Friday, 30 September 2016

Chinese to get hands-on role at £18bn Hinkley Point C

China General Nuclear will work with EDF engineers to gain expertise for their own nuclear power plants

Thursday, 29 September 2016

Solar-powered slam-dunk

Aecom designs world's first indoor sports arena to get a top green rating

UK firms grab share of £55bn Colombia market

A clutch of UK firms have now set up offices in Colombia to take advantage of the country's fast-growing £55bn construction market

British Steel to 'return to profit'

Former Tata Steel business claims it's on track to make proft in first financial year

Seven CEOs vie for top chief executive award

Building Awards announces the shortlist for the first ever CEOs' CEO of the Year award

BW bullish about hitting £200m turnover by 2020

Fit-out specialist builds on core office expertise to secure growth 'regardless of the economic situation'

Almacantar joins Build UK

Sign up marks another departure for formerly contractor-focussed organisation.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Magnox tender deals blow to £2.9bn consultancy framework

Nuclear decommissioning body launches its own tender for consultancy work

Almacantar ditches tower in favour of West End refurb

Centre Point developer submits plans for an 11-storey building in the West End

Exclusive: Contractor and QS bag £450m London job

The mixed-use project is for Malaysian investor AlloyMtd

Hawkins Brown trumps rivals for £60m student centre

Scheme for University of Central Lancashire to complete in 2019

Arup launches zero-waste 'circular building'

All components and materials used on project on display at Building Centre can be re-used or recycled

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Brexit still hitting us, admits Crest Nicholson

Labour conference latest: Housebuilder boss Chris Tinker says the firm is still being hit by fallout from the vote

Labour's housing policy not ambitious enough, says former minister

Labour conference latest: Former frontbencher John Healey gives mixed review of party policy

Big name architects chase Ipswich bridge

Winner on RIBA organised competition due early next year

Skanska wins London Tech City project

Helical Bar appoints firm to construct the last building at the developer's office and retail project

Make opens Sydney office

Practice launches downunder after string of project wins

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Monday, 19 September 2016

Give us cash and we'll back your building schemes, public tells government

Poll says £5,000 enough to secure backing

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Friday, 16 September 2016

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Clients recommitting to jobs after Brexit jitters, says Galliford boss

Construction group posts record profit but legacy jobs continue to drag

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Sunday, 11 September 2016

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Thursday, 8 September 2016

Alinea boosts residential offering with hire of Arcadis specialist

Alinea has continued its expansion into the housing sector with the recruitment of residential specialist Andy Platts from Arcadis

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

'Shambolic' residential tower wins 2016 Carbuncle Cup

BUJ Architects' Lincoln Plaza is voted ugliest building of the year – 'an unmitigated mess' says one judge

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Monday, 5 September 2016

Chinese client gears up for Docklands tower start

Demolition works clear way for £800m HOK-designed residential skyscraper

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Friday, 2 September 2016

Salford's £1bn Media City expansion gets go-ahead

Six architects involved in latest phase, with 10 new buildings planned

Too few students taking science and maths, Aecom warns

Engineering firm raises skills shortage concern as it publishes analysis on lack of A-level STEM students

Cash for extra school places 'falls 30% short'

School estates body says money for 'basic need' building work at schools is close to a third below what it should be

Campaign launched to offer pupils construction experience

Firms urged to offer placements as part of Construction Youth Trust and Building campaign

Construction activity recovers in August

Acitivity in the construction sector has picked up after nose-diving in July following the Brexit vote