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Monday, 22 December 2008

Taylor Woodrow has been fined £200,000 after the death of a man working on a project at the Welsh Assembly.

Friday, 19 December 2008

The Co-operative Group is to build a new headquarters on Miller Street in Manchester city centre.

Friday, 19 December 2008

Work to build a £130m viaduct over the M8 at Paisley for the Glasgow Airport rail link will begin in 2010.

Friday, 19 December 2008

The RIBA has announced the shortlist in the competition to design a new foot and cycle bridge crossing the River Soar in Leicester.

Friday, 19 December 2008

Ground engineer Keller Group is bullish about its performance in 2008 it said in its latest trading update.

Friday, 19 December 2008

Experienced project managers have been invited to bid to help oversee the building of Crossrail, Europe's largest construction scheme, Transport Minister Andrew Adonis has announced.

Thursday, 18 December 2008

Yorkshire Windpower, a joint venture between E.ON and EPRL, is to submit a planning application to re-power its Ovenden Moor wind farm.

Thursday, 18 December 2008

Barratt Developments has sold £46m worth of assets from its Wilson Bowden Developments subsidiary.

Thursday, 18 December 2008

Connaught has been awarded £320m of social housing contracts since 1 September.

Thursday, 18 December 2008

G Middleton has gone into administration with the loss of 48 jobs.

Thursday, 18 December 2008

Nuclear reactor designs will be the subject of public scrutiny, as the Government launches a consultation on an application from the Nuclear Industry Association (NIA).

Thursday, 18 December 2008

Crown Paints is cutting 140 jobs at its UK and Irish operations.

Thursday, 18 December 2008

Morgan Sindall pleased the City today with a bullish trading statement.

Wednesday, 17 December 2008

Structural engineers Curtins Consulting has won contracts worth £10m in total to work on two buildings at the University of Central Lancashire's Preston campus.

Wednesday, 17 December 2008

The number of major housing developments receiving a planning decision within 13 weeks has nearly doubled in the past five years, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).

Wednesday, 17 December 2008

Carillion has been selected as preferred developer for a £12m replacement for Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council’s Ponsonby House headquarters.

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