Mitsubishi Estate London and Lendlease have broken ground on a 50-storey office tower development at 8 Bishopsgate in the City of London.
Brentwood Borough Council has chosen Morgan Sindall Investments as its preferred joint venture partner for a 30-year programme of developments worth an estimated £1bn.
Together Housing is replacing night storage heaters with ground source heat pumps in more than 700 properties across Lancashire and Yorkshire.
Financial close has been reached on a €120m (£104m) public-private partnership (PPP) project to build social housing in Ireland.
An inauguration event has been held at Dynapac India’s new factory for road construction equipment.
Authorisation has been granted for the start of site investigations needed to build a new cable car at Mount Wellington in the Australian state of Tasmania.
The government of Ontario on Canada has approved changes to the route and scope of the Hurontario Light Rail Transit (LRTP) project to reduce the cost.
Highways England has confirmed Costain as main contractor for a £125m upgrade of the A19 Testo’s roundabout in the northeast.
BakerHicks, the consultancy division of Morgan Sindall, has devised a 3D building information management (BIM) component to promote the health and safety of construction workers and end users.
Demolition work has started on Northampton University’s former Park Campus to prepare the site for a new housing development.
Willmott Dixon has been awarded an £8m contract by Nottingham City Council to expand Nottingham Science Park.
Highways England is to spend £300,000 studying how best to improve road links between Yorkshire and Lancashire across the Pennines.
Builders’ merchant group Travis Perkins has appointed Frank Elkins as chief operating officer for its trade merchant businesses.
Basildon Borough Council has awarded Simons Construction Group a £16.7m contract for the construction of its East Square cinema development.
The BBC is planning to spend £25m on its Belfast studios and is advertising for a contractor.
Vienna Airport has welcomed a court ruling in favour of its proposal to build a third runway.
Atkins has appointed a new chief executive officer for its engineering, design and project management business in the Middle East and Africa.
The International Federation of Consulting Engineers (Fidic) is setting up task force aimed at improving diversity and inclusion in the industry.
Thames Water has awarded contracts worth a combined £200m to six companies to reduce its leakage rate.
In its battle for hearts and minds after all the headlines about executive greed, Persimmon has decided to become the first major house builder to offer a homebuyer's 'retention'.
Annual results for the Wates Group show that the business held steady in 2018, with very similar revenue and profit to the previous year.
The Scottish electrical contractors’ trade association Select has welcomed the introduction of a bill in the Scottish Parliament to protect the job description ‘electrician’.
Contractor Speller Metcalfe has started construction work on a £13m contract for a staff accommodation complex at Yeovil Hospital.
Homes England has agreed a £7.5m loan from the government’s Home Building Fund for the development of 77 homes in Birmingham by Urban Splash and Places for People.
Demolition work has started at RAF Lakenheath as part of a Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) project to prepare the base for the arrival of two squadrons of US F-35 combat aircraft.