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Lancer Scott restructures following rapid growth

UK built environment construction, development and property maintenance company, Lancer Scott, has completed a major restructuring of its business divisions. Under the parent company of Lancer Scott Holdings Ltd, three individual limited companies have been created – Lancer Scott Construction ...

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Amey gets on board with Network Rail

Amey has been appointed to two Network Rail frameworks across the North West & Central regions.  Securing places on both the Engineering and Construction Services, and the Programme and Project Management Services Frameworks, a key focus for Amey will be ...

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FIS launches guide to the Building Safety Act

The Finishes and Interiors Sector (FIS) has launched new guidance to help introduce the basic concepts of the Building Safety Act to all businesses and explain why it will promote a culture of safety and accountability in the construction industry. ...

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Kier appoints new responsible business lead

The construction and infrastructure services group has promoted James Martin to Health, Safety, Wellbeing & Sustainability Director and Head of the Group’s Responsible Business team. Martin joined Kier on the Group’s graduate programme in 1999 and has gone on to ...

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Edison Group acquires Cabin Scotland

Ayrshire-headquartered construction, property and investment business, Edison Group, which has been acquiring companies in the construction sector throughout the UK over the last year, has added Linlithgow-based Cabin Scotland Limited to its portfolio of companies in an all-cash transaction. Edison ...

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NatWest unveils free retrofit skills programme for construction sector

NatWest Group has joined forces with the Supply Chain Sustainability School to provide a free retrofit learning platform for the construction industry. As the School’s first partner within the finance sector, both organisations aim to build capability and capacity to accelerate retrofitting ...

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Lack of confidence in government hampering growth in construction

Fewer than one in five of those surveyed for Gleed’s UK Construction Market Report 3Q 2023 said they have “confidence” that the current government can improve market conditions and ultimately increase output from the sector. Almost two thirds of contractors ...

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Two built environment companies acquire training provider to expand UK’s green skills in the sector

Two net-zero focused companies have created a unique partnership to acquire a long-established construction training company to develop the UK’s green skills ahead of 2050. Facilities management company UK National and certification body Simply Certification have joined forces to create ...

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Kier strengthens senior leadership team

The UK infrastructure services, construction and property group, has made two new appointments to its senior leadership team to support the Group’s purpose, to sustainably deliver infrastructure across the UK by creating new job and training opportunities. Tracey Collins is ...

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Data centre builds are suffering ongoing project disruptions

A new Europe-wide report has found external site disruptions and inflationary pressures are causing delays to the construction of new data centres and preventing such projects from adopting greener practices. This comes from the second half of a two-part report ...

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