The Procure Framework Partnership goes live nationwide today with 23 appointed contractors.
The recent fire at a Bolton student bedsit block has prompted the Fire Protection Association to call for the government to widen its ban on combustible cladding.
Piling contractor Sheet Piling (UK) has launched a new division called Excavation Support Solutions, offering a temporary earthworks service.
Unite, the construction union, is planning a demonstration at Euston station in London this morning as part of its long-running campaign to get union recognition from Costain Skanska Joint Venture (CSJV) on its HS2 enabling works project.
Midlands contractor GF Tomlinson is starting work on a £5m redevelopment of the Grade II listed Old Rectory, in Clifton Village, Nottingham.
A Cumbrian engineering company is leading the development of a welding robot to repair pipelines from the inside.
Lendlease has appointed David Cadiot as executive general manager for all of its UK construction projects outside of London.
Willmott Dixon has been selected to redevelop the University of Warwick’s arts centre.
British Land has appointed McLaren as main contractor to deliver an £11m renovation of the Royal Victoria Place shopping mall in Tunbridge Wells.
Two people died yesterday when a suspension bridge collapsed in Mirepoix-sur-Tarn, France.
A study has concluded that a hyperloop transport system connecting Cleveland, Chicago and Pittsburgh would be both feasible and of great economic benefit regionally.
Suffolk County Council has published the contract notice for a cut-price version of its planning Lake Lothing Third Crossing in Lowestoft.
Morgan Sindall’s regeneration division, Muse, has been appointed development manager for the £650m North West Quadrant development in Slough.
Consulting engineer Ramboll has recruited Elad Eisenstein from rival firm Arup to lead its urban regeneration work across the UK.
Bowmer & Kirkland has begun construction on Sunderland's new £42m City Hall.
Quantity surveyor Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB UK) has announced changes to its UK board, with the reintroduction of the chief executive role.
Weston Homes has begun the £60m redevelopment of Cambridge Military Hospital in Aldershot into residential housing.
Thames Valley builders merchant Grant & Stone is the latest independent trader to be bought up by private equity investor Cairngorm Capital Partners.
Winvic Construction has officially started work on a distribution centre in Leicestershire for laboratory and medical equipment supplier Sarstedt.
Morgan Sindall Construction has won a £18m contract to build a girls’ school in Small Heath for Birmingham City Council.
Local authority procurement organisation Scape has added a new section to its upcoming £1bn national consultancy frameworks.
Costain and Thomson Engineering have developed a controlled way of installing the steel structures needed for work on a Scottish electrification scheme.
Local sports projects across Ireland are to share a €37m (£32m) pot of capital funding.
Ferrovial Services has been appointed to carry out maintenance of 950km of state roads in Michigan, USA.
Engie has begun work on what is thought to be the largest gas replacement in high rise tower blocks in the UK.