Late payments

Level playing field needed for SMEs, says FMB

Following the publication of the Government's consultation response to the 'Creating a responsible payment culture' call for evidence, the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) calls on the...

Kier top the contractors league table for May with highest value...

Kier is at the top of the contractors’ league table for May 2019, thanks to 12 contracts awarded with a total value of £397...
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The True Cost of DIY

Having a go at home improvements may be more costly than we think, according to a recent study by construction supplier Burton Roofing. By analysing...
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Leading social housing provider officially opens Arbroath affordable housing

AN attractive £8.1 million development of 71 much needed affordable homes in Arbroath is to be opened by local MSP Graeme Dey. Cairn Housing Association...

Major Edinburgh Development Approved by Local Council

Plans for the future supply of homes in Edinburgh have been given the go-ahead by Councillors at a hearing. The 655-home development at Cammo Estate...
Tender

Small builders workload dips for the first time in six years

Workloads for small and medium-sized (SME) construction firms have taken a dip for the first time in six years, according to the latest research...

Wood wins key role on Hinkley Point C project

Wood has secured a new contract to provide a construction design management advisor service for the Hinkley Point C new build nuclear power station...
New Technology Revolutionise UK Construction

New Technology To Revolutionise UK Construction

A whopping £18 million in funding from United Kingdom Research and Innovation is set to revolutionise the construction industry through new technology. With this...

Council guilty after worker crushed by pack of roof trusses

Darlington Borough Council has been fined £28K after a labourer was injured when a pack of roof trusses fell on him. Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court...
A scaffolder has been fined £750 and ordered to pay costs of £643 for not wearing a harness while working at height. His client, Giant Scaffolding Ltd, faced a more substantial penalty of £15,000 plus £5,000 in costs.

Flying concrete kills worker

A concrete pumping company and its sole Director have been fined after an employee was struck and killed by concrete. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard how...
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