Issue : 17 August 2018
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Highways England’s most senior engineer has moved to reassure drivers following the Genoa bridge collapse by stating that none of its bridges are constructed in the same way.
A former tax consultant who masterminded the theft of millions from the pay packets of construction workers has been jailed for nine-and-a-half years.
A look at the numbers behind Balfour Beatty’s half-year results, Interserve’s US-based EfW partner and the cost of replacement cladding on a Carillion development.
Interserve and two consortium partners have secured finance to deliver a £105m student complex for Durham University.
Exclusive: Balfour Beatty chief executive Leo Quinn has confirmed the company is carrying out remedial works worth millions on the Don River Bridge as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route.
The man in charge of getting the Midland Metropolitan Hospital finished has told CN he wants up to five bidders competing for the £300m-plus contract to complete the job.
Who'd build a stadium?Subscription
It’s not been the most auspicious summer for London’s Premier League clubs looking to expand their stadiums.
The government has confirmed it will directly fund the completion of Carillion’s Midland Metropolitan Hospital project.
Murphy wins £11m luxury development dealSubscription
Murphy has won a contract to build a £11m luxury mixed-use development in Henley-on-Thames.
Mace’s development arm has been given the go-ahead for a 247-home residential and student development in Sheffield.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has revealed the 29 developers, housing associations and contractors that will make up the new London Development Panel (LDP2).
PwC staff were paid an average of £356 an hour by the official receiver for their work on Carillion’s liquidation, letters released by MPs’ joint inquiry have revealed.
The rise of 'social' procurement post-CarillionSubscription
The government has moved to bring more social value into public procurement. What exactly is proposed and what will it mean for contracts?
Interserve’s partner on three energy-from-waste problem projects has breached its financial covenants after losing $211m (£165m) in three months to the end of June, according to its quarterly results.
Balfour treads the new pathSubscription
There’s one thing subcontractors and journalists have very much in common: we’re both on the lookout for tell-tale signs of trouble among main contractors.
Kier wins tropical medicine university jobSubscription
Kier has won the contract to build a research facility for the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).
Canadian giant to buy Peter Brett AssociatesSubscription
Canadian engineering giant Stantec is set to acquire UK consultant Peter Brett Associates.
QPR puts Linford Christie Stadium plans to fansSubscription
Queens Park Rangers FC has presented new stadium proposal to its supporters in an email sent last night.
Balfour uses cash boost to pay down debtsSubscription
Balfour Beatty has used extra cash generated in the first half of 2018 to pay down debts, its interim results revealed this morning.
The widely reported skills crisis and lack of fresh recruits in construction is not new news to us, and most recently the Chartered Institute of Building stated that the industry will need to find 157,000 new recruits by 2021 to keep up with demand.