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.
Industry tells Theresa May: Avoid no-deal BrexitSubscription
Five major construction trade bodies have signed a joint letter to the prime minister, calling on her to avoid a no-deal Brexit.
Barclays offers ‘Brexit clinics’ to SMEsSubscription
Barclays will host clinics across the country to help construction SMEs when the UK leaves the EU next month.
Galliford Try wins £275m London regeneration jobSubscription
Galliford Try’s Partnership and Regeneration business has been picked as Ealing Council’s development partner for a £275m regeneration.
Galliford Try is stockpiling key materials to guard against potential importing problems caused by Brexit.
Galliford Try features and analysis
Good news for Galliford Try and Balfour Beatty – the notorious Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) is very nearly finished.
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.
The Lincoln Eastern Bypass has required a staggering £10m of archaeological works as well as overcome the liquidation of its main contractor.
In south London Galliford Try is approaching its eighth year on a residential development by the Thames that now faces the trickiest phase of work yet.
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.
Galliford Try construction chief executive Bill Hocking used an interesting metaphor to explain tier one margins when I spoke to him this morning.
In Birmingham a two-block residential building that tops out at 22 storeys has emerged from the middle of an old subterranean car park.
Steady top-50 activity in May saw Wates bag its first ever monthly league top spot and Sir Robert McAlpine fall back in the annual table.
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.
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.
Working on the Manchester Airport expansion has presented Galliford Try with some uncommon logistical concerns.
Kier tops contractor league with £605m haulSubscription
Galliford Try hires rail bossSubscription
Galliford bonuses survive shareholder rebellionSubscription
Galliford Try MD takes up Lovell positionSubscription