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Friday, 8 January 2016

A housing trust worker had to have a thumb and forefinger amputated after his hand was struck by a metal blade on a ride-on mower.

Friday, 8 January 2016

Isambard Kingdom Brunel has come out top in BSRIA’s chance to ‘vote for your favourite and most influential engineer’ competition.

Friday, 8 January 2016

Town halls should have the power to penalise developers who take too long to build new homes after new research showed there are a record 475,647 properties in England that have been granted planning permission but have yet to be built.

Thursday, 7 January 2016

Charging Council Tax on unbuilt developments could decrease house building numbers by deterring SME house builders.

Thursday, 7 January 2016

The British Property Federation (BPF) has welcomed an amendment in the Housing and Planning Bill to allow external parties to process planning applications, which it says could relieve pressure on under-resourced local authorities.

Thursday, 7 January 2016

New analysis by Creditsafe reveals eight of the 10 most searched for UK companies on the Creditsafe system in 2015 operate in the construction industry or are specialist suppliers to the sector.

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has welcomed the Government’s recent commitments to increasing the numbers of new build houses, including the announcement on funding for Housing Zones across England.

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

A company manufacturing precast concrete panels was fined after a worker was injured while loading freestanding concrete units onto a vehicle.

Tuesday, 5 January 2016

A Company carrying out construction work to convert an eight storey former Ford office block into 384 flats has been prosecuted for safety failings that put many at risk.

Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Two companies have been fined a total of £1.3million following the death of a scaffolder who was just weeks away from his wedding day.

Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Nearly £6.3 million is being distributed to help revive brownfield sites across the country and deliver thousands of homes for hard-working families and first-time buyers.

Monday, 4 January 2016

Prime Minister David Cameron today announced a package of more than £40m to rebuild and improve flood defences in the aftermath of Storm Eva.

Monday, 4 January 2016

Judith Hackitt CBE, the chair of the Health and Safety Executive, has been made a Dame in the New Year’s Honours List for 2016.

Monday, 4 January 2016

Ground-breaking new policy will see the government fast-track the building of thousands of affordable homes on publicly owned land.

Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Hull City Council has announced the appointment of a contractor to build a new, state-of-the-art music, events and conference centre in the city.

Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Willis, the world’s third-largest insurance broker, has warned developers and investors are still not fully aware of the risks involved from being active in student accommodation.

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