Forterra mothballs Bison factory 3.6.2020 09:10

Building products producer Forterra plans to mothball its Bison hollowcore flooring plant in Derbyshire and make around 225 redundancies as part of a wider restructuring.

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Ibstock plans redundancies and closures 3.6.2020 08:51

Brick and block producer Ibstock is in redundancy talks with employees as a result of the impact of the coronavirus lockdown.

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Construction professions call for wider combustibles ban 3.6.2020 08:40

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is recommending government extends the ban on the use of combustible materials to a wider range of buildings than is currently proposed.

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Construction contract volumes return to normal 3.6.2020 08:26

New construction contract awards in May 2020 returned to more normal levels in May 2020 after a bumper harvest in March and April.

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Kier Highways and Seddon readmitted to Prompt Payment Code 3.6.2020 10:00

Kier Highways and Seddon have been readmitted to Prompt Payment Code after demonstrating improvements in payment practices to their supply chain.

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Morrison to redevelop Aberdeen Station 3.6.2020 09:45

Morrison Construction is to start work on an £8m redevelopment of Aberdeen Station once coronavirus working restrictions are eased.

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UPP appoints construction director 3.6.2020 08:39

University Partnerships Programme (UPP), which provides residential and academic buildings on university campuses, has appointed Adam Tyson as its construction director.

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Cough guard that clips on to hard hat 3.6.2020 08:35

Hard-hat supplier JSP has come up with a cough guard specifically for construction workers, to stop them catching infections like Covid-19.

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Planning approval for Old Kent Road flats 3.6.2020 08:22

The London Borough of Southwark has granted planning permission for a £130m redevelopment of an old warehouse site.

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Morrison picked for ‘factory of the future’ 2.6.2020 09:44

The University of Strathclyde has awarded Morrison Construction a £42m contract to design and build the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS).

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New chief for Civil Engineering Surveyors 2.6.2020 09:37

The Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES) has appointed Ann Allen as its new chief executive.

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Mace drafted in to support northern rail ambitions 2.6.2020 08:54

Transport for the North (TfN) has appointed Mace to manage its northern powerhouse rail (NPR) programme.

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