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Friday, 6 November 2015

The owner of a Bedfordshire joinery and carpentry business pleaded guilty to failing to report an accident, where a person had two fingers amputated, which had occurred at his workshop.

Thursday, 5 November 2015

A London borough has netted almost £1m after auctioning off a prefabricated 1950s bungalow.

Thursday, 5 November 2015

A bid by Wakefield Council to unlock £50,000 from the Government’s Site Delivery Fund to assist it in building new homes across the district has proved successful.

Thursday, 5 November 2015

HS2 is the biggest infrastructure project to be built in Britain for decades and is a vital part of the UK government’s long term economic plan.

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

The UK construction sector experienced strong growth in October, although expansion was slightly slower than in the previous month.

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Neighbourhood Plans have led to a more than 10 per cent increase in housebuilding plans, housing minister Brandon Lewis has said.

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Three companies working on construction of residential apartments have been sentenced after workers narrowly escaped injury when a huge scaffold collapsed in the River Brain.

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Government rules have forced councils to divert £450 million from local services in the last three years to cover the cost of processing planning applications, claims the Local Government Association (LGA).

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

London faces the risk of major flooding by 2050 unless its ageing and overstretched sewer system can be bolstered by a “radical” new sustainable drainage system, according to a draft report from the Mayor’s office.

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

A ‘consortium of consortia’ has issued a call for contractors to deliver its gas servicing, maintenance and repair framework across regions of the UK.

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

A Salford-based green energy company is to provide low carbon combined heat and power (CHP) technology for the second phase of a housing scheme in Tower Hamlets, London.

Monday, 2 November 2015

New project partners and investors for the Galloper offshore wind farm off the coast of Suffolk demonstrates the robustness of Britain’s world-leading offshore wind market, according to industry experts.

Monday, 2 November 2015

The benefits of the Land Reform Bill will be “potentially life-changing for individuals and communities across Scotland”, environment minister Dr Aileen McLeod said today.

Monday, 2 November 2015

The Foreign Secretary has attended a groundbreaking ceremony in Bahrain to start the construction of a new Royal Navy facility.

Monday, 2 November 2015

A self-employed worker was fined when a casual worker he employed to repair a shed roof fell and was fatally injured.

Friday, 30 October 2015

Notting Hill Sales has launched the first phase of homes for private sale at the new waterside neighbourhood in the Royal Docks.

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