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Northern routes and HS2 scaled back in latest Tory rail plan

“Biggest ever investment” cuts HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail spending to £96bn from original £185bn

14 hours ago

Boris scraps HS2 “grindingly slow to build” Leeds leg

Prime Minister promises new plans will speed-up rail improvements across region

18 hours ago

First trio of major build deals signed for London Canada Water

British Land awards phase 1 contracts to Wates, Mace and McAleer & Rushe

18 hours ago

Wates poaches Balfour ‘Beyond Net Zero’ chief

Bekir Andrews to drive Wates towards ambitious 2025 environmental target

18 hours ago

Notting Hill Genesis launches £1.2bn building safety deal

Specialists wanted for cladding, fire safety and wider building envelope works

1 day ago

Site security guard froze to death on Scottish windfarm job

Court hears how 74-year-old guard died in freezing conditions after heater failed in hut and snow cut off road

1 day ago

Morgan Sindall wins £50m Hertfordshire Uni science block

Work to start shortly on new School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science.

1 day ago

Henry Boot starts on £47m York Cocoa Works site

Contractor to refurbish historic Rowntree factory as part of city centre scheme

2 days ago

Green light for 24-storey London city office tower

Seventh office tower approved for Square Mile this year

2 days ago

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Work could start next spring on Vaux West site after firm named preferred bidder

2 days ago

NW building firm boss sells employee ownership

J Greenwood (Builders) sold to 50-staff employee ownership trust

2 days ago

Waste specialist buys water contractor Glan Agua

BHSL will double turnover with deal to acquire water business

2 days ago

Contractor loses appeal over aggregates that “turned to slurry”

Readie Construction in payment row over materials on warehouse job

2 days ago

Costain hires new Natural Resources MD

Sam White replaces Maxine Mayhew who is moving on after four years

2 days ago

Plans in for next 1,600-home phase of East London estate

Work to start on next major phase of Poplar estate rebuild in 2022

2 days ago

Landsec to spend £135m to decarbonise its estate

Developer unveils nine-year plan to retrofit existing buildings

3 days ago

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Advisors at NIC start compiling key report to shape spending areas for coming decades

3 days ago

Amey fined £600k after excavator overturns on rail job

Court hears how on-board safety systems were disabled after sounding overload alarm

3 days ago

90 jobs axed as Scottish M&E firm collapses

WMQ Building Services sparked out after being hit by pandemic and materials shortages

3 days ago

HS2 hails big carbon saving on UK’s longest rail bridge

Align JV slashes embedded carbon by 28% on Colne Valley Viaduct

3 days ago

Willmott Dixon wins £21m West Sussex fire station

Work to start soon on Horsham fire station and training facility

3 days ago

Galliford Try raids rivals for key highways appointments

Alison Chippington joins from Morgan Sindall and Ondrej Humplik from Balfour Beatty

4 days ago

B&K revealed as mystery buyer for failed Robinson Structures

Newly-formed B&K Hybrid Solutions to operate from former Robinson Structures HQ

4 days ago

Major steelwork firm warns project delays will hit profits

Billington warns labour and materials constraints have delayed project completions

4 days ago

Former Bowmer & Kirkland chairman dies

John N Kirkland OBE was chairman of the privately owned contractor for 43 years

4 days ago

HE Simm names new MD for engineering arm in the south

Marcus Wallis aims to grow the business in London and the south

4 days ago

Vistry poised to start 439-homes site near Northampton

House builder gears-up for start on site to create new community

4 days ago

Bid race starts for £600m northern ethical busines framework

Building and civils framework will operate across Wales, North West and Yorks & Humbs

4 days ago

Apprentice decorator blinded by PVC hoarding

Court hears safety eyewear was not made mandatory on site

7 days ago

Gove tramples on London Tulip tower plan

Tower rejected over carbon and design concerns

1 week ago

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