Sunday, August 25, 2019

High Speed Rail College changes track

Within 18 months of operations, the National College for High Speed Rail has developed a ‘new vision’ to widen its remit from just trains...

Planning permission granted for Edinburgh concert hall

Edinburgh Council has granted planning permission for the city’s first purpose-built music and performance venue in over 100 years.

Cheesegrater bolt saga finally comes to an end

When huge bolts started to fall off the Cheesegrater in November 2014, just months after construction completed, the legal battles began. Four-and-a-half years later, the affair has now been settled.

Galliford Try wins first phase of £6bn Lea Valley regeneration

Galliford Try Partnerships has been selected by Enfield Council to build the first 725 homes at the £6bn Meridian Water development in the Lea Valley, northeast London.

Aarsleff boosts geotechnical expertise

Foundations specialist Aarsleff Ground Engineering appointed Dan Adams as senior geotechnical consultant.

£160k fines after demolition worker burned

Two companies have been fined £80,000 each after a worker received serious electrical burns during demolition work.

Thirteen thousand UK construction companies in ‘significant financial distress’

Insolvency specialist Begbies Traynor claims that there has been a 10% increase in the number of construction companies in financial distress over the past year.

Directors’ ban for concrete pipe cheats

Two former bosses of concrete drainage supplier CPM who colluded with competitors in cartel activities have been banned from acting as company directors.

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.

Green light for £1bn Purfleet regeneration

Thurrock Council has given planning approval for a £1bn regeneration project in Purfleet that includes the construction of thousands of new homes and a new town centre.

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