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Selco Adds New Delivery Service

One of the UK’s leading builders merchants has introduced a new delivery option to add to its growing list of services available to tradespeople. Selco Builders Warehouse has unveiled ‘Click ‘N’ Deliver,’ which sees customers able to purchase bulky items and have them...

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$12,500 TO CLEAN UP YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD!

Would you clean up for $12,500? Freelancer.com  offers $12,500 to #trashtag clean up the world Sydney, 8 April 2019: From Bangladesh to Boston, Delhi to Delaware, Johannesburg to Jerusalem, Freelancer.com is incentivising its 32 million strong freelancer army to...

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Selco Helping Students Cement Future

The next generation of tradespeople in Milton Keynes are laying the foundations for their future careers – thanks to a helping hand from a leading builders merchant. Milton Keynes College has linked up with the city’s Selco Builders Warehouse branch to ensure its...

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Two Highways England Awards for M5 Oldbury Viaduct

bmv, a BAM Nuttall, Morgan Sindall Infrastructure and VolkerFitzpatrick joint venture, celebrated two wins at the Highways England Awards last week. The awards recognise the skill, ingenuity and performance of individuals and teams who have helped to progress the Road...

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Balfour Beatty publishes 2018 Gender Pay Report

Balfour Beatty has today published its 2018 gender pay report. The statutory report, an annual publication for employers with 250 or more employees, focusses on an analysis of the difference between the average hourly earnings of men and women across all roles, and...

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Area 10 contract goes live

Amey is welcoming nearly 200 colleagues as they embark on their first day managing and maintaining the Area 10 network. In October 2018, Amey was selected as the Highways maintenance and response contractor for Area 10 in a 15-year contract worth £325million for...

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WORK OFFICIALLY STARTS AT NOTTINGHAM’S UNITY SQUARE

DESCRIBED as: ‘the most transformational office scheme to happen in the East Midlands in more than a decade’, Unity Square has now officially broken ground in Nottingham. HMRC has entered into a 25-year lease on the development, which is being forward funded by Legal...

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Robertson appoints new director of frameworks

Robertson, one of the UK’s leading infrastructure companies, has appointed Robert Ogg as nationwide director of frameworks. As part of his UK-wide remit, he will provide strategic support and advice on local and national frameworks, including managing existing...

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Amey Utilities launches the 2020 Challenge

The Utilities team at leading public services provider Amey has launched an industry-wide competition to make leaving streetwork excavations open overnight a thing of the past. The 2020 Challenge seeks to identify and develop new products and techniques to ensure that...

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10,700 new homes registered in February, according to NHBC

The number of new homes registered by the UK’s housebuilders and developers in February reached 10,721, NHBC’s latest figures have revealed. This represents a 7% decrease on the same month in 2018. This year 7,550 were registered in the private sector (9,080 in 2018),...

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WACKER NEUSON CHOOSES STIRLIN FOR CENTRAL DEALERSHIP

Global provider of construction machines, equipment and services, Wacker Neuson, has appointed Lincolnshire-based Stirlin Plant as its sales dealer for the central region. Being part of Wacker Neuson’s national dealership network, Stirlin Plant will provide sales and...

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Jenny Scott appointed as new Head of Claims at NHBC

New home warranty and insurance provider NHBC has announced the appointment of Jenny Scott as the organisation’s new Head of Claims. Jenny joins NHBC from the QBE Group having worked within the insurance sector for the past 20 years.  Her previous roles included...

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How Will Brexit Affect Contractors in the UK?

With Brexit day edging closer, everyone is waiting to see what the effects of the decision to leave the EU will be. For now, uncertainty reigns, with many contractors across the nation speculating about potential far-reaching implications. As a contractor in the UK,...

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WACKER NEUSON CHOOSES STIRLIN FOR CENTRAL DEALERSHIP

Global provider of construction machines, equipment and services, Wacker Neuson, has appointed Lincolnshire-based Stirlin Plant as its sales dealer for the central region. Being part of Wacker Neuson’s national dealership network, Stirlin Plant will provide sales and...

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One year to go for Jedburgh Campus

The doors of Jedburgh Intergenerational Community Campus were opened to the public as the innovative facility marked one year to go until completion. The project took part in Open Doors Day this month, giving over 50 members of the public the chance to see how the...

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VolkerStevin awarded Severn Trent Water contract

VolkerStevin has been appointed to both Lot 1 and Lot 2 on Severn Trent Water’s £2bn AMP7 investment framework. VolkerStevin and Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, have been appointed under a joint venture, VSA+, as one of seven successful contractors on Lot...

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