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Saturday21 January 2017

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Donald Trump

Trump’s US-Mexico border wall ‘could cost $31bn’

20 Jan 17 | By Joey Gardiner

Cost consultant Gleeds calculates key election pledge could far exceed 45th president’s $12bn estimate

Comments (3)

Wembley

Tottenham heading for Wembley

20 Jan 17 | By Dave Rogers

Club board due to make final decision on moving this March

Khalifa-International-Stadium

British worker on Qatar World Cup stadium dies

20 Jan 17 | By Yoosof Farah

The worker was employed on the Khalifa International Stadium project in Doha

Mike Haigh managing director Mott MacDonald

Mott MacDonald appoints new global MD

20 Jan 17 | By Yoosof Farah

Mike Haigh will be responsible for day-to-day management of 16,000-strong business

Atletico Madrid stadium FCC

Spanish contractor raises roof on Atletico stadium

20 Jan 17 | By Yoosof Farah

FCC Construcción has begun elevating roof on Atletico Madrid’s new stadium

more news

Project news

Wembley

Tottenham heading for Wembley

20 Jan 17

Club board due to make final decision on moving this March

54 Marsh Wall

Planners back rejigged Docklands tower

18 Jan 17

Rolfe Judd’s 41-storey Marsh Wall tower recommended for approval

Google HQ Kings Cross aerial

Lendlease set for prized £650m Google HQ

17 Jan 17

Exclusive: Firm sees off remaining rival Sir Robert McAlpine for prestigious scheme

The Fellowship Inn

Pub where legendary boxer lived set to be renovated

17 Jan 17

Sir Henry Cooper lived in pub ahead of Muhammad Ali fight, while Eric Clapton and Fleetwood Mac played gigs there

Paris

Paris to spruce up Eiffel Tower for Olympics bid

17 Jan 17

New reception areas and upgrades to lower second-floor proposed for €300m programme

Hackney estate regeneration

Green light for £200m Hackney estate regen

17 Jan 17

Karakusevic Carson Architects-led programme set to deliver 400 new homes

Westminster

Michael Gove backs opposition to £3.5bn Parliament move

16 Jan 17

One-time Tory leadership contender joins group opposed to vacating Palace of Westminster for repair work

OMA's Factory proposals

OMA's Manchester 'Factory' venue approved

13 Jan 17

£110m city-centre arts venue recommended for approval by planners

Populous Bristol Arena

Bouygues walks from £90m Bristol Arena job

12 Jan 17

Bristol City Council and contractor fail to agree price for 12,000-capacity venue

Chelsea stadium thumb

Chelsea's gothic stadium gets green light

12 Jan 17

Council planners approve 60,000 seat landmark

Sunderland bridge pic web

1,550-tonne bridge piece shipped into Sunderland

12 Jan 17

Farrans-built New Wear Crossing is taking shape

Centre Point thumb

Centre Point tower revamp nears completion

11 Jan 17

Almacantar and Multiplex progressing revamp of 34-storey brutalist tower

OMA's Factory proposals

Manchester set to green light OMA's £110m Factory venue

10 Jan 17

City-centre arts venue recommended for approval by planners

Chelsea

Chelsea stadium set for green light

5 Jan 17

Council planners recommended to approve 60,000 seat landmark at meeeting next week

Sky Central office

Sky unwraps Mace-built HQ

30 Dec 16

Project team included Amanda Levete’s firm and PLP

Earls Court thumb

Earls Court developer wants to build up to 25% more homes

23 Dec 16

Capco asks London mayor Sadiq Khan whether it can build 10,000 homes, rather than 7,500

Dissington Garden Village

Farrells submits plans for garden village north of Newcastle

23 Dec 16

The 2,000-home scheme near Newcastle is expected to create 800 jobs during construction

Collaborative Teaching Laboratry University of Birmingham

Morgan Sindall wins £40m Birmingham lab

22 Dec 16

Firm wins contract to build a science and technology lab in Birmingham

Duke's Court the Crown Estate

Skanska lands £100m West End scheme

21 Dec 16

Crown Estate ploughs on with its £500m revamp of the St James area of London

John Puttick's revised design for the youth zone beside Preston Bus Station

Preston bus station ‘Youth Zone’ wins planning

21 Dec 16

Lancashire County Council approves own application for John Puttick-designed centre

Theresa May

Online poll: Single market

18 Jan 17

Will Theresa May’s decision to leave the EU single market have a negative knock-on effect for UK construction? Vote here

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Atletico Madrid stadium FCC

Spanish contractor raises roof on Atletico stadium

20 Jan 17 | By Yoosof Farah

FCC Construcción has begun elevating roof on Atletico Madrid’s new stadium

more contractor news

Donald Trump

Trump’s US-Mexico border wall ‘could cost $31bn’

20 Jan 17 | By Joey Gardiner

Cost consultant Gleeds calculates key election pledge could far exceed 45th president’s $12bn estimate

Comments (3)

more QS news

Office cubicles

Toxic workplaces ‘threaten wellbeing’, says Aecom study

13 Jan 17 | By Yoosof Farah

Consultant says weak design leads to poor productivity, long-term sickness and has impact on staff recruitment and retention

more sustainability news

Finance

Kier

Kier continues to top tables with £293m contracts in December

20 Jan 17 | By Yoosof Farah

Contractor thrashes rivals with £485m haul for final two months of 2016 with Wates coming second last

more finance news

Donald Trump

Trump’s US-Mexico border wall ‘could cost $31bn’

20 Jan 17 | By Joey Gardiner

Cost consultant Gleeds calculates key election pledge could far exceed 45th president’s $12bn estimate

Comments (3)

more global news

54 Marsh Wall

Planners back rejigged Docklands tower

18 Jan 17 | By Jim Dunton

Rolfe Judd’s 41-storey Marsh Wall tower recommended for approval

more architecture news

London Underground tube station

Bechtel over a year behind on £36m Tube upgrade job

19 Jan 17 | By Yoosof Farah

Contractor was originally meant to complete Vauxhall upgrade by end of 2015

more infrastructure news

Housing Estate

Quarter of a million cheap homes to be 'lost by 2020'

18 Jan 17 | By Yoosof Farah

Chartered Institute of Housing makes predictions on back of government data between 2012 and 2016

Comments (1)

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Education & healthcare

Hodder Duncan House scheme in Stratford

Go-ahead for £105m Stratford student flats

11 Jan 17 | By Tim Clark

33-storey tower ready in 2019

more education news

Theresa May

Construction leaders: Act to stop bad EU deal for industry

19 Jan 17 | By Iain Withers

Lord Stunell, Mace and the RIBA warn of pitfalls of flawed deal for building sector as May outlines ‘hard’ Brexit plans

more policy news

Handshake

Hill sells construction claims arm to Pret owner

21 Dec 16 | By Yoosof Farah

The firm’s construction claims business snapped up by huge European investor which owns Pret a Manger

more legal news

Mike Haigh managing director Mott MacDonald

Mott MacDonald appoints new global MD

20 Jan 17 | By Yoosof Farah

Mike Haigh will be responsible for day-to-day management of 16,000-strong business

more career news

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