Senior directors of Balfour Beatty, Laing O’Rourke and Vinci yesterday repented for their sins in front of a committee of MPs and sought forgiveness. Source: www.theconstructionindex.co.uk
Committee on Climate Change says it sees “no rationale” for letting small developments off the standard Source: www.building.co.uk
The government has announced plans to sell Constructionline, its online construction supplier database.It said that private ownership would allow Constructionline “to grow and achieve its full potential, including offering new additional services”. Source: www.theconstructionindex.co.uk
A construction worker died yesterday after being hit by a lorry in the City of London.Witnesses said he was talking on his mobile phone while crossing the road near Houndsditch. Source: www.constructionenquirer.com
United Kingdom Federation of Builders (UKFB) has become the first company in the UK to introduce fully accredited, licensed builders & trades.
A worker was taken to hospital with a broken leg this morning following a blast during gas mains work in Scunthorpe.
Construction firms cutting corners on health and safety will feel the “full weight of the law”, the Health and Safety Executive has warned, after announcing a two-week inspection blitz on sites across the UK.
Twenty schools have received improvement notices from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) because of their inadequate control of asbestos hazards.
An untrained scaffolder had to have his leg amputated after falling from an unguarded structure, a court has heard. Andrew Gore, 37, from Mountain Ash in the Cynon Valley, had never had any recognised training.