Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid, has announced two multi-billion pound funding packages to help housebuilders and encourage construction on brownfield sites.
A construction firm has been prosecuted after a worker was killed when a load fell from a tower crane.
BIM 2 companies to receive common certification
A new certification scheme is to be developed to recognise companies who comply with the latest BIM Level 2 modelling.
Network Rail is completing plans to release land for the development of around 12,000 new homes, as part of the Government’s overall target to release land for 160,000 homes.
Government outlines apprenticeship funding plans
The Government is moving forward with plans to introduce a new levy on the large businesses to help fund apprenticeships from April 2017, according to the latest consultation on the proposals.
The UK construction industry showed signs of recovery in August, contracting less than in the previous month, according to latest reports.
A housing developer fell under the spotlight of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) when an unannounced visit uncovered serious fire safety regulation breaches.
Essex County Council has revealed details of an £850million extra care framework, which could include 30 new construction projects over a seven-year period.
Construction delays on London’s new Garden Bridge could lead to a major collision on the Thames on a scale similar to that of the 1989 Marchioness disaster, according to a leading marine civil engineer.
The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has appealed to the government to hold its nerve and prioritise driving through the country’s infrastructure plans as it negotiates Britain’s exit from the EU.