Construction News

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.

Construction firm launches mental health support for construction workers

Engineering company Spencer Group has launched a mental health support network for staff to combat high rates of depression and suicide among construction workers.