James Wilmore is (acting) deputy editor at Construction News. Prior to CN, he spent more than a decade covering the drinks and retail sector.
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Leo Quinn’s turnaround efforts at Balfour Beatty have seen him rewarded as the best-paid boss among the industry’s publicly listed firms, according to data compiled by Construction News.
Corporate pay packets are being scrutinised like never before. CN analysed the accounts of the biggest listed construction firms to reveal who earns the most among the top bosses.
Housing minister Dominic Raab has suggested offsite construction can help reduce the industry’s “over-reliance on cheap unskilled labour from abroad”.
Carillion was recruiting workers from Portugal and Greece to plug skills gaps on the troubled Aberdeen bypass project before the company went into liquidation in January.
Fresh data and political investigations are shedding more and more light on the impact Brexit is having and will have on skills shortages.
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Cross-sector use and high pour pressure mark out Leada Acrow’s Mammut 350 offering.
WSP has hired a former CH2M executive and an ex-Atkins man as it eyes more opportunities in local government and digital technologies.
Theresa May has pledged to halve the energy use of new buildings by 2030 through “modern construction practices” as part of the government’s industrial strategy.
Galliford Try has warned the financial hit it will take on the troubled Aberdeen bypass is likely to rise after weather-related delays.
Transport secretary Chris Grayling is facing a raft of questions over accountant EY’s overlapping work for HS2 and Carillion.