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A crane hire company has been charged with corporate manslaughter following the death of a crane driver in a crash.
Balfour Beatty Rail Projects has been fined £350,000 and ordered to pay costs of £50,000 following a prosecution by the Office of Rail Regulation.
Plans to build a new stadium for Tottenham Hotspur at Northumberland Park are under threat after local landowners challenged a compulsory purchase order for land at the stadium site.
Interserve has “moved on amicably” with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation, according to its chief executive, after it ended a legal challenge against the award of three contracts to CarillionAmey expected to be worth billions.
Construction News understands around 200 people have now made enquiries about a compensation scheme for blacklisted workers since its launch on 4 July.
EU rule change set to alter the way in which public procurers treat abnormally low tenders.
Brandon Lewis has wasted no time setting out further efforts to speed up the system, but their potential impact is up for debate.
The use of injunctions to stop adjudications has been limited until recently. They can be useful, but there are several important requirements that first need to be met.
The bill is intended to help ease the housing supply problems, but might it have unintended consequences?
A recently settled case highlights the importance of thorough site investigations to protect contractors from potential future claims.
The construction process often leads to the handing over of goods through the supply chain with payment to follow.
At the end of practically every construction project the parties will be faced with a schedule of unresolved variations that will need to be agreed. Disagreements will often relate to valuation.
The High Court has overruled the communities secretary decision to block planning permission on a solar farm.
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Hundreds of blacklisting cases being taken through the courts will now be heard together, following the grant of a Group Litigation Order in the High Court.
The retired judge who imposed a huge fine on Balfour Beatty for its part in the 2000 Hatfield rail crash was chosen to hear blacklisting compensation cases because of his previously tough stance in dealing with the industry.
Updated: Blacklisted workers will be offered between £4,000 and £20,000 under a ‘fast track’ Construction Workers Compensation Scheme which has been launched following eight months of talks.