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Tuesday, 7 October 2014

‘Black Cat’ Quarry on the A1 Black Cat roundabout near Roxton in Bedfordshire will supply more than 100,000 tonnes of sand and gravel each year to use in concrete for building and construction across the Northern Home Counties.

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

A Scarborough-based company behind the York Potash Project is giving local businesses the opportunity to become part of the construction supply chain for its proposed £1.4 billion investment.

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

The former ITV Wales studios at Culverhouse Cross are set to be demolished to make way for a housing development.

Monday, 6 October 2014

Councils are being told they must protect green belt land, and to help them do just that the Government has launched new planning guidance.

Monday, 6 October 2014

A London Assembly member has accused Boris Johnson of being in the pocket of big developers and rich investors after the Mayor approved plans to build homes on the Mount Pleasant postal sorting site,

Monday, 6 October 2014

BAM is to carry out an £11 million internal refurbishment of the historic London college that trained celebrity chef Jamie Oliver.

Monday, 6 October 2014

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury announced today that Dr Diana Montgomery, chief executive of the Construction Products Association, has been appointed to chair a new infrastructure Supply Chain Capacity and Skills group.

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.

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Jody Kennedy, chief technology officer at Olive Communications, explains why it is time to start looking at communications in the supply chain

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Martyn Keenan, business manager at Gent by Honeywell offers his top tips for complying with EN54-23

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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

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