Construction News http://www.construction.co.uk Tata Steel Plans Merger With ThyssenKrupp http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/235075/tata-steel-plans-merger-with-thyssenkrupp http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/235075/tata-steel-plans-merger-with-thyssenkrupp Tata Steel has revealed plans to create a new leading European steel enterprise with ThyssenKrupp AG. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the two companies, which will see wor Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT Police To Probe 336 Firms Over Grenfell Tower Blaze http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/235031/police-to-probe-336-firms-over-grenfell-tower-blaze http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/235031/police-to-probe-336-firms-over-grenfell-tower-blaze More than 330 firms involved in the construction, refurbishment or management of Grenfell Tower are to be interviewed by Police. In an update on the investigation into the tragedy, Met Police said th Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT Arcadis Selected To Help Deliver A66 Northern Trans-Pennine Scheme http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/235032/arcadis-selected-to-help-deliver-a66-northern-trans-pennine-scheme http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/235032/arcadis-selected-to-help-deliver-a66-northern-trans-pennine-scheme Arcadis has been appointed to help deliver the A66 Northern Trans-Pennine scheme. The industry consultant will develop proposals for the Highways England project, which aims to carry out improvements Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT More Than 350 New Homes To Be Built In Ilford http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/235034/more-than-350-new-homes-to-be-built-in-ilford http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/235034/more-than-350-new-homes-to-be-built-in-ilford More than 350 new homes are to be built in Ilford, east London. Developer Durkan has signed an agreement with Southern Housing Group to build 354 new homes at the housing association%apos;s Britannia Musi Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT Communities Set For £22.8m Boost To Develop %apos;Neighbourhood Plan%apos; http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/235095/communities-set-for-22-8m-boost-to-develop-neighbourhood-plan http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/235095/communities-set-for-22-8m-boost-to-develop-neighbourhood-plan Housing Minister Alok Sharma has revealed a £22.8 million package of support for communities across England to have more of a voice over development plans for their area. The funding, which will be a Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT Ibstock To Invest £50m In New Factory At Leicestershire http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/235061/ibstock-to-invest-50m-in-new-factory-at-leicestershire http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/235061/ibstock-to-invest-50m-in-new-factory-at-leicestershire Ibstock has announced plans to invest £50 million in a new factory in Leicestershire. The UK%apos;s largest brick manufacturer is aiming to increase production capacity at the site in order to meet growin Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT Mitie Considers Sale Of Property Management Division http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/235036/mitie-considers-sale-of-property-management-division http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/235036/mitie-considers-sale-of-property-management-division Mitie is considering selling its Property Management business as part of a company cost-cutting programme. In trading update today, 20 September, the company said it has instructed Evercore Partners Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT Galliford Try Wins Fit-Out Deal On Arena Central Development http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/235033/galliford-try-wins-fit-out-deal-on-arena-central-development http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/235033/galliford-try-wins-fit-out-deal-on-arena-central-development Galliford Try has been selected to fit-out the £66 million Arena Central building in Birmingham. The 220,000 sq ft office facility at Centenary Square was built by the contractor on behalf of develop Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT FMB Backs Lib Dem Call For Councils To Be Given Funding To Build http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/235058/fmb-backs-lib-dem-call-for-councils-to-be-given-funding-to-build http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/235058/fmb-backs-lib-dem-call-for-councils-to-be-given-funding-to-build The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has backed calls by Lib Dem Leader Vince Cable to allow local councils to borrow funding for house building. In response to the Party Leader%apos;s speech at the Li Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT Upgrade Work To Start On Tunnel Terrace Footbridge In Newport http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/235097/upgrade-work-to-start-on-tunnel-terrace-footbridge-in-newport http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/235097/upgrade-work-to-start-on-tunnel-terrace-footbridge-in-newport Upgrade work is to begin on the Tunnel Terrace footbridge in Newport. The structure, which connects Tunnel Terrace with Albert Terrace and runs over the South Wales Mainline, is being improved as it Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT