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Crane collapses in New York, killing oneSubscription
A crane has collapsed in lower Manhattan, killing one person and leaving two people seriously injured.
ISG wins 'highly complex' £17m office refurbSubscription
ISG has won a £16.9m deal to refurbish a seven-storey London office at 72-75 Fenchurch Street.
Alarm bells as need for pupil places growsSubscription
One year ago, the Local Government Association warned it would cost £12bn to create room for the 900,000 extra pupils that would need to cram into England’s schools over the next decade.
With occupational disease statistics proving the need for action, the industry’s leaders are coming together to drive home change.
British Gas will axe 500 jobs and shut its loft and cavity wall insulation business.
Roger Bayliss to oversee Skanska UK efficiencySubscription
Roger Bayliss has been appointed to a new role overseeing operational efficiency at Skanska.
CITB: 230,000 workers needed to match growthSubscription
More than 230,000 workers will be required by 2020 to meet the skills gap, according to the CITB.
Balfour recruits international telecomms chiefSubscription
Balfour Beatty has appointed a former telecommunications chief procurement officer for a newly created role as international procurement director.
A John Prescott moment for healthSubscription
In 2001, then deputy prime minister John Prescott told the construction industry it had six months to sort out its approach to safety.
Harlow contractor CJ Pryor has put itself up for sale with 77 jobs under threat.
Construction finance specialist at invoice finance provider Bibby Financial Services Jason Heath outlines the results of the group's report looking at the business landscape in 2020.
Views from the Autodesk BIM conference 2011
The cabinet met this afternoon to discuss its response to the nuclear emergency in Japan.
The most impressive queues at Ecobuild 2011 have generally been reserved for people looking for a caffeine fix.
If you wanted proof that green building can lead to employment, look no further than the numbers of staff at Ecobuild 2011.
It’s May 2010 and a new coalition government has entered Downing Street. Flowers are in bloom, lambs are a-springing (allegedly) and newly elected Prime Minister David Cameron has announced his intention to make this the “greenest government ever”.