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Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Eleven areas across the country will benefit from the latest government-backed opportunity to help aspiring custom or self-builders get their projects off the ground, under plans announced today by Br

Monday, 29 September 2014

Lancashire-based Garic has unveiled a major growth strategy which will see the company increase its chain of depots across the UK, creating a significant number of new jobs.

Monday, 29 September 2014

The Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS), an initiative which aims to improve the image of the industry by encouraging best practice, has reached its 80,000th registered site.

Monday, 29 September 2014

Merseylink has bolstered its bridge-building crew with the appointment of construction workers from Halton and the surrounding area.

Monday, 29 September 2014

A Wirral builder was caught on camera risking the lives of his workers on a house roof, a court has heard.

Friday, 26 September 2014

Boris Johnson, has today opened an innovative new £200 million investment scheme for developers and housing associations that will help accelerate the building of thousands more low cost homes for Londoners.

Friday, 26 September 2014

Balfour Beatty has been appointed by Magnox to deliver the £34m Solid Intermediate Level Waste Encapsulation (SILWE) contract at Hunterston A former power station in North Ayrshire.

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.

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Features

2014-10-23 17:12

Julia Court discusses the opportunities and challenges facing the UK’s construction industry in light of robust growth predictions

2014-10-21 18:59

Mick Barker, partner at Stephen George & Partners looks at how architects often branch out into other creative occupations

2014-10-21 18:54

Jonathan Edgoose, director at MCL explains how a team of UK Manufacturers are tackling the Multi-Billion challenge

2014-10-08 10:34

A serious brick shortage in the UK has seen many house builders turn to materials such as timber but what will the long-term implications of the shift be for the industry?

2014-10-08 10:30

Jody Kennedy, chief technology officer at Olive Communications, explains why it is time to start looking at communications in the supply chain

2014-10-08 10:25

Martyn Keenan, business manager at Gent by Honeywell offers his top tips for complying with EN54-23

2014-09-24 09:46

Latest figures 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

2014-09-24 09:43

Should industry qualifications be comparable across EU member states? Kevin Blunden from the Chartered Association of Building Engineers discusses

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