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Tuesday, 16 March 2010

Crossrail today announced the intention to award contracts under the enabling works framework.

Tuesday, 16 March 2010

The construction of the London 2012 Canoe Slalom venue is on course the ODA announced today.

Tuesday, 16 March 2010

Muse Developments has been given planning permission for its £220m Talbot Gateway scheme in Blackpool.

Tuesday, 16 March 2010

Balfour Beatty has announced that Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB), its recently acquired professional services business, has been awarded three new contracts to manage high-speed and intercity passenger rail projects in Illinois, Ohio and Florida.

Monday, 15 March 2010

Plans to build a coal-fired power station in Ayrshire are to be lodged with the Scottish government today.

Monday, 15 March 2010

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has approved the £4.5bn regeneration of Brent Cross and Cricklewood in north London.

Monday, 15 March 2010

Balfour Beatty and Sir Robert McAlpine have progressed to the final stage of bidding for the £1bn Hertfordshire Building Schools for the Future contract.

Monday, 15 March 2010

Development firm Montpellier Estates has submitted plans for a 2m sq ft mixed-usescheme in Leeds City Centre.

Monday, 15 March 2010

HETCo, a joint venture between Ferrovial Agroman and Laing O'Rourke, has officially signed the deal to construct Terminal 2 at Heathrow.

Friday, 12 March 2010

Gateshead Council is celebrating after news of a successful £80m bid to rebuild and refurbish secondary schools in the area.

Friday, 12 March 2010

Luton Borough Council and Central Bedfordshire Council have welcomed confirmation from the Government of funding totalling £80.2m for the Luton-Dunstable Busway.

Friday, 12 March 2010

Housing minister John Healey today announced changes to the country's building regulations to make buildings more energy efficient.

Friday, 12 March 2010

Manchester City Council, New East Manchester (NEM) and Manchester City Football Club (MCFC) have today signed a formal agreement to collaborate to create a transformation plan for east Manchester.

Friday, 12 March 2010

Plans to build a £30m business park and hotel development on the outskirts of Edinburgh have been revealed.

Friday, 12 March 2010

A £32m scheme to redevelop Lancashire County Cricket Club's Old Trafford ground has secured planning permission.

Thursday, 11 March 2010

Transport for London has today announced its intention to award the contract for the £700m redevelopment of Victoria Underground station to a Taylor Woodrow/Bam Nuttall joint venture.

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