Issue : 16 March 2018
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Plummeting new orders point to lean year aheadSubscription
The latest ONS data shows that January was the construction industry’s worst monthly performance since June 2012, with output falling 3.4 per cent.
The story of 2018 so far seems best summed up as one step forward, two steps back for the UK construction sector.
Project disputes can have a devastating effect on the parties involved and their finances, but the industry may be close to breaking through a number of alternatives to adversarial contracting
When it comes to procurement, there are often a number of challenges that contractors and clients face as they take on decreasing budgets and mounting service delivery pressures.
The contractor top 50 increased more than 20 per cent year on year in February as Mace signed a single £400m deal to claim first place in the monthly league.
Just some of the figures behind this week’s news on Balfour Beatty and Kier’s financial updates, a hefty fine for Network Rail and Norwich’s regeneration
Plans have been lodged for a new 56-storey office block to be built in the City of London, nicknamed the “Cheesegrater 2”.
Carillion’s failure has raised some “fundamental questions” about the outsourcing sector, the boss of troubled Mitie has admitted.
Network Rail fined £733,000 after derailmentSubscription
Network Rail has been fined nearly £750,000 after it was found that inadequate maintenance led to the derailment of a freight train in 2013.
Berkeley has warned it cannot ramp up its housebuilding levels due to the difficulty of getting projects started under current planning laws.