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Forward with BIM

Facilities management practice is changing as FMs find new ways to collect and use data for improved building management. BIM is central to this, as Gary Watkins, CEO of Service Works Group, explains BIM (building information modelling) has been hailed ...

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Carillion JV signs letter of award for hospital deal in Oman

Carillion Alawi, a 50:50 Joint Venture (JV) with the Zawawi family, has signed a letter of award with the Oman Ministry of Health as the preferred bidder in respect of the design and build of the New Sultan Qaboos Hospital ...

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Wates Group’s Andrew Davies to take up CEO role at Carillion

Carillion has named Andrew Davies as the new Chief Executive officer of the business. Davies will take up the role from 2 April 2018, at which point he will also join the Board. Until then, Keith Cochrane will continue to lead ...

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Pollution, politics and productivity hot topics at BESA Conference

The first Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) national conference and awards event took on a wide range of political, technical and business issues at a top London hotel last week. The one-day event focussed in on the industry’s most topical ...

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Polyteck Group reports record growth

Independent construction and facilities management company, Polyteck Group, has reported a 32 per cent rise in revenue to £23.8 million for the 12 months to 31 December 2016 – the highest since its inception in 2005. The company attributes its ...

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UK Construction Week 2017 builds on its success with record attendance

UK Construction Week closed its doors last week on its most successful outing in its three year history, with a record 33,697 construction professionals attending over three packed days of business, representing an 11 per cent increase year-on-year. The event ...

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Next generation and innovation top the agenda at UK Construction Week

Safe buildings, innovation, offsite and the next generation were just some of the buzz words that came out of a record first day at UK Construction Week, taking place at the NEC in Birmingham. One of the strongest themes to ...

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Interserve wins £70m accommodation project in Leeds

Interserve has been awarded a contract worth in excess of £70 million by Dandara Limited to design and build a residential development comprising 744 apartments in Leeds. The four-building development, located in the south side of Leeds city centre, will ...

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Polyteck strengthens senior management team

Construction and facilities management company, Polyteck, has announced a series of promotions as part continued investment in its people and processes. The appointments, which are effective immediately, will see a number of existing Polyteck managers move into new roles created ...

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All change at Carillion

Struggling UK construction and support services company, Carillion which issued a full year profit warning in July has announced that after only nine months as Group Finance Director, Zafar Khan, has left the company with immediate effect. In a statement the ...

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