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.
The government has announced funding support for Britishvolt’s planned battery factory for electric vehicles and the project’s private investors have been confirmed.
SNC-Lavalin subsidiaries Atkins and Faithful & Gould have launched a new service designed to help clients make informed decisions about decarbonisation.
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.
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.
Northern Ireland’s construction sector overcame the challenges of 2021 and could achieve sustainable growth this year, according to a new study by Aecom.
The first winners have been announced in a new style of framework contracts being introduced for the Sellafield decommissioning programme.
Eric Wright Construction (EWC) has won the contract to redevelop the derelict Ancoats Dispensary in Manchester city centre.
Redrow has been given the green light for construction of more than 200 new homes near Shaw.
Private equity investor Terra Firma has completed its acquisition of East Anglian housebuilder Hopkins Homes.
Downing has begun enabling works for its £400m mixed-used scheme at First Street in Manchester, ahead of construction starting in March.
An Irvine-based construction company and its director have been sentenced for multiple safety failings on a house-building site.
Besix has been awarded the construction of a 180m-tall triangular tower designed by Herzog & De Meuron.
The US Army has set out the civil works studies, projects and programmes that the Corps of Engineers will implement in the next year thanks to almost US$23bn in extra funding.
Ayr-based Stewart Temperature Solutions is expanding its business by offering the provision of air source heat pumps (ASHPs) to domestic premises.
UK Export Finance has more than trebled its investment in Africa in the last year and has introduced a new tool to encourage trade.
Lancashire County Council has awarded Costain a £100m contract to reconfigure slip roads on junction 33 of the M6 motorway.
A joint venture of Vinci subsidiary HEB Construction and Fulton Hogan has won the contract for the Takitimu North Link road in south-east Auckland, New Zealand.
Falkirk Council has committed to spend £347m over the next five years improving existing homes and providing additional ones.
Offsite Solutions has been awarded a contract to make 588 bathroom pods for a Moda Living development under construction in Glasgow by Robertson Group.
Morrison Construction has awarded Deanestor a £1.8m furniture and fit-out contract for a £60m school campus in West Lothian.
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Labour-only subcontractor Hercules Site Services is seeking a listing on AIM, the London Stock Exchange’s alternative investment market.
Willmott Dixon has handed building services contractor Kane a £29m contract for mechanical, electrical and plumbing works across several blocks of the Gascoigne Estate project in east London.
Trimble has added a new horizontal steering control function to its Earthworks Grade Control platform for soil compactors.