Construction News

Construction rental market back to strength

The UK’s construction equipment rental market is set to beat prerecession levels.

Prime Minister announces investment boost for R&D and transport

New measures form part of the government's proposed Industrial Strategy.

Kier Construction Scotland to helm Golden Jubilee hospital scheme

£34.5M project to create a dedicated cataract surgery.

North to get new transport powers

Transport Minister Jesse Norman has announced the government is set to devolve transport powers to regions.

Vision 2020: Bold new strategy for the CITB unveiled

New vision to reestablish CITB as an agile, forward-thinking skills body.

HGV taxes pay for almost all the UK’s road maintenance

Research conducted by the FTA has shown that HGVs pay enough tax alone to cover almost all UK road maintenance.

Government outlines housing vision

The government has released its future ‘vision for housing’.

Candidate ownership – What construction companies need to know when using multiple recruitment agencies

When two recruitment agencies claim ownership of the same candidate.

Logistics troubled by lack of Operation Stack solution

The FTA has reacted with disappointment to the latest government announcement linked to Operation Stack.

Croydon town centre redevelopment gets green light

The Westfield Group will now undertake the redevelopment of Whitgift, investing some £700M.