Costain and Galliford Try have been fined £1.4m each after an accident led to a man having three toes amputated.
Growth in Galliford Try’s construction business will flatten as the group focuses on margins, the division’s chief executive Bill Hocking has told CN.
Galliford Try has posted pre-tax margin of 4.9 per cent in its latest full-year accounts off the back of a strong housing business, despite its construction division continuing to report losses.
The cost of a Derby road improvement scheme being delivered by Galliford Try has more than doubled since work started 10 months ago.
Interserve and two consortium partners have secured finance to deliver a £105m student complex for Durham University.
Galliford Try features and analysis
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.
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.
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