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JS Wright wins £6m Fish Island plumbing job

The Bream Street Wharf developmentHousing association L&Q has commissioned JS Wright to install and maintain the heating and mechanical services for its 202-home scheme...

CITB names regional chairs

The new councils – which CITB calls nation councils – have been set up to provide a regional perspective to the organisation’s policy making. Clancy...

Cuddy collapse attributed to owner’s health problems

Mike CuddyThe Construction Index was first informed that Cuddy Group was in talks with administrators from Grant Thornton on 11th July but has been...

Australian hire company buys JCB telehandlers

Family-owned Kennards Hire has more than 170 branches across Australia and New Zealand, serving all types of projects, from DIY through small-medium projects to...

Russells aim for tier one status with South African backing

Andrew and Gareth Russell remain as joint managing directors and shareholdersThe move on Russells comes a year after WBHO bought into London concrete frame...

Balfour Beatty picked for Florida development

The Gables Station development, which is made up of three towers, will feature 120,000 square feet of retail space and 500 residential units, including...

Councils prepare Heathrow legal challenge

The councils are challenging the government on the grounds of air quality, climate change, strategic environmental assessment including failing properly to deal with the...

Dubai to get its own Chinatown

The zone will be built within the retail district of Emaar’s 6km2 Dubai Creek Harbour, development as part of a three-pronged initiative to boost...

Wates wins Wandsworth housing work

CGI of the the Shuttleworth Road developmentWates Residential has been selected for the Shuttleworth Road development to provide an additional 71 affordable homes. Work...

Lords throw weight behind offsite manufacturing

McAvoy modulesA report from the House of Lords science and technology committee, Off-site Manufacture for construction: building for change, says that off-site manufacture (OSM)...

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Tensile and Versatile

Steel is known for its stiffness, high durability capacity and toughness which makes it a go to and safe construction material for builders. BY BINDU...

High Above the Ground

The dip in real estate is allowing tower cranes to flourish in the infrastructure segment. BY TEAM CW Tower cranes have ubiquitous across skylines in most...

Long Lasting Wonder

High Pressure Laminate (HPL) are cost-effective and enhance the thermal performance of a building. BY TEAM CW High Pressure Laminate or HPL is the direct descendent...

Road Runners

New rules for road construction, novel methods and maintenance responsibilities has pushed contractors to build better roads & highways. BY JAYASHREE KINI MENDES Development of roads...

Regular checks on under construction high-rises in Chennai High-rise buildings with a height...

This is a key feature of the Tamil Nadu Combined Development and Building Rules, 2019, five years after an 11-storeyed tower under construction collapsed...