New online service tracks action on high-risk towers 21.1.2022 09:24

An online service for tracking the remediation of high-risk tower blocks and discovering which owners are failing to take action has been launched by the government.

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Plans advance for Northumberland ‘Gigaplant’ 21.1.2022 09:19

The government has announced funding support for Britishvolt’s planned battery factory for electric vehicles and the project’s private investors have been confirmed.

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SNC-Lavalin introduces Decarbonomics 21.1.2022 09:36

SNC-Lavalin subsidiaries Atkins and Faithful & Gould have launched a new service designed to help clients make informed decisions about decarbonisation.

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BRE offers advice to construction SMEs 21.1.2022 09:35

I-Construct and the Building Research Establishment (BRE) are launching a free scheme intended to help 20 small and medium businesses bring their construction products or services to the market.

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Caterpillar rolls out ‘smart creep’ feature 21.1.2022 09:33

Caterpillar is set to launch a new ‘smart creep’ feature for D3 skid steer loaders (SSL) and compact track loaders (CTL) that use its cold planer and wheel saw attachments.

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NI construction beat 2021’s challenges 21.1.2022 09:32

Northern Ireland’s construction sector overcame the challenges of 2021 and could achieve sustainable growth this year, according to a new study by Aecom.

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Winners named for Sellafield framework 21.1.2022 09:30

The first winners have been announced in a new style of framework contracts being introduced for the Sellafield decommissioning programme.

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EWC to transform Ancoats Dispensary 21.1.2022 09:26

Eric Wright Construction (EWC) has won the contract to redevelop the derelict Ancoats Dispensary in Manchester city centre.

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Redrow gets go-ahead for Shaw housing 21.1.2022 09:22

Redrow has been given the green light for construction of more than 200 new homes near Shaw.

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Hopkins Homes changes hands 21.1.2022 09:18

Private equity investor Terra Firma has completed its acquisition of East Anglian housebuilder Hopkins Homes.

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Enabling works begin for £400m Manchester towers 21.1.2022 09:15

Downing has begun enabling works for its £400m mixed-used scheme at First Street in Manchester, ahead of construction starting in March.

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Multiple safety failings bring ban and fine 21.1.2022 09:13

An Irvine-based construction company and its director have been sentenced for multiple safety failings on a house-building site.

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