Companies that delay payments to suppliers during the coronavirus pandemic should remember one thing: what goes around, comes around.
Interserve Group expects to complete the new Nightingale Hospital Birmingham to treat Covid-19 patients tomorrow, Good Friday.
House-builder Taylor Wimpey is offering £600 a month advances on future expected earnings to the self-employed in its supply chain.
Kier and its local supply chain have started work converting the conference centre at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) into a temporary hospital.
Salini Impregilo and Astaldi have introduced a range of protective measures including twice-daily checks on workers’ temperatures to allow work for Milan’s new metro to be resumed as safely as possible.
A new Scottish company has acquired exclusive UK distribution rights for a pothole repair product that is already well established in the USA and Canada.
Latest data from the Office for National Statistics confirm that the UK construction industry was already in decline before the coronavirus arrived.
Tool hire group Speedy is continuing to generate revenue and support contractors that need its services but with a much reduced network.
National house-builder Redrow has furloughed 80% of its workforce and is on course to secure financial backing to get through the crisis.
Property developer Godwin Developments has signed a collaboration agreement with the local landowner to redevelop the former Stafford Rugby Club ground into an £80m mixed-use development.
NEW Episode: This week Bishop & Taylor discuss the latest mixed messages from government on safe site operations.
No building erected in the UK after the year 2000 should contain any asbestos or asbestos-containing material. But that this might not always be the case, according to one asbestos specialist
The temporary shut-down of construction sites across the country has, perhaps unsurprisingly, led to a dramatic upturn in the number of plant thefts.
Angus Council has received the tenders for a £12m flood protection scheme and is aiming to minimise the inevitable delays to the project caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Trades operatives working for Fife-based Kingdom Housing Association are using an augmented reality system to help tenants carry out minor repairs without setting foot in the homes.
The tender process has begun for two packages of a metro rail project that will create thousands of jobs in in Sydney, Australia.
The UK government has refined its guidance to construction companies on operations in England during the coronavirus pandemic.
Kier, Vinci and Sir Robert McAlpine have joined the roster of contractors called on to help the rapid build of emergency field hospitals to help the NHS cope with the Covid-19 emergency.
BAM Construct UK is temporarily laying off close to one in five of its workforce and imposing 20% pay cuts at the top.
There is a skills shortage in the construction industry and it’s especially acute in the heritage sector – but what can be done about it? Hannah Prowse, head of national projects at English Heritage, has some suggestions
Contractor O’Keefe has used cement stabilisation techniques to improve ground conditions at a large brownfield site for the Port of Tilbury. David Taylor reports
The Builders Merchants Federation has produced what might be the construction industry’s most useful service of the moment – a list of where to get supplies.
The Cabinet Office has published new guidance for government purchasers in light of the Covid-19 crisis.
The devolved Scottish government has ordered all non-essential construction work to stop immediately.
Construction activity in the Eurozone slumped in March, falling at fastest rate for over 11 years as measures to limit the spread of coronavirus took hold.