Mott MacDonald and VolkerFitzpatrick faced the task of revamping a busy station to reflect east London’s chemical history – while also keeping to extremely tight timescales. Lucy Alderson takes a look.
There is growing consensus that the UK must get better at delivering infrastructure.
The North’s economy – much more so than the South’s – relies on our links to international trading blocs like the EU and North America.
The government’s publication of its much-anticipated construction sector deal has been a long time in the making.
Across the UK, the construction industry is facing some peculiarly modern problems.
Our industry needs radical change to meet the government’s ambitions, but there’s a more direct threat we need to face up to.
Sir Robert McAlpine will be 150 years old next year, but the famously media-shy family continues to shun the limelight.
It’s great that Bam Construct UK along with other Bam companies participated in Pride in Manchester and London this year.
Our Women in Construction report surveyed more than 5,500 workers across the construction, property and engineering industries, and the results were reflective of a sector where just 12 per cent are women.
The date for leaving the European Union is fast approaching.
More than 100 years ago, the British were at the height of influence for ambitious construction and infrastructure projects including housing, railways, sewers and tunnels.
When you first read the results of CN’s 2018 mental health survey, you would be forgiven for thinking things are getting worse.
Last week parliament’s transport select committee published a report following its inquiry into rail infrastructure investment, with two key outputs for rail suppliers.
The government’s infrastructure advisory body today called for £30bn to be invested every year in improving UK infrastructure through to 2050.
Following the government’s delayed release of the construction industry sector deal, CN analyses the agreement’s stand-out features.
The UK is now midway between the government’s announcement of new nuclear sites in 2011 and the 2025 tipping point when swathes of existing supply will be shut down. CN takes the opportunity to analyse how each of the six nuclear new-builds is getting on.
Legal challenges to the expansion of Heathrow are likely to substantially delay the construction of a third runway, industry experts have warned.
Interserve’s chief executive Debbie White appeared in front of MPs on the public accounts committee this week to answer questions about the government’s strategic suppliers.
Today saw the government’s costs watchdog publish its investigation into the collapse of Carillion.
Emerging from the first day of witness statements in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, expert evidence revealed four key failings in the building fabric that could have contributed to the spread of the fire on 14 June.
Directors, regulators, accountants – there are many targets in the crosshairs of MPs in the savage and wide-ranging report into Carillion’s collapse, published today.
MPs have published a timeline charting the build-up to Carillion’s collapse as part of the joint inquiry’s final report on the contractor.
KPMG’s administrator’s proposals have revealed that three of the Lagan companies put into administration at the beginning of March were liable for a total of £29.4m.
Interserve finally reported its long-awaited annual results today, which revealed a £244m pre-tax loss.
Today Construction News revealed the performance scores of Network Rail’s top contractors.