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CITB sells Cskills operation

CITB sells Cskills operation

26 May 2017: The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has agreed the sale of its awarding body, Cskills Awards, to NOCN. more »

BAM wins £35m Studley Castle makeover

BAM wins £35m Studley Castle makeover

26 May 2017: BAM Construction has been selected to convert Grade II* listed Studley Castle in Warwickshire into a holiday complex. more »

Laing O’Rourke gets started on $417m Aussie road scheme

Laing O’Rourke gets started on $417m Aussie road scheme

26 May 2017: Construction is kicking off this month on a Laing O’Rourke project to free up congested roads in Western Australia. more »

£700k fines follow Claxton deaths

£700k fines follow Claxton deaths

26 May 2017: Two companies have been fined a total of £700,000 and a director has received a suspended prison sentence following the fatal crushing of four workers at an excavation site in Norfolk more than six years ago. more »

Dutch Giant targets UK construction

Dutch Giant targets UK construction

26 May 2017: Dutch machinery manufacturer Tobroco is stepping up its efforts to sell its Giant branded construction machinery in the UK with the incorporation of Tobroco Giant UK Ltd. more »

Plans go in for Swansea student halls

Plans go in for Swansea student halls

25 May 2017: Crosslane Student Developments has submitted a planning application for a £24m purpose-built student accommodation development on The Kingsway, Swansea. more »

Jablite protects its thermal floor kit

Jablite protects its thermal floor kit

25 May 2017: After £1m of product development and two years of work, Jablite has secured patent protection for its All-In-One Thermal Floor System. more »

Spanish stadium to get new roof

Spanish stadium to get new roof

25 May 2017: An engineering contract has been awarded in preparation for replacement of the roof of a Spanish stadium that was a venue for the 1982 FIFA World Cup. more »

£250m wall insulation framework tendered

£250m wall insulation framework tendered

25 May 2017: Efficiency East Midlands is seeking suppliers for a £250m wall insulation and render framework. more »

Wolverhampton's £55m Westside scheme to start early 2018

Wolverhampton's £55m Westside scheme to start early 2018

25 May 2017: Construction of a £55m regeneration scheme in Wolverhampton city centre remains on course to start in early 2018, the developer has said, despite funding not yet being in place. more »

Cemex drivers agree pay settlement, call off strike

Cemex drivers agree pay settlement, call off strike

25 May 2017: Cemex UK has resolved the pay dispute with its bulk tanker drivers and the planned strike action has been called off. more »

Graham lands Kew Gardens role

Graham lands Kew Gardens role

26 May 2017: John Graham Construction has won a contract with the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew to carry out a programme of capital works over the next five years. more »

BAM signs for Dublin student digs

BAM signs for Dublin student digs

26 May 2017: BAM Ireland has signed a €43m (£37m) contract to build a 296-bed student accommodation block in Dublin. more »

McLaren secures £38m Brighton College contract

McLaren secures £38m Brighton College contract

26 May 2017: McLaren Construction has won a £38m contract to design and build a new sports and science facility for Brighton College. more »

Volunteers from Balfour Beatty and Motts build Rwandan footbridge

Volunteers from Balfour Beatty and Motts build Rwandan footbridge

26 May 2017: Volunteers from Balfour Beatty and Mott MacDonald are heading out to Rwanda next month to build a footbridge. more »

Tarmac renews M25 contract

Tarmac renews M25 contract

25 May 2017: Tarmac has secured a framework contract worth £10m a year with M25 operator and maintenance company Connect Plus. more »

IPAF seeks UK manager

IPAF seeks UK manager

25 May 2017: The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is advertising for a new UK general manager following the departure of Dave Roddy. more »

Green light for 30km Indian metro scheme

Green light for 30km Indian metro scheme

25 May 2017: The Indian government’s cabinet has approved a 30km metro rail project aimed at encouraging people to move to satellite towns outside of Delhi. more »

Denmark's CableLift returns to the UK

Denmark's CableLift returns to the UK

25 May 2017: A Danish-made cable-based alternative to the hook-loader has a new UK distributor. more »

Survey confirms the rise of CSR questions

Survey confirms the rise of CSR questions

25 May 2017: A survey of 150 larger electrical contractors confirms that clients are increasingly demanding to see evidence of corporate social responsibility as a condition of appointment. more »

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