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RFM bolsters senior management team

Integrated property services provider, RFM Group, has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Leigh Edmonson as Managing Director of the Construction division and Mark Flanagan who has been promoted to Client Services Director. The duo joins former ...

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UKCW sees debate around digital hit a higher level

The future success of digital construction lies with improved planning, more consistent procurement by Government, integrated software systems, the education of the young and the development of hybrid solutions that don’t scare the industry, according to yesterday’s opening debate at ...

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Balfour Beatty lands £10m deal with Midlands Metropolitan Hospital

Balfour Beatty has won a £10 million Early Works Contract for the Midlands Metropolitan Hospital, on behalf of Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust. This award follows the robust contingency measures undertaken by the Trust to deal with the ...

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Interserve exits from industrial contracting activities 

Interserve has entered into an agreement to sell its Infrastructure and Industrial access and hard services business to Enigma Industrial Services via Interserve Industrial Services Limited (IISL). The business is to be sold for a cash consideration of approximately £3.6 million, with the ...

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Single-use plastic crackdown at UKCW to benefit clean water in Nairobi

In an attempt to reduce the number of single-use plastic water bottles thrown away at the UK’s largest construction show, UK Construction Week (UKCW) has partnered with Join the Pipe to install water fountains around the event providing free tap ...

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Outstanding first year for MC Construction’s facilities services arm

MC Construction has seen its new facilities services division, double its turnover target and nearly triple its workforce in its first year. The Salford-based company established MC Facilities Services in summer 2017 with eight staff. Since then, the team has ...

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Trade associations secure historic skills bid

Three trade bodies have joined forces to secure an historic agreement from the four UK governments to manage and develop apprenticeships, qualifications and National Occupational Standards for the building services engineering sector. The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA); SELECT and ...

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Wates launches pilot scheme to tackle homelessness

Engage Leeds, a support service which helps prevent people from becoming homeless, has helped in excess of 3,000 people across the city since setting up just over 12 months ago – but the issue of homelessness continues to worsen, with ...

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City appoints new MD of its building engineering services division

Facilities management & building maintenance firm, City, has announced the appointment of Fraser Allan as Managing Director of City Building Engineering Services (CBES), the construction and engineering services arm of the business. Allan, who has worked at City for over ...

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UKGBC launches Sustainable Innovation Manual for construction and property industry

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has  launched its Sustainable Innovation Manual to help built environment professionals put sustainability and innovation at the heart of planning, decision-making, and project work. The step-by-step guide includes practical templates to promote new thinking and help ...

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