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Planning Laws Set To Be Relaxed To Encourage An Increase House Building

Vistry Group swung to a pre-tax loss in the first half of the year but said it expected sales to

September 8, 2020
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Shares in Travis Perkins dropped this morning after the builders’ merchant reported a huge decrease in operating profit for the

September 8, 2020
Construction equipment hire firm Ashtead saw profit fall over a third in the first quarter as the coronavirus pandemic squeezed building activity around the world.

Construction equipment hire firm Ashtead saw profit fall over a third in the first quarter as the coronavirus pandemic squeezed

September 8, 2020
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Growth in UK construction output slowed in August as subdued order books put the brakes on the sector’s coronavirus recovery.

September 4, 2020
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We are living through extraordinary economic times. There is no hiding from the fact that this is a deep recession,

September 4, 2020
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The double-whammy of a pandemic and a recession has made 2020 one of the most challenging and disrupted years in

September 4, 2020
Prime Minister Johnson Visits A Construction Site In East Yorkshire

Boris Johnson has set out his plans to “build back better”, and major changes have recently been announced to planning

August 27, 2020
An historic shipyard in Devon is set to reopen after it was bought by AIM-listed Infrastrata in a deal worth £7m, in a rare boost for the UK’s manufacturing sector.

An historic shipyard in Devon is set to reopen after it was bought by AIM-listed Infrastrata in a deal worth

August 25, 2020
Construction firm Balfour Beatty this morning announced that its south-east Asia joint venture has won a HK$12.9bn (£1.27bn) contract to expand Hong Kong International Airport’s Terminal 2.

Construction firm Balfour Beatty this morning announced that its south-east Asia joint venture has won a HK$12.9bn (£1.27bn) contract to

August 24, 2020
The Thames Estuary growth board has today launched a new development initiative that could add up to £115bn to the UK economy.

The Thames Estuary growth board has today launched a new development initiative that could add up to £115bn to the

July 21, 2020
Construction firm Morgan Sindall has received £252m in funding from private landlord Get Living to complete the Lewisham Gateway redevelopment project.

Construction firm Morgan Sindall has received £252m in funding from private landlord Get Living to complete the Lewisham Gateway redevelopment

July 14, 2020
Boris Johnson has today laid out his vision for rebuilding the UK after the coronavirus pandemic, pledging to “build build build” to get Britain back on its feet.

Boris Johnson has today laid out his vision for rebuilding the UK after the coronavirus pandemic, pledging to “build build

June 30, 2020

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