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Wednesday, 11 November 2009

Four firms are in the running for a design and construct project for Cambridge University worth at least £30m.

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Architects Benoy have been named British Company of the Year in China at the 2009 British Business Awards.

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

The National Trust has this week started the process of appointing contractors to build the new visitors’ centre at theGiant’s Causeway World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland.

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Knowsley Council has published a tender for a construction partner contract to help deliver its £25m Stockbridge Villageregeneration masterplan.

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Ports around England and Wales will have a new planning framework to work in when considering development, thanks tothe launch of the Government's new National Policy Statement (NPS) for the sector.

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Crossrail is inviting tenders for the construction of the access shafts and station tunnels in connection with theconstruction of new stations at Liverpool Street and Whitechapel.

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Contractor Morgan Sindall is trading in line with market expectations, it said today.

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Chief operating officer Tony Douglas has left Laing O Rourke.

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

House prices are continuing to rise, according to the RICS UK housing market survey published today.

Monday, 9 November 2009

The government has approved ten sites in England and Wales for new nuclear power stations, mostly at existing locations.

Monday, 9 November 2009

Vinci Construction has won a £25m deal with Liverpool City Council to create a new learning and community facility for the Jewish community.

Monday, 9 November 2009

MUMA has been selected as the architectural practice who will shape the Whitworth Art Gallery's vision for the future.

Monday, 9 November 2009

Laing O'Rourke and SGB have been fined a total of £105,000 after one man died and another was injured when a concrete slab collapsed at Heathrow Airport's T5 in 2005.

Monday, 9 November 2009

Four construction firms have submitted preliminary tenders for a Southampton City Council Academies deal which could be worth £35m.

Monday, 9 November 2009

Costain has been appointed, in joint venture with Lafarge, to the Midlands Works Framework Contract 4 by the Highways Agency.

Friday, 6 November 2009

Rail union RMT warns of “total chaos” as nearly half of Network Rail maintenance job cuts are targeted at busy West Coast Main Line.

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