Justice secretary Elizabeth Truss has announced plans for the construction of four new prisons in England and Wales.
Barnsley Council has decided to provide £70M in funding for the construction of a £120M retail-led development in Yorkshire, UK.
Union College, a private, non-denominational liberal arts college located in New York, has unveiled a $100M project to expand and renovate its Science and Engineering Center.
One of the most eye-catching technological innovations in recent years is 3D printing — a technology that has numerous potential uses in multiple industries and in particular has great potential for use in construction.
Taylor Wimpey has been chosen as the preferred bidder for the £1bn redevelopment of two housing estates in Battersea, London.
Stress, depression or anxiety is significantly affecting our society. According to mental health charity Mind, 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health issue in any given year and, according to the Centre for Mental Health, at any one time 1 in 6 workers is experiencing depression, anxiety or stress — and construction workers are not immune to it.
Construction firm Lendlease has been selected by the Internet giant Google to construct its new headquarters at King’s Cross in London, UK.
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a new $136M project at Brooklyn’s historic Bush Terminal in New York.
High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd, the company responsible for developing and delivering the high-speed railway in the UK, is set to award the four key development and design contracts for the second phase of HS2.
Empire State Development (ESD), New York's chief economic development agency, has selected Turner Construction and LendLease to design and build the $1.5bn expansion of the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York.
Tutor Perini’s subsidiary WDF has won contracts worth $104M in the US.
Dransfield Properties has signed a joint venture agreement with Harworth Group to develop a new £50M retail, office and leisure development at Waverley, Rotherham in Yorkshire, UK.
Olti Gjomema, construction industry analyst at Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center, presents Donald Trump, the builder along with some of his property investments.
US-based construction company Tutor Perini has received a notice of intent from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the Westside Purple Line Extension Section 2 Project.
JDS Development Group has obtained $660M in financing for the American Copper Buildings at 626 First Avenue in Manhattan, New York.
An ongoing and potentially revolutionary innovation within construction is the growth of modular buildings. Modular buildings are defined as prefabricated structures consisting of multiple sections termed modules. Modular construction differs from traditional forms of construction due to the fact that module sections are completed offsite before being transported to the construction site, where they are then positioned into place.