Construction News

Balfour Beatty awarded contract to build Scotland’s first net zero prison


Balfour Beatty has confirmed that it has been awarded a contract to construct the new £209M HMP Highland in Inverness

Construction output decreased in February


The estimates show that monthly construction output is expected to have decreased 1.9% in volume terms

Falling from height workplace injuries


Following the recent tragic news of Gogglebox star, George Gilbey's death is a stark reminder of the safety risks on a construction site.

SMEs remain unprepared as cyber threats escalate


SMEs neglect cyber security, making them easy targets for a wide range of attacks, including phishing and ransomware.

I&G to build new Rob Burrow Centre for Motor Neurone Disease


I&G has been appointed to build the new Rob Burrow Centre for Motor Neurone Disease in Leeds.

Glasgow Ship Build Hall progress


Turner & Townsend has been appointed as the New Engineering Contract Project Manager to support the delivery of Ship Build Hall in Glasgow, Scotland.

Construction vehicles set for hydrogen-powered revolution


Tractors, diggers and forklifts powered by hydrogen will help building sites go greener under government plans.

Why Modular Construction in the Commercial Sector Stacks Up


Richard Hipkiss, Development Director of the MPBA, considers why the outlook in mature commercial markets is on a different trajectory.

BCIS forecasts building costs to rise 15% in five years  


Building costs will increase by 15% over the next five years.

Planning application submitted for major new government hub in Darlington


The Government Property Agency (GPA) has submitted a planning application to Darlington Borough Council to build a four-storey government hub