New building safety laws come into force 28.6.2022 08:34

The Building Safety Act 2022 comes into force today, introducing a raft of new red tape and regulation for the building industry but protection for leaseholders.

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Demolition contractors admit collusion and bid rigging 24.6.2022 08:40

Eight of the UK’s leading demolition contractors have admitted to bid rigging and collusion, in breach of market competition laws.

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Scotland to drive hydrogen uptake 28.6.2022 09:53

The Scottish government has set aside £10m to accelerate the uptake of hydrogen technology.

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Highland Council seeks levelling-up funds 28.6.2022 09:50

A report being presented to Highland Council this week recommends asking the UK Levelling Up Fund to support two projects.

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Tilbury Douglas picked for £77m Dorchester A&E 28.6.2022 09:07

Tilbury Douglas has been appointed to design and build a new emergency department and critical care unit at Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester.

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VolkerHighways embraces Foambase 28.6.2022 08:42

Civil engineering contractor VolkerHighways is using the Foambase recycling system for resurfacing works on A368 in Chelwood, Somerset.

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Knauf buys Gypfor’s Newport plant 28.6.2022 08:38

German plasterboard manufacturer Knauf has reached an agreement with Spanish competitor Gypfor to buy its new plasterboard factory in Newport, South Wales.

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Galliford Try sets up process consultancy division 28.6.2022 08:36

On the back of its acquisition of NMCN’s water business last year, Galliford Try has set up a new department offering operations advice in the water sector.

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McGee employees get £1,600 bonus 27.6.2022 09:57

After its first full year under employee ownership, demolition contractor McGee Group is paying out its first bonus to the team.

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First TBM breaks through for south London power tunnels 27.6.2022 09:09

Construction of National Grid’s London Power Tunnels south of the river reached a key landmark last week with completion of a 6.7km tunnel drive from Hurst to Eltham.

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Drone footage reveals scale of HS2 Kingsbury precast site 27.6.2022 08:46

More than 1,000 people will soon be working on Balfour Beatty Vinci’s construction compound in Kingsbury, Warwickshire, casting viaduct segments for the Delta Junction.

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Berkshire roads revived by shot blasting 27.6.2022 08:16

VolkerHighways has been shot blasting road surfaces in West Berkshire to improve skid resistance.

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