Morrison will build a £40m secondary school in Queensferry after financial close was achieved on the project this week.
Balfour Beatty will complete a Carillion road project in Leeds worth £115m while Galliford Try will take on a £120m highways job in Lincolnshire, the projects’ clients have confirmed.
Westminster win gives Wates first league triumphSubscription
The £500m renovation of Parliament’s Northern Estate gave Wates its first contractor league table triumph on record in May.
Scotland’s Labour leader has called for a government probe into health and safety on the Aberdeen bypass following an investigation by Construction News.
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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.
The contractor top 50 increased more than 20 per cent year on year in February as Mace signed a single £400m deal to claim first place in the monthly league.
There was a crackle of static on the line, then Bill Hocking drew a breath, weighing up the most diplomatic answer.
Galliford Try is building a new test centre for the aerospace giant in an area of the UK renowned for its aviation heritage.
Contract wins among the top contractors grew by nearly a quarter in January year on year, led by Kier’s £595.1m haul.
Team is tunnelling beneath a station on the historic Manchester-Liverpool line while pulling out all the stops to keep the trains above on a level track.
In Newcastle-upon-Tyne contractors are working flat out to deliver new accommodation to replace a much-loved student village
With the end of 2017 closing in and the government about to set out a new budget, armchair Nostradamuses start to give their forecasts for what the year ahead might hold for construction.
The contractor top 50 came crashing back down to earth in September having hit unprecedented heights during the previous month thanks to HS2 wins.
Morgan Sindall has been forced off the summit of the annual contractor rankings after 11 consecutive periods, as HS2’s huge civils deals gave Balfour Beatty the monthly league title.
A recent case has highlighted issues around how the benefits of construction contracts are assigned.
The quietest month of the year so far couldn’t stop Galliford Try recording its second straight triumph in the monthly contractor league.
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