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Friday, 9 June 2017

G & S Roofing Ltd has been fined £80,000 after being found guilty of breaching working at height safety regulations.

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Construction workers at Hinkley Point power station will receive temporary bonus payments of up to £4 an hour until the end of August following an interim agreement with the Unite union.

Thursday, 8 June 2017

McKeown Groundworks Limited has been fined £12,000 after a worker broke his back when he fell more than seven metres through a fragile barn roof in Scotland.

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Robertson has completed work on the £4.6 million Seafield Depot which will provide welfare accommodation and refuse vehicle parking for The City of Edinburgh Council.

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

A 10-storey student accommodation development is to be built in Newcastle city centre after the Nixon Property scheme was approved by council planners.

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Paul Hamer will join Sir Robert McAlpine as the contractors new chief executive at the end of next month.

Monday, 5 June 2017

An online Building Information Modelling (BIM) training course specifically aimed at site managers has been launched by BRE Academy and the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

Monday, 5 June 2017

The planning application for the first of Legal & General's office buildings at Newcastle Science Central has been submitted.

Friday, 2 June 2017

Sheffield council’s planning committee has approved plans to develop brownfield land surrounding the city's Bramall Lane stadium.

Friday, 2 June 2017

Soaring housebuilding activity has helped UK construction "snap back into action" at its fastest rate for almost a year and a half in May, new figures reveal.

Friday, 2 June 2017

Unite and Mears are splitting hairs over the contractor's decision to ban its housing maintenance workers from having beards.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Glasgow-based Land Engineering (Scotland) has collapsed with the loss of 135 jobs.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has chosen BAM Construction to build St Mary Magdalene on the Greenwich peninsula.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Developer Crest Nicholson will launch a new Midlands division in August to support its regional portfolio and growth strategy.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Pipework Engineering Services Limited (PESL) has been fined £24,000 for safety failings after a worker suffered life changing hand injuries as a result of a crush incident.

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Chinese developer Greenland Group has chosen AECOM as its preferred construction partner for the £800 million Spire London development.

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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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