Willmott Dixon has bagged a £46.5m deal to build the University of Birmingham’s new School of Engineering.
Some of the UK’s largest contractors have told Construction News they are working to improve their payment practices following the publication of new data yesterday.
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The industry’s biggest contractors take an average of 47 days to pay invoices, according to payment practice reports submitted to the government under new rules.
More than 20 contractors have been picked for a £500m construction framework to build affordable homes across London and the South-east.
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The value of the contract top 50 recovered in April after a miserable March – driven in part by a dominant display from Kier.
Many veterans move from the forces into the industry and can offer unparalleled expertise. But contractors must do more to support the mental health of those who struggle with the transition.
In west London contractor Willmott Dixon is working on a tiny site to create a development of epic proportions.
“That was the beginning of Cardiff right here.”
Willmott Dixon staff are learning a thing or two about ancient Egypt during their renovation of Bolton Museum.
It’s funny to think that Winston Churchill could have been standing in the exact place I’m brushing croissant crumbs off my coat. I am inside what used to be his office, after all.
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.
Contractor brings in its category A subcontractors for a building that will be the new face of Kingston University.
More than 80 attendees battled through atrocious ‘beast from the east’ weather conditions to attend CN’s first Inspire Me workshop this week at London’s Sofitel Hotel.
We know our industry is facing up to a skills shortage. It is a crisis that has been apparent for the past five years.
In Wales contractor Willmott Dixon is using advanced concrete techniques to outpace traditional methods.
Kier topped the contractor table for the second time in three months as the festive slowdown dragged overall wins to their second lowest total of 2017.
The contract-win top 50 stabilised in November as industrial specialist Winvic took its first league victory on record.
As construction marks World Mental Health Day, CN looks at the challenges in four main disciplines and asks what can be done to combat stress in this high-pressure industry.