Like many labourers in the north east, Michael Forsyth felt the sting in the downturn of the oil and gas industry. From high school he went straight into a plumbing apprenticeship for a firm that went into administration in 2010.
Equipment supplied by Seddons Plant & Engineers Ltd will be used to help try and smash the world land speed record next year, it has been confirmed. Seddons is providing a total of five Honda Generators for use by the BLOODHOUND project team during its attempt next October, 20 years after the ex
And finally… Manchester City plans glass tunnel to let fans watch players from dressing room to pitch
Manchester City supporters will be able to pay to watch players prepare for matches at the Etihad Stadium through a glass tunnel thought to be the first of its kind in Europe. The Daily Mail reports that City fans prepared to pay for the privilege will be able to eat and drink in a newly built execu
A new robot builder can construct an entire house in two days. Hadrian X is a giant truck-mounted robot that can lay up to 1,000 bricks an hour using a 30-metre arm, meaning it can stay in a single position throughout.
White Hart Lane is not just a football stadium at the moment, it is now also a construction site. The home of Tottenham Hotspur has been partially demolished ahead of the building of the club’s new stadium.
American actor Robert De Niro has been granted planning permission to open a hotel in London’s Covent Garden. The boutique Wellington Hotel has been given the go-ahead by Westminster City Council.
Some footballers turn to management or television work after they retire but that's not possible for all players. A scheme is helping players in Scotland train for different career options.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the official opening of the Tay Road Bridge. Opened by the Queen Mother in front of a packed crowd on this day in 1966, the crossing connected the city of jute, jam and journalism to the Kingdom of Fife.
Got a spare £25 million? If you do, and you fancy treating yourself, 21,000 acres of prime Scottish countryside, complete with grouse moors, a Speyside salmon beat and rambling Edwardian hunting lodge could be yours.
Eerie photos of abandoned Olympic venues have been published by The Telegraph. While the Olympic Park in London has seen the main stadium. velodrome and aquatics centre all remain in use, what remains of Olympic venues in other countries is less impressive.
Developers and contractors are being warned of the perils of Pokémon Go players trespassing on construction sites, putting themselves in danger in their attempts to “catch ‘em all”. To play the game, players follow their phone’s GPS, which leads them to various places in the real world wher
A builder destroyed a conservatory with a sledgehammer after a dispute erupted over payment on a £30,000 building project. The Mirror has reported that George Gentles, 54, carried out the act after a double glazing firm who had contracted him to carry out £4,100 worth of work refused to pay up.
And finally… Better Call Kim - North Korea ‘feeding workers crystal meth’ to speed up skyscraper project
North Korea is feeding its construction workers crystal meth to try and speed up completion of a new skyscraper, according to reports. The Telegraph reports that project managers in the country’s capital of Pyongyang are said to be under so much pressure to finish the job on time that they have re
A man was forced to postpone the sale of his home after he realised he had been living next door to the flat he owns. Chris Meyer, 30, planned to sell his three-bedroom Carlisle flat to a buyer for £76,000 three years ago.
How the completed Sutton Point development wil look Two construction workers tumbled around on a Sutton building site perilously close to a 10ft drop.