Altrad takes over Doosan Babcock 27.5.2022 08:22

Altrad has agreed a deal to acquire Doosan Babcock.

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FCC/WeBuild team picked for £1.25bn Stonehenge tunnel 26.5.2022 10:56

National Highways has revealed its preferred bidder for the £1.25bn contract for the tunnel and main construction work for the A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down scheme past Stonehenge – if it ever happens.

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MPs demand greener construction 26.5.2022 07:21

A committee of MPs has said that the government should do more to make the construction industry decarbonise faster.

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Research partnership targets offshore wind 27.5.2022 09:51

A research partnership has been set up with the aim of developing new offshore wind technologies.

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London mayor claims credit for council house-building rise 27.5.2022 09:24

Work started on more new council homes in the capital last year than in any year since 1979.

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Jail sentences handed down after roofer's fatal fall 27.5.2022 08:06

Two men have been fined and received suspended jail sentences over a fatal accident on a construction site that happened six and a half years ago.

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RICS study reveals surveyors are lagging on tech 27.5.2022 07:35

A survey of 2,500 chartered surveyors around the world found that they don’t use the latest digital technology because it is too expensive and they don’t have people to work it.

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McAleer & Rushe turnover hits £400m 26.5.2022 17:08

Cookstown-based design & build contractor McAleer & Rushe rebounded in 2021 with financial result not only ahead of Covid-impacted 2020 but also ahead of 2019.

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New development manager for Hub South West Scotland 26.5.2022 09:42

Hub South West Scotland has appointed Tom McEwan as development manager in its in-house team.

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Collapse costs Kent scaffolder £40,000 26.5.2022 08:22

Kent-based RPS Scaffolding Ltd has been fined £40,000 after one of its scaffolds collapsed, injuring two workers.

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HG Construction names new CEO 26.5.2022 08:08

With a new chief executive taking over, Hertfordshire-based HG Construction looks set to climb the annual Construction Index ranking of Top 100 UK construction companies after growing 20% last year.

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Turner & Townsend adds to sustainability team 26.5.2022 07:41

Construction consultant Turner & Townsend has recruited former civil servant James Hardy as a director in its UK Advisory team.

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