Build UK appoints Paul Cossell as its new chair
New chair appointed at industry lobby group Build UK.
Vistry more than doubles pre-tax profits to £345m
Housebuilder more than doubles 2021 pre-tax profit to £345m, and expects further growth in 2022.
Smart motorway rollout paused after transport committee report
Government pauses rollout of new smart motorway schemes until five years safety data is available.
Laing O’Rourke welcomes Seamus French as new CEO designate
Laing O’Rourke formally welcomes Seamus French as its Europe Hub MD and CEO-designate.
HS2 launches Net Zero Carbon Plan
HS2 commits to power its trains with zero carbon energy from the outset, aiming for net zero from 2035.
Government forces developers to fix cladding crisis
Gove gives industry March deadline to agree £4bn action plan.
National Highways creates new environmental sustainability team
National Highways announce new 50-strong environmental sustainability division as it targets net zero.
ACE unveils new board for 2022
New appointments from Ramboll, Rybka, Troup Bywater + Anders and WSP join ACE board in 2022.
Construction growth eases to three-month low, PMI reveals
Industry faces continued Covid, labour and supply challenges, but remains upbeat for the year ahead.
Engineering pioneer Max Fordham dies aged 88
Founder of Max Forham & Partners dies at 88 after an illustrious career.
Testing times ahead as Brexit plays out
Opportunities and challenges for the construction sector as the post-Brexit landscape takes place.
Colas wins £328m National Highways deal
National Highways awards eight-year £328m roads maintenance and response contract to Colas.