North Yorkshire County Council will drag Highways England through the courts in a bid to recover £7m it spent on repairs following the alleged “substandard” construction of a multi-million-pound road.
Skanska’s latest financial results have revealed that group operating profit for construction activities in 2017 declined 66 per cent to SEK1.2bn (£107m).
Skanska will cut thousands of jobs across the group as part of a “comprehensive restructure” following problems in its European operations.
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Skanska features and analysis
In Lincolnshire, engineers are boring a tunnel beneath the River Humber to accommodate a new gas pipeline.
Giants of construction have suffered a torrid start to the year.
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.
Stadiums, towers and listed refurbs – the 10 schemes worth keeping a close eye on as 2018 unfolds.
The Construction News Summit brought together tech experts and innovation gurus from across the built environment to target the challenge of industry productivity.
The winners of the Construction Investing in Talent Awards 2017 have been revealed during a glittering ceremony at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel.
In the war for talent, graduates can provide a welcome source of skills – and our six finalists have all shown how best to tap into that resource.
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.
The quietest month of the year so far couldn’t stop Galliford Try recording its second straight triumph in the monthly contractor league.
Winner: Skanska Civil Engineering – M1 J19 improvement
The contractor top 50 fell back in June after May’s high watermark, despite impressive totals for both Galliford Try and Morgan Sindall.
With a huge skills shortage continuing to bite, these eight finalists have shown a desire to attract and retain the brightest talent.
The adoption of BIM continues to grow across the industry – and these organisations have demonstrated an exemplar approach.
Our finalists have all demonstrated an exemplar approach to sustainability on their projects, including complex refurbishments, tricky new builds and even a fire station.
Mike Putnam’s departure from the day-to-day running of Skanska UK leaves Gregor Craig with big shoes to fill.
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