Developers may have to make ‘biodiversity net gain’

If green improvements are not possible in certain circumstances, they could be charged a levy for the creation of habitat or improvement elsewhere

Demand for green buildings ‘could double in near-future’

A new study from Dodge Data and Analytics shows the sustainable construction sector is growing

Cummins and Hyundai build greener future for construction vehicles

The companies have teams up to create a low carbon electric digger

Offshore wind farm rings the bell for historic conservation

A bell from a WW2-era merchant ship has been recovered from the construction site of the Galloper Wind Farm

EDF: Hinkley Point C on track for next major milestone

This will involve the 4,500 tonne concrete platform to support the reactor buildings being built

Swansea Uni granted £36m to research green building materials

The university develops coatings that generate electricity from heat and light

New sustainable innovation manual for built environment

The UK Green Building Council’s guide also includes practical templates to promote new thinking and help organise ideas

Bids invited for share of £12.5m for energy efficient buildings

Projects should deliver new built assets 50% faster and 33% cheaper as well as halve the lifetime carbon emissions

UK Government signs £420m deal with construction sector

The move aims to make the building industry more efficient and productive, as well as cut energy bills across the country

New UK partnership to boost sustainable innovation in the built environment

The UK Green Building Council and Innovation Gateway aim to help get green solutions and business models to market more quickly