Italian tower crane manufacturer Moritsch Cranes has produced a new luffing jib crane that achieves a narrow out of service radius without the potential mess of any hydraulic oil.
Structural steelwork contractor Severfield has agreed to pay up to £27m to take over groundworks specialist Dam Structures.
Electric power is rapidly gaining traction in the realm of small plant, as can be seen from JCB’s latest offering. And now two crane manufacturers have recently unveiled all-electric versions of their heavy-lift machines
Highways England has confirmed John Graham Construction as its contractor for a revamp of junction 28 of the M25 in Essex, but at a higher than expected price.
Concrete is a material under fire for its carbon intensity but there is no doubting its value, as these award winning-photos demonstrate.
GAP Hire Solutions and Scottish Water are to continue their long-term relationship after signing a new deal that will last at least four years.
Ferrovial’s revenue grew by 4.7% last year and its EBITDA profitability figure soared though there was a net loss once factors including Covid-19 were taken into account.
Sales at builders’ merchants across Great Britain continued to recover in the fourth quarter of 2020 after the shock of the second quarter.
Platform has been given the green light for a major build-to-rent (BTR) scheme at Bonnington in Edinburgh.
WSP and Seymour Whyte Constructions have been engaged to develop new rail infrastructure at the Port of Melbourne in Australia.
The mayor of London has been asked to intervene to block the use of self-employed electricians on Crossrail’s Bond Street station site.
Suffolk County Council Trading Standards has seized another shipment of dangerous ladders destined for UK homes and building sites.
Midlands-based Collins Earthworks has completed excavating the north portal site of HS2’s Long Itchington Wood tunnel.
Regional contractor GF Tomlinson has started construction works on a £6.4m warehouse on a Wakefield industrial estate.
Morrison Utility Services and Eurovia UK have teamed up for a trial of augmented reality technology in the water sector.
The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) says that moving away from plastic cards for trained operators to a smart phone application is a ‘game-changer’ for site safety.
Bob Howden’s business has been hiding its light under a bushel. Now, as it celebrates its 50th anniversary, Grass Concrete wants a higher profile, writes David Taylor
Speedy has set up a specialist hoisting division with an initial £1.5m investment in Geda goods and passenger hoists.
Construction software giant Autodesk has agreed to pay US$1bn to acquire Innovyze, which produces software for the water sector.
Turner & Townsend has appointed Nick Elliott, former director-general of the UK Vaccine Taskforce, to its senior management team in the UK.
Highland Council has awarded RJ McLeod the £11m contract for the Caol & Lochyside flood protection scheme in Lochaber.
A team led by Colas Rail has won a €22m (£19m) track renewal contract in Eastern France.
Foreign jurisdiction clauses cannot be used to sidestep unfavourable adjudication outcomes.
Morgan Sindall withstood the ravages of Covid-19 in 2020 to deliver more than £60m pre-tax profit on group revenues down just 1%.
The 2021 Wolfson Economics Prize is offering £250,000 for the best design for hospitals of the future.