Construction News Roundup

The latest news this week in the Construction Industry:

Kier axes plan to charge subcontractors to work with them

Kier has shelved controversial plans to charge subcontractors 1.5% of their package turnovers to become closer strategic partners. Read more…

Former BHS warehouse makes way for new HS2 station

HS2 has released a set of new images showing progress at London Euston where the team this week completed the demolition of the former BHS warehouse on Hampstead Road, close to the new station’s proposed Camden Town entrance. Read more…

Gender equality in construction “will take nearly 200 years”

Gender equality in construction will take nearly 200 years to achieve according to latest analysis from the GMB union. Read more…

B&K signs off £60m Preston UCLan student centre

The  University of Central Lancashire has signed off a contract with Bowmer & Kirkland for its £60m flagship student centre and new civic square at its Preston campus. Read more…

Government invests £142m to boost housing infrastructure

The government is to invest £142m on widening bridges, building roads and connecting utilities to boost the construction of up to 8,500 properties across the UK. Read more…

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