Laing O’Rourke has been named preferred bidder for one of the main civil engineering and construction packages for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, worth £200m.
Three major contractors have become the latest to confirm their plans to bid for High Speed 2 enabling and main works packages.
A recent High Court case on blacklisting judged that a building giant, who refused an engineer work, will not have to pay him compensation for having raised safety fears on construction sites because he technically worked for an employment agency. What implications does this have for employers and employees?
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.
Common contract traps can prove easy to fall into but are important to avoid.
The heat is on for the country to improve its air quality and, as with all sectors, construction will have a big part to play.
Recovery brings new opportunities not just here but around the world. But what are the legal risks and conventions facing your company across different continents? The global projects and construction group at international law firm Clyde & Co explain what disputes will translate to in these varied markets.
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Gallfiord Try project manager John McCabe talks to Construction News about the decision to choose steel trusses over a concrete option.
Four major developers have urged politicians to “get on with Crossrail 2” to aid development in the capital.
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.
Wates has reached an agreement to buy Shepherd Group’s FM and Engineering Services arms.
Works being carried out by failed firm PC Harrington Contractors on two major projects in London have been transferred to its sister company, Construction News can reveal.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has been accused of “clearing his desk a year early” after stepping down as chair on two major regeneration projects in the capital.
Shepherd Group has made 55 members of staff redundant after completing a review of its construction business.
Great Portland Estates will press ahead with six major development schemes in London after posting a 17 per cent profit rise.
The healthcare construction market will enjoy a reversal of fortunes in 2015 as years of spending declines come to an end, according to new analysis.
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.