Sunday, August 25, 2019

Plans approved for Dumbarton housing scheme

Councillors in West Dumbartonshire have approved plans for the construction of 55 new council homes on the site of a former primary school.

Remote site police software sparks industry outcry

Our report last week on the advent of technology that uses Computer Vision (CV) systems to monitor site safety and productivity has sparked a lively debate on social media, with most comments firmly opposed to the development.

£160k fines after demolition worker burned

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

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.

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.

Pump it up

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

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.

Brexit threat fails to stifle plant growth

With the UK teetering on the edge of Brexit, Margo Cole travelled to Peterborough to find out what might lie ahead for the UK’s construction equipment industry

Balfour Beatty picked for Aberdeen park transformation

Balfour Beatty has been chosen by Aberdeen City Council for the £25.7m transformation of Union Terrace Gardens (UTG).

Green light for Aberdeen road improvements

Aberdeen City Council has approved road and transport works totalling £10.6m, boosted by £2.5m of additional funding.

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