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Monday, 13 October 2014

A Covent Garden-based civil engineering contractor has been prosecuted for safety failings after an inspection of a Mayfair construction site identified multiple work-at-height risks.

Monday, 13 October 2014

A scaffolding firm has been fined after it ignored repeated requests to prove it held insurance for employees working on the Fylde Coast.

Monday, 13 October 2014

The government has launched a £3 million fund to help deliver up to 25,000 new homes across the country on sites that have been given planning permission but remain caught up in red tape.

Friday, 10 October 2014

A renewed focus on local transport infrastructure is needed if the UK is to successfully meet growing housing demand, according to Turley.

Friday, 10 October 2014

One in 10 UK construction firms claim to have become less competitive when tendering for work as a result of new rules designed to tackle so-called false self-employment in the sector - according to a report by law firm Irwin Mitchell.

Friday, 10 October 2014

Experts from Birmingham City University have criticised the Government’s proposals to build thousands of new homes on brownfield sites.

Friday, 10 October 2014

A scaffolding firm has been fined after it ignored repeated requests to prove it held insurance for employees working on the Fylde Coast.

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Tradespeople, including construction workers, carpenters and painters and decorators, could come into contact with deadly asbestos on average more than 100 times a year according to a new survey commissioned by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Thursday, 9 October 2014

A Barnet building firm has been fined after it ‘turned a blind eye’ to potential asbestos hazards being faced by its workers, who were converting an old pub in Victoria Road into flats.

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Five employer-led project groups in the UK offsite construction industry are coming together to look at innovative ways to tackle current skills shortages.

Thursday, 9 October 2014

With Crossrail due to open in four years’ time, property prices across the route in the South East of England are already increasing.

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Engineers cleaning up the Duddon Estuary have had a light bulb moment – or 126 ultra-bright bug-zapping light bulb moments to be exact.

Thursday, 9 October 2014

The Mayor of London is bidding to preserve London’s key business districts by urging the Government to reconsider proposals that could see valuable office space in the capital turned into homes.

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

The Mersey Gateway Crossings Board has strengthened its professional team to support the construction phase of the iconic £1.86 billion Mersey Gateway Bridge project.

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

The National Insulation Association (NIA) has welcomed today’s announcement by Government that an additional £100m will be provided to help fund energy efficiency improvements through the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) but is urging all political parties to go much further and commit to making Energy Efficiency Retrofit an Infrastructure Priority.

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

The new £35 million Urgent Care and Trauma Centre at Aintree University Hospital, which is being constructed by BAM Construction, was ‘topped out’ by Aintree chief executive Catherine Beardshaw and Walton MP Steve Rotheram.

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Features

2014-10-23 16:12

Julia Court discusses the opportunities and challenges facing the UK’s construction industry in light of robust growth predictions

2014-10-21 17:59

Mick Barker, partner at Stephen George & Partners looks at how architects often branch out into other creative occupations

2014-10-21 17:54

Jonathan Edgoose, director at MCL explains how a team of UK Manufacturers are tackling the Multi-Billion challenge

2014-10-08 09:34

A serious brick shortage in the UK has seen many house builders turn to materials such as timber but what will the long-term implications of the shift be for the industry?

2014-10-08 09:30

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

2014-10-08 09:25

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

2014-09-24 08:46

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 08:43

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

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