Few people realise just how crucial concrete has been to almost every aspect of Crossrail. Lucy Alderson examines how the £14.8bn project has pushed the boundaries of what the material can do.
The Irish construction market is expected to be worth almost €20bn this year and as its economy moves from the panic of a decade ago towards sustained growth, UK companies are looking west.
The findings of Randstad’s 2018 Women in Construction report can be seen as bittersweet.
Carillion’s demise into liquidation has not only disrupted and unsettled the UK’s construction and FM industries but has also dredged up the debate around the success of private finance initiatives.
You wouldn’t know it from the way we talk about our roads and our trains, but Britain is a global leader in infrastructure delivery.
Despite talk of a digital revolution across construction, there is an unavoidable paradox holding the workforce back.
Without great fanfare the North just took back some control. In Liverpool last week Transport for the North (TfN) was officially born, meeting for the first time as a statutory body.
Why is it that the UK’s largest contractors put so much work into getting their gender pay gap data published but then don’t want to talk about how they are tackling the issue?
It’s a year since Theresa May wrote to European Council president Donald Tusk and triggered Article 50, giving the UK two years to leave the EU.
Gender disparity within the UK workforce is a hot topic, now more than ever.
Over the past year it has become clear that housebuilding has moved up the government’s list of priorities – to the point where hardly a week goes by without news of reforms, revisions or consultations.
Just some of the figures behind this week’s news on ONS revisions, HS2 rivals finding out about Fluor, and the latest on Carillion.
Kier reported a healthy rise in half-year profit and revenue this morning, while pointing to a positive full-year outlook.
Leo Quinn was notably relaxed in front of analysts today – even smiling at one point – as he unveiled the work he is doing to steer Balfour Beatty’s continued turnaround.
As Laing O’Rourke reveals its latest financial results, CN looks back over the key appointments, departures, projects and bids from the past 12 months.
Former Carillion bosses appeared in front of the public accounts committee to discuss lessons learned from the contractor’s collapse. Here are five things we learned.
Something very unusual happened yesterday evening at the launch party of Construction News’ Inspire Me campaign.
Lagan Construction announced today that four of its major contracting businesses were in administration, putting 200 jobs at risk.
Following Mark Carne’s announcement that he will be retiring later this year, CN assesses the biggest obstacles his successor will need to tackle during CP6 and beyond.
Carillion’s former leaders have been grilled by a joint select committee of MPs. Here are some of the key revelations from the four-hour hearing.
Carillion never admitted what the problem projects were that led to its £845m writedown in July, which began the public chain of events the led to its collapse.
The liquidation of Carillion has left dozens of contracts at varying stages of completion. CN looks at the latest updates from 17 of the collapsed firm’s major projects.
Carillion has collapsed into liquidation proceedings today after months of financial difficulties. CN sets out five datasets that shed light on the build-up to its downfall.
As the fallout from Carillion’s collapse begins, CN looks at the public sectors in which Carillion is most extensively involved.