The Balfour Beatty Vinci Systra HS2 joint venture has today formally signed the contract to manage construction of HS2’s new £1bn Old Oak Common station.
McLaren has been named main contractor for a £190m residential development in London’s Fitzrovia district.
Morrison Construction has marked the official start of work on a £30m project to build new facilities for children and young people in North Ayrshire.
BAM Construction has won a £20m contract to build a new teaching block for Leeds University Business School.
HS2 Ltd is holding an industry days for contractors keen to learn about its procurement plans for Phase 2a civil engineering packages.
Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has been given the go-ahead for its plan to install a 220MW transmission link from the Orkney Islands to Caithness, though it is disappointed by the conditions that Ofgem has set.
Bywater Properties has been given the green light to start work on the conversion of one of Glasgow city centre’s few remaining commercial spaces that spans a whole block.
Hochtief subsidiary CPB Contractors has won the AU$463m (£255m) contract to build the new Sydney Metro City & Southwest Pitt Street Station in New South Wales (NSW).
Atkins has announced three new appointments to its senior leadership to drive business expansion in the Middle East and Africa.
Seddon Construction has broken ground on the construction of a new UK headquarters for US chemicals group Dow.
Transport secretary Grant Shapps ordered the suspension of tree felling on the HS2 project pending the outcome of the latest review of the plans.
City of York Council has selected John Sisk & Son as construction partner to deliver up to £155m of enabling infrastructure for the York Central project.
University College London (UCL) has formally signed contracts with Mace and Vinci for construction of the new UCL East campus on the site of the London 2012 Olympic Park in Stratford.
Yorkshire Water has appointed Amey Utilities for its minor civils framework.
Balfour Beatty has won a £70m contract for a 37km overhead line in the west of Scotland.
Morrison Construction has been appointed as main contractor for the first phase of a £63m development on the site of the Johnnie Walker whisky company’s former home in Kilmarnock.
Salini Impregilo has signed a design-build agreement potentially worth up to US$14bn (£11.2bn) for the planned high-speed railway between Houston and Dallas in Texas, USA.
North Lanarkshire Council is to work with housing developers under a pilot scheme involving the purchase of ‘off the shelf’ homes.
Transport Scotland has published the draft orders and an environmental assessment for the planned A9/A96 Inshes to Smithton link road on the outskirts of Inverness.
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council has signed a pre-construction services agreement with contractor RG Carter for a sheltered housing development.
A roofing contractor has been fined £53,000 after an employee fell to his death from a ladder while climbing off a scaffold tower in Aberdeen.
Share price movements suggest that the City sees Bovis Homes’ potential acquisition of Galliford Try’s house-building operations as a better deal for Bovis than for Galliford Try.
Low-cost housebuilder MJ Gleeson has decided against selling its strategic land division after a review of the business.
RSK, the acquisitive engineering consultancy group, has added Ecologia Environmental Solutions Ltd to the list of firms that it has taken over.
Doosan has agreed to supply all of its European excavators already factory fitted to be equipped with Engcon tiltrotators