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Road maintenance deal propels Kier to top of contracts league

Road maintenance deal propels Kier to top of contracts league

12 Dec 2017: Total value of new construction contracts registered by the Builders' Conference in November 2017 was £4.2bn, a 12.5% fall on the £4.8bn registered in the previous month. more »

Contracts league table crashes back to reality

Contracts league table crashes back to reality

3 Oct 2017: UK construction contract awards returned to more normal levels in September 2017 after the HS2-induced heights of August. more »

New contract awards hit five-year low

New contract awards hit five-year low

2 Aug 2017: Data gathered by the Builders’ Conference indicates a downturn in UK construction activity ahead with a slowdown in new contracts being signed. more »

Nine Elms contractor takes February league title

Nine Elms contractor takes February league title

3 Mar 2017: A single mega £700m contract for a mixed use development at London’s Nine Elms gave Multiplex the top spot on the BCLive contracts league table for February 2017. more »

Contract awards plummet 24% in November

Contract awards plummet 24% in November

5 Dec 2016: The value of new construction contracts signed in the UK fell by a quarter last month. more »

Carillion tops BCLive contracts league for September

Carillion tops BCLive contracts league for September

6 Oct 2016: September 2016 saw a 37% fall on new construction contracts signed, according to data collected by the Builders’ Conference. more »

Steady as she goes

Steady as she goes

1 May 2016: May brought with it a continuation of the inertia established in April as the nation, and more specifically construction, holds its breath ahead of the Brexit referendum. Neil Edwards reports more »

Déjà vu all over again…

Déjà vu all over again…

1 Mar 2016: This month’s tally of contract wins has a strangely familiar flavour – in fact it’s a lot like last month’s, says Neil Edwards more »

A flying start

5 Jan 2016: The UK construction industry has started 2016 in much the same buoyant mood as it finished 2015. Neil Edwards reports more »

M&E contractors bounce back

M&E contractors bounce back

26 Oct 2015: Our analysis of the financial health of the UK’s largest M&E contractors finds that they have bucked the industry trend of shrinking profitability by almost doubling their margins and improving their overall financial rating in the past year.
Nick Hood reports: more »

BAM tops contract league table in October

BAM tops contract league table in October

7 Nov 2017: The Builders’ Conference BCLive league table recorded an unexpected rally in October, with the monthly total of new construction contracts signed topping £4.6bn. more »

HS2 sets contracts league on fire

HS2 sets contracts league on fire

5 Sep 2017: The BCLive contracts league table for August 2017 was totally dominated by the award of £6.6bn of civil engineering contracts for the HS2 rail project. more »

Barry Waterfront scheme propels Persimmon to top of the league

Barry Waterfront scheme propels Persimmon to top of the league

10 May 2017: The BCLive contracts league table topped the £4bn mark for April 2017 thanks to a £700m deal for Persimmon right at the end of the month. more »

Kier tops January contracts league

Kier tops January contracts league

3 Feb 2017: Kier has topped The Builders’ Conference BCLive contracts league table for January with a haul of 14 contracts during the month worth an aggregate £282.4m. more »

Laing O’Rourke tops October league

Laing O’Rourke tops October league

8 Nov 2016: A single contract brought some colour to the cheeks of the recently pale-looking Builders’ Conference BCLive contracts league table in October. more »

So what now?

22 Jul 2016: With the post-Brexit machinations still being played out in the halls of Westminster and Brussels, what does life outside the EU mean for the UK construction sector? In the absence of facts, Neil Edwards looks at the figures more »

Brexit casts a long shadow

Brexit casts a long shadow

1 Apr 2016: Economic uncertainty fuelled by the Brexit debate is inhibiting contract awards and – more worryingly – tenders. Neil Edwards reports more »

Cuts both ways

Cuts both ways

1 Feb 2016: With the Office for National Statistics suggesting the possibility of an economic slump, contract awards for the month of February eased back slightly. But Neil Edwards is not sounding the alarm just yet more »

More of the same

1 Nov 2015: Contract award levels look set to remain strong till the end of the year. Neil Edwards reports more »

And Britain’s most profitable building company is…

And Britain’s most profitable building company is…

4 Sep 2015: Robertson Group has emerged as Britain’s most profitable builder after an exclusive analysis for The Construction Index by corporate health specialist Company Watch. more »

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