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Balfour Beatty revives Kilpatrick brand

Balfour Beatty revives Kilpatrick brand

26 Aug 2016: Balfour Beatty is combining its Engineering Services and Engineering Construction businesses to create Balfour Beatty Kilpatrick. more »

Mick George spreads out into M&E

Mick George spreads out into M&E

26 Aug 2016: Earthworks and demolition contractor Mick George is diversifying – it has set up a mechanical & electrical division. more »

Modular breaks through into build-to-rent market

Modular breaks through into build-to-rent market

25 Aug 2016: A 23-storey block of flats for the private rented sector in Greenwich is to be built from modules made in a factory in Shropshire. more »

Root-and-branch review brings tube maintenance back in house

Root-and-branch review brings tube maintenance back in house

25 Aug 2016: After 13 years, Amey is losing a lucrative maintenance contract with London Underground as the work is brought back in house. more »

Australian stats show jump in Victoria’s construction

Australian stats show jump in Victoria’s construction

25 Aug 2016: Construction activity in the Australian state of Victoria has bucked the national trend by increasing 9.8% in the year to June 2016. more »

UK maintains strong trade surplus in construction machinery

UK maintains strong trade surplus in construction machinery

24 Aug 2016: UK exports of construction and earthmoving equipment continued to show modest growth in the second quarter of 2016, and reverse the declining trend seen in 2015 when demand fell in many major overseas markets. more »

Costain sees opportunities ahead despite the ghost of contracts past

Costain sees opportunities ahead despite the ghost of contracts past

24 Aug 2016: Costain sees as much upside as downside to Britain’s exit from the European Union, chief executive Andrew Wyllie said today. more »

BAM Construct profits up 80% in 2015

BAM Construct profits up 80% in 2015

23 Aug 2016: BAM Construct UK has filed its 2015 accounts showing an 80% rise in profits and turnover up marginally to nearly £900m. more »

Ramboll appoints new UK boss

Ramboll appoints new UK boss

23 Aug 2016: Mathew Riley has joined consulting engineer Ramboll as its new UK managing director. more »

Galliford team names its HS2 chief

Galliford team names its HS2 chief

23 Aug 2016: David Blackburn, managing director of major projects at Galliford Try, has been put in charge of the firm’s HS2 bid vehicle. more »

Brick makers rail against estate agents' shortages claims

Brick makers rail against estate agents' shortages claims

25 Aug 2016: Claims by estate agents that houses prices are rising excessively because of a shortage of bricks have been rubbished by brick producers themselves. more »

VAT fraudster gets two years

VAT fraudster gets two years

26 Aug 2016: The director of an Edinburgh construction company, who lied about her business expenses in a VAT fraud, has been jailed for two years. more »

Plans in for Salford tower blocks

Plans in for Salford tower blocks

25 Aug 2016: A planning application has been submitted for a £150m residential towers development in Salford. more »

Construction temporarily slows for Boot but profits soar

Construction temporarily slows for Boot but profits soar

25 Aug 2016: Higher land sales and increased property development activity more than compensated for a dip in construction at contractor/developer Henry Boot in the first half of 2016. more »

Builders' merchants report rising sales

Builders' merchants report rising sales

24 Aug 2016: Latest numbers from builders’ merchants indicate a rise in sales in the second quarter of 2016. more »

Carillion leans further on support services

Carillion leans further on support services

24 Aug 2016: Carillion has reported 10% revenue growth for the first half of 2016 but flat profits. more »

East Midlands tax fraud case comes to a close

East Midlands tax fraud case comes to a close

24 Aug 2016: An investigation by HM Revenue & Customs into a network of 17 construction tradesmen in the East Midlands has concluded with the final one of them being prosecuted this week. more »

Persimmon full of post-Brexit optimism as profits surge

Persimmon full of post-Brexit optimism as profits surge

23 Aug 2016: House-builder Persimmon has reported a 29% jump in half-year profits and is expecting further growth in the months ahead as it steps up output. more »

Bursaries offered for engineering postgrads

Bursaries offered for engineering postgrads

23 Aug 2016: The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) is inviting applications for bursaries it is offering for Master of Science degree courses – but you have just one week to apply. more »

Roofers prosecuted after fatal fall

Roofers prosecuted after fatal fall

23 Aug 2016: Two roofing contractors and one of their directors have been fined after a worker fell to his death through a skylight. more »

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