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Friday, 26 September 2014

Housing Minister Brandon Lewis has announced a £16.5 million boost from the the Local Infrastructure Fund to fast forward the development of over 1,600 homes in Milton Keynes.

Friday, 26 September 2014

A Workington-based manufacturer has been fined for safety failings after an employee was badly injured when he was struck by a one-and-a-half-tonne steel beam.

Friday, 26 September 2014

Key issues will be debated in a leading safety forum this October, giving a unique opportunity for stakeholders to shape the way health and safety is managed at height.

Thursday, 25 September 2014

More than a third of construction UK businesses have no plans to invest in capital expenditure, despite the sustained economic upturn, new research commissioned by Lloyds Bank has found.

Thursday, 25 September 2014

The employment outcomes for graduates with first degrees in building and engineering is getting better year-on-year t

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Nottingham-based Caunton Engineering is set to become one of the UK’s largest single-site structural steelwork contractors following the unveiling of The Cut Shack - a brand new £5 million purpose bui

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

A major construction company has been fined for safety failings after a worker was critically injured when he was run over by a nine tonne dumper truck.

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

A construction firm has been fined for safety failings after a barrier was blown on top of a pram injuring an 18-week-old baby.

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Builders are being advised to be extra vigilant as the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) plans to generate £23million through its Fee For Intervention (FFI) scheme.

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Dr Steve Denton, Engineering Director of global engineering consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff, has been elected as a Fellow of the UK Royal Academy of Engineering.

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Kier has poached Balfour Beatty regional construction director Bev Dew to become its new group finance director.

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Figures released today reveal that London accounted for a third of the total value of UK construction contracts in August, dominating across commercial & retail, residential and education sectors.

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

‘Health as well as safety’ will be the message as poor standards and unsafe work on building sites are being targeted as part of a nationwide drive aimed at reducing ill health, death and injury in the industry.

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

ISG is underway with its latest project for Morrisons in Surrey, building a new 70,000 sq ft foodstore in Weybridge.

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Builder and developer Seddon has appointed Eamonn Burns as a regional director for the Midlands to aid the company’s expansion in the region.

Monday, 22 September 2014

Balfour Beatty’s US construction services business has signed a US $116 million (£70 million) programme to build a new comprehensive high school in Denton, Texas.

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