CN exclusively reveals allegations that site chaos, confusion and ill-discipline lie behind the delays to Tottenham Hotspur’s £850m stadium.
Residents have been left in fear and confusion by the slow pace of re-cladding private blocks deemed unsafe. Jack Simpson examines the factors behind the delays and what the future holds for these works.
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Leeds General Infirmary is getting a precision-engineered extension that is being constructed just yards from life-saving surgeries.
The housing secretary’s recent announcement of a £1bn Housing Delivery Fund to develop homes for rent or sale is a welcome move that will help SMEs overcome a common barrier to their growth.
In spring next year, Leeds’ new district heating network is expected to come online.
UK construction appears to be in a downward spiral of underperformance and increasingly poor health.
Last week the government issued its Brexit ‘no deal’ analysis.
The accusations this month that collapsed subcontractor Vaughan Engineering had been using Carillion’s liquidation as a ‘smokescreen’ to hide its own poor payment record will not surprise many in the industry.
Crossrail’s opening could be pushed back by almost a year as the scheme’s central section continues to struggle with rising costs and delays.
For the first time since the Victorian era, at times the UK’s electricity system is running without the use of any coal – sometimes for days.
Let’s step a year or two into the future.
There’s no next-day delivery option for major infrastructure projects, but the construction industry would do well to take notes from the e-commerce boom.
When new recommendations for transport infrastructure emerge, one of the first questions asked is: how much will they cost?
Something unexpected happened when US retail giant Target altered its store design for approximately half its stock in a quest to reduce energy consumption.
‘The Retentions War’ – that was the title of Lucy Alderson’s excellent feature in the last issue of CN. While it was eye-catching, some perspective is required.
Interserve revealed today that it made a £6m pre-tax loss for the first half of 2018.
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.