Exclusive: Severfield’s chief executive has warned the cost of replacing steel bolts on the Cheesegrater may rise above the £6m figure flagged with the City.
The ArcelorMittal Orbit observation tower at the former home of the 2012 Olympics will be converted into the world’s longest and tallest tunnel slide.
Exclusive: The government could be taken to court by Green Deal providers left high and dry after its surprise decision to axe the energy efficiency financing scheme.
Early contractor involvement and canny decision-making have yielded savings of around £1.8m at Lichfield in Staffordshire.
Sisk and VolkerFitzpatrick are diverting highways and waterways on a new portal to the London borough.
The Borders Railway project to rebuild the Edinburgh-Tweedbank line has seen Bam Nuttall deliver the longest new railway in Britain for more than 100 years.
The National Audit Office, the independent scrutiniser of public spending in the UK, has published a report which considers a number of issues faced by the Department for Transport in developing rail infrastructure.
If there’s one catchword we hear time and time again from businesses operating in the UK’s low carbon economy, it is undoubtedly the word ‘certainty’.
Severfield’s CEO has had to deal with some prominent problems in his two years at the helm, but he insists the firm’s reputation remains intact and the once-struggling company’s turnaround is in full force.
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Contractor is taking Dunfermline’s 19th century Carnegie library and turning it into an institution fit for 2015.
Women in the engineering sector in the UK currently make up 8.7 per cent of the workforce, the worst in the European Union.
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The B1M releases the final episode of their four-part #SocialBIM series with social strategist Su Butcher.
After beginning in May 2012, tunnelling machine Victoria reached Farringdon on 4 June to complete its three-year marathon.
Lendlease project director John Chesters talks to Construction News about the decision to remove the top three storeys of a section of the facade rather than jack it up into position.
This Bank Holiday weekend saw the closure of a number of mainline London stations
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.
Essex-based steel reinforcement specialist Kierbeck Thames has gone into administration.
Tidal Lagoon Power has appointed Mike Unsworth as the new delivery director for the £1bn Swansea Bay tidal lagoon power project.
The chief executives of Persimmon and Land Securities are among a group of leaders who have been given a place on the prime minister’s business advisory group.
Nine Elms Vauxhall programme director Helen Fisher has switched her sights to the regeneration of Tottenham.
Churchill Retirement Living is aiming to double its output over the next four years, amid continuing growth in demand in the retirement homes sector.
The NHS could be set to embark on a massive £5.5bn property sale.
More than 23,000 construction firms said they have experienced “significant” financial distress over the last 12 months, according to new data from business recovery specialist Begbies Traynor.
The government will appoint a small business commissioner in a bid to change the culture of late payments and unfair practices.
The multi-million pound redevelopment of Waterloo train station could begin as early as October after the station submitted a planning application to local authorities.
Carillion has successfully installed a 650-tonne roof truss using two of the largest cranes in the country as part of Liverpool FC’s stadium expansion.
Six Yorkshire housing associations have set out plans to build more than 1,500 homes over four years, as part of a multi-million pound framework.
Retail developer Hammerson saw a 5.7 per cent increase in returns for the first half of the year, while profit before tax dropped 9.2 per cent.