Berkeley and National Grid’s joint venture St William has secured planning permission for its first major scheme.
Wates has reached an agreement to buy Shepherd Group’s FM and Engineering Services arms.
Japanese knotweed is highly regulated already as an invasive plant - but new regulations that came into force last month could have a big impact on contractors.
A state-of-the-art dental hospital is being built on the site of the former BBC Pebble Mill Studios as part of a new healthcare campus.
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When the Isle of Man needed a new custodial block it turned to a modular solution - but transporting the pods across the sea proved to be the project’s biggest challenge.
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Four major developers have urged politicians to “get on with Crossrail 2” to aid development in the capital.
Gallfiord Try project manager John McCabe talks to Construction News about the decision to choose steel trusses over a concrete option.
Network Rail has released footage of the last 18 months on site at Bermondsey Dive Under.
The #loveLIVES campaign to save Building Lives has begun fundraising strongly, but there is still so much more to do.
Laing O’Rourke estimates that using its design for manufacture and assembly approach at Guy’s Hospital Cancer Centre is helping it build 30 per cent faster than using conventional methods.
Reggie O’Donoghue tells Construction News the risk of losing his Building Lives apprenticeship has put his career ambitions on hold.
Two construction firms are part of consortia shortlisted for a £120m NHS project to help a struggling hospital improve the efficiency of its estate.
Land Securities has increased its dividend by 3.7 per cent after delivering a strong set of results for 2014/15.
Nick Boles has retained his role as construction minister as prime minister David Cameron puts the finishing touches to his new government.
Gabriel Ededey tells Construction News that Building Lives was so important to changing his life, he is now working for the social enterprise as an apprenticeship officer.
The latest Office for National Statistics output figures have reopened a row over data quality, after they suggested the industry dipped into a recession during Q1.
Legacy problem contracts in its operational business and high overheads in the Netherlands have contributed to Royal Bam’s €21.1m (£15.2m) pre-tax loss for the first quarter of 2015.
The chief executive of the UK’s largest plant firm has argued that an exit from the EU would “make no difference” to trade with Europe.
Total office space under construction in London has hit 9.5m sq ft with 31 new projects starting in the last six months alone.
Mitie Group’s exit from its loss-making mechanical and electrical construction businesses was “undoubtedly the right thing to do”, it has said after posting a modest rise in its pre-tax profit for 2014/15.
High Speed 2 is a “grotesque waste of taxpayers’ money” that will see “great tracts of concrete laid across the countryside”, Jeremy Paxman has said.
The mayor of London Boris Johnson and paymaster general Matt Hancock have both backed the #loveLIVES campaign, urging construction firms to pledge their support.
Sir Robert McAlpine made a pre-tax loss of £89.7m for 2013/14, citing “weaknesses” that led to project delays and cost escalations.