Tom is editor of Construction News.
- 020 3953 2748
How to avoid being the next CarillionSubscription
This year’s CN100 shows an industry that is split between those who are specialists in their field and making a proper margin, and those who are struggling with fragile balance sheets and highly leveraged business models.
Crossrail’s opening could be pushed back by almost a year as the scheme’s central section continues to struggle with rising costs and delays.
Manchester-based McGoff Construction has appointed its first new female director in 45 years.
Ireland must build more than just bridgesSubscription
Property prices in Dublin have grown by almost 100 per cent since their post-crash low of 2012.
Henry Boot reduced debt to £26m in the first half of 2018 from £62.2m a year earlier but has warned of longer lead times for construction contracts.
Channel 4 presents: Carillion for the massesSubscription
If you didn’t watch Channel 4’s Dispatches on Carillion last night but you read the CN Briefing, you didn’t miss much.
Network Rail has tasked Costain with developing a new warning technology to prevent fatalities at footpath and bridleway level crossings.
AstraZeneca has replaced Skanska with Mace on its Cambridge HQ and pushed back completion of the project to 2020.
Time to break out the fine China?Subscription
Malaysia’s new administration is cancelling Chinese state-backed projects, as it tries to wean itself off its neighbour’s friends-with-benefits investment policy.
Lynda Shillaw will join Town Centre Securities as its property director in November.
Construction finance specialist at invoice finance provider Bibby Financial Services Jason Heath outlines the results of the group's report looking at the business landscape in 2020.
Views from the Autodesk BIM conference 2011
The cabinet met this afternoon to discuss its response to the nuclear emergency in Japan.
The most impressive queues at Ecobuild 2011 have generally been reserved for people looking for a caffeine fix.
If you wanted proof that green building can lead to employment, look no further than the numbers of staff at Ecobuild 2011.
It’s May 2010 and a new coalition government has entered Downing Street. Flowers are in bloom, lambs are a-springing (allegedly) and newly elected Prime Minister David Cameron has announced his intention to make this the “greenest government ever”.