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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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More needs to be done to increase transparency about the UK’s biggest and riskiest projects to ensure taxpayers get maximum value, according to a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO).
Posted: October 19, 2018, 8:03 am
JLG Industries has announced that the latest model in its line of compact crawler booms is now available.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 8:02 am
GAP Hire Solutions has bought Jersey-based 4Group.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 8:01 am
Van Elle subsidiary Strata Geotechnics has launched a new drilling system designed for ground investigation along linear road and rail projects.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 8:00 am
A community of ‘micro-homes’ each with an area of just 17.25m2 has been given the green light by Worcester City Council.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 7:58 am
New financing options for infrastructure should be considered, including pay-as-you-go road schemes, says a study by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).  
Posted: October 19, 2018, 7:57 am
Uncertainty over Brexit and delays in the delivery of infrastructure projects have led the Construction Products Association to downgrade its forecasts.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 7:56 am
A&Y Equipment is rebranding as Molson Compact Equipment to reflect its parent company’s name.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 7:54 am
Problems on several projects – including two in the UK - have forced Bouygues to revise this year’s outlook for its construction business.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 7:52 am
Star Platforms is investing £2m in 400 new pieces of equipment to support the opening of its fifth depot.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 7:39 am
BDP has launched Gap Homes, a design concept aimed at fitting modular homes into small urban spaces such as garage plots.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 7:35 am
Nottingham-based J Tomlinson has won the construction contract for a £6m hotel in Sheffield.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 7:33 am
The government has released £248m for the replacement of unsafe aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding on high-rise social-sector buildings.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 7:33 am
A competition with a £300,000 prize fund is seeking new ways of planning UK rail infrastructure and meeting passenger demand.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 7:32 am
More than half of builders in the UK have been victims of tool theft, according to new research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).
Posted: October 18, 2018, 7:31 am
A steel fabricator based in North Devon has been fined after a young construction worker fell through a fragile roof and suffered serious injuries.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 7:30 am
A group of 28 UK employees of Jacobs will be undertaking a tailored business MSc at Cranfield University with support from the Apprenticeship Levy.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 7:22 am
Liverpool City Council has published the detailed designs – including a fly-through video – of the new cruise liner terminal that will be built within the £5bn Liverpool Waters scheme.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 6:16 am
More than 1,000 new affordable homes could be built in the Scottish Borders area over the next five years, according to the latest strategic housing investment plan.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 11:51 am
Housebuilders are being invited to bid for a 200-home phase of the new town of Shawfair, which is being built near Edinburgh.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 11:01 am
Plans for the Nine Elms Pimlico Bridge in London have moved forward with the shortlisting of three possible locations.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 8:10 am
Balfour Beatty has been appointed as sole contractor for civil engineering frameworks open to all public sector bodies in the UK, echoing its success on the previous round four years ago.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 8:05 am
The Welsh government is seeking industry input before deciding whether to press ahead with a fresh tender for a 23km relief road for the M4 including a 440m-span cable-stayed bridge.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 8:03 am
Site work is now under way for the Royal College of Physicians’ new £35m northern headquarters in Liverpool.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 8:01 am
A new Volvo EC140E excavator has joined the fleet of Stenhousemuir-based David Fisher Contracting and a second unit is tentatively on order.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 7:49 am
Ridgway Rentals has announced a £17.5m investment in - mostly UK-built - new machines following a three-year period of consolidation.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 7:44 am
Osborne has reported record profits and a growing order book of secured sales.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 7:35 am
Bouygues UK has signed a £250m construction contract for the University of Cambridge’s new physics laboratory after working on the project development.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 7:33 am
UK contractors’ order books have filled up considerably this financial year, but high input costs are fuelling fears of a subdued market ahead, according to the latest UK market intelligence report from Turner & Townsend.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 7:32 am
WSP has been appointed to produce a strategy for new transport infrastructure along with upgrades to meet growing demand in Milton Keynes.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 7:28 am