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Friday, 3 July 2009

Paving company Marshalls saw revenue tumble 21% in the first half.

Friday, 3 July 2009

A Skanska consortium has won a £600m deal to build and operate two PFI prisons at Belmarsh West and Maghull for the National Offender Management Service (NOMS).

Friday, 3 July 2009

Irish building supplies firm Grafton said the recent tough conditions have impacted its profitability "severely", with revenues down 31% in the first half of the year.

Thursday, 2 July 2009

Conditions in the construction sector worsened in June, suggesting the industry could be in for a long recession.

Thursday, 2 July 2009

The National Specialist Contractors’ Council (NSCC) has elected Hamish MacGregor as its new President.

Thursday, 2 July 2009

Balfour Beatty has formed a new operating company focusing on mechanical and electrical engineering, which will be thelargest of its type in the UK.

Wednesday, 1 July 2009

An excess of greenfield land with planning permission for housing development permission could threaten the regeneration of many brownfield sites across the UK, according to a new report published today.

Wednesday, 1 July 2009

Listed quantity surveyor Baqus has bought rival Nigel Rose Management for an undisclosed sum.

Wednesday, 1 July 2009

The CBI is warning that uncertainty about planning policy is discouraging major investments that are critical to securing our energy supply and reducing carbon emissions.

Wednesday, 1 July 2009

The loss-making East Coast Main Line will fall into Government hands after transport group National Express was unable to pay back £1.4bn.

Wednesday, 1 July 2009

Scottish and Southern Energy is proposing to develop two new large scale pumped storage hydro electric schemes in the Great Glen.

Wednesday, 1 July 2009

Leading architects have praised the designs of the Olympic Park’s venues and the progress being made on construction, following a tour of the site.

Wednesday, 1 July 2009

Consultant WSP said it continues to trade in line with expectations in "challenging" markets.

Wednesday, 1 July 2009

Housebuilders, CCG, Cruden and Mactaggart & Mickel are to build almost1,500 homes for the £300m Commonwealth Games Village in Glasgow.

Wednesday, 1 July 2009

Balfour Beatty’s joint venture company in South East Asia, Gammon Construction, has been awarded a £120m contract for the redevelopment of the Hennessy Centre in Hong Kong.

Tuesday, 30 June 2009

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has appointed Harry Rich as its new chief executive.

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