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Tuesday, 5 January 2016

A Company carrying out construction work to convert an eight storey former Ford office block into 384 flats has been prosecuted for safety failings that put many at risk.

Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Two companies have been fined a total of £1.3million following the death of a scaffolder who was just weeks away from his wedding day.

Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Nearly £6.3 million is being distributed to help revive brownfield sites across the country and deliver thousands of homes for hard-working families and first-time buyers.

Monday, 4 January 2016

Prime Minister David Cameron today announced a package of more than £40m to rebuild and improve flood defences in the aftermath of Storm Eva.

Monday, 4 January 2016

Judith Hackitt CBE, the chair of the Health and Safety Executive, has been made a Dame in the New Year’s Honours List for 2016.

Monday, 4 January 2016

Ground-breaking new policy will see the government fast-track the building of thousands of affordable homes on publicly owned land.

Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Hull City Council has announced the appointment of a contractor to build a new, state-of-the-art music, events and conference centre in the city.

Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Willis, the world’s third-largest insurance broker, has warned developers and investors are still not fully aware of the risks involved from being active in student accommodation.

Monday, 28 December 2015

School pupils in Glasgow have made their first steps towards becoming engineers after graduating from a course designed to encourage careers in the industry.

Thursday, 24 December 2015

WJ has been working with Construction Youth Trust on the Routes Into Construction programme to provide work placements for young people based at WJ's office in Croydon and working at sites throughout London.

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

A Leeds Beckett University Professor has provided expert testimony as part of a government inquiry into the quality of new build housing.

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

A contract worth £4.7 million will see improvements take place in Essex providing smoother and safer journeys for drivers.

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Oil and gas production company Total E&P UK Ltd has been fined a record £1.125 million at the Sheriff Court in Aberdeen after it admitted failures that led to largest release of gas on record from the Elgin Offshore platform.

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

BSRIA research has found that the traditional Building Automation and Control Systems (BACS) market has continued to grow steadily over many years, especially in the BRIC countries.

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

More than 75% of construction firms believe eco-homes will become a dominant trend in the future and 56% feel that the demands of a new generation of consumers, brought up in a digital age, would revolutionise property requirements.

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

"2016 will be a good year for the construction industry", said Richard Threlfall, KPMG’s head of infrastructure, building and construction, in his end of year forecast.

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