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Friday, 3 October 2014

A Basingstoke engineering firm has been sentenced for safety breaches that led to a 42-year-old man being crushed between a telehandler and a steel post at a workshop in West Drayton.

Friday, 3 October 2014

West Yorkshire based construction firm, Harris Construction Management has appointed Paul Taylor as Business Development Manager.

Friday, 3 October 2014

With the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) stepping up its Fee For Intervention initiative by targeting £23million worth of fines during the current financial year, builders wanting to stay on the right side of the law are being advised to take a look at a new Health & Safety software that is helping small to medium-sized building firms across the UK get to grips with the latest rules and regulations.

Thursday, 2 October 2014

Turley has secured planning permission for a new library and digital media hub, and a substantial remodelling of The Market Place, in South Shields.

Thursday, 2 October 2014

Construction of new homes is lagging far behind those that could actually be built, according to data from Barbour ABI, with nearly half of those with planning permission yet to be built.

Thursday, 2 October 2014

A Suffolk-based self-employed builder has been given a prison sentence and community service after leaving a householder in danger when he left a gas supply pipe open and uncapped after illegally removing a boiler as part of a central heating installation project.

Thursday, 2 October 2014

Caddick Developments has appointed Simon Gardner as a development project manager, who will oversee development projects across the wider Caddick Group.

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

The home of the new National College for High Speed Rail will be located in Birmingham and Doncaster, the government announced today.

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

In response to growing demand from builders and following successful events held in the summer, NHBC have announced a second series of seminars to showcase the NHBC HUG system.

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

A student accommodation development in the middle of Nottingham has been completed ahead of the new academic year.

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Costain has developed a new approach to materials testing, giving work sites and operational units an opportunity to establish their own laboratories in direct support of their business activity.

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Development projects in Exeter and across Devon and Cornwall are being delayed by up to three months as a result of a struggle to source skilled labour, according to property consultancy JLL.

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

BAM Properties has sold its commercial property development CONNECT110Ns in the heart of Glasgow’s premier commercial and retail district to Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (Deutsche AWM).

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Eleven areas across the country will benefit from the latest government-backed opportunity to help aspiring custom or self-builders get their projects off the ground, under plans announced today by Br

Monday, 29 September 2014

Lancashire-based Garic has unveiled a major growth strategy which will see the company increase its chain of depots across the UK, creating a significant number of new jobs.

Monday, 29 September 2014

The Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS), an initiative which aims to improve the image of the industry by encouraging best practice, has reached its 80,000th registered site.

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2014-09-24 09:46

Latest figures reveal that London accounted for a third of the total value of UK construction contracts in August, dominating across commercial & retail, residential and education sectors

2014-09-24 09:43

Should industry qualifications be comparable across EU member states? Kevin Blunden from the Chartered Association of Building Engineers discusses

2014-09-24 09:32

With the rest of the building market starting to catch up with the robust housing sector, Alan Hope - chief executive of the Midas Group - argues that the construction industry still has to work hard to win customers’ loyalty.

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