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Family-owned construction contractor Sir Robert McAlpine made a pre-tax loss of £26.8m last year, but with a healthy order book the outlook remains positive.
Today sees the launch of the first tunnel boring machine on the £100m+ HS2 project.
The Scottish government has allocated £120m to Glasgow City Council for the construction of new affordable housing.
New monthly figures from Statistics Canada show a 5.9% rise in building construction, led by the residential sector.
Midlands crane hire company Dewsbury & Proud has taken delivery of its first Böcker truck crane.
Oldham-based Q Crane & Plant Hire has invested in five new Liebherr telescopic-boom crawler cranes.
GMI Construction has been appointed main contractor to construct a £40m purpose-built student accommodation scheme in its home city of Leeds.
Multi-disciplinary engineering specialist Taziker has been awarded a contract by VolkerStevin to support construction of the HS2 Colne Valley viaduct in Buckinghamshire.
The bulldozers have been fired up and work is officially starting on the £1.3bn redevelopment of the London Olympia Exhibition Centre in West Kensington.
Stuart Vaughan and Tim Lohmann have taken over as joint managing directors of Wentworth House Partnership, Keltbray’s in-house engineering consultancy.
Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services has been awarded mechanical and electrical works on the Newhurst Energy Recovery Facility in Shepshed, Leicestershire.
Network Rail has awarded Morgan Sindall a £28m contract to extend the existing rockfall shelter over the railway line between Dawlish and Holcombe in Devon.
Mace Interiors has won the job to fit out the government’s regional new tax office in Nottingham.
A builder has been sent to prison for 24 weeks after he failed to report a serious incident at a construction site he was in charge of.
Speedy Hire has recruited Amelia Woodley from South Western Railway to be its environment, social and governance (ESG) director.
Redrow has received planning permission from the Greater London Authority (GLA) for another 1,200 new apartments at its Colindale Gardens development.
Liverpool-based MSite, which provides site security technology to the construction industry, has been taken over by Swedish company Infobric.
Phil Wilbraham, former Heathrow Airport development director, has been named chairman of the BRE Trust.
Commercial production is set to start of eco-friendly bricks made from construction and demolition waste.
Aberdeen City Council has agreed to produce a masterplan for the beach area and to proceed with the purchase and redevelopment of the city’s market.
Locations of two further metro stations have been confirmed in the central business district (CBD) of Sydney, Australia.
Romford-based building contractors Thomas Sinden has started work on a residential development in northeast London.
First quarter numbers from the National House Building Council (NHBC) confirm that the sector has fully rebounded from the troughs of Covid-19.
Freshwater Developments has secured planning permission to replace a former supermarket on Sevenoaks High Street with flats.