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Monday, 3 November 2014

Contractor Henry Boot Construction has begun work on the new Doncaster International Business Park project at Robin Hood Airport after winning a contract to carry out the first phase of the development, known as Fountain Court Workpods in a competitive tender for Leeds-based developer Prospect Property Group.

Friday, 31 October 2014

Mace and Realstar are to begin building large-scale institutionally backed rental development on Newington Butts site, owned by the Greater London Authority.

Friday, 31 October 2014

The University of Liverpool has selected BAM Construction as its preferred contractor for the £23 million build contract for the new Materials Innovation Factory (MIF) at the heart of the university campus.

Thursday, 30 October 2014

The Government has welcomed figures on previously developed land from the Homes and Community Agency (HCA) indicating that thousands of new homes could be built on brownfield land.

Thursday, 30 October 2014

A new City of London office tower, 52 Lime Street, has been awarded the first-ever BREEAM UK New Construction 2014 certificate for building design. It has been awarded a BREEAM Excellent rating.

Thursday, 30 October 2014

AIC Steel, the UK based arm of international structural steel firm AIC Steel Group has been awarded contracts worth £8m since opening its manufacturing site in Wales six months ago.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Scotland’s first Simplified Planning Zone (SPZ) in more than 20 years has been adopted, marking a significant landmark in the bid to remove red tape in planning and attract investment north of the English border.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

ISG has been awarded three new contracts in Scotland’s capital city, with a combined value in excess of £11 million.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Job opportunities in policing, boatbuilding, TV production and surveying are among 76 top quality new apprenticeships being designed by more than 700 employers as part of the third phase of the Government’s successful apprenticeship trailblazers scheme.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Figures published today show that while Britain continues to be one of the safest places to work in Europe, too many workers are still being injured or made ill by work.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Procurement professionals within the UK’s construction sector have reported an increase in business investment activity in the past year and are expecting such spending to continue to increase in the year ahead, according to the latest research by workplace solutions provider, Office Depot.

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

The new academy for rail, jointly funded by the government and the rail industry, will give a new generation of young people the skills to succeed says the government.

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Thames Tideway Tunnel, Lafarge Tarmac, Temple Group, Kier Infrastructure and Barhale Trant Utilities have today become the latest signatories to the Infrastructure Carbon Review (ICR).

Monday, 27 October 2014

The Prime Minister and Chancellor today gave their backing to develop HS3 – a high speed rail link connecting the north’s great cities which could significantly reduce journey times across the region.

Monday, 27 October 2014

A North Lanarkshire employer has been fined for safety failings which led to a worker being killed after he was thrown from a forklift truck and crushed.

Monday, 27 October 2014

Atkins has recently been awarded two contracts by Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) for structural analysis services worth over (USD) $3 million.

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Features

2014-11-19 11:04

Chris Davies, director of Prescott Jones Property and Construction Risks, part of the Prescott Jones Insurance Group explains how to satisfying lenders' insurance requirements

2014-11-19 10:48

Ashley Haines, design manager at Trelleborg talks noise and vibrations in buildings

2014-11-05 12:08

Young Brits should benefit from the thousands of apprenticeships and jobs now up for grabs as housebuilders look to build more homes in the year ahead, Housing Minister Brandon Lewis has said.

2014-11-05 12:00

Construction firms can now sign up to the fair payment charter, but it’s proving controversial already says Wes Simmons, managing director of Eque2

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?

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