Property services firm NPS Group has shortlisted 10 firms to tender for its new £3bn Social Infrastructure Development framework, Construction News understands.
Balfour Beatty has said it remains committed to operating in the East Midlands despite the closure of its Nottingham office.
Highways Agency chief executive Graham Dalton will leave his post in the summer after seven years at the helm.
The most recent Budget seemed to confirm the government’s committment to spending more on roads. With major changes to the Highways Agency on the horizon, what skills will be needed to complete the pipeline of work on offer?
A new eco-town built by A2 Dominion and Willmott Dixon contains so many sustainable elements that it will be a net energy provider to the grid. But this had cost implications for a scheme that had to be commercially viable.
A recent case overturned a controversial decision where purchasers of flats initially suceeded in a claim against an architect, founded on a negligent misstatement, despite completing the purchase before receiving the certificate. What do architects and builders need to be aware of?
Brogan Group took on the job of working 176 m above City streets below on one of London’s most unusual and high-profile façades.
Controversial changes to trespass laws in the Infrastructure Bill take away all trespass rights for underground access below 300 m, meaning drilling can take place under a property without the owner’s permission. What still has to be considered for shale gas exploration?
The government’s industrial strategy, Construction 2025, was announced amid much fanfare in July 2013. But does it meet the needs of construction? Dr Stephen Gruneberg from the University of Westminster proposes an alternative approach.
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Qatar has unveiled the design for a third new stadium at the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Chief construction adviser Peter Hansford outlines the thinking behind Construction 2025 and why the report focused on the areas it did.
An Australian collaboration model is driving innovation and cutting costs on the £250m Staffordshire Alliance project that will remove the last congestion blackspot on Network Rail’s busiest line.
Engineers took advantage of the extra hour as the clocks went back last week to install a new signal gantry at London Bridge, in the shadow of the Shard.
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.
US investment bank Goldman Sachs has gone out to the market for the construction of its proposed European headquarters quarters in London, despite opposition to the scheme, Construction News can reveal.
The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust has partnered with Laing O’Rourke for a new cancer hospital on the Royal Liverpool University Hospital site.
Crest Nicholson is looking at ways to build a more “comprehensive” private rented sector model, as it revealed it will reduce the proportion of affordable homes it will deliver in 2015.
Major contractors could join specialists in a new member organisation after the UK Contractors Group and National Specialist Contractors’ Council announced they are exploring a merger.
Councils should be allowed to take control of local publicly owned sites to bring forward new housing developments, according to a report published this week.
A £60m zero carbon housing development in Cambridge has been given the green light following the approval of a planning application.
Crest Nicholson has posted a 16 per cent increase in legal completions for the year ended 31 October 2014.
The UK construction industry will need an additional 223,450 jobs over the next five years to handle expected output growth to 2019, according to new research.
The general election is now 100 days away, which means the starting gun has been fired on the political parties’ campaign trails.
The Scottish government has scrapped plans to build a new £75m women’s prison just weeks before the scheme was due to be put out to tender.
Berkeley Group has launched a £2m fund to encourage companies and individuals to come forward with ideas to reduce accidents on site.
MPs will try to amend the government’s Infrastructure Bill today, claiming parts of it relating to fracking are “profoundly undemocratic”.