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Thursday, 19 March 2009

BAA must sell Gatwick, Stansted and either Edinburgh or Glasgow airport, the Competition Commission has confirmed.

Wednesday, 18 March 2009

Cornhill Construction has gone into administration.

Wednesday, 18 March 2009

The London Thames Gateway Development Corporation (LTGDC), the Government’s lead regeneration agency for East London, has appointed three new members to its board.

Wednesday, 18 March 2009

Balfour Kilpatrick has been awarded a £7m mechanical services contract for a new research facility for the University of Edinburgh in Easter Bush.

Wednesday, 18 March 2009

Building materials supplier SIG has confirmed plans to raise £341.3m from shareholders in a rights issue.

Wednesday, 18 March 2009

UK unemployment has risen above 2m, according to figures published by the Office for National Statistics.

Wednesday, 18 March 2009

A new report ‘A Decade of Living Dangerously’, published today, reveals that organisations in the construction sector continue to ignore risk management.

Wednesday, 18 March 2009

Construction and mining equipment maker Caterpillar said it is to axe a further 2,450 workers in the US.

Tuesday, 17 March 2009

Anglian Building Products, the contracting division of Anglian Windows, has said it will deliver apprenticeships on all long-term public sector refurbishment projects.

Tuesday, 17 March 2009

In response to the Government’s consultation ‘Definition of Zero Carbon Homes and Non-Domestic Buildings’, the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has called for a single national reference point for all new buildings.

Tuesday, 17 March 2009

Planning permission has been granted for the first council houses in the country to be made from straw.

Tuesday, 17 March 2009

Structural steel firm Billington Holdings saw sales rise 12% and pre-tax profit increase 9% in the 12 months to 31 December 2008.

Tuesday, 17 March 2009

Muse Developments, part of Morgan Sindell, has signed a £220m development deal with Blackpool Council, which will see the creation ofa business district in the town centre.

Monday, 16 March 2009

The Olympic Delivery Authority has unveiled the designs for the £355m International Broadcast Centre (IBC) and MainPress Centre (MPC) which will support around 20,000 broadcasters, photographers and journalists.

Monday, 16 March 2009

Architects do not expect their workload to improve any time soon, according to the February 2009 results of the RIBA'smonthly Future Trends Survey.

Monday, 16 March 2009

Miller Construction has been awarded the contract to build the £54m Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine (SCRM).

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