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Monday, 15 December 2008

Balfour Beatty is the seventh-largest construction firm in Europe.

Monday, 15 December 2008

Glasgow-based Cruden Building and Renewals has been named as prefered contractor for a £36m housing project in Govan.

Monday, 15 December 2008

The Government has announce an extra £78m for the Fire and Rescue Authorities in England to assist them in improving their estate.

Monday, 15 December 2008

House prices in England and Wales are set to fall by a further 10% in 2009, a property website has today predicted.

Friday, 12 December 2008

The Peel Group will spend £100m on the National Grid site in Kent.

Friday, 12 December 2008

Miller Construction has been selected as the main contractor for the £23 million new headquarters for North TynesidePolice Area Command.

Friday, 12 December 2008

A new business innovation centre in Cornwall is to get almost £12 million of investment from the European RegionalDevelopment Fund (ERDF).

Friday, 12 December 2008
Friday, 12 December 2008

Builders merchant Travis Perkins says earnings for the full year will be in line with market expectations.

Friday, 12 December 2008

Building materials firm Ensor Holdings has gone into the red for its half year, due mainly to a poor performance at itstimber and fencing company, Hawkins-Salmon.

Friday, 12 December 2008

Plans for a new visitor admissions building for Dover Castle has been approved.

Thursday, 11 December 2008

Construction orders in October increased by 2%compared withSeptember.

Thursday, 11 December 2008

Scottish ministers have announced a multi-billion pound transport blueprint for the country.

Thursday, 11 December 2008

Reports that steelmaker Corus is in talks with unions about a possible 10% pay cut for its 25,000 UK workers in an attempt to save jobs have been denied.

Thursday, 11 December 2008

A gallery and residential scheme designed by Zaha Hadid for Hoxton Square in Shoreditch, east London, has been approved by Hackney's planning committee.

Thursday, 11 December 2008

Mouchel is on track to meet expectations and the outlook remains promising, it said in its latest trading statement.

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