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Two die in London balcony collapse

21-Nov-2014 | By

Two men have died and six people have been injured following the collapse of a balcony in Cadogan Square in Knightsbridge, west London.

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FCC approve £800m capital increase to tackle debt

21-Nov-2014 | By

Spanish construction giant FCC has approved a capital increase of €1bn (£799mn) as it tries to strengthen capital, reduce debt and improve group results.

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One top contractor named in Top 100 apprenticeship list

21-Nov-2014 | By

Only one of the UK’s biggest contractors by turnover has been named in the National Apprenticeship Service’s Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers 2014 list.

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Countdown begins to RAC's Retail Question Time - sign up now!

20-Nov-2014

It’s less than a week until the biggest event in the retail refrigeration calendar. This year’s RAC Retail Question Time panel, to be held on 26th November at RICS, London sees an unprecedented line-up of experts.

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Competitions: editor's pick 20.11.14

20-Nov-2014 | By

Omagh’s new schools campus, overhauling a Greenock housing estate and two moveable information kiosks for London Bridge. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Time for Change

It’s definitely time for change

19-Nov-2014

We need 100,000 signatures to support the H&V News Time for Change campaign to ensure retention funds in construction industry contracts are held in protective trusts in future.

Don’t you think it’s time for change?

Don’t you think it’s time for change?

19-Nov-2014

H&V News has launched its Time for Change campaign to improve long-established issues for the benefit of companies throughout the building services and construction sectors.

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Competitions: editor's pick 13.11.14

13-Nov-2014 | By

A museum of art for New Taipei, Camden residential infill projects and regenerating Threshfield Quarry in Yorkshire. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

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Competitions: editor's pick 07.11.14

6-Nov-2014 | By

A new campus for UCL on the Olympic Park, overhauling Derry’s boathouse and an ideas contest for a disused fortress in Rome. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

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Competitions: editor's pick 31.10.14

30-Oct-2014 | By

A monument to fallen protestors in Kyiv, a South African wildlife centre and flood defences in Boston. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions