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A look at five winners of Tall Building Awards’ awards for tall buildings
Tall Building Awards announced its annual list of winners
Could part of the billion-dollar HS2 rail project be revived?
With the Labour Party now in power in the UK, what might happen with the problematic HS2 project?
Record visitors attend Hillhead 2024
Organisers say visitors up by 8% on its 2022 edition
Labour wins UK election: urged to create a safer and greener construction industry
Labour has overturned a large Conservative majority to become the governing party of the UK 
Highlights from Hillhead: What did you miss?
Construction Briefing outlines just some of the highlights that were on display at Hillhead on the last week in June
Contract to restore Palace of Westminster’s tallest tower opens for bids
A competition to restore the tallest tower in the Palace of Westminster in the UK has opened for bids
Balfour Beatty names new CEO for UK Construction Services
Balfour Beatty has announced a new CEO will take over UK Construction Services
Stonehenge could be put on world heritage danger list over tunnel plan
The A303 tunnel project in the UK is on shaky ground even though project contractors have already been announced 
Ray O’Rourke to step down as Laing O’Rourke’s chief executive
Ray O’Rourke is to step down as chief executive of UK-based construction company Laing O’Rourke after five decades at the helm
New guidance on AI and construction issued
Understanding AI in the context of construction “vitally important” to provide new opportunities 
Imperial War Museum and Cambridge University search for aviation tech development partner
Aviation technology cluster aims to become the UK’s new home for the research and development, prototype testing, certification and manufacture of low and zero carbon aircraft
Can Monster Trucks help JCB make headway in North America?
JCB is using this sports league to market to North America customers
Balfour Beatty secures £192 million contract to construct three new substations in Scotland
The contract will see Balfour Beatty design and build the three new 275kV substations in Craig Murrail, An Suidhe, and Crarae
Company sucessfully raises €1.1m to automate off-site construction
DataForm emphasises that integrating automation in off-site construction is crucial for overcoming the challenge of limited capacity
BCIS launches tool to measure whole life costs and carbon
The tool measures and reports on both whole life costs and whole life carbon emissions
World’s tallest scissor unveiled
Dingli and UK’s Hire Safe Solutions partner to produce 37m lift 
Liberty Industrial blasts 11,500-tonne offshore platform
Controlled collapse carried out on Northern Offshore’ floating oil and gas production facility
UK housebuilder rejects £650m offer from rival
UK housebuilder Crest Nicholson has rejected a £650 million (US$828 million) takeover offer from its rival Bellway
Amey drops equipment rental partner HSS Group
UK-based infrastructure company Amey has dropped its equipment rental partner HSS Hire Group in favour of another supplier
Production starts on 3D-printed ‘printfrastructure’ components for water industry
Production of 3D-printed components for use in construction in the water industry has started after three years of development
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