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Build UK appoints Paul Cossell as its new chair

New chair appointed at industry lobby group Build UK.

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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.

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Smart motorway rollout paused after transport committee report

Government pauses rollout of new smart motorway schemes until five years safety data is available.

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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.

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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.

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Government forces developers to fix cladding crisis

Gove gives industry March deadline to agree £4bn action plan.

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National Highways creates new environmental sustainability team

National Highways announce new 50-strong environmental sustainability division as it targets net zero.

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ACE unveils new board for 2022

New appointments from Ramboll, Rybka, Troup Bywater + Anders and WSP join ACE board in 2022.

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Construction growth eases to three-month low, PMI reveals

Industry faces continued Covid, labour and supply challenges, but remains upbeat for the year ahead.

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Engineering pioneer Max Fordham dies aged 88

Founder of Max Forham & Partners dies at 88 after an illustrious career.

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Testing times ahead as Brexit plays out

Opportunities and challenges for the construction sector as the post-Brexit landscape takes place.

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Colas wins £328m National Highways deal

National Highways awards eight-year £328m roads maintenance and response contract to Colas.

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