Arcadis has been appointed to a $26m (£16.6m), five-year contract to flood-proof New York’s transport system.
Housing minister Brandon Lewis has insisted private rented sector development should be pushed through local authority plans, rather than through “messing around” with the planning system.
Biomedical engineers are examining failure mechanisms in powered lower limb prosthetics in order to develop a new generation of more robust devices.
Belinda Richards and Bill Thomas have resigned from the Balfour Beatty board as non-executive directors after just over a year in their respective roles.
Pelamis Wave Power Limited has gone into administration after failing to secure the funds required to further develop its marine energy solution.
The sharp increase for total construction followed two months of lackluster activity, as several very large projects in December helped to lift the pace of contracting.
At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $421.3 billion, new construction starts in November fell 5% from the previous month, according to McGraw-Hill Construction, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies.
Two men died and six people were injured following the collapse of a balcony in Cadogan Square in Knightsbridge, west London, on Friday.
The restoration of Parliament could cost up to £3bn and see MPs and peers move out of the aging building for five years.
Spanish construction giant FCC has approved a capital increase of €1bn (£799mn) as it tries to strengthen capital, reduce debt and improve group results.
Only one of the UK’s biggest contractors by turnover has been named in the National Apprenticeship Service’s Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers 2014 list.
Former group managing director of Morgan Sindall fit-out businesses Overbury and Morgan Lovell, Steve Elliott has joined rival company BW Interior as its new chief executive and chairman.
Bam Construction has been appointed by Sheffield City Council to build a £14m school on the site of the former Don Valley stadium in the city.
Engineering firm Babcock has posted a 39 per cent growth in operating profit and a 24 per cent boost to revenue in its half year results.
The number of Green Deal plans registered grew by nearly 1,500 last month, according to the Department for Energy and Climate Change.
Researchers have developed a technique that allows ultrasound to penetrate bone or metal using customised structures that offset distortions caused by aberrating layers.
A Cambridge start-up believes its flexible solar panelling solution could fundamentally change the landscape of solar installation in the commercial sector.
Crane drivers have called off a planned strike tomorrow after they reached agreement on a new pay offer.
Elev8 Interiors and Kier Services have been recognised as the most considerate contractors in the UK.
The leader of London’s Labour assembly has called for an independent investigation in to the £1bn Royal Albert Docks development after concerns were raised about the appointment of Chinese developer ABP to the scheme.