Vinci Construction to build ten-screen cinema complex

Vinci Construction UK has been appointed by Licet Holdings Ltd to build a new £30m ten-screen cinema and leisure complex in the heart of Bournemouth’s town centre.

Vinci completes on Nottingham student accomodation

A student accommodation development in the middle of Nottingham has been completed ahead of the new academic year.

Vinci wins £11.7m hospital contract

Vinci Construction has won an £11.7m contract to design and build a new pathology building at Southmead Hospital in Bristol.

Blacklisting law firm fights on, despite new scheme

A law firm representing 100 construction workers who claim they were the victims of blacklisting says it is pressing on with its High Court action over the issue, despite a compensation scheme launched by eight of the companies involved.

Crossrail awards VolkerFitzpatrick £50m Ilford Yard contract

VolkerFitzpatrick has seen off competition from Vinci and Balfour Beatty to win Crossrail’s £50m Ilford Yard stabling project.

Vinci opens training centre for ex-offenders

Construction firm Vinci has opened a new training centre where people convicted for gun and knife crime can learn building skills.

Three take Merton housing deal

Apollo, Wates and Vinci have been selected by Merton Priory Homes for a £200m housing upgrade contract.

Apollo, Wates and Vinci take Decent Homes contracts

Merton Priory Homes has appointed Apollo, Wates and Vinci to improve and bring more than 6,000 homes in South London to Decent Homes standard.

Three bid for Isle of Wight highways deal

Amey, Colas and Vinci have submitted bids for the Isle of Wight Council’s Highways PFI Pathfinder Project.

Vinci/McAlpine close £32m Wirral health centre deal

Integrated Health Projects, a joint venture between construction giants Vinci and Sir Robert McAlpine, has reached financial close on a £32m contract to build a health centre in Birkenhead for NHS Wirral.

Vinci and Sir Robert McAlpine consortium win motorways contract

A joint venture between Vinci, Sir Robert McAlpine, Morgan Est, Gifford and WSP today won a £340m contract to widen the M1 in the East Midlands.

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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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