Construction News

New government fund looks for AI and digital design projects


The Industrial Strategy Challenge fund has allocated £18M for AI and digital design in construction.

Garden communities project boost


Homes England has confirmed a cash boost of £9M for Garden Communities.

COINS Grand Challenge hopes to boost Construction Industry Innovation


The 2019 COINS Grand Challenge is an opportunity to win funding.

The benefits of AI in construction


AI solutions that have made an impact in other industries are beginning to emerge in the construction industry.

Scotland appoints Infrastructure Commission


The Infrastructure Commission for Scotland was launched this week.

Ipswich tidal flood barrier officially opens


Ipswich's £67.4 million tidal flood barrier has been officially opened by the Environment Agency, aiming to protect thousands from floods.

Highways England launches competition for roads innovation


Highways England has launched two £20 million competitions to encourage new ideas for UK roads and driving. 

High-speed Northern rail plans ready to be submitted to the Government


New plans from the government for the planned high-speed Northern rail are 'the biggest transport boost since the industrial revolution.' 

Slow-down ramps up as Brexit stalls economy


Output stalls as Brexit edges nearer.

HS2 reveals Old Oak Common station construction contracts


HS2 has named the teams awarded construction contracts for the planned Old Oak Common station after designs were recently released.