Tyneside-based Southbay Civil Engineering has won a £19M project to extend a deep sea quay in the North East.
A third bolt has broken on the Cheesegrater skyscraper in the City of London.
A record number of tall buildings were constructed last year, according to the annual report of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).
The tallest buildings in the world due for completion in 2015 will be mostly in China, the Middle East, and Russia, according to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has withdrawn its backing for Thomas Heatherwick’s proposed Garden Bridge over the Thames.
The big picture
High rise residential buildings are increasingly being designed and built in the UK, and London leads the way, with around 25 residential buildings of 20 storeys or more under construction and around another 80 with planning consent. Many more are in the pipeline.