The chancellor George Osborne is set to raise the value of the UK Guarantee scheme for infrastructure projects in the Autumn Statement, the head of Infrastructure UK has revealed.
Morgan Sindall has issued a profit warning following a number of problem contracts in London and the South-east.
Shadow transport secretary Mary Creagh has said a Labour government would find new ways to finance “vital” infrastructure projects.
Theft and vandalism at construction sites is an increasingly common problem and sites can be easy targets for both the opportunist thief and the well organised criminal.
With a major EU hurdle cleared last week, we look at the state of play both on the ground at Hinkley Point C and at the other sites set for new nuclear.
The UK and London in particular has been facing a widening housing gap in recent decades, with the number of new homes declining as the population has grown.
The government has amibitious targets for future renewable energy generation. Biomass could form an important part of that, but many factors must be considered to get a successful scheme off the ground.
Mergers and acquisitions have dominated recent headlines, with the Balfour-Carillion saga in particular capturing the industry’s attention. But why did that deal fail and what must CEOs consider when looking to take over rival firms?
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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 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.
The cost of Balfour Beatty’s £154m Olympic Stadium conversion job has rocketed by £36m, following complexities installing a new stadium roof.
Galliford Try has been appointed to deliver two office contracts in Northamptonshire and Surrey, worth a combined £77m.
An £80m housing scheme has moved forward with the appointment of Lovell as preferred bidder.
High Speed 2 has revised the value of its first phase construction packages following feedback from UK construction firms, with more than £1bn added to the value of surface route works deals.
A man was taken to hospital with minor injuries following a crane jib collapse on Saturday at a site in Newcastle.
After four years on the board, Ian Coull has left his role as non-executive chairman of Galliford Try with immediate effect.
The total number of Green Deal assessments grew by 11 per cent between August and September, according to the Department of Energy and Climate Change.
Cala Homes has said it is on track to deliver a three-fold increase in its revenue by 2016, after it posted a 22 per cent leap in group revenue for the year to 30 June 2014.
An investigation is being conducted into the cause of a fire at Didcot B Power Station in Oxfordshire.
HS2 has announced that Christine Emmett, Neil Masom and Baroness Jo Valentine have been appointed by transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin as non-executive directors.
Osborne has appointed John Robeson as its new supply chain director for its construction business.
Arcadis has confirmed the takeovers of both engineering consultant Hyder and architect and design firm Callison.