Morgan Sindall

BAM Nuttall and Morgan Sindall joint venture awarded framework contract

Joint venture bmJV, consisting of BAM Nuttall and Morgan Sindall, has been appointed by the Highways Agency to the largest ever framework for the improvement of England’s motorways and major A roads.

UK timber used for frame of University of East Anglia’s Enterprise Centre

The team behind the low-carbon Enterprise Centre at The University of East Anglia have completed a key construction milestone with the use of locally sourced lumber for the building’s timber frame.

Morgan Sindall wins £1.2 Million hydro scheme contract

Morgan Sindall has been appointed by Green Highland Renewables to deliver part of a 1MW hydro scheme near Achnasheen, Wester Ross some 43 miles from Inverness.

Morgan Sindall sees construction order book rise 4%

Morgan Sindall says the committed order book for its construction business was up by 4% at the end of the first quarter to £1.6bn.

Morgan Sindall poaches Balfour MD

Morgan Sindall has appointed former Balfour Beatty major projects boss Tony Dixon as managing director of its London and Aviation business.

Shepherd wins part in £40m Cambridge campus

Morgan Sindall and the University of Cambridge have appointed Shepherd Engineering Services (SES) to carry out M&E work on a new £40m Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (CEB) facility at the university.

Online sustainability school looks to Australia

A virtual learning environment set up 18 months ago to boost sustainability skills within the construction supply chain has proved so successful that it is to be rolled out to Australia in June and may be exported to other countries too.

Morgan Sindall still has doubts for this year

Morgan Sindall said upward pressure on supply chain costs and skills availability will continue to present challenges in the market this year, as it posted a very mixed set of full-year results for 2013.

Morgan Sindall gets to work on Richard III centre

Morgan Sindall has taken on the contract to build a £4m new King Richard III visitor centre in Leicester, the city where his remains were discovered last summer.

Five win place on new-look defence framework

Mansell, Morgan Sindall, Shepherd Construction, Interserve and Henry Brothers have all been appointed to a design and build framework covering up to £250m worth of MOD construction projects stretching from Lincolnshire to Essex.

Morgan Sindall still waiting for recovery

Morgan Sindall says it is not yet benefitting from any perceived upturn in the economy thanks to contracting margins, and is also bracing itself for increasing material and subcontractor costs.

Carillion on board for A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road

Stockport Council has confirmed that a Carillion/Morgan Sindall joint venture is to build the £290m A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road scheme.

Bournemouth scheme gets topped out

A joint venture between Bournemouth Borough Council and Morgan Sindall Investments have marked the completion of the latest stage of a £40m regeneration project in Bournemouth town centre with a topping out ceremony.

Morrison man among three new appointments for Miller

Scott Alexander, the former commercial director of Morrison Construction, has joined Miller Construction as area director for Scotland – one of three new appointments the company has made to its senior management teams.

£1bn North West hub to be renewed

Manchester City Council has started the renewal process for the four-year North West Construction Hub, covering projects worth over £9m across the north west of England.

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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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