The government’s public spending watchdog says that the HS2 rail project is over budget and behind schedule because the government and HS2 Ltd underestimated its complexity and risk from the outset.
Re:Construction is a new podcast, launched this week by The Construction Index, featuring construction journalists David Taylor and Phil Bishop.
Economists at the Construction Products Association (CPA) are expecting construction output in Great Britain to shrink this year.
Collaboration is key to the efficient delivery of homes and all parties should sit down together at the start of the every project, a new report says.
Construction is now under way of a development of more than 800 homes being built in Sighthill, Glasgow.
Aberdeenshire Council is to seek additional government finance so that it can repair six rural bridges destroyed by flooding last year as it already has a £100m backlog of bridge work.
The global value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in engineering and construction declined in 2019 for the third consecutive year according to latest research from PwC.
Wates is offering prison inmates paid work on its construction sites.
Construction industry lobby groups including Build UK and the FMB have joined business leaders from across the economy in a concerted bid to get their way over immigration policy.
John Sisk & Son officially starts work next week on the £78m upgrade of junction 10 of the M6 in Walsall.
Derbyshire County Council has chosen Morgan Sindall Construction to build a new £5.3m primary school in Littleover, Derby.
Wates Construction has been confirmed as the main contractor for the £73m Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Smethwick.
Midas Group has recruited Steve Hart to its senior management team as divisional director for Mi-space, its housing business.
Construction contractor Stepnell is rationalising its management structure to cut costs after seeing profits dive last year.
Amey’s new chief executive Amanda Fisher has recruited two new managing directors for her executive team.
Lawyer George Mills from Irwin Mitchell’s construction team, reports on the decision in VVB M&E Group Limited & Anor v Optilan (UK) Limited.
Every new JCB Stage V and electric machine sold after 1st March 2020 will come with emissions compliance verification (ECV) as standard.
Kier has been appointed to deliver a £10.5m schools and community hub project by Flintshire County Council.
Building services contractor HE Simm is looking to grow its prefabrication capability and has recruited a new manager to lead the initiative.
Bathroom pod manufacturer Offsite Solutions has developed a new MEP utility pod that includes all the plumbing works.
John Sisk & Sons is expected to begin construction in summer 2020 of a bridge and link road to facilitate housing development at the Northern Arc development in Sussex.
BAM Nuttall, Vinci Construction and VolkerFitzpatrick have been shortlisted to tender for the infrastructure works required for Enfield Council’s Meridian Water development.
The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has ordered construction materials suppliers Breedon and Cemex to suspend their planned asset swap pending a regulatory investigation.
Flintshire County Council is the first local authority in Wales to trial road asphalt mixed with pellets of recycled plastic.
Work has begun at 354 Oxford Street, London to deliver a mixed-use property in a prime West End location.