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Friday, 30 October 2015

A man was sentenced for safety failings that led to a father-of-three falling from the roof of a house, resulting in horrific head and spinal injuries.

Friday, 30 October 2015

The NHBC has reported a buoyant new home market for the UK despite a marginal fall in new home registrations.

Friday, 30 October 2015

Over 7,500 vacant properties in Wales have been brought back into use as homes during the past four years, going above and beyond the Welsh Government’s empty homes target of 5,000 with over a year to go.

Thursday, 29 October 2015

The construction of a French nuclear reactor of the same type being planned at Hinkley Point could be delayed by a further three years, the French press is reporting.

Thursday, 29 October 2015

A prefabricated portable home has been constructed to illustrate alternative solutions are viable when it comes to solving the housing shortage.

Thursday, 29 October 2015

The Welsh Government is on track to exceed its target to provide 10,000 additional affordable homes this Assembly term according to the latest figures.

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

A government-backed scheme to protect cultural sites from the destructive forces of war and ISIL terrorists will be announced by Culture Secretary John Whittingdale today.

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Multifuel Energy Limited has today been given consent to construct the Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 Power Station at Knottingley, West Yorkshire.

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Following the recent media stories about rogue companies issuing fraudulent CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) cards, UCATT is calling for a clearer, better approach to help ensure safety on construction sites.

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

A group of the UK’s largest contractors and house builders have taken significant steps to further simplify the paperwork their supply chains complete, removing the need for thousands of material suppliers, manufacturers and consultants to duplicate information during the procurement process.

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

The government has confirmed the steel industry will be able to take advantage of special flexibilities to comply with new EU rules on emissions, which are now awaiting final approval.

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

A Salford-based construction firm has formed an alliance with a Chinese developer to buy sites for residential schemes in Greater Manchester.

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

A construction firm has been sentenced after a worker was injured when a 10 tonne dumper truck he was driving over turned and landed in an open excavation.

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

The Health and Safety Executive is urging the stone industry to do more to protect workers’ health following findings of a recent inspection initiative in the south of England.

Monday, 26 October 2015

Redrow Homes has become the first major UK housebuilder to win ‘three trees’ from WWF in recognition of its commitment to sourcing sustainable timber for its developments.

Monday, 26 October 2015

Two companies have been sentenced for safety failings after a worker was electrocuted during work on a data centre in Middlesex.

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