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Is the government about to ditch PF2 before it’s even been tested?
Rowecord Engineering has gone under, taking at least 430 jobs with it. But what is the cost to the wider industry, when it loses the expertise offered by specialist firms?
After the May Gurney saga, what now for Costain? Building looks at the company’s options
Councils are exploring ways to stop companies involved in blacklisting from winning work with them
This month, Anna Stewart takes over the reins at Laing O’Rourke, the UK’s largest private contractor. Tough decisions await her
Who stands to win if Kier does decide to challenge Costain over its merger with May Gurney?
George Osborne exceeded industry expectations in last week’s Budget by pumping more than £15bn into a housing market stimulus. But economists fear the measures could do more harm than good
The NPPF has opened up councils to more residential developments and, with an increasingly robust housebuilding industry preparing for growth, is the sector beginning to rally?
Ahead of this week’s Budget, Building wrote to the chancellor to put the case for the green economy. Let’s hope he listens
Cash is king but with holdings plummeting do contractors need a radical solution?
Does the appointment of new chief executive Andy Rose end a period of uncertainty for the HCA?
How are the top five contracting firms in the UK changing to function in the harsh economic climate?
Last week saw one last Olympic 2012 victory for Team GB - the relaxation of the Olympic No Marketing Rights Protocol. What it will mean for those UK firms that took part?
Steelwork specialist Severfield-Rowen built a reputation on large-scale, complex projects but its chief executive stood down last week after cost overruns on the Cheesegrater. Iain Withers looks at the issues facing the firm and the wider specialist sector
A week into our Green for Growth campaign, Building looks at why the government has gone cold on the green agenda
Aecom bought Davis Langdon in 2010. Building talks to those who left, those who stayed, and the firm’s clients on what has changed - and what the future holds
Last week, the chancellor beefed up Local Enterprise Partnerships and tasked them with administering anything up to £50bn in government funding to promote growth in local economies. This gives construction companies a rare chance to influence policy and win work
Housebuilders are bucking the trend and doing rather well - in fact, they’re even getting bonuses
Will the promising romance between pension funds and infrastructure projects work out?
Three industry experts react to the new form of PFI for school building