Balfour Beatty takes highways maintenance job

Balfour Beatty has won a £100m highways maintenance contract with Warwickshire County Council.

Balfour Beatty lands Network Rail Crossrail deal

Balfour Beatty Rail has been awarded a contract with Network Rail for Crossrail works.

Balfour Beatty scoops electrical infrastructure contract

Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions has been awarded a £28.5m contract with Western Power Distribution, for electrical infrastructure work in south Wales.

Balfour Beatty/Bam consortium takes £250m PPP roads scheme in Ireland

A Balfour Beatty/Bam consortium has been appointed preferred bidder by the National Roads Authority for the £250m N17/N18 Gort to Tuam PPP roads scheme in the Republic of Ireland.

Balfour Beatty plans new customer support centre in North Tyneside

Construction giant Balfour Beatty plans to create a new customer support centre in North Tyneside.

Balfour Beatty takes £80m Hertfordshire schools scheme

Balfour Beatty has been appointed as preferred bidder by Hertfordshire County Council for their £80m schools scheme in Stevenage.

Balfour Beatty JV takes £238m Chinese rail deal

Balfour Beatty joint venture Gammon Construction has won 50% of a £238m rail contract in Hong Kong.

Balfour Beatty closes Denver deal

Balfour Beatty has announced that the Denver Transit Partners (DTP) has reached financial close for the design, build, finance and operation of the Eagle P3 commuter rail project in the Denver metropolitan area of the United States for the Denver Regional Transport District.

Balfour Beatty takes £460m Heathrow Airport contract

Balfour Beatty has signed a £460m construction contract to deliver the second phase of a satellite building to support Heathrow Airport's new Terminal 2 – T2B for BAA.

Three chosen for £700m deal to link wind farms to grid

Balfour Beatty Capital, Macquarie Capital Group and Transmission Capital Partners have been named as preferred bidders by energy regulator Ofgem to own and operate the first £700m worth of transmission links to seven offshore wind farms.

Balfour Beatty takes £100m Southampton highways deal

Balfour Beatty has agreed a £100m highways maintenance contract with Southampton City Council.

Balfour Beatty to meet expectations

In its latest trading update, Balfour Beatty said it was on course to meet expectations.

Balfour Beatty takes Oldham BSF

Balfour Beatty has been appointed as preferred bidder by Oldham Council for their Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme, which is worth up to £175m.

Balfour Beatty wins £231m Derby BSF

Balfour Beatty has been appointed preferred bidder for Derby City Council’s £231m Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme.

Balfour Beatty takes Denver metro project

Balfour Beatty has been selected, as part of the Denver Transit Partners (DTP) team, to construct the Eagle P3 commuter rail project in Denver, USA.

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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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