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Net spreads in Grenfell Tower investigation

Net spreads in Grenfell Tower investigation

20 Sep 2017: More than 300 companies and organisation are now under police investigation for the part they may have played in contributing to the Grenfell Tower fire in June. more »

Mitie restructuring takes shape

Mitie restructuring takes shape

20 Sep 2017: Troubled facilities management contractor Mitie is shedding 480 jobs and has put its property management business up for sale. more »

Galliford Try returns for bank fit-out

Galliford Try returns for bank fit-out

20 Sep 2017: Galliford Try has won a multi-million pound contract to fit-out the new HSBC UK headquarters it built at Centenary Square in Birmingham. more »

Sister joins brothers on Shaylor board

Sister joins brothers on Shaylor board

20 Sep 2017: Lana Shaylor has joined the board of directors of Shaylor Group, her family’s firm. more »

Ainscough adds to mobile tower crane fleet

Ainscough adds to mobile tower crane fleet

20 Sep 2017: Ainscough Crane Hire has added a pair of new truck-mounted tower cranes to its nationwide fleet: a Liebherr MK 140 and a Spierings AT6. more »

Arcadis kicks on A66

Arcadis kicks on A66

20 Sep 2017: Arcadis has won a two-year contract with Highways England to develop proposals for the A66 Northern Trans-Pennine scheme. more »

Danish-designed tech centre breaks ground in China

Danish-designed tech centre breaks ground in China

19 Sep 2017: A groundbreaking ceremony has taken place in China for a new building designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects. more »

Florida drones gain clearance to aid hurricane recovery

Florida drones gain clearance to aid hurricane recovery

19 Sep 2017: The USA’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been working with drone operators in Florida to help speed recovery from the recent passage of Hurricane Irma. more »

Billington growth on track

Billington growth on track

19 Sep 2017: Structural steelwork contractor Billington Holdings has reported growing revenue and profit, and is expanding its production capacity. more »

Fusion21 chooses consultants

Fusion21 chooses consultants

19 Sep 2017: Sixty-six companies have been selected for Fusion21’s national consultants’ framework, worth up to £90m over a four-year term. more »

Keepmoat looks to private rented sector

Keepmoat looks to private rented sector

20 Sep 2017: After a year of growth, restructured Keepmoat homes is looking to expand into the private rented housing sector and modular housing. more »

McAlpine JV wins Surrey hospitals package

McAlpine JV wins Surrey hospitals package

20 Sep 2017: South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) has selected Kajima Partnerships and Sir Robert McAlpine Capital Ventures for its £160m estate modernisation programme. more »

Lovell wins £45m Hatfield regen scheme

Lovell wins £45m Hatfield regen scheme

20 Sep 2017: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council has appointed Lovell for a £45m redevelopment of the High View neighbourhood centre in Hatfield, Hertfordshire. more »

Sweco recruits BuroHappold engineer

Sweco recruits BuroHappold engineer

20 Sep 2017: Consulting engineer Sweco has appointed David Leversha as structural director of its UK buildings division. more »

Skills card launched for edge protection installers

Skills card launched for edge protection installers

20 Sep 2017: FASET, the trade body for providers fall arrest and fall prevention systems, has launched a qualification scheme for installers of edge protection. more »

Gleeds expands Indian operation

Gleeds expands Indian operation

19 Sep 2017: Gleeds has expanded its operation in India by opening a fifth office. more »

BAM team unveils plans for €160m Cork scheme

BAM team unveils plans for €160m Cork scheme

19 Sep 2017: A joint venture between BAM Ireland and Clarendon Group has unveiled its plans for developing a new district in the centre of Cork. more »

Multiplex wins $81m Australian uni building

Multiplex wins $81m Australian uni building

19 Sep 2017: Multiplex has won a contract for a new AU$81m (£48m) building at Monash University in the Australian state of Victoria. more »

All terrain cranes to remain exempt from mandatory checks

All terrain cranes to remain exempt from mandatory checks

19 Sep 2017: The Department for Transport has decided against compulsory annual roadworthiness checks for most of the UK’s mobile cranes. more »

Civil engineers launch Project 13 collaboration drive

Civil engineers launch Project 13 collaboration drive

19 Sep 2017: The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has launched an initiative that it hopes will result in a more efficient, productive and profitable construction industry. more »

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