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Issue : 2 March 2018

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  • Mathew Riley managing director Ramboll UK

    This is where digital construction will be in 12 monthsSubscription

    Opinion6 March, 2018

    The past 12 months have seen a number of forces begin to tackle construction’s unacceptable levels of productivity.

  • 20180302 Week in numbers index

    Week in numbers: Carillion's red flag and Crossrail's overspendSubscription

    Analysis2 March, 2018

    It’s been a week of Carillion revelations and company results, alongside Crossrail budget woes and offsite sell-offs – here are the big numbers behind the headlines.

  • Will 2018 be the year of build-to-rent?_Ashley Perry LIV

    Will 2018 be the year of build-to-rent?Subscription

    Opinion2 March, 2018

    In the year since the housing white paper was published, emphasis has been placed on the need to diversify the UK’s housing market – including encouraging further investment in build-to-rent developments.

  • Construction News digital edition – 2 March 2018

    Construction News digital edition – 2 March 2018Subscription

    Features2 March, 2018

    Laing O’Rourke-Canary Wharf Contractors JV exits the battle for £1.65bn HS2 Euston redevelopment as Lendlease wins master-development role; Ex-employee slams ‘culture of late payment’ at Interserve: Separate subcontractors allege similar stories of delay tactics; Special Report: Network Rail infrastructure includes 5 high-profile projects for CP6 as well as ways the rail client can unlock private funding.

  • Generic housing restoration site

    Project starts decline in three months to FebruarySubscription

    News2 March, 2018

    Construction starts were 7 per cent lower in the three months to February thank the same period 12 months ago, construction intelligence provider Glenigan.

  • Keith Cochrane Carillion select committee 180227 1

    Carillion: EY warned board about problems in August reportSubscription

    News2 March, 2018

    Accountancy firm EY warned Carillion’s board that there was a “lack of financial transparency” and “significant operational errors” on big contracts back in August, MPs’ joint inquiry has revealed.

  • Laing O’Rourke tipped for Carillion Royal Liverpool Hospital job

    Laing O’Rourke tipped for Carillion Royal Liverpool Hospital jobSubscription

    News1 March, 2018

    Exclusive: Laing O’Rourke is poised to take over from Carillion as the main contractor on the Royal Liverpool Hospital job, Construction News understands.

  • INDEX ONLY_Inspire Me logo 3x2

    Calling all men: Do women have an ally in you? Subscription

    Blog1 March, 2018

    London’s Sofitel Hotel played host this morning to the first workshop for CN’s Inspire Me campaign, which aims to encourage and support women into industry leadership roles.

  • Network Rail boss: 250 buyers interested in commercial estate_Mark Carne

    Network Rail boss: 250 buyers interested in commercial estateSubscription

    News1 March, 2018

    Network Rail’s chief executive has said it has received interest from around 250 individuals and organisations over buying parts or all of the rail body’s commercial property.

  • Costain’s energy arm back in profit after waste PFI exit_chief executive Andrew Wyllie

    Costain’s energy arm back in profit after waste PFI exitSubscription

    News1 March, 2018

    Costain’s energy and water business returned to profit in 2017 as the company exited its problem Manchester waste PFI contract.

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