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Two to battle it out for £1bn Gateshead housing scheme

Gateshead Council has narrowed the shortlist of bidders for its £1bn housing scheme to two developers.

Gateshead Sports Village up for grabs

Gateshead Council is inviting bids from developers to build a £50m Sports Village at Gateshead International Stadium.

Tesco submits plans for £150m Gateshead scheme

A planning application for the £150m regeneration of Trinity Square has been submitted to Gateshead Council by Spenhill, the regeneration subsidiary of Tesco.

Gateshead £80m schools programme planned

Gateshead Council is celebrating after news of a successful £80m bid to rebuild and refurbish secondary schools in the area.

Gateshead Council's £200m housing framework up for grabs

Gateshead Council is inviting contractors to assist in its Housing Market Renewal (HMR) programme, in a framework deal worth up to £200m.

Gateshead Town Hall restoration wins building award

A major scheme to restore one of Gateshead's finest Victorian buildings has won a national award.

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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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