Shepherd Construction wins £1.7m deal with the University Of York

Shepherd Construction has won a £1.7m contract to design and refurbish a computer science building for the University of York.

Overbury takes Media City deal

Morgan Sindall subsidiary Overbury has been to fit out 100,000 sq ft teaching space for Salford University at Media City UK in Greater Manchester.

Morgan Sindall lands Sussex uni deal

The University of Sussex has appointed Morgan Sindall to design and build a new £17.8m academic building at its Falmer campus.

Miller Construction takes £30m Staffordshire uni science centre

Miller Construction has been chosen to construct a £30m Science and Technology Centre for Staffordshire University.

University of Nottingham to build green research centre

A £6.5m research centre to develop low carbon technologies is to be built at the University of Nottingham’s Jubilee Campus.

Mansell takes Reading student accommodation

Mansell has won a £22.3m contract to build seven multi-storey student accommodation blocks in Reading for Unite.

Ocon Construction takes £5m student accommodation

Ocon Construction has been appointed to build a £5m student accommodation block in Liverpool city centre.

£25m Manchester Met scheme up for grabs

Contractors are being invited to bid for a £25m construction and refurbishment contract for buildings for Manchester Metropolitan University’s Faculty of Art and Design department.

Shepherd Construction takes £16.5m Liverpool University job

Shepherd Construction has won a £16.5m contract to build a new research facility for the University of Liverpool.

Laing O' Rourke takes Durham University scheme

Laing O’Rourke is expected to start work next month on Durham University’s new £48m building.

Morgan Sindall scoops Sunderland uni job

Morgan Sindall has won a £5.2m contract to renovate the University of Sunderland’s Sciences Complex.

Morgan Sindall takes Teesside uni job

Morgan Sindall has won a £8.1m contract to deliver a new academic building for Teesside University.

Morgan Sindall wins veterinary college job

Morgan Sindall has won a £15.6m deal to upgrade student accommodation at the Royal Veterinary College in Hertfordshire.

Green light for £15m Liverpool student scheme

A £15m student accommodation scheme in Liverpool has been approved by the city council.

£35m Kings College lab job up for grabs

Firms are being invited to bid for a two year £35m contract to build a new five-storey biomedical building for neuroscience research at Kings College London.

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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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