Exclusive: The University of Birmingham has appointed Wates to build a new £60m research facility, part-funded by Rolls-Royce.
Construction News understands that Bam Construct has won a £25m pre-construction job at Great Portland Estate’s St Lawrence House in London as it takes pole position for the main construction project.
Construction News today reveals the finalists for the 2014 Construction News Awards, the industry’s biggest awards event.
The Highways Agency has invited 35 contractors or joint ventures for its four £5bn collaborative delivery framework lots.
Galliford Try has won a £27m deal for a town centre development in Dorchester, Dorset.
Galliford Try has won a £41m contract to build a new housing development in Earlsfield, south London.
Galliford Try has appointed Mark Baxter as the new managing director of Galliford Try Investments.
Keepmoat has appointed former Galliford Try regional director Paul Munro as its new-build director for the South-west.
Managing supply chain risks and inflation will be “by far the biggest challenges” for Galliford Try over the next four years, with construction margins expected to remain below 2 per cent until 2018, its construction chief executive has said.
Galliford Try has reported record half-year results with revenue and profits each up 18 per cent across the group for the six months to 31 December 2013.
Exclusive: Construction News understands six preferred bidders have been appointed to Anglian Water’s Integrated Main Works Capital framework to start next year.
Focus on Galliford Try
When Bank of England governor Mark Carney claimed a currency union between an independent Scotland and the rest of the UK would require “some ceding of national sovereignty”, he fired an arrow straight at the heart of the referendum debate.
UK contractors reported record high order books in August since the rececssion, according to exclusive data shared with Construction News, but firms that lose out on future frameworks and infrastructure deals could be forced to supplement falling income abroad.
With the rising demand for high performance wi-fi in schools, hospitals, shops and offices, the industry increasingly has to consider both the implications and opportunities that a wireless network can have.
The contractor is delivering a new NHS health centre that is anchoring a £30m mixed-use development in west London.
Garners Food Service Equipment’s win at the Construction News Specialists Awards capped a fine year for the firm, which is looking to the future by embracing BIM and working in a variety of markets.
Work to protect a coastal village from severe flooding is overcoming challenging ground conditions.
Linden Homes is optimistic about what lies ahead for the company and the housebuilding industry. An improving economy is the principle driver of demand but government assistance has and will continue to stimulate the market.
When the “bellwether” of the industry announces a £50m profit shortfall in its UK construction business, investors look a little harder at the sector’s listed companies.