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Construction sector calls for more support in letter to PM

02/04/2020

The Construction Leadership Council has written to the prime minister setting out 'essential actions to secure the future of the sector'.

Construction industry fears over maintaining output

17/03/2020

The construction industry is working with the Government on how best to maintain critical output throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Construction sector working together during crisis

17/03/2020

Two of the largest construction sector bodies have released a joint statement and initial action plan in response to COVID-19, suggesting it is likely that 'business critical' construction projects will be closed soon.

Govt gets (virtually) real with £72m construction tech hub

04/12/2018

Ministers have announced a new £72m innovation hub to back their call for new techniques to be used in the construction industry.

MPs slam Govt on outsourcing and call for PFI halt

09/07/2018

MPs have criticised the Government’s approach to outsourcing, accusing it of having a ‘preoccupation with cost’ while being unable to show it provides 'better services for less money.

New roads generate traffic - CPRE

20/03/2017

A new study examining the impacts of road schemes on traffic, the environment, economy, road safety and land use has concluded that they do nothing to alleviate congestion.

56,000 construction professionals needed by 2020

01/12/2016

More than 50,000 construction professionals, including 15,000 in the roads sector, are needed to deliver key infrastructure projects.  

Pictures show construction progress on A556

24/02/2016

New pictures released by Highways England show construction of new bridges and other structures along the £192 million A556 Knutsford to Bowdon dual carriageway.  

Transport Commissioner welcomes road safety culture

24/06/2014

London’s Transport Commissioner Sir Peter Hendy CBE has praised a programme designed to ensure that a road safety culture is embedded across the construction industry.

Council to make £8.2m lights switch

17/10/2013

North East Lincolnshire Council has embarked on an £8.2m project that will see the borough’s street lights upgraded using more cost-effective state-of-art LED technology.

£2.5m traffic signals deal for Cumbria

07/10/2013

Cumbria County Council is looking for a specialist to carry-out repair and maintenance work to traffic signals across the region in a deal worth up to £2.5m.

Apprentices join Island Roads

19/09/2013

Six Islanders are on the road to a successful career in highways engineering and maintenance after taking up apprenticeships with Island Roads.

Highways supports charity event

26/06/2013

Highways Magazine is supporting this year’s Construction Raceday which is being held on behalf of the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity (LCIC).

Roundabout improvements in Manchester

29/01/2013

An £800,000 Highways Agency project to improve safety along the M602 into Manchester and Salford will get underway next month.

Cornwall finds an extra £2.5m for road repairs

24/01/2013

Cornwall Council will pump an extra £3.5m into repairing the county’s roads and improving flood defence schemes.

Carillion gets A465 start date

10/12/2012

Construction on the £150m dualling of the Brynmawr to Tredegar section of the A465 Heads of the Valleys road in Wales will finally start early next year thanks to an injection of European funding.

Builder wanted for £24m link road

01/11/2012

Sheffield Council has started the hunt for a contractor to build a key link road for its Bus Rapid Transit North scheme between the city and Rotherham.

More competition in asphalt and aggies market

01/05/2012

The Competition Commission has ruled that Tarmac owner Anglo American and Lafarge must sell a large chunk of their operations before a proposed joint venture in the UK can go ahead.

£500m boost for Northern Ireland roads

16/02/2012

The Northern Ireland Assembly has confirmed a £500m investment in improving its road network.

Contractor needed for £50m road job

22/12/2011

Work on an important link road between Doncaster Robin Hood Airport and the M18 motorway could start next summer.

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