Excavated material is loaded onto tracked hoppers for use as agricultural improvement fill.

Floating excavators tackle unusual dredging on Somerset Levels Video

The effectiveness of dredging the Rivers Tone and Parrett in flood-hit Somerset may have been open to debate, but the skill of those involved in the work is not.


Ellie breaks through at Victoria Dock - Crossrail

Watch: Crossrail TBM Ellie breaks through into Victoria Dock Video

Crossrail’s train tunnels in Docklands and South-east London are now structurally complete, following the breakthrough by tunnel boring machine Ellie at Victoria Dock Portal in East London.

Greenwich Reach Swing Bridge. Image courtesy of David Knight

Swing bridge bridges Thames divide

A new development on the banks of Deptford Creek in London has provided the local authority with an opportunity to close one of the gaps in the Thames Path.

Born to Build

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The faces of Born to Build

The Born to Build campaign is being fronted by 17 young people who work in the industry, they share their stories here.

Lakesmere Heathrow Terminal 2 roof

Awards success should breed motivation, not complacency

Over the years, Lakesmere Group has been delighted to enjoy success at the Construction News Specialists Awards, having previously won five times across four different categories as well as being the first ever winner of the Business Growth Award.

Alan Woolston partner in the Construction and Projects team Field Fisher Waterhouse

Long-term supply chain deals: What to watch for

The recent growth in long-term supplier agreements and frameworks has given rise to various legal issues and may have unexpected legal repercussions if not properly considered.

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