Construction News

Building services sector is ‘turning the corner’

Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) contractors are increasingly optimistic about their future growth prospects, according to a new report from the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). The Association’s latest annual Top 30 Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) Contractor report, produced in partnership with the construction consultancy GHCS/GH Engage, found the

Giant turbines, bigger funding

The world’s most advanced wind turbine test facility will be built in Blyth, Northumberland.

Infrastructure delivery stymied by skills shortage

New PAC report says UK lacks skills and capacity to deliver major infrastructure over the next five years

Half a Billion for public buildings to switch to cleaner heating

More public buildings and businesses will benefit from over half a billion pounds in funding to help reduce their energy bills and carbon emissions.

Why Invoice Finance works for construction companies

Construction is a cashflow-critical industry, and that’s the primary reason why Invoice Finance, a way of releasing the value of unpaid invoices, works so well.

How the Liverpool Waters Project is transforming the city

Liverpool is experiencing a rebirth. This rebirth, which began in the 2000s continues now with another ambitious project, Liverpool Waters.

Construction workers at risk from poor mental health

Following mental health week, new research shows that half of all UK construction workers, or 1.5m people have worked in a dangerous environment while suffering poor mental health and close to 700,000 suffered injuries, according to new research from business insurer QBE. For the first

PMI rises for second month

Business activity growth gained momentum across the UK construction sector in April.

Clay Brick properties: The enduring asset for generations

Clay brick is a timeless building material, engineered to withstand weather extremes, climate changes, and architectural trends.

COWI celebrates contract award for Transpennine Route Upgrade

COWI has been awarded a design contract by Network Rail for a section of the Transpennine Route Upgrade.