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Tuesday, 2 February 2010

Essex County Council has named Skanska preferred bidder for their £1bn Building Schools for the Future (BSF) contract.

Monday, 1 February 2010

Terrorism provisions within JCT contracts have been amended. JCT (the Joint Contracts Tribunal) has issued an update to its standard forms of contract to rationalise a contractor’s liability for loss or damage on the project resulting from an act of terrorism.

Monday, 1 February 2010

Shepherd Construction has won a £58m contract with the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea to redevelop Holland Park School.

Monday, 1 February 2010

Galliford Try has reached financial close on the £60m Worcester Library and History Centre PFI project.

Monday, 1 February 2010

Consultant Mouchel has changed the terms of its banking covenants to avoid a possible breach.

Monday, 1 February 2010

Balfour Beatty has acquired Multibuild Hotels and Leisure and Multibuild Interiors for £1.9m.

Friday, 29 January 2010

Three bidders have made it on to the final shortlist in the race to win a contract to develop Daresbury Science and Innovation Campus in Cheshire.

Friday, 29 January 2010

Construction union UCATT has welcomed the announcement that the Government will formally recognise Workers Memorial Day.

Friday, 29 January 2010

Rail contractor Babcock Rail is to cut 300 jobs in Scotland and the North of England.

Friday, 29 January 2010

A £50m project to redevelop Liverpool Central Library has been approved by the city council.

Friday, 29 January 2010

The chief executive of Connaught is to leave the firm.

Thursday, 28 January 2010

Government and public sector funders are being urged to provide a sustained approach to public sector construction investment, as new figures from the Construction Skills Network (CSN) forecast a slow return to growth for the construction sector for the 2010 to 2014 period.

Thursday, 28 January 2010

Work has been completed on the steel structure of the London 2012 Velodrome, the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) has announced, keeping it on track to be the first venue to be completed in the Olympic Park in early 2011.

Thursday, 28 January 2010

Costainhas been appointed, in joint venture with Lagan Construction and Ferrovial Agroman, to Phase 1 of an Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) contract for the A8 Belfast to Larne dualling scheme in Northern Ireland.

Thursday, 28 January 2010

{related}SouthwarkCouncil,mixeduse{/reated}Southwark Council's planning committee has resolved to grant outline planning permission for the Surrey Quays Leisure Site to be redeveloped to provide a new residential and entertainment complex.

Thursday, 28 January 2010

Plans for the major redevelopment of Newbury Racecourse have received outline planning permission from West Berkshire Council.

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