Day: March 30, 2016

Knightsbridge demolition for Skanska
Technology

Knightsbridge demolition for Skanska

Skanska has been employed by Cheval Property Holdings as principal contractor for the demolition of a building behind 55-91 Knightsbridge in London. The contract, which …

Technology

Persimmon raises payout on profits surge

©Bloomberg Persimmon, the UK’s largest housebuilder by volumes, is to raise payouts to shareholders after a 34 per cent surge in underlying profit, boosted by …

Green Light Given to Infrastructure Projects: Crossrail 2 Included
Civil Engineering

Green Light Given to Infrastructure Projects: Crossrail 2 Included

As well as being granted permission to proceed with London’s £27bn Crossrail 2 project, the latest construction news highlights the sheer number of green lights …

Off-Highway Research Predicts Machinery Products Growth
Products

Off-Highway Research Predicts Machinery Products Growth

Despite five years of market woes and struggles, it is expected that the market for on-site machinery such as bulldozers, diggers and dump trucks is …

Growth Highlighted in Concrete Fiber Market
Products

Growth Highlighted in Concrete Fiber Market

In recent construction news it has been reported that an increased move towards urbanisation, as well as improvements seen in the wider construction industry, may …

Starter Homes to Make Up 20% of New Homes
Developers

Starter Homes to Make Up 20% of New Homes

In accordance with the recent publishing of governmental housing proposals, as nodded to in the latest construction news; of those residential development sites with ten …

Forterra Highlights Plans to Float on London Stock Exchange
Products

Forterra Highlights Plans to Float on London Stock Exchange

Forterra, the UK’s leading producer of manufactured masonry products, as well as a frontrunner in the manufacture of clay bricks, has recently announced a plan …

RIBA Future Trends Shows Index Falls, Yet Industry Remains Optimistic
Developers

RIBA Future Trends Shows Index Falls, Yet Industry Remains Optimistic

While the RIBA Future Trends Workload Index has been reported to fall considerably at the close of last year, with December’s value sitting at +15, …