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Construction training firm grows retrofit training division to increase qualified professionals in industry

National training provider specialising in construction, utilities and green skills, Simply Learning (formerly Expedient Training) has appointed Angela Keyworth as Director of Retrofit and Renewables Training to significantly grow its retrofit training division. Keyworth, who has been running JWP Success ...

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Wates Group reports highest-ever turnover of £2.18bn

Despite a challenging external landscape of high inflation and interest rates, and disrupted supply chains, Wates Group has reported the highest-ever turnover and underlying profit in its 127-year history. With turnover of £2.18 billion, an increase of more than 15 ...

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Construction industry shortage of skilled workers is more prevalent than in other industries

Skills shortages continue to be a significant challenge for the European construction industry, despite growth prospects in data centres, life sciences and high-tech projects. This is according to a new ‘Construction Market Insights‘ report for Europe by global construction consultant ...

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New CFO at Willmott Dixon

James Mackenzie has been appointed to the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at independent construction and property services company, Willmott Dixon. The appointment follows the announcement of Rick Willmott stepping into the role of Executive Chairman at the start ...

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AA Projects rebrands as Drees & Sommer UK

UK built environment and construction consultant, AA Projects, has rebranded as Drees & Sommer UK, marking the completion of its merger with the partner-managed, global consulting company. The integration bolsters AA Projects’ 25 years of expertise within the built environment, ...

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£700m new build housing framework reveals successful contractors

Regional procurement specialist EN:Procure has announced the winning 27 contractors who have secured a place on its latest £700 million new build housing framework. The procurement arm of social housing consortium Efficiency North previously welcomed bidding across four lots of ...

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Global E&C in Sullom Voe Terminal contract win

Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) service provider, Global E&C has landed a multi-million-pound contract for the new stabilisation facility at Sullom Voe Terminal (SVT) in the Shetland Islands. Global E&C, a leading EPC contractor for major energy infrastructures offshore and ...

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Balfour Beatty signs 54-year partnership deal with University of Sussex

International infrastructure group, Balfour Beatty, has partnered with the University of Sussex to finance, build and operate new student accommodation project – the West Slope Residences. Balfour Beatty Investments has signed a 54-year contract and will invest equity of £32 ...

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Places for London inspiring the next generation to work in the built environment

Places for London (Transport for London’s wholly owned commercial property company) has teamed up with Construction Youth Trust on its educational engagement programme to inspire the next generation to work in the built environment, which encompasses both the construction and ...

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‘Security-by-design’ aims fall short leading to additional costs post-build

A new report from Brivo, a global provider of cloud-based access control and smart building technologies, finds that while security is a new priority in building design, a mismatch between ambition and reality leads to spiralling costs. The results of ...

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