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Monday, 2 February 2015

Gilbert Webb Estates Limited which marketed residential-sized plots of undeveloped land at a site in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire to the public for sale as an investment opportunity has been ordered into liquidation by the High Court on grounds of public interest following an Insolvency Service investigation.

Monday, 2 February 2015

A construction company has been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries when he was struck by a concrete beam that fell from a telehandler.

Friday, 30 January 2015

Over 100,000 extra new jobs have been created in the UK by the increase in house building over the past two years, HBF estimates.

Friday, 30 January 2015

Two separate divisions of a Kent construction conglomerate have been fined after a worker was seriously injured in a fall through a fragile garage roof in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire.

Thursday, 29 January 2015

A Gloucestershire housebuilder and the company’s managing director have been fined for poor welfare facilities and unsafe excavation work at a construction site near Cinderford.

Thursday, 29 January 2015

Councils can play a greater role in getting the country building, an independent review finds.

Thursday, 29 January 2015

Capita is the successful bidder in the sale of Constructionline Business Minister Matthew Hancock has announced.

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Shadow housing minister Emma Reynolds will outline Labour’s plans to build more homes and help the next generation on to the property ladder during a pre-election debate at the Houses of Parliament.

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

The majority of small and micro-employers have not set up a workplace pension scheme ahead of their auto-enrolment staging dates, according to research by the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST).

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Balfour Beatty has been appointed preferred bidder for the University of Sussex’s East Slope Residences project.

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

A resurgence of growth in the regions and nations is driving a strong construction comeback, which is set to create more than 200,000 construction jobs and expand the sector by up to 2.9% on average, year-on-year, according to new research released today by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

An East Lothian firm has been fined for serious safety failings after a worker was left paralysed when he fell almost four metres through a fragile rooflight.

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

As we come into the new year, Scotland’s economy is showing continued signs of growth, and as a result, so is its construction industry.

Monday, 26 January 2015

Every year, construction firms in the UK write off more than £10,000 each when customers do not pay, according to a new report.

Monday, 26 January 2015

Turner & Townsend have appointed a new managing director for its Australia business. Anooj Oodit, who previously led the firms UK infrastructure commercial services team, will be responsible for our strategic direction and growth across our core sectors in the region.

Monday, 26 January 2015

Balfour Beatty has appointed of Philip Harrison as chief financial officer. He will take up his new position and join the Board later in the year.

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Features

2015-02-24 12:16

The construction industry’s reluctance to use digital technology is retrogressive and unrealistic… but things are starting to change, says Benjamin Dyer of Powered Now

2015-02-24 12:13

Tracey Jackson from Howells Patent Glazing says the firm is aiming high when it comes to the year ahead

2015-02-11 11:54

Gillian Econopouly, head of policy and research at CITB believes more still needs to be done to address the skills shortage

2015-02-11 11:49

Judy Ashcroft from Re:allies looks disposal issues currently facing the sector

2015-02-11 11:44

Investing in careers can help prevent talent from going elsewhere says Kirstin Donohue of Connect

2015-01-28 13:11

Ian Wakelin, CEO of Biffa, looks at the construction sectors' approach to waste

2015-01-28 12:56

Is HS3 all it's cracked up to be? Lee Wagstaff of Thornton and Lowe finds out

2015-01-28 12:40

Steve Farmer, CEO at Mabey Hire discusses the need for investment and high hopes in the construction and engineering industry

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