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Thursday, 18 February 2010

A competition to design a £90m cancer care treatment centre on the Guy’s Hospital site in London has been launched.

Thursday, 18 February 2010

The Wrekin Ruby was sold yesterday for just £8,010, more than the less than the multi-million valuation place on it by former owner Wrekin Construction.

Thursday, 18 February 2010

Contractors are being invited by the University of Sussex to bid for a £20m contract to build a new building on its main campus.

Wednesday, 17 February 2010

Housing Minister John Healey has today hailed the start of a new deal in housebuilding with the first Government-owned land being made available under the Public Land Initiative for much-needed new homes.

Wednesday, 17 February 2010

A £530m investment package to transform rail travel in the north of England through better stations and quicker, more frequent services has been unveiled by Network Rail.

Wednesday, 17 February 2010

Bramall Construction has won a £7.6m contract to build housing for older people in Essex.

Wednesday, 17 February 2010

Crossrail has invited expressions of interest for the third and final running tunnel contract for the £15.9bn project.

Wednesday, 17 February 2010

Nikal's £150m Altair scheme in Altrincham has secured planning approval from Trafford Borough Council.

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Carillion subsidiary Carillion JM Ltd has been fined £185,000 following an accident at the Kingsway Business Park in Rochdale in 2008 when a Ford Transit truck hit construction worker Michael Gresty.

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

United Utilities has awarded a £70m contract to a joint venture between Kier, Murphy and Interserve for the improvement of the wastewater network in Preston.

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

The Government today issued the first licence under a new regime to encourage the construction of more gas storage.

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Speedy Hire said today it was seeing “an encouraging level of activity” in its final quarter of the year.

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Ratings agency Moody's sees only problems ahead for the UK housing market it said today.

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Costain, as a member of the A-one+ joint venture with consulting engineers Halcrow and contractor Colas, has been awarded a five-year £115m Highways Agency contract.

Monday, 15 February 2010

The University of Manchester is looking for a contractor to extend its library on Oxford Road in the city centre.

Monday, 15 February 2010

A planning application has been submitted to Ealing Council for a £137m redevelopment of the Green Man Lane estate in West Ealing, London.

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