John Laing appoints new chairman

John Laing has appointed Dr Phil Nolan as an independent non-executive chairman.

John Laing £14m profit rise

Contractor John Laing delivered a robust performance in 2008, seeing both turnover and pretax profit rise.

John Laing takes Tunbridge Wells deal

John Laing has signed a partnership agreement with Tunbridge Wells Borough Council to regenerate four Kent towns – Royal Tunbridge Wells, Cranbrook, Paddock Wood and Southborough.

John Laing and Croydon Council in £450m joint venture

John Laing, the public private infrastructure provider and Croydon Borough Council have today formally signed a partnership to create a £450m joint venture to regenerate significant sites across Croydon town centre.

John Laing has strong 2007

PFI specialist John Laing has achieved a strong performance in 2007 despite signs that the PFI market is slowing, it today announced.

Hastings College for John Laing

John Laing Projects & Developments and residential partner Gladedale, are to build a £75 million new college in Hastings, East Sussex.

Interserve and John Laing win Tunbridge Wells hospital scheme

Interserve, in consortium with John Laing and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, has been named as preferred bidder for the £230m Pembury Hospital scheme in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. The new 512-bed Pembury Hospital will be the first NHS acute facility with 100% single, ensuite rooms.

Carillion and John Laing win National Rail Award for Chiltern contract

Carillion together with John Laing have won its second top industry award for work to upgrade the southern section of the Chiltern line, including Marylebone and Beaconsfield stations.

Housing, hospital and infrastructure projects for John Laing

John Laing's joint venture for housing and regeneration, Regenter, has signed a £165m deal with Lewisham Council to refurbish and manage over 1,200 Local Authority homes in Brockley, Lewisham.

John Laing named preferred bidder for Advance

John Laing has been appointed as preferred bidder by Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust to develop its £75m mental health and learning disability project.

John Laing wins hospital contract

John Laing has won a £75m contract to build a mental health hospital in Middlesborough.

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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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