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Autism charity receives £1,500 donation from Bedfordshire Homebuilder

Autism Bedfordshire has received a £1,500 donation from David Wilson Homes to assist with its work to improve the quality of life of autistic children, young people, adults and their families. The charity aims to reduce social isolation and improve the prospects for...

Balfour Beatty VINCI moves first huge HS2 Delta Junction viaduct section over M42/M6 link road

An 84 metre, 300 tonne steel viaduct section has been moved into place at HS2’s Delta Junction in 11.5 hours. This is the first section of two 158 metre viaducts which will take high speed trains over the M42/M6 link roads in North Warwickshire. Balfour Beatty VINCI...

More than 50 per cent of homebuyers view energy efficiency as key factor

This New Homes Week (26 February – 3 March), housebuilder Davidsons Homes has released data from its own homebuyers, showing just how an important energy efficient new home is to them. Of the buyers reviewed, 53 per cent said that the most important environmentally...

The Role of Advertising in 2024

Discover the significance of advertising in the year 2024 and how it shapes businesses and consumer behaviour. The Evolution of Advertising Advertising has come a long way since its inception. In the past, advertisements were primarily limited to print media, such as...

Bidders shortlisted in the process to find the next operator of the Elizabeth line

Four bidders shortlisted to become next operator of transformational railway Next Elizabeth line operator to build on the success of the railway since launching in 2022 Growing reliability will be a focus for new operator along with maintaining customer satisfaction...

Passengers reminded of major railway upgrades between Huddersfield and Leeds from next week

The Transpennine Route Upgrade are encouraging passengers to check before they travel as engineers complete five days of work across the Transpennine Route.  Upgrades in the Morley area will include track drainage and cabling work, whilst engineers in Dewsbury...

British Gypsum Launches Innovation in BIM Technology

British Gypsum, part of Saint-Gobain Interior Solutions, has launched a groundbreaking digital construction tool that enhances the use of its Building Information Modelling (BIM) objects. The first-of-its-kind, cutting-edge technology makes it easier to maintain the...

Work officially commences on new pioneering education campus in Fairwater, Cardiff, Wales

A special ground-breaking ceremony has marked the start of construction of a new pioneering joint education campus, to be located in the Fairwater area of Cardiff. The £110m project is the largest in scale and investment, of Cardiff’s education developments delivered...

Balfour Beatty partners with University of Sussex to finance, build and operate new student accommodation project

Balfour Beatty has commenced construction of a new student accommodation project – the West Slope Residences – on behalf of The University of Sussex, having achieved Financial Close in December 2023.  At Financial Close, Balfour Beatty Investments signed a 54...

Young people set to shape the future of London’s transport network

Transport for London (TfL) to become one of the first UK transport organisations to have regular representation of people under the age of 25 at its senior meetings TfL introduces bold change after working closely with its Youth Panel over the past year Young people...
British Gypsum Launches Innovation in BIM Technology

British Gypsum Launches Innovation in BIM Technology

British Gypsum, part of Saint-Gobain Interior Solutions, has launched a groundbreaking digital construction tool that enhances the use of its Building Information Modelling (BIM) objects. The first-of-its-kind, cutting-edge technology makes it easier to maintain the...

Empowering Women in Construction: Facts and Figures

Empowering Women in Construction: Facts and Figures

Discover the essential statistics and empowering facts about women in the construction industry. The Rise of Women in Construction In recent years, there has been a significant rise in the number of women entering the construction industry. According to the National...

Leicestershire homebuilder donates £1,500 to microtia uk

Leicestershire homebuilder donates £1,500 to microtia uk

Coalville-based David Wilson Homes East Midlands has made a £1,500 donation to Microtia UK, a charity that provides an education and support for families effected by Microtia. Microtia is a disease that affects the ears and can lead to hearing issues and...

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