Wates has appointed former One Hyde Park development director Nick Williams to manage its housing production.
New hygiene technology is being trialled by Network Rail on an escalator to give passengers added protection from Covid-19 and other infections.
XPO Logistics is planning to build a major distribution centre in North Lanarkshire and include parkland on two thirds of the 40-acre site.
A globe-trotting tax consultant who stole £6.9m from construction workers’ pay packets has been ordered to repay £1.7m or face a further four years in jail.
Four new construction training hubs have opened across Wales, backed by a £6m investment in future needs.
Network Rail has developed a new footbridge design, made from plastic and quicker to install.
Billions of funding for UK businesses available from today
Nick Williams has joined Wates Residential as production director – a newly created role to keep up with the business’s expansion. Williams will be in charge of the operations side and will report directly to executive managing director Helen Bunch. He will lead a team…
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Amey has valued its up-for-sale water business at around £12m. The division, which turns over around £200m per year, was one of three business units the company put up for sale last year. It has received binding offers from prospective buyers and based on these…
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Bam Nuttall has paid back a “substantial” part of its £4.2m furlough grant because of the nature of its contracts, the company has claimed. Accounts for the civils firm released this week show it claimed the sum from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme during the…
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‘Buildings of the Future’ series was launched as part of the Digital Building podcast by Schneider Electric. The first two episodes of the podcast are already available and provide expert opinions and predictions on the transition of the UK’s ageing building stock. The new series helps understand moving from outdated to connected. Kas Mohammed, VP […]
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A new Carbon Reduction Code for the built environment, for use by clients, consultants, contractors and supply chain members across all sectors of construction has been published by the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC).
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The average value of legal disputes in the UK construction sector more than doubled last year as claims linked to the pandemic rose. Three out of four contractors said they were in disputes related to COVID-19, according to a report from Arcadis. The pandemic caused…
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Revenue at steel specialist Severfield hit a new high in 2020/21 thanks to work on HS2 and a number of projects in the energy sector. The structural steel firm reported revenue of £363.3m for the year ending 31 March 2021, which was up 10 per…
Highways England is tendering for a risk manager to work on the £1.7bn A303 Stonehenge tunnel project, but has cut the value of the contract by a fifth. It is now looking for a delivery assurance partner to take a £60m contract to oversee risk…
HS2 has launched the search for a consultant to become its design and delivery partner for phase 2a of the project, work it says is estimated to last a decade. The £500m contract includes management of the delivery of phase 2a – from Birmingham to…
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Making all listed buildings and unlisted historic dwellings in conservation areas energy efficient could reduce UK carbon emissions from buildings by 5%. That’s the claim from property group Grosvenor, which…
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Information management could save up to £6 worth of labour for every £1 invested while helping efforts to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, according to a new report from the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB).
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Liverpool Football Club has won planning permission for the £60m redevelopment of its Anfield Road Stand.
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Amey made a £98m pre-tax loss in 2020 due to problem jobs and the effects of the pandemic. The loss follows on from a £217m post-tax loss, including its non-core businesses, in 2019, when the company made big writedowns to the values of its up-for-sale…