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Over £30bn worth of construction projects are underway in Greater London this year according to a major study by CITB.
Posted: July 21, 2017, 10:50 am
Infrastructure work in the capital is set to grow by 54% in the next three years, according to a new CITB forecast out today.
Posted: February 8, 2017, 12:30 am
South London’s Technology, Engineering & Construction Centre set to provide essential training in carpentry, plastering and bricklaying.
Posted: June 29, 2016, 3:50 pm
The Lloyds Construction Skills Centre will give trainees the skills they need for both on-site jobs and managerial positions.
Posted: June 29, 2016, 9:25 am
CITB and Build UK are joining forces for a week of exclusive, behind-the-scenes events at some of the best building sites in London.
Posted: May 23, 2016, 11:46 am
Research from consultant Arcadis has found that some 35,055 top-end properties are to be built over the next 10 years.
Posted: April 11, 2016, 1:35 pm
Thousands of jobs and apprenticeships set to be created as a result of the new academy.
Posted: March 23, 2016, 3:01 pm
Construction sector growth set to surge ahead, thanks to projects such as HS2 and Hinkley Point.
Posted: February 8, 2016, 1:07 pm
Multibillion-pound project to boost infrastructure as population in the capital looks set to soar.
Posted: February 5, 2016, 2:38 pm
A multi-billion-pound construction project to build a road tunnel beneath the River Thames has been outlined by Highways England.
Posted: January 28, 2016, 11:45 am
Figures from the CITB today reveal that construction employment in Greater London is set to rise by 42,000 in the next five years.
Posted: January 26, 2016, 2:32 pm
The hotel, leisure and sports building sector signed £875m worth of construction contracts in November.
Posted: December 23, 2015, 1:03 pm
Mulalley was awarded the Outstanding (Large) Employer of the Year award, at the prestigious Pride of Construction Awards.
Posted: November 27, 2015, 3:42 pm
Latest research from Deloitte Real Estate reveals office space being built in the capital has jumped by 18%.
Posted: November 10, 2015, 1:54 pm
Anglia Rail Skills Academy has been awarded CITB National Skills Academy for Construction status.
Posted: September 28, 2015, 3:23 pm
London MPs pledged their support to construction apprenticeships at CITB's ‘I’m Backing Apprenticeships’ reception last Wednesday.
Posted: September 22, 2015, 4:32 pm
Construction of the first station for the London Crossrail transport system has been completed.
Posted: September 18, 2015, 1:24 pm
The National Skills Academy for Construction in Hackney has created 136 apprenticeships and 135 work experience placements in construction for local people over the last four years.
Posted: August 27, 2015, 1:51 pm
Business development support and training is being made available to small and medium size construction businesses in London.
Posted: August 3, 2015, 1:01 pm
London’s Southbank Centre is to undergo a £25 million refurbishment, with work due to start this autumn.
Posted: July 31, 2015, 1:29 pm

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A restructuring at building maintenance and support services contractor Lakehouse has resulted in a substantial improvement in its finances.
Posted: January 23, 2018, 8:24 am
A West Country construction company has been fined £100,000 after an employee died from a six-metre fall.
Posted: January 23, 2018, 7:50 am
Construction workers losing their jobs in the wake of Carillion’s collapse should not be out of work for long as there is new evidence today of skills shortages in the industry reaching an all-time high.
Posted: January 23, 2018, 7:13 am
A UK start-up company has secured exclusive distribution rights to the US-made SAM 100 brick laying robot.
Posted: January 23, 2018, 7:11 am
CRH subsidiary Tarmac Building Products is facing a series of strikes in a dispute with employees over pay and two tier working.
Posted: January 23, 2018, 7:03 am
JCB has now begun production of its new range of Hi-Viz site dumpers.
Posted: January 23, 2018, 6:58 am
Select, the Scottish electrical contractors’ trade association, has chosen Darrell Matthews to take over from Newell McGuinness as its managing director.
Posted: January 23, 2018, 6:51 am
Carillion employees working on motorway jobs in joint venture with Kier are set to move across to become employees of Kier.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 8:47 am
In the seven days since Carillion announced it was filing for liquidation Phil Bishop has posted approximately 8,000 words on the subject in the form of various news reports for The Construction Index. Here is his first comment on the story.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 8:09 am
A strike by members of Unite working at Sellafield, scheduled for Tuesday 23rd January, has been suspended to allow for talks to resolve the dispute over the alleged victimisation of a trade union representative.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 7:08 am
Employees of Carillion Construction working on Network Rail projects have had their wages guaranteed through to at least mid-April 2018.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 6:55 am
HS2 Ltd has revealed first images of what the 3.4km-long Colne Valley Viaduct could look like.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 7:38 am
Britain’s first degree course in house-building has been set up for employees of Redrow and could soon be available to other company staff too.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 6:52 am
The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is calling on all construction employers to rally round and take on the former Carillion apprentices.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 6:33 am
Three High Street banks have set aside £225m to help small businesses hit by Carillion’s liquidation.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 6:31 am
The £16bn Crossrail project is set for further delays as Unite, the construction union, has announced further strikes on the Woolwich section of the project.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 6:29 am
Sir John Armitt has been appointed chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) following the resignation of Andrew Adonis earlier this month.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 6:23 am
Two contractors have been ordered to pay more than £180,000 in fines and costs for polluting groundwater with 11,000 litres of diesel during the re-development of Christchurch Hospital in Dorset.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 8:17 am
Lending banks have promised to support businesses impacted by the liquidation of Carillion.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 7:59 am
Contractor Byrne Bros has agreed to pay out an estimated £250,000 in unpaid holiday pay to its London workforce.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 7:40 am
Darlington's Cleveland Bridge is opening a new office in Newport, Wales.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 7:36 am
Balfour Beatty’s 2017 profits are set to be boosted by an additional £20m from Donald Trump.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 7:23 am
Two construction industry associations have teamed up to propose an action plan to mitigate the impact of Carillion’s liquidation.
Posted: January 17, 2018, 3:50 pm
Doors and windows producer Customade Group has named David Leng as its next chief executive.
Posted: January 17, 2018, 9:04 am
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called on the government to set up a national task force to manage the fall-out of Carillion’s liquidation.
Posted: January 17, 2018, 8:20 am
Heathrow Airport has launched what is set to be one of the largest public consultations in UK history.
Posted: January 17, 2018, 7:39 am
A coalition of local authorities and business leaders in the north of England have produced a 30-year plan to improve transport links in their region.
Posted: January 17, 2018, 7:06 am
News of Carillion going into liquidation has left its suppliers rushing to analyse the likely impact.
Posted: January 16, 2018, 8:27 am
The government is inviting applications for research funding into the infrastructure requirements of driverless vehicles.
Posted: January 16, 2018, 7:59 am
The government has agreed to look again at the whole question of construction procurement and the construction industry model in the wake of the collapse of Carillion.
Posted: January 16, 2018, 7:47 am