Changes to concrete ‘recipe’ will help UK construction slash carbon emissions  

One of the most significant changes to the traditional ‘recipe’ for making concrete since the 1980s is set to be introduced in the UK, helping architects and engineers decarbonise the construction of buildings and infrastructure. Changes to standards for concrete have been published by BSI, the business improvement and standards company, and could save 1 […]

Heidelberg Materials becomes the first heavy building materials manufacturer to reach updated PAS 2080:2023 standard

Heidelberg Materials has become the first heavy building materials manufacturer inthe UK to reach the updated PAS 2080:2023 standard on managing and reducingwhole-life carbon in the built environment.PAS 2080:2023 provides a consistent framework for evaluating and managing carbon for all involved in the delivery of buildings and/or infrastructure. The revised standard has an expanded scope; […]

GRAHAM surpasses the £1bn turnover milestone

In recently published accounts, the leading national contractor and developer generated revenue of £1.094bn following the successful delivery of major projects across its core market sectors (building, civil engineering, interior fit-out, facilities management and development management). The figure is a 15.3% increase on the Group’s 2022 results (£948.3m in 2022). Cash at bank and in […]

GRAHAM hits construction milestone at M2 junction 5 improvements scheme

Civil engineering specialist GRAHAM has reached a milestone on the M2 junction 5 improvements scheme, with some significant changes made that will benefit road users. GRAHAM was awarded the £92m M2 junction 5 improvements scheme by National Highways in June 2021. The junction is one of the busiest in the region and experiences large queues […]

Causeway acquires UK’s leading competence, safety and skills passport provider to enhance workforce management solutions for contractors

Construction technology provider Causeway Technologies has acquired Reference Point, developer of the UK’s leading workforce competency and authority-to-work system. This is the third strategic acquisition since Five Arrows made a significant investment in Causeway in 2021, and reinforces Causeway’s platform strategy to digitise the processes that underpin the construction and maintenance of the built environment. Through SkillGuard, its mobile workforce management system, […]

Balfour Beatty awarded £1.2 billion Lower Thames Crossing contract

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, today announces that it has been awarded a £1.2 billion contract by National Highways to deliver the ‘Roads North of the Thames’ package of works for the proposed Lower Thames Crossing. The Lower Thames Crossing will create a new connection under the River Thames to increase capacity and ease […]

Protection for all with new PPE detection solution from Clearway Technology

Clearway Technology, with partner Loci-Labs, has developed a new automated AI powered edge and cloud-based PPE detection service which can be deployed with its range of rapidly deployable Technology Towers or via clients’ existing IP CCTV systems. The new system provides real-time detection and notification to Clearway’s cloud-based analytics platform which can provide statistics, automated […]

<strong>GRAHAM named one of UK’s most inclusive employers following new diversity appointment</strong>

Construction and Civil Engineering specialist firm GRAHAM has been named in the ‘UK’s Top 100 Most Inclusive Workplaces Index 2022’, demonstrating its commitment to being an inclusive employer. The ‘FREDIE’ (Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement) Awards champion and celebrate individuals and organisations that go above and beyond in their commitment to Fairness, Respect, […]

Keltbray wins contract to deliver works on £49.8m National Highways M621 Scheme

Keltbray, a leading UK specialist engineering business, today announces it has secured the contract to deliver improvement works on the £49.8m M621 Junctions 1 to 7 Scheme on behalf of National Highways. The works encompass the improvement of the M621 route to improve both the safety of motorists whilst also reducing the risk of congestion. […]


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