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Monday, 26 January 2009

Europe's second-largest steelmaker has announced that it is cutting 3,500 jobs worldwide, including 2,500 in the UK.

Monday, 26 January 2009

Manchester City Council have selected five contractors for a £105m new build and refurb contract.

Monday, 26 January 2009

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has announced that it expects to nominate land near Sellafield, Wylfa, Oldbury and Bradwell as suitable sites for nuclear new build, when the Government calls for potential sites to be nominated this week.

Saturday, 24 January 2009

The leader of Scotland’s construction industry yesterday welcomed the appointment of Fiona Mackenzie and Graeme Bissett to the two vacant posts on the board of the Scottish Futures Trust.

Friday, 23 January 2009

Great Yarmouth District Council has granted planning permission for a 250,000 sq ft leisure scheme in Great Yarmouth.

Friday, 23 January 2009

Housebuilder Oakdene Homes has called in the administrators after it failed to reach an agreement with its lenders.

Friday, 23 January 2009

Consultant WS Atkins is to make over 250 UK staff redundant.

Friday, 23 January 2009

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) says electrical contracting companies and other building trades must provide asbestos awareness training to employees or face prosecution.

Friday, 23 January 2009

Henry Boot said deteriorating property values will lead to larger than expected write-downs in its 2008 results.

Friday, 23 January 2009

The UK officially entered recession in the fourth quarter of 2008 after gross domestic product (GDP) fell by 1.5%, its largest quarter-on-quarter fall since 1990.

Thursday, 22 January 2009

A £35m scheme for a new biomass distillery on Speyside, Scotland project has been granted planning permission by Moray Council.

Thursday, 22 January 2009

Planning contracts for new developments should prioritise local employment and ensure that training and job opportunities are maximised around new projects, a new report by the All Party Urban Development Group has said.

Thursday, 22 January 2009

The Government announced today that further funding from the £9.3bn London 2012 Olympic budget has been allocated to the Olympic Village and media centres.

Thursday, 22 January 2009

Tony Gregory has been appointed as the new independent Crossrail Complaints Commissioner.

Thursday, 22 January 2009

Croydon based contractor Mansell has opened a new office at Stourbridge.

Thursday, 22 January 2009

Engineers at the University of Liverpool have tested a new form of concrete designed to reduce the impact of bomb blasts in public areas.

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