Construction News

More Scottish funding for affordable housing

The Housing Minister announces a £10M fund to build affordable homes across the Highlands.

World’s first building made from Hardwood cross-laminated tulipwood opens

Project described as important step for modern architecture and construction.

Transport Minister encourages women to consider a career in engineering

Visit was to mark International Women in Engineering Day.

Eleven high-rise buildings fail fire safety tests

The eleven effected buildings are situated in eight local authority areas.

Government announces two HS2 franchise shortlists

Companies bidding for the West Coast Partnership and South Eastern rail franchise revealed.

CITB retains Skills Test in new SVQs following industry backing

Response from employers was heavily in favour of the Skills Test.

Building sustainably is our human duty – interview with Envirobuild’s Dr Aidan Bell

The reason for sustainability is "we cannot carry on as we are doing."

CIOB to investigate build quality in construction industry

CIOB say they have a duty to act in the public interest.

Gatwick Airport construction team win “Highly Commended” award

The airport’s construction team was recognised with a ‘Highly Commended’ for Construction Engineering.

Wilmott Dixon wins £20M medical school contract

Company awarded contract to build the new Anglia Ruskin School of Medicine.