Balfour Beatty takes Texas road scheme

Balfour Beatty’s US civil engineering division has won a $415m (£252m) roadwork contract in Texas.

Balfour Beatty director stands down

Balfour Beatty has announced that non-executive director Stephen Howard, will stand down from the Board with effect from today.

Balfour Beatty and Thomas Vale/Wates jv take Stoke BSF

Balfour Beatty and a Thomas Vale/Wates joint venture have won the £250m Building Schools for the Future contract for Stoke-on-Trent City Council.

Balfour Beatty profits rise

Balfour Beatty has announced that its first-half pretax profit rose by 14%, boosted by growth at its U.S. operations.

Balfour Beatty JV takes £300m Hong Kong contract

Gammon Construction, a Hong Kong joint venture half owned by Balfour Beatty, has won a £300m contract to build a sewage system for the Hong Kong government.

Balfour Beatty closes £176m Cumbria PPP deal

Balfour Beatty has reached financial close for the £176m PPP road scheme for Cumbria County Council.

Balfour Beatty JV takes Hong Kong job

Balfour Beatty’s joint venture company in South East Asia, Gammon Construction, has been awarded a £120m contract for the redevelopment of the Hennessy Centre in Hong Kong.

Balfour Beatty takes £15m M4 Newport job

Balfour Beatty’s regional civil engineering arm has won the £15m M4 Newport Controlled Motorway contract for the Welsh Assembly.

Balfour Beatty bags US contracts

Balfour Beatty said its US building business has won work totaling up to $560m.

Balfour Beatty seals Southwark BSF scheme

On the day it announced it was trading satisfactorily so far this year, Balfour Beattysaid it has reached financial close for the £200m Southwark BSF programme.

Balfour Beatty confirms Fife Hospital win

Balfour Beatty today announced that Consort, its specialist PPP healthcare company, has reached financial close on the £170m Fife General Hospital and Maternity Services for NHS Fife.

Balfour Beatty takes road contracts

Balfour Beatty has won two road contracts worth a combined £300m.

Balfour Beatty US contract wins

Balfour Beatty has won $480m of new contracts in the US.

Balfour Beatty results impress

Construction firm Balfour Beatty posted strong results this morning thank to its exposure to public sector works.

Balfour Beatty buys US company

Balfour Beatty has acquired RT Dooley Construction, a family-owned construction firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina, for a cash consideration of approximately $40m.

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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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