£65m Digital Aviation Research & Technology Centre contract wont by RG Carter

£65m Digital Aviation Research & Technology Centre (DARTeC) of Cranfield University is to be built by RG Carter. DARTeC includes Saab, Aveillant, BOXARR &...

Construction forecasts downgraded again – except for warehouses

Continuing uncertainty over the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union has prompted the Construction Products Association to downgrade its forecasts for UK construction activity once again.

£35m SODA building contract for Manchester Metropolitan University has won by Kier

Kier has won the contract of £35m SODA building for Manchester Metropolitan University, it is a five-storey building with 5,200 sq m which contains...

Rita Ora takes to the stage at The Construction Index Race Day 2019

Pop superstar Rita Ora will be providing the evening entertainment after a day of horse racing at Doncaster Race Course on 29th June 2019.

Aberdeen contractor fined after two fall into uncovered hatch

An electrical contractor has been fined £24,000 after two people were injured falling through an uncovered floor hatch at a residential property.

NFB unviels its MCG MkII

Latest addition to the merry-go-round of industry lobby groups coming and going is the Major Contractors Group. If you think you have heard of this...

Ilke factory wins NHBC buildmark

Ilke Homes aims to deliver 2,000 modular homes a year, rising to 5,000 annually within the next five years, through its new factory which opened in Yorkshire last November.

London councils sign the modular housing supply deal

Irish modular housing manufacturer Extraspace Solutions has won a £40m contract to supply a group of London boroughs with temporary accommodation for the homeless. Extraspace...

Scottish rental market secures £30m investment

The Scottish government is to lend money for the construction of 1,800 additional homes for long-term rent.

Pump it up

Dewatering the Hinkley Point C power station site calls for a massive pumping capacity

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