An investigation is being conducted into the cause of a fire at Didcot B Power Station in Oxfordshire.
Osborne has appointed John Robeson as its new supply chain director for its construction business.
Like many in the industry, I listened intently to the topics discussed at the recent Labour and Conservative Party conferences, and like most I was not surprised to see brownfield right at the centre of the housebuilding debate.
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.
We are seeing a shift in the culture surrounding sustainability.
Contaminated ground forced a redesign for a project on which Cardiff and Vale College students are gaining first-hand experience of construction.
Evidence suggests pre-referendum fears have not done lasting damage to Scottish construction as hopes rise that latest budget and new first minister will drive industry north of the border.
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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.
ISG has been appointed to deliver a £24m restoration of the Temperate House at Kew Gardens and two new leisure centres for Walsall Council also worth £24m.
New research has been published this week aimed at challenging the idea that building sustainably has to be expensive.
Ed Miliband has launched a fresh attack on homebuilders who sit on land, pledging to “break up the power of the big developers” and “make them do their bit”.
A fire ripped through Eastbourne Pier on Wednesday, destroying one third of the historic structure.
The Labour Party has outlined proposals for its Help to Build scheme today, to boost small housebuilders’ access to finance.
The three southern cooling towers of Didcot A Power Station were demolished in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Supporters will soon be able to watch the game before going back to their hotel for a kickabout a mere stone’s throw away.
Commercial Estates Group has appointed I & H Brown to the £400m Kirkstall Forge development in Leeds.
Robertson Group has reported record profit and a 13 per cent rise in turnover, with its construction division posting growth of 21 per cent.
Labour leader Ed Miliband has endorsed plans set out by the Lyons Housing Review to increase housebuilding to 200,000 new units a year by 2020.
Incoming Balfour Beatty chief executive Leo Quinn is a “turnaround specialist” who is not afraid to make difficult decisions, analysts have told Construction News.
House prices have risen by 11.7 per cent over the past year to August, with London seeing the largest growth of 19.6 per cent.
Eric Pickles has taken new steps to enhance the protections in place against development on green belt land.
Joint administrators at KPMG have made 231 redundancies at Essex-based shopfitting specialist New Store Europe UK after failing to find a buyer.
Incoming Balfour Beatty chief executive Leo Quinn has written to employees, pledging “bold” leadership and “brave decisions” to transform the troubled contractor.
Breaking: Balfour Beatty has appointed QinetiQ chief executive Leo Quinn as its group CEO, 35 years after he started his career with the contractor.
Legal & General is considering a major swoop into the private rental market with plans to build homes for the sector through a new £1bn development arm, Construction News can reveal.
Contractors have reported brick price increases of up to 15 per cent, as firms struggle to meet prices for fixed-price work in the face of soaring supply chain cost inflation.
A new report has called for four new river crossings to be built in East London to unlock economic development and new homes.