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Friday, 26 March 2010

Two Birmingham council tower blocks are to be demolished, the city council has announced.

Thursday, 25 March 2010

Bam Construction has won a £17m contract to build a science laboratory for the University of Warwick.

Thursday, 25 March 2010

A new strategy to help regenerate seaside towns has been announced by Communities Secretary John Denham.

Thursday, 25 March 2010

Greenwich Council’s Planning Committee has approved the temporary use of land at Greenwich Park, the National Maritime Museum, the Old Royal Naval College and Blackheath Circus Field for the London 2012 Equestrian and Modern Pentathlon events.

Thursday, 25 March 2010

Galliford Try has been awarded a £22.8m contract to build two new courthouses in Chelmsford and Colchester for HM Courts Service Estates.

Thursday, 25 March 2010

Balfour Beatty has announced that Hong Kong contractor Gammon Construction, in which it has a 50% shareholding, has been awarded by the MTR Corporation, a £407m railway contract, in joint venture with Nishimatsu Construction.

Thursday, 25 March 2010

Rail maintenance company Jarvis has gone into administration.

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Chancellor Alistair Darling today announced that stamp duty exemption will be raised from £125,000 to £250,000 for the next two years to help first time buyers.

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Alistair Darling has announced the Government is to set up a green investment bank with £2bn of equity to fund low-carbon transport and energy schemes.

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Chancellor Alistair Darling has today announced £385m of government funding to repair and improve the UK’s roads network.

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Plans have been submitted for an undersea gas storage facility on the Northern Ireland coast.

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

BAM PPP and Laing O'Rourke will battle it out to win Coventry City Council's £355m Building Schools for the Future programme, after Sir Robert McAlpine - bidding as Aura- was eliminated.

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Carillion will build two academies for Southampton City Council in a deal worth £35m.

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

The Olympic Park Legacy Company has taken a major step forward in securing a lasting 2012 legacy by calling for expressions of interest in the Olympic Stadium.

Tuesday, 23 March 2010

Plans to build a 13,500 seat arena in Leeds City Centre have been granted outline planning permission.

Tuesday, 23 March 2010

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