Construction News http://www.construction.co.uk Stepnell Begins £5.6m Nottingham Trent University Project http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/229999/stepnell-begins-5-6m-nottingham-trent-university-project http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/229999/stepnell-begins-5-6m-nottingham-trent-university-project Stepnell has started work to build a new £5.6 million building for Nottingham Trent University. The contractor is developing a six-storey facility for the University%apos;s Confetti Institute of Creative Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT McLaren To Develop £38m Brighton College Sports And Science Facility http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/230030/mclaren-to-develop-38m-brighton-college-sports-and-science-facility http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/230030/mclaren-to-develop-38m-brighton-college-sports-and-science-facility McLaren Construction has been selected to develop a new £38 million sports and science facility for Brighton College. Designed by Dutch architect OMA, work on the four-storey building will get underw Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT DB Glass Workers To Strike Over Pay Dispute http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/230046/db-glass-workers-to-strike-over-pay-dispute http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/230046/db-glass-workers-to-strike-over-pay-dispute Workers at a Devon-based glass products company are set to take strike action due to a pay dispute. A total of 44 employees at DB Glass in Newton Abbot have voted 81% in favour of undertaking six 48- Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT Costain Strengthens Oil And Gas Team With New Appointment http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/230044/costain-strengthens-oil-and-gas-team-with-new-appointment http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/230044/costain-strengthens-oil-and-gas-team-with-new-appointment Costain has strengthened its oil and gas team by appointing Tim Martin as Director of Front End & Advisory Services. With 20 years%apos; experience in the sector, Mr Martin joins from Ramboll where he act Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT Network Rail To Carry Out Track Upgrades Over Bank Holiday http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/230043/network-rail-to-carry-out-track-upgrades-over-bank-holiday http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/230043/network-rail-to-carry-out-track-upgrades-over-bank-holiday Network Rail has announced it will undertake a programme of track improvement projects this Spring bank holiday weekend. The schemes are being carried out as Network Rail continues to rebuild London Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT Unite Students Purchases Two Development Schemes For £56m http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/229997/unite-students-purchases-two-development-schemes-for-56m http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/229997/unite-students-purchases-two-development-schemes-for-56m Unite Students has purchased two student development schemes for £56 million in Durham and Birmginham. The developer has acquired a 222-bed project in Durham, as well as a 418-bed scheme in Selly Oak Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT £55m Wolverhampton Westside Scheme To Start In 2018 http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/229996/55m-wolverhampton-westside-scheme-to-start-in-2018 http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/229996/55m-wolverhampton-westside-scheme-to-start-in-2018 Work is to start on a £55 million mixed-use scheme in Wolverhampton early next year. Developer Urban&Civic has signed an official development agreement with the council to begin the first phase of th Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT RMT Slams Proposed Job Cuts By Carillion http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/230018/rmt-slams-proposed-job-cuts-by-carillion http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/230018/rmt-slams-proposed-job-cuts-by-carillion Rail union RMT has described proposed job cuts by Carillion as a "direct threat to both jobs and safety". The organisation has been presented with a consultation document from the Network Rail contra Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT Milestone Reached On West Yorkshire Extra Care Development http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/230005/milestone-reached-on-west-yorkshire-extra-care-development http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/230005/milestone-reached-on-west-yorkshire-extra-care-development Wates has reached a milestone on a multi-million pound extra care housing development in West Yorkshire. The company has handed over 21 homes to Together Housing Group, marking the completion of the Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT Polypipe Selects New Chief Executive Officer http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/229998/polypipe-selects-new-chief-executive-officer http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/229998/polypipe-selects-new-chief-executive-officer Polypipe Group has announced Martin Payne as the company%apos;s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr Payne will take over from David Hall, who will retire from the Group on 02 October. As Polypipe%apos;s cur Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT