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Tuesday, 11 August 2009

Building firm Interserve reported an 18.7% rise in first-half profit.

Tuesday, 11 August 2009

The number of mortgages granted for for house purchases in June rose by 23% compared with the previous month, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).

Monday, 10 August 2009

Northampton based contractors, Winvic Build, have been appointed by ICON (East Midlands) to build iCon, a national centre for excellence for the future of sustainable construction.

Monday, 10 August 2009

The University of Manchester is inviting contractors to bid for a £10.2m contract to design, construct and fit out a new building for its School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science.

Monday, 10 August 2009

Plans to develop a green energy plant on the banks of the River Tyne which will generate carbon neutral electricity for around 600,000 homes in the North East of England, have been announced today.

Monday, 10 August 2009

London Underground is seeking expressions of interest in a civils maintenance framework worth up to £300m.

Monday, 10 August 2009

Tarmac has signed a new preferred supplier agreement with Speedy Hire.

Monday, 10 August 2009

UK house prices will continue to fall for the rest of the year before making a recovery during 2010, the Centre for Economics and Business Research said today.

Monday, 10 August 2009

Contractor Morgan Sindall today reported a 28% fall in first-half profit.

Monday, 10 August 2009

REpower AG Systems has won the first onshore wind farm contract tendered by EDF Energy Renewables.

Monday, 10 August 2009

The construction industry has experienced further decline across all sectors during the second quarter of 2009, according to the latest Construction Trade Survey, with building contractors, civils contractors, product manufacturers and specialist contractors all reporting further falls in activity.

Friday, 7 August 2009

Shepherd Engineering Services has won a £16m contract to help build 27 household waste recycling plants across Greater Manchester.

Friday, 7 August 2009

Wolseley is leading the way in anticipation of new EU legislation to crack down on illegal timber.

Friday, 7 August 2009

The Crown Estate’s plans for a £50m regeneration scheme at the eastern end of Piccadilly, has received planning consent from Westminster City Council.

Friday, 7 August 2009

House prices look set to end the year higher than they started, but will still face significant challenges during 2010, the RICS housing market update has said.

Friday, 7 August 2009

Leeds City Council is inviting contractors to bid for a £55m contract to design and build a proposed 12,500-seater indoor arena in the city.

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