Engineering

New Construction Starts in December Jump 23 Percent; Annual Total for 2012 Advances 6 Percent to $463.6 Billion

McGraw-Hill Construction - 26 min 47 sec ago
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.
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November Construction Slips 5 Percent

McGraw-Hill Construction - 26 min 47 sec ago
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.
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Labour outlines proposals for Help to Build scheme

Construction News Plus - 3 hours 44 min ago
The Labour Party has outlined proposals for its Help to Build scheme today, to boost small housebuilders’ access to finance.
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Contractors to support LGBT community at Liverpool Pride

Construction News Plus - 8 hours 51 min ago
Contractors ISG and Morgan Sindall will be among those to show their support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community at Liverpool Pride this weekend.
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Speedy Hire reveals new senior management team

Construction News Plus - 9 hours 37 min ago
Speedy Hire has unveiled its new management structure with appointments to key roles.
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Watch: Didcot Power Station cooling towers demolished

Construction News Plus - 10 hours 38 min ago
The three southern cooling towers of Didcot A Power Station were demolished in the early hours of Sunday morning.
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Stable lithium anode promises efficient rechargeable batteries

The Engineer Online - 12 hours 3 min ago
Researchers at Stanford University have designed a pure lithium anode.
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How has Carillion fared in 2014?

Construction News Plus - Fri, 2014-07-25 16:02
As news emerges that Balfour Beatty and Carillion are in talks over a potential merger, Construction News examines how Carillion has fared in 2014.
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Balfour Beatty 'in play' for bidders as Carillion talks shake-up industry

Construction News Plus - Fri, 2014-07-25 16:00
Carillion’s talks with Balfour Beatty over a merger could lead to further bids for the UK’s largest contractor, analysts have predicted, after the firms revealed they first held talks over a merger more than two months ago.
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How has Balfour Beatty fared in 2014?

Construction News Plus - Fri, 2014-07-25 16:00
As Balfour Beatty and Carillion consider merging, Construction News looks at Balfour Beatty’s performance in 2014 so far.
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Balfour Beatty vs Carillion: In numbers

Construction News Plus - Fri, 2014-07-25 15:23
How the contractors measure up as their boards discuss a potential merger.
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Interactive: Balfour Beatty/Carillion merger

Construction News Plus - Fri, 2014-07-25 15:23
How the contractors measure up as their boards discuss a potential merger.
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Planning granted for major Brent Cross regeneration

Construction News Plus - Fri, 2014-07-25 12:12
New planning consent has been granted for a major regeneration project at Brent Cross Cricklewood in north London.
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Planning granted for major Brent Cross regeneration

Construction News Plus - Fri, 2014-07-25 12:12
New planning consent has been granted for a major regeneration project at Brent Cross Cricklewood in north London.
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Balfour Beatty and Carillion in shock merger talks

Construction News Plus - Fri, 2014-07-25 10:00
UK’s biggest contractors Balfour Beatty and Carillion announce shock merger talks.
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Green Deal £120m fund closed six weeks after launch

Construction News Plus - Fri, 2014-07-25 09:55
The government has closed its Green Deal Home Improvement Fund after the fund dried up just over six weeks after its launch.
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Embedded sensors aim to curtail fatigue-related accidents

The Engineer Online - Fri, 2014-07-25 07:05
Injuries and fatalities caused by fatigue-related accidents could be curtailed with sensors embedded into seatbelts.
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Balfour Beatty and Carillion consider merger deal

Construction News Plus - Thu, 2014-07-24 22:51
Balfour Beatty and Carillion have announced they are in preliminary discussions over a possible merger of the two firms.
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In pictures: Plans submitted for £3.5bn Silvertown Quays scheme

Construction News Plus - Thu, 2014-07-24 13:23
Plans have been submitted for the £3.5bn transformation of Silvertown Quays at London’s Royal Docks.
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Brookfield Multiplex scoops £90m Docklands job

Construction News Plus - Thu, 2014-07-24 12:20
Brookfield Multiplex has won a job to build hundreds of rental homes for Essential Living’s Docklands development, worth £90m.
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