Balfour Beatty set for £1.5bn Network Rail dealSubscription
Balfour Beatty has been selected as preferred bidder for the central section of Network Rail’s £1.5bn track and rail system alliance contract.
Balfour Beatty, Vinci and VolkerWessels have been shortlisted seven times each in this year’s Construction News Awards.
Balfour Beatty’s UK margin doubles in 2018 Subscription
Balfour Beatty’s operating margin for its UK construction business almost doubled to 1.5 per cent in 2018 as the company completed another phase of its turnaround programme.
Mace tops monthly league table after HS2 winSubscription
Mace topped the league for contract wins by value in February thanks to its appointment on the redevelopment of Euston Station for HS2.
A former Balfour Beatty managing director has been appointed as chief executive of a façade specialist.
Balfour Beatty: Features and analysis
In a set of results notable for their absence of provisions and surprises, Balfour Beatty delivered a solid set of numbers for the second year in a row today.
One year on from the contractor’s collapse, Binyamin Ali explores what the industry and government can learn about what went wrong – and how to avoid a repeat in future
A look back at the most-read news stories in 2018, from Carillion’s collapse, to the CN100.
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.
Balfour JV wins £290m resi project in Hong KongSubscription
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Balfour Beatty appoints gas and water MDSubscription
Balfour Beatty pays off £250m debtSubscription
Balfour and Kier among firms on £1.5bn frameworkSubscription
Midland Met delays to cost more than £400mSubscription
Balfour Beatty fined £333k after worker crushedSubscription