Shepherd man named Britain`s best construction manager

Neil Matthias, who works for Shepherd Construction, has been named Construction Manager of the Year by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

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.

Go ahead for £45m Manchester student tower

Plans to build a 33-storey tower of student accommodation in Manchester city centre have received planning permission from the city council.

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.

£50m Liverpool Central Library deal reaches financial close

A Shepherd Construction joint venture has reached financial close on the PFI contract for the £50m renovation of Liverpool Central Library.

Shepherd Construction takes York school deal

Shepherd Construction has won a £7m contract to build new facilities for Clifton with Rawcliffe infant and junior schools for the City of York Council.

BAM and Shepherd shortlisted for £180m Stockton BSF

BAM Education and Shepherd Construction have made it through to the final stage of the £180m Stockton BSF schools programme.

Shepherd fined over safety breach

Shepherd Construction has been fined £20,000 after a worker in Nottingham was seriously injured.

Shepherd Construction scoops £58m Holland Park school

Shepherd Construction has won a £58m contract with the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea to redevelop Holland Park School.

Shepherd Construction lands £66m Bourneville College

Shepherd Construction has been awarded a £66m contract to build the new six-storey Bournville College in Longbridge, West Midlands, for developer St. Modwen.

Shepherd Construction JV takes £50m Liverpool library job

Inspire Partnership, a joint venture between Shepherd Construction and Amber Infrastructure, has won a £50m contract to redevelop Liverpool Central Library.

Shepherd Construction names new construction director

Shepherd Construction has appointed Richard Fielding as construction director of its western division.

Shepherd Construction restructure to result in job cuts

Shepherd Construction is to undergo a restructure which will see a number of staff lose their jobs.

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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

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2017-05-08 14:27

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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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