Three contractors have been shortlisted for the £175m Thomas Heatherwick-designed Garden Bridge across the River Thames in London.
Two state-owned Chinese contractors are among three companies shortlisted for Wanda One’s £400m One Nine Elms development after UK firms pulled out of the race, Construction News can reveal.
Willmott Dixon’s chief exec discusses a good year for his firm in the housing and PRS sectors, and highlights the new challenges brought about by a rising market.
Kier’s CEO discusses the progress his firm made last year - and believes that the recovery will bring change to the industry in 2015.
The CEO of demolition specialist Keltbray sees increasing work coming from the regions outside London as his firm moves into 2015 after a record year.
Growth for the industry in 2014 has also brought growth to the salaries of those working within it. Which professions have benefited most? Will the trend continue into 2015
The demand for skills in construction continues to grow and the issue of UK firms hiring from abroad will be a thorny one in the run-up to the election.
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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.
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 Balfour Beatty and Skanska joint venture has won a £55m Highways Agency contract to upgrade junction 30 of the M25 in Essex.
Severfield has announced new contracts worth £43m, including its appointment to Liverpool Football Club’s Anfield stadium redevelopment.
Seventy-three per cent of local authorities have cancelled or postponed planned built environment projects in the past two years, research by Scape Group has revealed.
Costain has appointed David Taylor as group commercial director.
Rydon workers have discovered a capsule dating from 1902 on the former Queen Elizabeth Hospital at Hackney road in Tower Hamlets.
Kier has poached former Galliford Try commercial director Callum Leslie to lead its commercial work in Scotland and the North-east, Construction News has learned.
Frasers Property has confirmed its contractors for three new London residential schemes, with contracts awarded worth more than £130m.
NextGeneration has ranked the biggest homebuilders across the country on their sustainability performance.
The Highways Agency has suspended the tender process for of its two asset support contracts to reassess the contract’s criteria.
Developers are taking advantage of loopholes in the National Planning Policy Framework which is leading to unwanted housing development, according a new report by MPs.
Hammersmith and Fulham council have granted planning permission for updated plans for the redevelopment of the old BBC Television Centre.
Knauf Insulation has launched a pilot scheme that scores local authorities in England on their energy efficiency improvements.