Costain and Galliford Try have been fined £1.4m each after an accident led to a man having three toes amputated.
Offsite investment 'below 2%' at most firms Subscription
A survey of top construction industry executives has revealed the majority of firms invest less than 2 per cent of company revenue in offsite construction.
Ground engineering specialist Aspin has appointed ABC Electrification managing director Graeme Castle as its new chief executive.
Network Rail has tasked Costain with developing a new warning technology to prevent fatalities at footpath and bridleway level crossings.
Costain’s margin up as revenue drops £115mSubscription
Costain has revealed a rise in pre-tax margin to 2.6 per cent for the first half of 2018 as revenue dropped by £115m.
Costain features and analysis
“So, farewell then […] it would be surprising if the company was still around in a year’s time,” The Independent wrote of Costain in its business pages back in 1995.
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.
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 contract-win top 50 stabilised in November as industrial specialist Winvic took its first league victory on record.
Our 10 most-read news stories of the year included contract wins, corruption scandals, administrations and one sad, untimely death.
The sector holds many demons but disputes over complex contracts and tricky engineering can be dodged with a few sensible steps.
CN takes an exclusive tour of the UK’s first new nuclear plant in a generation to find out what it takes to deliver a project of unprecedented scale and complexity.
This week marks 10 years since the opening of Britain’s first high-speed railway. What lessons does it offer as construction begins on its second?
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