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Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Procurement professionals within the UK’s construction sector have reported an increase in business investment activity in the past year and are expecting such spending to continue to increase in the year ahead, according to the latest research by workplace solutions provider, Office Depot.

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

The new academy for rail, jointly funded by the government and the rail industry, will give a new generation of young people the skills to succeed says the government.

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Thames Tideway Tunnel, Lafarge Tarmac, Temple Group, Kier Infrastructure and Barhale Trant Utilities have today become the latest signatories to the Infrastructure Carbon Review (ICR).

Monday, 27 October 2014

The Prime Minister and Chancellor today gave their backing to develop HS3 – a high speed rail link connecting the north’s great cities which could significantly reduce journey times across the region.

Monday, 27 October 2014

A North Lanarkshire employer has been fined for safety failings which led to a worker being killed after he was thrown from a forklift truck and crushed.

Monday, 27 October 2014

Atkins has recently been awarded two contracts by Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) for structural analysis services worth over (USD) $3 million.

Monday, 27 October 2014

The new construction director with a Peterborough-based builder says improving customer care will be one of his top priorities.

Monday, 27 October 2014

A labourer from Liverpool could have been killed when he cut through a mains electricity cable, a court has heard.

Friday, 24 October 2014

Barr Construction, Bristol Sport and Constructionline, the Government-owned database of contractors, are teaming up to promote opportunities for local contractors keen to work on the £45m redevelopment of the Ashton Gate stadium in Bristol.

Friday, 24 October 2014

Balfour Beatty has welcomed its 1000th member of the Supply Chain Sustainability School (SCSS) this week.

Friday, 24 October 2014

Provost of Fife Jim Leishman has today officially opened the brand new 52,000 sq ft Tesco superstore in Dunfermline created by Barr Construction.

Friday, 24 October 2014

The North West office of Deloitte Real Estate has released the latest figures from its annual Crane Survey, which this year charts the continued upward trajectory of the Manchester property market.

Thursday, 23 October 2014

New house building figures released by NHBC show that new home registrations have hit their highest level since 2007.

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Environmental Scientifics Group (ESG), the inspection, compliance and geotechnical services provider, is expanding its Contaminated Land operations north of the border by appointing Neil Brown as principal environmental scientist.

Thursday, 23 October 2014

A sharp rise in private housing and private commercial activity pushed up workloads at the fastest rate since 1994, according to our latest UK Construction Market Survey.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Building science centre BRE and China’s top university - Tsinghua in Beijing - have announced a programme of joint research on Green and Low Carbon Urbanisation that is designed to support the Chinese government’s priorities for sustainable development and air quality improvement.

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