Construction

Distributor Road - Balfour Beatty

  This week (Monday 27th March – Saturday 1st April) Balfour Beatty welcomes members of the public to its construction sites across the UK to support Build UK’s Open Doors event. This popular annual event welcomes members of the public from all age ranges and professions including students, those seeking guidance on alternative career paths and those who are interested in the built environment, to visit a construction site in

FM News Post Brexit skills Balfour Beatty

Leo Quinn, Balfour Beatty Group Chief Executive and founder of The 5% Club, has called for the construction industry to play its part in addressing the skills crisis post-Brexit. Founded three years ago, The 5% Club seeks to have its member companies pledge to achieving at least 5% of their employee base consist of apprentices, sponsored students or graduate trainees within 5 years of joining, demonstrating their commitment to training

HC Summit Construction

Industry leaders unite once again under the guidance of the Health in Construction Leadership Group   The Health in Construction Leadership Group (HCLG) yesterday welcomed over 300 Construction leaders and influencers yesterday for a second summit to continue the discussion on reducing the burden of ill-health in the construction industry, one year on since the inaugural event. At the first summit held in January 2016, over 150 CEOs from across

Aberstwyth Innovation Campus 2

Willmott Dixon has secured its second landmark university campus project in two weeks with Aberystwyth University appointing the company for its £27 million Innovation and Enterprise Campus.   Willmott Dixon has been selected for the pre-construction stage to work with the university’s team to develop a detailed technical design for the new campus, which will provide world leading facilities and the expertise to create market focused solutions for the agri-tech

FM Voice Amey compeltes works ahead of schedule

Leading public services provider Amey has successfully completed phase one of two enabling works on the South West Storm Relief Sewer as part of London Underground’s highly-anticipated Northern Line Extension (NLE), targeted for completion in 2020.   Undertaken on behalf of FLO – a Ferrovial Agroman and Laing O’Rourke joint venture – the works saw Amey design and install eight articulation joints along a 55m section of the sewer, which

Laing O'Rourke Skills Gap report

Laing O’Rourke, the leading international engineering enterprise, has today launched a report to help tackle the UK’s increased skills gap in the construction and infrastructure sector.   With infrastructure investment taking centre stage in Philip Hammond’s much anticipated first Autumn Statement, focus has once again turned to how the UK tackles the growing skills gap within construction and infrastructure.  Laing O’Rourke’s new report highlights the critical skills issues facing the

Digital Construction Week DWC

Chair of the UK BIM Alliance and Director and Fellow of Atkins, Anne Kemp will present the keynote speech, ‘The Future of BIM Level 2’ on day 1 of Digital Construction Week at the Business Design Centre, Islington, London on the 26th October.    In her presentation, Anne will offer a roadmap to the continued development of BIM Level 2 and the Government Mandate for all companies and sectors within

Balfour Beatty HPIS - FM Voice Facilities Management News

Balfour Beatty has been selected by Highland Park Independent School District (HPISD) to serve as the district’s construction partner for a $110 million elementary construction and renovation program. A result of HPISD’s 2015 bond election to transform the district’s schools over the next five years, the program includes the construction of four new elementary schools and renovation of a fifth elementary school.   With the project’s first phase underway, Balfour

Balfour Beatty triumph at Ground Engineering Awards 2016

Balfour Beatty has been awarded Project of the Year with a Geotechnical Value of over £3 million at the Ground Engineering Awards 2016. The award recognises the work undertaken to stabilise a historic landslide in Lyme Regis and the efforts made to ensure the work did not impact on the area’s UNESCO World Heritage Site status. The Lyme Regis contract was granted to Balfour Beatty in 2012 and completed in

Amey’s £300m Area 7 contract goes live

Amey has launched its new Maintenance and Response contract in Area 7 for Highways England. The contract, which could be worth £300m over 15 years, will see us responsible for maintaining routes through Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. We will also be looking after stretches of the M1 motorway, as well as the M69, M45 and M6. It is one of Highways England’s busiest networks. Area 7 will see