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Friday, 7 August 2015

A Norwich-based roofing contractor has been fined after his employee fell seven metres through a roof on which he was working.

Friday, 7 August 2015

A new bridge that will provide a vital life line to the new Arena Island will open up a world of opportunities for businesses, local growth minister James Wharton has said.

Thursday, 6 August 2015

Premier Interlink has been appointed as the preferred bidder for the construction of a modular building complex, comprising of offices and site welfare facilities, required for the proposed construction of the new EDF Nuclear power generation plant at Hinkley Point C in Somerset.

Thursday, 6 August 2015

Two Liverpool companies found to be the ‘bookends’ of the transactions to sell plots of undeveloped land to investors, one company being the land owner and the other being the ‘developer’, have been ordered into liquidation in the High Court on grounds of public interest following an investigation by the Insolvency Service.

Thursday, 6 August 2015

Planning consent has been given for construction of an offshore windfarm off the UK North East coast, in a bid to boost to the local economy and a low carbon, home grown energy mix.

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

A High Court ruling overturning the Government’s policy to exempt small sites from Section 106 (S106) affordable housing rules has come under fire from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) amid concerns that it will heighten the housing crisis.

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

A former Greater Manchester sports stadium is to be transformed into a retirement village for older people.

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

Ridgeons’ Dave Jordan has been appointed to the area board of the Federation of Master Builders’ (FMB) East of England region.

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

A “collapse” in social housing starts has seen a market intelligence firm’s overall residential growth index plummet, reflecting a “dreary outlook” for construction of new properties in this tenure.

Tuesday, 4 August 2015

There is new uncertainty over the future of 4,000 steel workers' jobs in Scunthorpe after an American billionaire pulled out of plans to buy the Tata Steel works.

Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Bouygues UK has secured the first construction contract to be awarded to help deliver a major regeneration scheme in East London.

Tuesday, 4 August 2015

A Glasgow scaffolding firm has been fined after a roof worker fell nearly six metres to his death.

Tuesday, 4 August 2015

An international construction firm has been sentenced after admitting multiple safety issues at a Manchester site where it was carrying out a shop refurbishment.

Monday, 3 August 2015

Two councils have won a “comprehensive” legal victory against the Government over its plans to exempt small developments from Section 106 agreements that oblige builders to provide affordable housing and contribute to infrastructure.

Monday, 3 August 2015

The extension of devolution deals to Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield and the Midlands announced by Chancellor George Osborne have been given a mixed reception by industry figures, according to UK Construction Week.

Monday, 3 August 2015

Phase one of a £35million three-phase redevelopment designed by architects and planners IBI Group, this high quality facility provides the hospital with an interim state emergency department, together with majors, trauma, high care unit, CT scanning and support facilities.

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2015-07-29 12:00

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2015-07-29 11:45

We look at how timber can be made more sustainable

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