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Tarmac fined £1.3m for Liverpool traffic management fiasco

21 Oct 2016: Liverpool City Council and two of its highway contractors have been prosecuted following two separate incidents at poorly managed city centre roadworks. more »

Cleveland Bridge recruits senior team

21 Oct 2016: Structural steelwork contractor Cleveland Bridge UK has ramped up its structures team with a number of senior recruits from across its major competitors. more »

Plant hire firm caught in standpipe clampdown

21 Oct 2016: A Leicestershire plant hire company has been fined for using a standpipe to take water from a hydrant without permission. more »

Ucatt claims victory as Crossrail contractor drops fingerprint scanners

21 Oct 2016: Construction union Ucatt is claiming a victory in its dispute with track work contractors on the Crossrail project. more »

Skanska's Chandler to head Wates Construction

20 Oct 2016: Wates Group has appointed Paul Chandler as group managing director of construction. He starts on 1st January 2017. more »

RICS warns on cost of weak pound

20 Oct 2016: The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is warning that the falling value of the pound against the US dollar and the euro will lead to higher costs for UK construction. more »

£48m Hive tower block planned for Liverpool Waters

20 Oct 2016: Your Housing Group (YHG) has announced plans to build a 30-storey apartment building on Liverpool’s waterfront. more »

New logo for the CIC

20 Oct 2016: A year-long strategic review at the Construction Industry Council has resulted in a new logo for the organisation. more »

RICS blames Brexit uncertainty for slowing growth

20 Oct 2016: Latest quarterly workload report form chartered surveyors indicates that construction workloads in the UK continue to rise, albeit at a slower rate than previously seen in the past three years. more »

Amey trials flood sensors in gullies

20 Oct 2016: Amey is trialling the use of sensors in gullies in Hampshire to prevent roads flooding. more »

Barratt managing director arrested in bribery investigation

20 Oct 2016: House-builder Barratt Developments has suspended Alastair Baird, its managing director for London, following his arrest in a corruption investigation. more »

Snapped winch rope costs Stanton Bonna

20 Oct 2016: Ilkeston-based Stanton Bonna Concrete has to pay nearly £300,000 in fines and costs after an employee broke his jaw trying to clean a cement mixer. more »

Business lobby presses for Lower Thames Crossing

20 Oct 2016: A coalition of transport companies, property developers, retailers and other business organisations have joined to press the chancellor to approve the Lower Thames Crossing (LTC) scheme. more »

Gleeds report calls for new approach to prison design

19 Oct 2016: A change in approach to designing prisons could reduce crime both on the inside and outside, a new study claims more »

Contractor fined £100k for site hoarding failure

19 Oct 2016: A Cambridge construction company has been fined £100,000 after temporary hoarding from one of its sites fell onto a passer-by walking along the high street. more »

Roy Hill steps back into the breach at HS2

19 Oct 2016: CH2M Europe managing director Roy Hill has agreed to step in as interim chief executive of HS2 following the departure of Simon Kirby. more »

Travis Perkins store closures to cost 600 jobs

19 Oct 2016: Builders merchant Travis Perkins is closing more than 30 branches after a fall in demand for plumbing & heating products. more »

Consumer demand for building work holds steady

19 Oct 2016: The first survey of master builders since the EU referendum shows that their workloads have continued to rise, albeit at a slower pace. more »

Video: Tracks start to go down on Bermondsey Dive Under

19 Oct 2016: A new railway junction to uncork a major bottleneck on the approach to London Bridge stations has seen the first new tracks laid this week. more »

Cemex launches lightweight concrete

19 Oct 2016: Cemex has launched a new range of lightweight foamed concretes with a range of densities. more »

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