Robertson wants ‘bigger bite’ of civils marketSubscription
Robertson Group wants a “bigger bite” of the civils market to boost its growth in the coming years, the Scottish contractor’s boss has told Construction News.
HS2 boss and construction minister join CN SummitVideoSubscription
HS2 chief executive Mark Thurston and construction minister Richard Harrington are among the latest confirmed speakers to join the two-day CN Summit.
Willmott Dixon has reported a 20 per cent increase in pre-tax profit following an increased focus on construction and fit-out last year.
Interserve agrees £50m Edinburgh Haymarket saleSubscription
M&G Real Estate has announced it has acquired Interserve’s Edinburgh Haymarket development site for £49.1m.
Urban & Civic doubles down on development plansSubscription
Urban & Civic wants to double the number of sites in development, its chief executive has told Construction News, as government policy and planning favours large sites.
Interserve’s chief executive Debbie White and chief financial officer Mark Whiteling have perhaps the toughest management jobs in the industry right now.
KPMG’s administrator’s proposals have revealed that three of the Lagan companies put into administration at the beginning of March were liable for a total of £29.4m.
Interserve finally reported its long-awaited annual results today, which revealed a £244m pre-tax loss.
Construction is arguably the sector of the UK economy most prone to insolvencies and bad debts.
Carillion’s demise into liquidation has not only disrupted and unsettled the UK’s construction and FM industries but has also dredged up the debate around the success of private finance initiatives.
Construction News editor Tom Fitzpatrick and associate editor Damon Schünmann visited Mipim to catch up with developers and contractors. Here are nine talking points from the Cannes conference.
Kier reported a healthy rise in half-year profit and revenue this morning, while pointing to a positive full-year outlook.
Leo Quinn was notably relaxed in front of analysts today – even smiling at one point – as he unveiled the work he is doing to steer Balfour Beatty’s continued turnaround.
How envelope specialists have been hit by insurance hikes – and why they don’t know if today’s jobs will remain compliant.
Carillion has continued to hog the headlines in the past seven days but debate among CN readers has broadened to look at the wider implications and what needs to change.
Construction News readers have made their reactions clear this week following Carillion’s liquidation. Here are some of the key talking points from the comment sections of CN’s coverage.
Today marks the end of the government consultation on the practice of cash retentions under construction contracts.
How did it suffer such a catastrophic failure, what happens next and what will it mean for the industry?
Video: CN editor Tom Fitzpatrick and reporters Jack Simpson and David Price discuss what led to Carillion’s shock collapse.
Carillion has collapsed into liquidation proceedings today after months of financial difficulties. CN sets out five datasets that shed light on the build-up to its downfall.
As the fallout from Carillion’s collapse begins, CN looks at the public sectors in which Carillion is most extensively involved.
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