SMEs back CITB by just one voteSeptember 25th, 2017
Small builders have chosen to back the continuation of the CITB in the tightest of votes on the future of the training body.
John McDonnell: Labour will scrap PFISeptember 25th, 2017
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has announced plans to scrap private finance initiatives and invest in major rail projects if Labour was to win the next general election.
HS2 denies claims project can’t cope without Crossrail 2September 25th, 2017
HS2 has hit back at claims the line cannot cope without Crossrail 2 by stating its confidence in Euston’s ability to cope with the extra passengers high-speed rail will bring.
Sellar’s £775m Paddington Cube faces second High Court challengeSeptember 25th, 2017
Renzo Piano’s controversial £775m Paddington Cube is facing a second High Court challenge – this time over its impact on emergency service access to St Mary’s Hospital.
Summit drives fresh campaign to attract young talentSeptember 25th, 2017
A new campaign to encourage young people into construction has been launched in response to skills workshops at last year’s CN Summit.
Inspectors guilty of falsifying scaffold safety documentsSeptember 25th, 2017
Two scaffold inspectors have been found guilty of falsifying safety certificates after a worker fell through a gap between a building and scaffolding that had been signed off as safe.
Pension fund urges progress on £6bn TransPennine TunnelSeptember 25th, 2017
One of the UK’s largest pension funds has called on the government to give the go-ahead to the £6bn TransPennine Tunnel.
HS2 picks T&T for rerun consultants dealSeptember 25th, 2017
Turner & Townsend has been picked for a retendered HS2 consultants framework after the client found potential conflicts of interest in the previous deal, which was awarded earlier this year.
Amey poaches Carillion regional directorSeptember 22nd, 2017
Carillion’s regional director for the South-east, Ray Jones, has left the contractor to join Amey.
Fresh setback for £40m Salford Central station upgradeSeptember 22nd, 2017
A £40m upgrade to Salford Central railway station has been pushed back further, with works unlikely to start until 2018 at the earliest.