Taylor Wimpey is to build 149 homes for a mixed-use scheme in West Yorkshire.
Ministry of Defence (MOD) scientists say their new material will make testing decontamination of chemical weapons more realistic.
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.
Mott MacDonald has acquired £120m-turnover water infrastructure specialist Bentley Holdings.
Bio-reactive Packaging technology developed by a UK student could help cut down on food wastage.
United House Developments will look to form relationships with up to four contractors to work with on future projects, its chairman has said.
Interserve is to build a £43m facility for the aerospace industry in Yorkshire.
Harvard University’s Wyss Institute has received $2.9m from DARPA to continue development of a lightweight bodysuit to improve wearers’ stamina.
Kier has added £1bn of turnover in the year since taking over May Gurney, it revealed today.
Kier has appointed former Balfour Beatty FD Beverley Dew as its new financial director.
Network Rail should take work away from contractors who do not improve their health and safety performance, according to the Office of Rail Regulation.
Mace has been selected by developer Stanhope as preferred construction manager for the redevelopment of BBC Television Centre in west London.
Crossrail’s contractors have boosted their chances of winning major infrastructure deals, according to its chief executive, as new figures showed improved performance among firms on the scheme.
The mayor of London has selected Bouygues, in a consortium with Grainger and the London Pensions Fund Authority, to develop the Pontoon Dock site in Newham.
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Canadian researchers have developed a device that generates electricity from jaw motion.
The Dodge Momentum Index made a small gain in August, increasing to 118.8 (2000=100) for the month, up 0.2% from the July reading.
United House is merging with Bullock Construction in preparation for a “major” expansion in its private residential business.
Exclusive: New directors have been appointed to three of Galliford Try’s regional building businesses following its acquisition of Miller Group’s construction arm.