GB Group chairman Martin Smout has said the firm will do “everything possible” to secure its future, after it filed a notice of intent to appoint administrators.
Business secretary Vince Cable visited Delancey’s Elephant Road site, where Laing O’Rourke is main contractor, alongside chairman Ray O’Rourke to see how the contractor is using advance manufacturing and BIM. Construction News caught up with them afterwards.
Boasting some of the highest-value real estate in the world, London’s St James’s has always been an upmarket enclave.
CN looks at a development in the North-east that is using prefabrication to build four new homes so efficient that the cost of tenants’ bills can be included in their rent, in the first of three features on sustainable housing.
A recent case helped clarify some of the issues surrounding the Defective Premises Act - what are a contractor’s duties if a developer goes bust?
A dispute between Robbie Williams and Jimmy Page over mooted development at the pop star’s listed home in Kensington and Chelsea hit the headlines. But how could planning law affect the dispute?
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Qatar has unveiled the design for a third new stadium at the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Kier is looking to grow its build-to-rent portfolio and is already in talks over “a number of” housing schemes.
Offsite construction will “change the structure of the industry”, according to business secretary Vince Cable.
An inquest into the death of Crossrail worker René Tkacik has found that “unclear” processes and an “unclear” definition of the exclusion zone he was in when he died contributed to his death.
Costain has smashed through the £1bn revenue barrier while reporting underlying year-on-year profit growth of 4.5 per cent for 2014.
Construction activity rebounded in February following a dip towards the end of 2014, with expansion at its fastest rate since October 2014.
Taylor Wimpey has become the latest UK housebuilder to post impressive financial results after recording a 68 per cent jump in its profit before tax for 2014.
London mayor Boris Johnson said he has “serious concerns” about the UK’s planning system.
Philippe Bonnave has been named as the new chairman and CEO of Bouygues Construction, following a board of directors meeting today (3 March).
McAleer & Rushe has won three hotel contracts in Edinburgh worth a combined £37m.
ISG has unearthed a significant loss in its half year results, following a “deterioration in project performance” on contracts procured more than 18 months ago.
The former managing director of a timber frame business that went into administration last month has slammed major contractors for “industry-wide” payment problems.
Balfour Beatty has made its first entry into the housing development market with a £35m investment in a 1,500 home scheme on the edge of East London’s Olympic Park.