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Tuesday, 12 August 2014

The British Safety Council has launched a new health and safety qualification which, can be used to obtain a CSCS Green Card.

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Workspace Group PLC, has secured planning permission for its redevelopment of Enterprise House in Hayes, a 50/50 joint venture with Polar Properties.

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Analysis of the UK Government’s Construction Pipeline highlights that transport projects dominate construction spend at £66.2bn, accounting for over half of the total pipeline value, according to analysis published today by KPMG.

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Shepherd Engineering Services (SES) has completed on the London School of Economics and Political Science’s new Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, saving four weeks of labour time in the process through its off-site manufacturing facility.

Monday, 11 August 2014

Figures released today reveal that planned spending on transport infrastructure in the North of England could increase by up to five times if an investment plan unveiled this week gets the go ahead.

Monday, 11 August 2014

Two workers were left with broken bones but escaped with their lives after being struck by a length of steel that fell from nine floors above them, a court has heard.

Monday, 11 August 2014

Balfour Beatty has walked away from a potential £3 billion deal with Carillion for a second time despite attempts by the rival construction group to improve the terms of a deal.

Monday, 11 August 2014

Data released by the Office for National Statistics showed that construction output in the UK increased by 5.3% in June compared to the same month a year ago.

Friday, 8 August 2014

The construction market in South West England is booming according to Wiltshire-based Kubota dealer Harper Plant, following a surge in demand for construction vehicles.

Friday, 8 August 2014

Balfour Beatty’s UK construction business has won the £75 million A63 Castle Street Hull improvement scheme for the Highways Agency under an Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) design and build contract.

Friday, 8 August 2014

SG has secured its first contract as part of City University London’s capital works framework, taking a £3.5 million refurbishment scheme at the Tait Building in Northampton Square.

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Housebuilder Ben Bailey Homes has appointed Andy Gladwin to the role of area construction manager.

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Pick Everard has won a contract to deliver a £20 million teaching and learning facility at the University of Warwick.

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Scotland needs the equivalent of six to eight major towns to tackle the country's "acute" housing crisis, according to a new report.

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Environmental Scientifics Group’s Compliance division has been appointed to technical procurement specialist, LHC’s, AS1 Asbestos Works and Services framework in Scotland.

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Barr Construction has completed work for Sainsbury’s on its flagship Blackpool store.

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Features

2014-08-27 11:32

The first report into a £17m project to test how easily houses can be retrofitted with eco features suggests that much more than just the building fabric is at stake, says Peter Baber

2014-08-27 11:23

A new social media campaign, Born to Build, has been launched by the UK Contractors Group, Stephen Ratcliffe explains the aims of the campaign

2014-08-27 11:10

Sandra Brandon project communications campaign manager at the Vehicle & Operator Services Agency explains why van compliance is important

2014-08-13 12:03

Roy Anderson, stairs technical manager at JELD-WEN, shares his top tips for keeping a loft conversion on track with the right staircase

2014-08-13 11:02

Increased investment from private developers is dramatically changing the student accommodation sector says Peter Stienlet, managing director of Patrick Parsons

2014-08-13 10:11

Peter Vinden, managing director of The Vinden Partnership looks at what the new construction minister should be doing for the UK sector

2014-07-30 11:36

Fatalities in construction are still an on-going problem, even though the trend has hit an all-time low says Sarah Cunliffe, an expert in injury at work

2014-07-30 11:09

Mark Combes, managing director at Severn Partnership looks at how investing in external training can help fill the skills gap

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