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Over-ramp innovation speeds bridge joint replacement

Over-ramp innovation speeds bridge joint replacement

31/10/2014: Replacement of expansion joints on the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge at Dartford has been carried out with minimum traffic disruption thanks to an innovative over-ramp system. more »

Recruitment day at Morgan Sindall

Recruitment day at Morgan Sindall

31/10/2014: Morgan Sindall is holding a recruitment open day in Manchester next week. more »

Drainage expert adds weight to SuDS fudge warning

Drainage expert adds weight to SuDS fudge warning

31/10/2014: There is more criticism today of the government’s revised plans to promote the use of sustainable urban drainage systems (SuDS). more »

Government is warned against diluting SuDS requirement

Government is warned against diluting SuDS requirement

30/10/2014: The Committee on Climate Change has warned the government that its urban drainage plans will do little to reduce the risk of flooding. more »

Ucatt takes umbrella company campaign to parliament

Ucatt takes umbrella company campaign to parliament

30/10/2014: Construction union Ucatt has won support from members of parliament for its campaign against the use of so-called umbrella companies. more »

Bonfire night recruitment event for GB Building Solutions

Bonfire night recruitment event for GB Building Solutions

30/10/2014: Contractor GB Building Solutions is holding a recruitment event in London next week as part of an expansion drive. more »

HSE issues reminder on timber fire risks

HSE issues reminder on timber fire risks

30/10/2014: New guidance has been produced on managing the risk of fire during the construction of timber frame structures. more »

Government calls on Skanska for prompt payment advice

Government calls on Skanska for prompt payment advice

29/10/2014: Major contractor Skanska is helping the government to improve the effectiveness of its policies relating to prompt payment of suppliers and subcontractors. more »

Crossrail 2 preferred route to be safeguarded

Crossrail 2 preferred route to be safeguarded

29/10/2014: Transport for London and Network Rail have produced a preferred route for the proposed £20bn Crossrail 2 project. more »

Builders sign up to Mitie screening service

Builders sign up to Mitie screening service

28/10/2014: The National Federation of Builders (NFB) has signed up to an employee screening service for its members. more »

Southwark Council challenges super sewer permission

Southwark Council challenges super sewer permission

31/10/2014: Southwark Council has filed an application for a judicial review of the government’s decision to grant development consent to the £4bn Thames Tideway Tunnel. more »

Costain retentions dispute pushes specialist contractor close to the edge

Costain retentions dispute pushes specialist contractor close to the edge

31/10/2014: A specialist environmental contractor has been forced to suspend share trading until it can resolve a retentions dispute with Costain. more »

More recruits for WSP

More recruits for WSP

31/10/2014: Engineering services consultant WSP has made several new appointments as it continues its growth strategy. more »

US rise in construction jobs continues

US rise in construction jobs continues

30/10/2014: Construction employment has increased in more than two thirds of US metropolitan areas in the past year. more »

Laing O’Rourke recruits new Middle East MD

Laing O’Rourke recruits new Middle East MD

30/10/2014: Laing O’Rourke has appointed Mark Andrews as managing director of its Middle East business, covering operations in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. more »

Crest Nicholson opens St Albans office

Crest Nicholson opens St Albans office

30/10/2014: Developer Crest Nicholson is planning a push in the northern Home Counties through a newly established Chiltern division, based in St Albans. more »

Interserve moves into probation services

Interserve moves into probation services

30/10/2014: Interserve is set to take over running probation and offender rehabilitation services across much of England. more »

Survey shows construction professionals feel good about their work

Survey shows construction professionals feel good about their work

29/10/2014: A survey of more than 700 construction professionals has revealed that only 10% would not recommend working in the industry, while 74% would. more »

Union seeks assurance on Mitie screening

Union seeks assurance on Mitie screening

29/10/2014: Construction union Ucatt has voiced concern that a new employee screening programme targeted at building companies has the potential to be another blacklisting operation. more »

Balfour shareholders approve Parsons sale

Balfour shareholders approve Parsons sale

28/10/2014: Balfour Beatty shareholders have voted overwhelming to support the board’s decision to sell the US engineering arm, Parsons Brinckerhoff. more »

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