practice, Cassidy + Ashton.

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Innovate UK is to invest up to £2 million in feasibility studies to explore new ways of increasing collaboration and improving the flow of information throughout the construction supply chain.

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Groundworks and civil engineering contractor, O’Brien, has been appointed to work on the second phase of St. Modwen’s regeneration of Longbridge.

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