Balfour Beatty takes £15.9m hospital job

Balfour Beatty Construction has won a £15.9m contract to convert an office building at the Platinum Medical Centre of the privately owned Wellington Hospital in St John’s Wood, north London.

Balfour Beatty wins £250m worth of Network Rail work

Balfour Beatty has won nearly £250m worth of work with Network Rail.

Balfour Beatty completes sale of UK PPP concessions

Balfour Beatty has completed the sale of interests in two UK public private partnership concessions for a total aggregate profit of £21m.

Balfour Beatty to expand US military family housing project

Balfour Beatty has announced that its Fort Carson military housing PPP project in Colorado has received approximately US $100m (£65m) in funding from the U.S. Department of the Army for an expansion phase covering the development and construction of additional homes and amenities.

Balfour Beatty wins £65m Kensington estate project

Balfour Beatty subsidiary Mansell has won a £65m design and build contract to redevelop Wornington Green Estate, London, for Kensington Housing Trust.

Balfour Beatty and Laing O'Rourke shortlisted for Alder Hey project

Balfour Beatty and a Laing O’Rourke/Interserve joint venture have been shortlisted to build the £288m Alder Hey Children's Health Park Project in Liverpool.

Balfour Beatty lands £300m Ealing BSF

Balfour Beatty has won the £300m Building Schools for the Future contract in Ealing.

Balfour Beatty takes Dallas airport job

Balfour Beatty in a joint venture has been selected for preconstruction and construction services for Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s seven-year terminal development programme.

Balfour Beatty takes £47m North West Fire and Rescue Services PPP

Balfour Beatty has announced that its specialist concession, Balfour Beatty Fire and Rescue, has been appointed as preferred bidder for a PPP contract valued at approximately £47m by North West Fire and Rescue Services to upgrade 16 fire stations in the North West of England.

Balfour Beatty wins Hartlepool BSF

Balfour Beatty has won Hartlepool Borough Council’s £100m Building Schools for Future contract.

Balfour Beatty takes £250m North East Lincolnshire Council deal

Balfour Beatty has secured North East Lincolnshire Council’s £250m 10-year services contract.

Balfour Beatty wins support services contracts worth £200m

Balfour Beatty has been awarded support services work valued at approximately £200m from the Highways Agency, Yorkshire Water and Anglian Water.

Balfour Beatty share Hong Kong contract

Balfour Beatty has announced that Hong Kong contractor Gammon Construction, in which it has a 50% shareholding, has been awarded by the MTR Corporation, a £407m railway contract, in joint venture with Nishimatsu Construction.

Balfour Beatty`s Parson Brinckerhoff lands US rail contracts

Balfour Beatty has announced that Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB), its recently acquired professional services business, has been awarded three new contracts to manage high-speed and intercity passenger rail projects in Illinois, Ohio and Florida.

Two battle it out for £1bn Hertfordshire BSF

Balfour Beatty and Sir Robert McAlpine have progressed to the final stage of bidding for the £1bn Hertfordshire Building Schools for the Future contract.

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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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