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Monday, 5 January 2009

Building materials manufacturer Ennstone has appointed Julian Cooper as executive chairman.

Monday, 5 January 2009

Carillion has won a contract for Nottingham City Council to build a new £13m primary school under the government's £7bn Primary Capital Programme.

Tuesday, 23 December 2008

Taylor Wimpey said that talks over a deferral agreement with its lenders on its debt covenants are expected to conclude before the year end.

Tuesday, 23 December 2008

Aberdeen Harbour Board has approved a £65m capital spending budget over the next five years as part of plans to sustain and develop activity at the port.

Tuesday, 23 December 2008

The cost of preparing the failed bid for the Greater Manchester Congestion Charge was more than £20m, according to figures released by the Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA).

Tuesday, 23 December 2008

Caterpillar says it is to impose "significant compensation reductions" for employees to cope with the economic slump.

Tuesday, 23 December 2008

News that contractors under investigation for bid rigging by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) will have to wait a further six months for a decision on whether they are found guilty and fined is totally unacceptable, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

Monday, 22 December 2008

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)has called on the government to take action to bring more than three-quarters of a million empty homes in the UK back into use.

Monday, 22 December 2008

Workers on the Olympic Park have achieved a million hours worked without a reportable accident for the sixth time, since the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) gained possession of the site in July 2007.

Monday, 22 December 2008

Confluence Property Management has bought the property and construction consulting division of Pettifer Group out of administration.

Monday, 22 December 2008

Taylor Woodrow has been fined £200,000 after the death of a man working on a project at the Welsh Assembly.

Friday, 19 December 2008

The Co-operative Group is to build a new headquarters on Miller Street in Manchester city centre.

Friday, 19 December 2008

Work to build a £130m viaduct over the M8 at Paisley for the Glasgow Airport rail link will begin in 2010.

Friday, 19 December 2008

The RIBA has announced the shortlist in the competition to design a new foot and cycle bridge crossing the River Soar in Leicester.

Friday, 19 December 2008

Ground engineer Keller Group is bullish about its performance in 2008 it said in its latest trading update.

Friday, 19 December 2008

Experienced project managers have been invited to bid to help oversee the building of Crossrail, Europe's largest construction scheme, Transport Minister Andrew Adonis has announced.

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Features

2014-09-10 13:03

Despite promising signs of a sustained construction-sector recovery, the mind-set of austerity endures. So how can designers and contractors make lean budgets go further? Paul Lonsdale, operations director at Styles&Wood, explains

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Jonathan Dore, from Kingspan looks at how rooflights can help warehouses pass the 2018 EPC challenge

2014-08-27 11:32

The first report into a £17m project to test how easily houses can be retrofitted with eco features suggests that much more than just the building fabric is at stake, says Peter Baber

2014-08-27 11:23

A new social media campaign, Born to Build, has been launched by the UK Contractors Group, Stephen Ratcliffe explains the aims of the campaign

2014-08-27 11:10

Sandra Brandon project communications campaign manager at the Vehicle & Operator Services Agency explains why van compliance is important

2014-08-13 12:03

Roy Anderson, stairs technical manager at JELD-WEN, shares his top tips for keeping a loft conversion on track with the right staircase

2014-08-13 11:02

Increased investment from private developers is dramatically changing the student accommodation sector says Peter Stienlet, managing director of Patrick Parsons

2014-08-13 10:11

Peter Vinden, managing director of The Vinden Partnership looks at what the new construction minister should be doing for the UK sector

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