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Friday, 28 November 2014

A Manchester construction company has started work on a £2.6 million development of 23 new homes in Padiham, East Lancashire.

Friday, 28 November 2014

The first piece of roof panelling has been lifted into place at the iconic Stadium in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park marking another major milestone towards it becoming a year round multi-use venue that will deliver a lasting sporting, cultural and community legacy in east London.

Friday, 28 November 2014

A County Durham contractor has been sentenced after illegally removing asbestos from a garage, putting himself, other workers and the householder at risk of exposure.

Friday, 28 November 2014

HUB and Venn Partners today announce a £97.5m debt facility to fund the construction of HUB’s 360-home Hoola-London development at London’s Royal Docks.

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Today marks the graduation of the first group from the pilot pre-employment training scheme facilitated by the Nine Elms Vauxhall Partnership’s Joint Co-ordination Unit (JCU).

Thursday, 27 November 2014

A Melksham construction company has been prosecuted after a crane operator suffered an electric shock when the equipment he was using came into contact with overhead power lines.

Thursday, 27 November 2014

New research from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) reveals that apprenticeships will contribute £34 billion to the UK economy in 2014.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

London’s economy is under threat of being hollowed out by the conversion of office space in heart of the capital to residential use, a paper from the Westminster Property Association (WPA) has claimed.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

A property developer and a builder have been ordered to pay over £180,000 in fines and costs after a worker was crushed to death when the dumper truck he was driving fell into an unguarded excavation.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Hyde Group has announced a £1bn construction and regeneration framework agreement to deliver strategic aims to build more home on London, Kent and across the South coast of England.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

The Home Builders Federation (HBF) has called on the Chancellor to change the planning system to speed up the delivery of more permissions and help small firms to play greater role in building homes.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Almost one in three (30%) of the UK’s construction businesses have had at least one funding application rejected during the past 12 months as the sector continues its struggles to secure new finance, according to research conducted by independent commercial finance broker, Hilton-Baird Financial Solutions.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

A contractor has been fined for safety failings after a pensioner was seriously injured when a metal construction fence collapsed and knocked her to the ground as she walked past a site in south east London.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Girls from six Plymouth primary schools have been inspired to think about job opportunities in the construction industry at a thought-provoking careers workshop.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

The world’s first open source, digitally manufactured house has been built in London at a cost of £50,000.

Monday, 24 November 2014

Cardiff Council has secured £4 million of funding to complete significant restoration works to Insole Court.

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