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Friday, 16 October 2009

Plansto build anew £200m biomass power plant near Stockton have been approved.

Friday, 16 October 2009

May Gurney has won an £85m waste deal in North Somerset.

Thursday, 15 October 2009

Plans for a major development which will include 1,200 homes on the southern edge of Cambridge have won outline planning permission.

Thursday, 15 October 2009

John Sisk & Son has won a £39m contract for civil engineering work in the construction of a new CCGT (Combined Cycle Gas Turbine) power station in Pembrokeshire.

Thursday, 15 October 2009

Construction union UCATT are calling for the creation of a full comprehensive crane register in order to improve safety standards.

Thursday, 15 October 2009

General Motors is today expected to sign the deal to cede control of Opel/Vauxhall.

Thursday, 15 October 2009

John Saunders has been named chief executive of the new Infrastructure Planning Commission (IPC).

Thursday, 15 October 2009

Construction group Costain is trading in line with expectations it said today.

Thursday, 15 October 2009

Hartlepool council’s planning committee has given the go-ahead for plans to build a £500m hospital at the 700-acre Wynyard Business Park in the Tees Valley.

Thursday, 15 October 2009

Balfour Beatty Education and Wates have made it to the final two for the £300m Ealing Building Schools for the Future (BSF) contract.

Wednesday, 14 October 2009

The UK Green Building Council has added three senior-level construction and property industry CEOs to strengthen its statutory board.

Wednesday, 14 October 2009

Firms in the building and construction sectors are increasingly turning to training in a bid to come out of the recession stronger than before, according to new research.

Wednesday, 14 October 2009

Another £51m has been released by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) in the second wave of schemes to be unlocked through round one of the Kickstart Programme.

Wednesday, 14 October 2009

Building materials distributor BSS Group has announced that its managing director, Alan Ball, has left the group.

Wednesday, 14 October 2009

New Horizons, a joint venture led by Morgan Sindall, and construction firm Eric Wright have made the final shortlist for the £143m Building Schools for the Future (BSF) contract with Blackpool Council.

Tuesday, 13 October 2009

Plans for a £37m Bioscience Campus in Stevenage, Hertfordshire were announced today by Business, Innovation and Skills Secretary, Lord Mandelson.

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