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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, 9:50 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 7, 2017, 11:30 pm
South London’s Technology, Engineering & Construction Centre set to provide essential training in carpentry, plastering and bricklaying.
Posted: June 29, 2016, 2:50 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, 8:25 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, 10:46 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, 12:35 pm
Thousands of jobs and apprenticeships set to be created as a result of the new academy.
Posted: March 23, 2016, 2:01 pm
Construction sector growth set to surge ahead, thanks to projects such as HS2 and Hinkley Point.
Posted: February 8, 2016, 12:07 pm
Multibillion-pound project to boost infrastructure as population in the capital looks set to soar.
Posted: February 5, 2016, 1:38 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, 10:45 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, 1:32 pm
The hotel, leisure and sports building sector signed £875m worth of construction contracts in November.
Posted: December 23, 2015, 12:03 pm
Mulalley was awarded the Outstanding (Large) Employer of the Year award, at the prestigious Pride of Construction Awards.
Posted: November 27, 2015, 2:42 pm
Latest research from Deloitte Real Estate reveals office space being built in the capital has jumped by 18%.
Posted: November 10, 2015, 12:54 pm
Anglia Rail Skills Academy has been awarded CITB National Skills Academy for Construction status.
Posted: September 28, 2015, 2:23 pm
London MPs pledged their support to construction apprenticeships at CITB's ‘I’m Backing Apprenticeships’ reception last Wednesday.
Posted: September 22, 2015, 3:32 pm
Construction of the first station for the London Crossrail transport system has been completed.
Posted: September 18, 2015, 12:24 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, 12:51 pm
Business development support and training is being made available to small and medium size construction businesses in London.
Posted: August 3, 2015, 12:01 pm
London’s Southbank Centre is to undergo a £25 million refurbishment, with work due to start this autumn.
Posted: July 31, 2015, 12:29 pm

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Croydon Council has given its approval for plans to redevelop the main stand at Crystal Palace Football Club.
Posted: April 21, 2018, 8:42 am
Barratt Developments has agreed to pay for fire safety related costs in a building that it developed.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 3:22 pm
Cumbrian property company BEC is seeking local support for a £300m regeneration of Whitehaven’s North Shore.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 7:50 am
BAM Nuttall and steelwork subcontractor McNealy Brown have this week been fined £900,000 and £65,000 respectively after a painter fell through a ceiling at East Croydon railway station.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 7:30 am
A civil engineering contractor and a district heating firm have each been fined £1 million after a worker suffered fatal crush injuries.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 7:17 am
House-builder Taylor Wimpey has promoted Jennie Daly to the board as group operations director.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 6:58 am
Consulting engineer Ramboll has boosted its railways capability by acquiring DEG Signal Ltd, a specialist UK rail signalling business.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 6:35 am
A disused railway tunnel underneath the approach roads north of the Forth Road Bridge has been made safe by stuffing it with expanded polystyrene blocks.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 6:33 am
The long running dispute at Tarmac Building Products in Essex has been resolved after a deal ensuring no two-tier workforce was agreed.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 6:30 am
Bouygues' civil engineering division has promoted the man leading its HS2 joint venture but he is staying in London.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 6:27 am
Mick George has named Liam Hennessy as its new director in charge of demolition.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 10:22 am
Construction workloads appear to be holding up rather well, judging by the latest market survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Posted: April 19, 2018, 8:02 am
Some of Suffolk’s leading construction clients and tier one contractors will be looking for new subcontractors to sign up at a ‘meet the buyer’ event in Newmarket next week.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 7:09 am
Facilities management contractors working on long-term fixed-price contracts could be in for a shock as their costs are forecast to surge in the next five years.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 6:24 am
Keltbray Group has signed a memorandum of understanding with Canadian contractor Aecon to pursue opportunities on rail overhead line electrification works in Canada.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 5:56 am
Corporate failures among UK construction firms increased by more than two thirds in first quarter of 2018, according to a new report.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 5:53 am
Telford Homes, which specialises in building apartment blocks in London, is set to report record profits on the back of Chinese investors buying its flats.
Posted: April 18, 2018, 6:45 am
Property developer Hammerson has scrapped plans for a £3.4bn takeover of shopping centre group Intu.
Posted: April 18, 2018, 6:30 am
Supporters of legislation to ring fence retention monies in the construction industry say they have secured commitments from more than 100 MPs to vote in favour.
Posted: April 18, 2018, 5:55 am
Family-owned regional contractor Beard has posted another set of solid financial results for 2017.
Posted: April 18, 2018, 5:53 am
Kevin Hague has been promoted to managing director of Aarsleff Ground Engineering in the UK.
Posted: April 18, 2018, 5:47 am
Latest numbers from the Office for National Statistics indicate that UK brick production continues to rise.
Posted: April 18, 2018, 5:46 am
Morgan Sindall has set up a joint venture with Hertfordshire County Council to build housing on surplus council land.
Posted: April 17, 2018, 6:27 am
Breedon has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire Northern Ireland’s Lagan Group (Holdings) for £455m.
Posted: April 17, 2018, 6:19 am
The Construction Industry Training Board has published its three-year business plan that sets out how the slimmed-down organisation will spend its money.
Posted: April 17, 2018, 6:08 am
Former Laing O'Rourke director Steve Coleby has started work at Lovell this month as the new managing director.
Posted: April 17, 2018, 6:05 am
London-based REL Building Services has chosen Cambridge as the location of its first regional office.
Posted: April 17, 2018, 6:02 am
A report into the causes of last year’s Grenfell Tower fire by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) has alleged substantial and significant shortcomings in the building’s 2016 refurbishment.
Posted: April 17, 2018, 5:59 am
JCB is looking to cover all bases when it comes to fuel. Margo Cole reports.
Posted: April 16, 2018, 2:40 pm
The niche sector of ‘contestable works’ is the key to a strong market that has pushed one company onto the fast track for growth and into lucrative contracts. Jim Simpson reports
Posted: April 16, 2018, 1:20 pm