Balfour Beatty has been given the go-ahead to start work on the £355m A63 Castle Street road improvement scheme in Hull this summer.
Industry leaders have drawn up a plans for a post-Covid-19 revival of the UK construction sector.
Stockport-based WFEL has won a contract worth more than US$8m to provide the US Army with parts for military bridges.
Balfour Beatty’s 50:50 joint venture, Gammon Construction, has won a major tunnelling contract at Hong Kong International Airport.
The University of Strathclyde has awarded Morrison Construction a £42m contract to design and build the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS).
Ferrovial’s US construction subsidiary has won a contract worth US$301m (£242m) to rebuild about 12km of the SL12 highway in Dallas, Texas.
The Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES) has appointed Ann Allen as its new chief executive.
Transport for the North (TfN) has appointed Mace to manage its northern powerhouse rail (NPR) programme.
Highways England is advertising for archaeologists to carry out digs along the route of the planned £1.7bn Stonehenge tunnel in Wiltshire.
Driver Group, a construction consultancy listed on the London Stock Exchange, has a new chief executive.
ISG has started work this week on phase one of the £150m redevelopment of Waltham Forest Town Hall.
US construction group Structure Tone has recruited ISG managing director Danny Blakeston to run its UK operations.
Construction Industry associations have written to the chancellor of the exchequer asking for a further one year delay to the introduction of reverse charge VAT.
Work on the £1.3bn regeneration of Granton Waterfront is set to begin with the appointment of CCG (Scotland) to take forward the first 450 homes.
JCB factory workers have voted to approve temporary flexible working arrangements to save jobs during the coronavirus crisis.
Site preparation works are to get under way today for the restart of Edinburgh’s Trams to Newhaven project, in line with the Scottish government’s easing of work restrictions.
Design of a 2.4km extension to Hong Kong’s West Rail line is to begin.
A planning application has been lodged for a £100m+ construction project to turn Nottingham’s Guildhall building into a hotel.
Balfour Beatty, Britain’s biggest construction contractor, has set up a taskforce to plot a course for coping with – and perhaps exploiting – the post Covid business environment.
Contractors building the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station have hit another major target after breaking their own record for the UK’s biggest single continuous concrete pour.
London-based fit-out and refurbishment contractor Modus Workspace has been fined more than a million pounds after an employeer was seriously injured when he fell from height.
The Unite union has written to the Construction Leadership Council recommending revision to its coronavirus site operating procedures.
Scotland’s construction sector is moving into the first phase of its restart plan today.
A European team has announced that its recycled-plastic surfacing product is now ready for market and an Australian contractor has secured approval for its own system.
Highways England has applied for a development consent order for its planned £100m upgrade of the M25’s junction 28 intersection with the A12 in Essex.