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Friday, 9 February 2007

Consolidate has today been fined £3,500 after pleading guilty to breaches in health and safety after an employee was injured.

Friday, 9 February 2007

Stradform has won a £5.5m residential contract for Dasim Developments.

Friday, 9 February 2007

Cemex allowed to use tyres as fuel

Thursday, 8 February 2007

Galliford Try said today it will buy housebuilder Linden for £136m.

Wednesday, 7 February 2007

Magistrates have ordered Just Granite to pay nearly £15,000 after a worker was crushed to death.

Wednesday, 7 February 2007

The house-building industry has this week been challenged to speed up its response to climate change in a new government-backed initiative.

Wednesday, 7 February 2007

Osborne has been appointed as main contractor for phase one of the proposed £23m Westbury Bypass.

Wednesday, 7 February 2007

Kier Northern has won an £8.2m project to design and construct a new training centre for the police training and development authority Centrex.

Wednesday, 7 February 2007

Work experience incident costs builders more than £23,000

Thursday, 1 February 2007

Alfred McAlpine today bought environmental consultant Enviros Group for £30m.

Thursday, 1 February 2007

John Laing has won a £75m contract to build a mental health hospital in Middlesborough.

Thursday, 1 February 2007

Osborne has won an £8m contract to build a multi-storey car park at Basildon University Hospital in Essex.

Thursday, 1 February 2007

The construction industry is poised for profitable 2007, as rising numbers of firms pledge to raise prices on the back of rising orders, according to a survey conducted by Lloyds TSB Corporate Markets.

Thursday, 1 February 2007

With around a third of the UK’s 90m tonnes of construction waste made up of packaging materials, Envirowise has launched a new guide for construction companies to help them minimise packaging waste.

Thursday, 1 February 2007

ISG InteriorExterior has won a £5.2m project with Imperial College London at its South Kensington campus.

Wednesday, 31 January 2007

AMEC has won a £28m contract fromThames Water.

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