Thursday, September 20, 2018

Costain and Galliford Try hit for £1.5m safety fines

Costain and Galliford Try were prosecuted by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) after a worker’s foot was trapped in a rotating screw. Liverpool Crown Court heard...

Balfour Beatty sells Fife Hospital stake

The hospitalThe transaction is expected to make Balfour Beatty a profit of £22m, which will be used to pay down borrowings in 2018. The sale price was...

Weston revises Norwich tower block plan

The revised plan and (below) the old and new plan side by sideWeston Homes has amended its plans for Anglia Square in Norwich in response to public...

Migration report prompts industry outcry

You'll be needing more than that to work in the UK...Construction lobbyists were united in their call that restricted access to migrant labour could have severe repercussions...

Heathrow longlists 37 bright ideas

The 37 now have eight weeks to bring to life business cases ready to pitch to the airport’s executives. Launched in April 2018, Heathrow’s Innovation Partners initiative...

Former Severfield boss joins Billington board

Ian LawsonBillington revealed today that 61-year-old Ian Lawson will take over as its non-executive chairman on 1st October 2018. Ian Lawson joined Severfield as chief executive in...

Coalition forges successor to SummitSkills

Head of BESA Scotland & Northern Ireland Iain McCaskey, Select head of employment affairs Fiona Harper and SNIPEF deputy chief executive Duncan WilsonThe Building Engineering Services Association...

Electricians endure late payments and rising costs

Survey responses show that only 30% of payments from commercial clients were made within 30 days with the rest taking up to 89 days to settle their...

Redrow boss gives £3m to diabetes research

Steve MorganThe donation was made through his charitable trust, the Steve Morgan Foundation, following the diagnosis of his stepson with type 1 diabetes last year. The Steve...

Plymouth council agrees funding for station revamp

How the station might lookThe first phase of the project is an upgrade of the station concourse and customer facilities around it.  Beyond this, the city council...

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