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Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Ashe Construction and Lungfish Architects have been shortlisted for a prestigious award which celebrates the best industry projects delivered across the West Midlands.

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

A roofing firm from Malton has been fined £10,000 for safety failings after a worker fractured his skull in a fall while replacing existing rooflights at a construction site in York.

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

The value of construction contracts rose 10 per cent in March to hit £6.1 billion - the highest level of the year, according to the latest figures from Barbour ABI.

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

GRAHAM Construction scooped the ‘Contractor of the Year’ accolade at this year’s prestigious NEC Awards in London.

Friday, 29 April 2016

Construction has started on the new £1 billion mixed use Southbank Place property development on the old Shell Centre tower site in London.

Friday, 29 April 2016

With major infrastructure projects threatened by the UK’s skills shortage, Havering College in London plans to hold an event in July to encourage more young people to consider a career in construction and engineering.

Friday, 29 April 2016

For the sixth consecutive year, leading specialist construction contractor Chalcroft has scooped the RoSPA gold medal for Health and Safety.

Friday, 29 April 2016

Almost half of London housebuilders fear Brexit would impact on their business by making it more difficult to recruit from abroad, says a McBains Cooper survey.

Friday, 29 April 2016

Planning permissions for new homes are at their highest since 2008, according to the Home Builders Federation (HBF), but many still face significant hurdles before construction can get underway.

Thursday, 28 April 2016

Exeter-based roofing company Haran Limited has pleaded guilty to safety failings and fined £18,000 after a worker suffered multiple injuries falling through a roof light.

Thursday, 28 April 2016

Darlington-based architect Malcolm Cundick will lead the town's football club home in a £1 million redevelopment of Blackwell Meadows.

Thursday, 28 April 2016

Adept Civil and Structural Consulting Engineers and Fibrwrap UK have joined forces to reinforce an iconic Yorkshire bridge and strengthen an 11-storey London building using innovative carbon fibre technology.

Thursday, 28 April 2016

Five of the most in demand jobs within the construction industry are suffering from skills shortages, according to a study by One Way Resourcing.

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

In demand bricklayers are commanding salaries of £60,000 as small building firms continue to struggle with the growing skills shortage, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Altin Homes Limited has been fined £40,000 after pleading guilty to a number of safety failings at a building site in Altrincham where they were building residential houses and apartments.

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Cyber-crime is costing the construction industry almost £2 billion per year, according to new figures released by Tungsten.

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