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Bam Construction has been appointed to the One Chamberlain Square scheme in Birmingham after the collapse of original contractor Carillion.
Aberdeen bypass opening delayed againSubscription
The troubled £745m Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route completion date has been delayed again and is not expected to open until autumn this year, Transport Scotland has revealed.
A rather interesting painting hangs behind Carillion joint inquiry co-chairs Rachel Reeve and Frank Field.
Business secretary Greg Clark has told the Carillion joint inquiry a crackdown on late payment “needs to be urgent”.
ISG attracts a diverse crowd for Open DoorsSubscription
A dentist, a criminology graduate and an electrical contractor walk into a site office. It’s no joke; it’s day one of Open Doors.
Churchill's office kicks off a week of inspiration Subscription
It’s funny to think that Winston Churchill could have been standing in the exact place I’m brushing croissant crumbs off my coat. I am inside what used to be his office, after all.
The Middle East is a notoriously hard market with a bad reputation for late and lack of payment. But with billion-pound mega-projects on offer, can the risks prove worthwhile? Lucy Alderson investigates.
Women in construction: What do the numbers say?Subscription
Being a woman in construction is hard. But exactly how challenging is it?
Why is construction still holding women back?Subscription
Discrimination. Sexism. Inequality of opportunity. Exclusive research has revealed that these factors are holding back women’s construction careers. So how can these barriers be torn down?
One in five construction companies have never promoted a woman to a senior position and nearly half of female workers say they have experienced gender discrimination, a CN/Randstad survey has found.