Balfour Beatty takes Liverpool Lime Street

The redevelopment of Liverpool's Lime Street train station cannow move forwardafter construction company Balfour Beatty were appointed to the scheme.

Balfour Beatty wins £750m Heathrow contract

Balfour Beatty has won a contract to work on a £750m project at Heathrow.

Balfour Beatty sees strong 2009

After a year in which it saw strong trading Balfour Beatty says that it expects 2009 to see even more progress.

Balfour Beatty buys US housing

Balfour Beatty has bought the interests in a military housing privatisation project at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas.

Balfour Beatty makes Europe's top ten

Balfour Beatty is the seventh-largest construction firm in Europe.

Balfour Beatty buys CTH

Balfour Beatty's facilities management division has acquired energy systems firm Colledge Trundle & Hall (CTH) for £2.85m.

Balfour Beatty takes £82m power contract

Balfour Beatty has won an £82m contract to construct an overhead power line link from Whakamaru to Auckland in New Zealand.

Balfour Beatty appoints COO

Contractor Balfour Beatty has appointed Andrew McNaughton to the role of chief operating officer.

Balfour Beatty takes Southwark BSF

Balfour Beatty has been chosen as preferred bidder for the Southwark Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme.

Balfour Beatty takes £2.25m hit

Balfour Beatty will pay £2.25m to settle a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation into inaccurate accounting at an Egyptian joint venture.

Balfour Beatty wins Scottish contracts

Balfour Beatty Canada win

Balfour Beatty see profits rise

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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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