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HS2 unveils eco-friendly vegetable oil fuel innovation

HS2 has announced a pioneering project to use Hydro-treated Vegetable Oil (HVO) for the first time in the UK in a piling rig on...

Construction Suicide Rates on the Increase

The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity commissioned Glasgow Caledonian University to carry out research on suicide statistics from 2015 to 2019 and alarming results show...

HS2 launches second giant tunnelling machine

HS2 this week launched ‘Cecilia’ - the second of two enormous 2,000 tonne tunnelling machines that will excavate the ten mile long tunnels beneath...

CITB appoints Chairs to Nation Councils and invites applications for member vacancies

CITB has announced the appointment of the Chairs of its Nation Councils for England, Scotland and Wales, and is calling for applicants to become...

J Murphy & Sons: Strong financial performance in a challenging year alongside renewed sustainability commitments

J. Murphy & Sons Limited, the specialist engineering and construction company, has announced financial results for the year ended 31 December 2020. Financial and operational...

Work set to begin on Metro and public realm construction on Digbeth High Street

Work which will revive Birmingham’s ‘creative quarter’ with a refreshed look and feel and sustainable transport links gets underway next week as Midland Metro...

CITB appoints Jackie Ducker as new Customer and Product Director

Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has appointed Jackie Ducker as the organisation’s new Customer and Product Director, replacing the outgoing Braden Connolly. Jackie steps...

Transport Secretary to give the go-ahead for start of permanent works on HS2’s west London ‘super-hub’ station

Today HS2 Ltd will commence permanent works on its west London ‘superhub’ station - Old Oak Common. The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP will...

BAM adopts plant-based fuels to help slash UK carbon emissions

BAM has committed to running all of its UK construction machinery using recycled cooking oil, contributing to goals focused on reducing carbon emissions from...

Cambridge South station takes a step towards reality

Network Rail has submitted a Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO) application to seek deemed planning permission to build the new station and associated...

Ambitious plans for £20m Carlisle Station redevelopment take key step forward with contractors appointed

Exciting plans to transform Carlisle Railway Station and its surrounds remain on track with the appointment of the contractors for design and build elements...

Mental Health First Aid Instructors Programme delivers £5.5million of Social Value to Society

Building Mental Health, the CITB and the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity have published a report detailing the social value of their Mental Health First...
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HS2 given go ahead to construct Camden’s Construction Skills Centre

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WHIS®wall 1 metre noise barrier system awarded Certificate of Acceptance by Network Rail

The innovative WHIS®wall noise barrier system has been certified for use in the UK by Network Rail. The WHIS®wall system uses the acoustic principle of...

AmcoGiffen strengthen Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) team

AmcoGiffen has further strengthened and enhanced its Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) team with the recent appointments of Chris English as SHEQ Director...