Balfour JV wins £290m resi project in Hong KongSubscription
Balfour Beatty’s Far East JV has been awarded a £289m luxury residential project in Hong Kong.
Balfour Beatty has lost a dispute with the University of Warwick over the interpretation of ‘practical completion’.
Van Elle chief executive Mark Cutler insisted the company is not “broken” after a profit warning wiped out a third of its market value this morning.
Midland Met sets £320m cap to finish hospitalSubscription
A £320m cap has been set on any bids to finish the Midland Metropolitan Hospital, according to a contract notice released today.
Balfour and Kier among firms on £1.5bn frameworkSubscription
Thirteen contractors have been appointed to a North West Construction Hub framework worth up to £1.5bn.
Balfour Beatty: Features and analysis
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.
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.
Balfour Beatty aims to eliminate vibrating toolsSubscription
Mace edges Morgan to take September league crownSubscription
Balfour bags £85m Urbanest student halls dealSubscription