Day: July 20, 2015


British Land gets green light for 100 Liverpool Street

British Land has received planning permission for a 517,000 sq ft office and retail development on Liverpool Street.


Anglo American sells Tarmac stake to pave way for next owners

Anglo American has completed the sale of its 50% ownership interest in Lafarge Tarmac Holdings to Lafarge SA. Anglo American has completed the sale of …

Civil Engineering

Construction chiefs rally behind Crossrail 2 as Boris urges Treasury backing

Major contractors have signed an open letter urging the government to press ahead with Crossrail 2, after Sir Merrick Cockel was appointed to lead a …

Civil Engineering

Birmingham HS2 regeneration gets council nod

Birmingham City Council has approved plans for one of the UK’s biggest regeneration programmes, including 4,000 new homes and a new High Speed 2 station.


Warning issued on welding rebar

The growth of Chinese reinforcing steel in the UK construction market has prompted industry guidance to be issued warning that it may require specialist welding …


Michelmersh Brick doubles profits

Half-year financial results from producer Michelmersh Brick Holdings reveal that the average price of its bricks has gone up by 9% over the past year. …