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Tuesday, 2 March 2010

Consultants Arup and Turner & Townsend have been selected to prepare 17 acres of land around Manchester City Football Club’s stadium in East Manchester.

Tuesday, 2 March 2010

The Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) is granting £10.76m to kickstart the £650m redevelopment of the Chapel Street area in Salford.

Tuesday, 2 March 2010

Liverpool's biggest ever school rebuilding programme worth £350m has been given the go ahead.

Tuesday, 2 March 2010

Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspectors are to launch an intensive inspection initiative aimed at stopping dangerous practices on building sites across Great Britain.

Monday, 1 March 2010

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in the South West with the Royal Society of Architects in Wales (RSAW), and the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) have announced an ideas competition to design a potential third Severn crossing for architects, engineers and students studying in those subjects at universities across the region.

Monday, 1 March 2010

ISG has commenced work on a £3.3m project with Her Majesty's Courts Service (HMCS) to refurbish and upgrade the Manchester Crown Court building.

Monday, 1 March 2010

Contractors and utility companies who allow their road works to overrun will face penalties of up to £25,000 a day - a tenfold increase on the current £2,500 maximum daily charge - under plans published today by Transport Minister Sadiq Khan.

Monday, 1 March 2010

Building materials group Kingspan has announced a 17% drop in pre-tax profits for the year to 31 December 2009.

Monday, 1 March 2010

Consultant WSP Group has announced pre-tax profits of £25.4m in its preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2009.

Monday, 1 March 2010

East Grinstead, in West Sussex, is set to benefit from new and affordable homes thanks to a £1.45m grant from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA).

Friday, 26 February 2010

A Carillion joint venture has reached financial close on the Southmead Hospital Public Private Partnership project in Bristol.

Friday, 26 February 2010

Balfour Beatty has been appointed as preferred bidder for Coventry City Council’s £250m PPP street lighting contract.

Friday, 26 February 2010

The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) has released new images showing the completed cladding on the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) and the Main Press Centre (MPC) reaching its full height.

Friday, 26 February 2010

North Manchester residents are being invited to find out about important plans for more than 400 affordable family homes in Harpurhey and Moston.

Friday, 26 February 2010

The first phase of a £15m regeneration of a Southampton council estate has been granted approval.

Thursday, 25 February 2010

The contract to provide the new headquarters for the City of York Council has been awarded to developers York Investors.

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