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Monday, 30 January 2017

Galliford Try has begun work on a £5.5 million redevelopment project to replace disused units at Camperdown Industrial Estate with 40 affordable homes for Riverside Housing Group in North Tyneside.

Monday, 30 January 2017

Caledonian has won a £2.5 million project to build a new sports complex for Ashville College in Harrogate.

Friday, 27 January 2017

Builders have experienced a busy start to the year with a spike in calls for new work, a new study has revealed.

Friday, 27 January 2017

Three construction firms have been fined almost half a million pounds after a worker suffered a life-threatening head injury when he fell more than seven metres through an unguarded asbestos roof he was replacing.

Thursday, 26 January 2017

Plans for a £40 million cinema, restaurant and retail complex in Redhill town centre has been given the go-ahead by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council’s Planning Committee.

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

ISG has been awarded a £13.5 million contract to build a new office block at Croxley Park near Watford.

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

The construction industry's skills crisis is growing with more trades including roofers, plumbers, electricians and plasterers now as difficult to recruit as bricklayers and carpenters, reveals the latest research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), who fear the problem could increase further following Brexit.

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

The Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA) has welcomed the Government's new industrial strategy for Britain's post-Brexit economy.

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Conlon Construction has started work on a £8.15 million social spaces project at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Plans to redevelop Vicarage Field shopping centre in Barking have been given the green light.

Monday, 23 January 2017

J S Wright has won a record-breaking £5 million contract to fit out a retirement development in north London.

Monday, 23 January 2017

Crest Nicholson plans to transform a former Essex Brewery into a new 183-unit mixed-use development in Walthamstow.

Friday, 20 January 2017

With a 130-year history and a £15.3 million turnover in 2016, Palmers Scaffolding has been purchased by Chester-based entrepreneur Colin Butt.

Friday, 20 January 2017

All Saints Construction has celebrated its first full year in operation by securing more than £100 million in new projects to exceeds its initial turnover targets.

Thursday, 19 January 2017

At £70.6 billion, the overall value of construction contracts awarded in the UK fell five per cent in 2016 when compared with the previous year but housebuilding continued to grow, the latest research reveals.

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Morgan Sindall has been chosen by Liverpool City Council to deliver two projects as part of a planned £1 billion extension to the city’s Knowledge Quarter.

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Features

2017-03-21 09:31

With the demand of oil increasing, it’s estimated that the Earth will reach its full capacity for oil consumption at some point within the next 20 years. This is despite the production of oil decreasing, and the construction industry is no exception to this, reports Niftylift.

2017-03-17 10:55

With construction firms leading the way in drone technology, Claire Cameron takes a closer look at how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can be used onsite

2017-03-07 16:20

While the physical safety of workers is prioritised on construction sites, mental health is often overlooked, reports Claire Cameron

2017-02-28 14:53

As part of an ongoing revamp, the Joint Contracts Tribunal has rolled out an updated suite of standard form construction contracts for Design & Build. John Cleaveley, partner and head of construction at Weightmans LLP, takes a look at the changes

2017-01-04 09:35

As pressure mounts to achieve the government’s housebuilding objectives, the effective regeneration of brownfield land is becoming increasingly important. Builder & Engineer takes a look at the challenges of regenerating contaminated land

2016-12-30 09:15

New colour-coded system will see traditional helmet colour head out of site

2016-12-30 09:04

Building Information Modelling – or BIM as it is more commonly known – has become something of a buzz word for the construction sector since the Government launched its Construction 2025 strategy in 2011. Claire Cameron investigates why firms should be embracing the technology

2016-12-19 12:56

Keeping in contact with workers on site can be the difference between life and death. Stephen Westley, director at Global Mobile Communications, explains how the right rugged mobile device can increase productivity and act as a tool for verifying lone worker safety

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