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Friday, 3 July 2009

Islington Council has resolved to grant planning consent for Land Securities’ proposed 1.1m sq ft City Forum scheme.

Friday, 3 July 2009

Morrison Construction has today started work on the white water canoe centre for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

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.

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