HS2 may have to re-tender major contracts 12.11.2019 07:56

The Oakervee review of the HS2 project recommends that the project go ahead in full, it is reported today, but warns that the major civil engineering contracts ought to be re-tendered.

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Construction output up by 0.6% in Q3 11.11.2019 15:10

Latest numbers from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) indicate that construction output in Great Britain increased by 0.6% in the third quarter of 2019 (July to September).

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Builders produce blueprint for low carbon future 11.11.2019 07:57

If the UK is to meet the government’s target of being carbon neutral by 2050, there are going to have to be some big changes in the construction industry. And today the National Federation of Builders sets out some proposals.

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Utility contractor expand Scottish operations 12.11.2019 14:15

Energy Assets Utilities (EAU) has opened a new base in Stirling to support its expansion plans in Scotland.

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AI brings automated rail inspection closer 12.11.2019 09:01

Artificial intelligence computer software, developed by Omnicom Balfour Beatty and The University of York, could revolutionise rail track inspection, it is claimed.

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Database developed for university construction costs 12.11.2019 08:47

University estates teams now have access to a database of higher education projects and building types, providing benchmark data for cost and design.

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Chinese buyer signs British Steel contracts 12.11.2019 08:10

Chinese steelmaker Jingye Group has exchanged contracts and reached agreement to acquire major assets of British Steel.

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Scottish government launches flooding action plan 11.11.2019 12:39

The Scottish government has launched an action plan setting out minor ways in which businesses and homeowners can help prevent damage caused by flooding.

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Tideway pipe-jackers ready for work 11.11.2019 09:44

Two pipe-jacking machines being used to create part of London’s new super sewer have arrived in west London.

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US takeover at Stoke surveyors 11.11.2019 09:03

Californian cost consultant Cumming has made its third UK acquisition of the past three years.

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New MD for roof truss producer 11.11.2019 08:45

Timber specialist James Donaldson & Sons has appointed Luke Roberts as managing director of Donaldson Timber Engineering.

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Don't miss London Build 2019 10.11.2019 13:00

London Build 2019 (November 27th & 28th, Olympia London) is the leading and largest construction & built environment show for London.

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