Exclusive: Balfour Beatty is planning to merge the location and management of its ground engineering, living places and Balvac business units and is consulting on redundancies.
Midland Met delays to cost more than £400mSubscription
The NHS trust responsible for the Midland Metropolitan Hospital has admitted the project could cost an extra £400m, with the scheme’s opening delayed until 2022.
Balfour Beatty pays off £250m debtSubscription
Balfour Beatty has paid off a £253m convertible bond in a move that sees its debts reduce by almost half (45 per cent) for the last 12 months.
Balfour Beatty fined £333k after worker crushedSubscription
Balfour Beatty and London Underground have been fined £433,000 after a worker suffered life-changing injuries when his pelvis was crushed in an incident at Whitechapel station.
Balfour JV wins £550m Hong Kong theatre complexSubscription
Balfour Beatty’s international joint venture Gammon Construction has been picked to build a £551m Hong Kong complex featuring three theatres.
Balfour Beatty: Features and analysis
The monthly top 50 contractors league passed the £4bn mark for only the second time this year as Sir Robert McAlpine scooped a first win in 17 months.
Mace took a narrow victory in September’s contractor league as the combined value of wins settled down after a rocky few months.
Highways England’s national resurfacing deal gave Tarmac victory in the monthly league and produced a distorted August top 50 for the second year running.
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.
The value of the top 50 contract wins table hit its lowest point for nearly two years in July as Kier notched up yet another league triumph.
Our industry has a voracious appetite for skilled workers.
When Royal Mail shareholders cast their votes on directors’ pay last week, the results will have sent shivers through boardrooms across the country.
Corporate pay packets are being scrutinised like never before. CN analysed the accounts of the biggest listed construction firms to reveal who earns the most among the top bosses.
Activity across the top 50 contractor league once again held relatively steady in June as Multiplex claimed the summit for the first time since January last year.
The troubled £745m Aberdeen bypass has been hit by repeated delays and the loss of Carillion. Lurking beneath these problems, CN has now seen reports and heard allegations of shocking safety standards that have prompted calls for a government investigation.
British Land is leading a £4bn transformation of Canada Water. Project mastermind Roger Madelin takes CN around a site that is catching the eye of industry heavyweights.
The value of the contract top 50 recovered in April after a miserable March – driven in part by a dominant display from Kier.
Top-50 contract wins were down month on month and year on year in March as Balfour pipped Kier to the league summit.
Construction officially has the worst gender pay gap of any UK industry. Binyamin Ali examines the figures for the 10 biggest contractors and looks at what needs to be done.
The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route continues to make headlines for all the wrong reasons.
Welsh slate exterior, Danish brickwork and wallpaper from France, the completed Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice will be a grand design befitting its royal name.
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