Pressure builds for homes in greenbelt

Population growth and lack of supply forcing change

Labour plan to boost small housebuilders

Bank loan guarantees designed to support creation of 10,000 homes

London employers warn on housing costs

Companies find recruitment harder and wages rising

More homes – but not in my back yard

Efforts by government run up against forces of localism

Housing scheme sucks cash from north

Little evidence New Homes Bonus boosts planning approvals

Germany: A nation of tenants

Only 40% of Germans own their homes

UK brickmaker finally climbs price wall

After five years of grief, things are starting to look up

Died on Saturday night (19), in Salvador, engineer and founder of the Odebrecht Group, Norberto Odebrecht. Born in Recife, Pernambuco, he graduated from the Polytechnic School of Bahia, and in 1944, founded the Odebrecht Group, which spread about 60 countries.The entrepreneur was 93 and was admitted to the Cardio Pulmonary Hospital. The time and date of the funeral has not yet been informed.

Engineer whose vision helped build Brazil

Norberto Odebrecht, construction executive, 1920-2014

Scottish housebuilder Cala eyes IPO

Group appoints Lazard to advise on potential offering

Carillion in merger talks with Balfour Beatty

Deal would create £3bn construction giant

Cost-cutting Caterpillar raises forecast

Mining slump is offset by modest recovery in construction

Brickmaker boosts UK output

Kilns relit at two mothballed plants amid housing boom

SFO launches probe into Sweett Group

Inquiry into ‘activities in United Arab Emirates and elsewhere’

Aecom to buy URS in $4bn deal

Combination will create a new leader in the industry

Construction output dips in May

Data suggest UK recovery will not be as smooth as hoped

Barratt set to double full-year profit

Expects ‘very good’ 2015 market

Congress nears deal on road funding

Stand-off could stall projects next month

Countryside taps advisers on possible IPO

Housebuilder appoints independent STJ

Holcim / Lafarge: nothing to see here

The problem is not what is to be sold, but to whom

Holcim and Lafarge outline disposal plans

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