10 projects to watch in 2019 Subscription
Our list of 10 projects to watch this year include football stadiums (again), large commercial schemes and two of the largest infrastructure schemes in the country – all challenging in their different ways and worth keeping a close eye on as 2019 unfolds.
15 people to watch in 2019Subscription
From Meggs to Mitchell, Haydn to Harrington, Khan to Kelleher: the 15 industry protagonists you won’t be able to ignore next year.
Construction News takes a tour of a mega-project with HS2 Old Oak Common project director Matthew Botelle to find out how it will be built.
The construction industry is readying to unwrap the government’s Hackitt response.
The Hackitt review was welcomed across UK construction as an opportunity to deliver meaningful reform. But it is important that it delivers the right outcomes.
Despite Toshiba’s recent decision to wind up its NuGeneration plans, there is still a need and appetite for Moorside to happen.
The appointment of Tony Meggs as Crossrail chairman is interesting, not least because I understand he had already decided to leave the Infrastructure and Projects Authority before the role became available.
Theresa May’s removal of the local authority borrowing cap during this year’s party conference was a cause for concern among property developers.
Having worked in construction for more than two decades, I recently received – for the first time ever – a truly diverse set of job applications for a vacancy in my team.
“At what cost?”
2019 is shaping up to be quite the year for UK construction.
This year, Kier opened a record 53 sites across the country as part of Open Doors Week.
Procurement and tendering may not be topics that immediately set the heart alight.
The construction industry is divided into two groups of people.
It’s a common issue within the industry to see high-profile projects making the headlines for being over budget.
This week’s critical figures include Crossrail’s potential overspend and Interserve’s financing renegotiations.
On Friday it was announced that Crossrail’s chief executive Simon Wright was to be replaced by Mark Wild – the project’s third chief executive this year. CN examines the backdrop to the latest change at the top.
There were plenty of announcements in the chancellor’s 2018 Budget that will have an impact on the construction industry.
After Wylfa’s developer announced three more appointments this week, CN recaps what the plans involve, who’s on site and what happens next.
Manchester is providing a wealth of work for contractors to target – but who is already working on the city’s biggest schemes and which jobs should companies keep an eye on?