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Manchester leads offices and residential boomSubscription
The residential sector is fuelling strong growth in the development pipelines of major UK cities, according to Deloitte’s latest crane survey.
Balfour Beatty JV wins £705m Hong Kong contractsSubscription
Balfour Beatty’s south-east Asian joint venture Gammon Construction has landed two infrastructure contracts in Hong Kong worth HK$7.7bn (£705m) combined.
BFI drops £130m new HQ plans Subscription
The British Film Institute (BFI) has canned its plans to build a new £130m headquarters on London’s South Bank.
Features and analysis
Foster + Partners has been forced to pay out £3.6m after submitting a design that cost significantly more than the budget. What implications does this have for other projects?
Our top 10 features of the year look at major projects, the collapse of Lakesmere, the UK’s biggest contractors and some innovative materials.
Nuclear power, proton beams and even Chinese modular hotels have featured in the biggest site reports this year.
Stadiums, towers and listed refurbs – the 10 schemes worth keeping a close eye on as 2018 unfolds.
Plymouth’s Museum and Art Gallery is being transformed through a project featuring everything from new build and asbestos strips to heritage carpentry and stained glass restoration.
Tottenham Hotspur battled to an impressive score-draw away at Real Madrid in the Champions League this week.
Building a new hotel within Edinburgh’s UNESCO World Heritage Site amid complex ground conditions posed unusual challenges for ISG
It’s five years to the day since the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Having finally emerged from a difficult preconstruction, Romford’s striking ‘blue box’ leisure centre set Willmott Dixon the challenge of delivering an ice rink on top of a swimming pool.
The contractor must plan for tens of thousands of tourists and inclement weather on a job where every last detail matters.
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Bristol council puts £123m arena project on holdSubscription
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HTC Wolffkran tower crane strike called offSubscription