Wilson Bowden lose Rochdale scheme

West Cumbria to receive £2 billion investment

MP John Hutton plans to invest £2 billion to turn West Cumbria into an ‘energy coast’ it has been revealed.

Blackpool's new promenade opens

Amec lead Sellafield clean up

Glasgow canal regeneration planned

The Glasgow Canal Regeneration Partnership (GCRP) has unveiled its £100m plan to regenerate the area around the historic Speirs Lock canal in Glasgow.

Savills head Bideford regeneration

Savills has been appointed to draw up proposals for the regeneration of five key sites in Bideford, Devon.

BPF publish regeneration funding guide

A new guide to enable developers to get hold of public funding for regeneration projects has been published by the British Property Federation.

Manchester opera house planned

It is thought a £250m opera house could be built in Manchester to replace the failed super casino.

Eastbourne development partner wanted

Eastbourne Borough Council is seeking a development partner for its scheme to regenerate the town centre.

Wolverhampton's Summer Row scheme in legal challenge

Plans for a £300m regeneration scheme in Wolverhampton is facing a legal challenge.

Sowerby Bridge regeneration plan

Yorkshire Forward and Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council are seeking private sector partners for the largest Renaissance Market Towns project in Yorkshire and Humber.

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2017-05-31 13:33

The rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) will rise by two per cent on June 1 to 12 per cent on all non-exempt transactions. Martin Bennison, managing director at construction finance firm Ultimate Finance, explains what this means for UK construction companies.

2017-05-25 08:41

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is growing in popularity and is now mandatory for centrally funded public-sector projects. Experts and the curious are gathering more and more frequently at dedicated congresses, exhibitions and workshops. Many people are now asking: Where does the UK stand on the issue of BIM and the digitisation of the construction industry?

2017-05-10 10:47

Opening site doors to more females is vital to plugging the construction skills gap, reports Claire Cameron

THE construction industry continues to be plagued by a well-documented skills gap with some suggesting the shortage could get worse before it gets better.

2017-05-08 14:27

If you work on a building site, are self-employed or have a zero-hours contract, you might be surprised to know you work in the ”gig economy”. This is the economy characterised by temporary work and irregular hours, pay and working conditions.

2017-03-29 10:31

Jeremy Gould, VP sales Europe, TomTom Telematics, discusses how technological developments in vehicle telematics have opened up new workflow management possibilities for the construction industry

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

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