Construction News

Growing demand and skills shortage in Northern Ireland construction sector

The survey revealed that just under 60% of firms were struggling to hire carpenters.

Lagan Construction Group wins £3M Donegal contract with Irish Water

Lagan Construction Group are working in partnership with Donegal County Council.

Deal signed on £53M Chorley housing scheme

Lovell signs deal with HCA to build 220 new homes in Lancashire.

BVRLA say TFL need to justify Direct Vision Standard Plan

The association has called for policymakers to consult the industry and put together a nationwide road safety framework. .

Housing planning approvals continuing to rise

Around 90,200 residential units were approved during the fourth quarter of 2016.

Industry could be ‘revolutionised’ by offsite construction

A new report from the CITB examines in potential impact of offsite construction.

Sunderland’s New Wear Crossing ranked as “exceptional”

The inspector said the New Wear Crossing site was “extremely clean, tidy and well organised”.

Call for end to constraints on composite materials worth billions to UK industry

The regulation could bring more than £4Bn to the UK by the year 2030.

FMB report Scottish construction SMEs booming

One in two construction SMEs predict continued rising workloads in the coming months.

Architectural ceilings completed at Farringdon and Liverpool Street stations

The Elizabeth line will carry over 200 million passengers per year.