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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.

Tuesday, 30 January 2007

Manchester today unexpectedly won the right to build Britain’s first Las Vegas-style super-casino, bringing an influx of investment and jobs to the area.

Tuesday, 30 January 2007

Willowbrook Property Services and a self-employed labourer face prosecution after an incident, which left an employee with a leg amputated.

Monday, 29 January 2007

Travis Perkins today said it has bought Passmore Drywall and Insulation for £13.4m.

Monday, 29 January 2007

Magistrates order Harron Homes of Birchwood Park Warrington to pay over £22,000 after bricklayers were buried under a wall.

Monday, 29 January 2007

Galliford Try has today announced it has been appointed by Shoreline Housing Partnership as development partner on a £46m regeneration scheme to redevelop an estate in Grimsby. The company also won a £25m affordable housing contract in East London for East Thames Housing Group.

Monday, 29 January 2007

An annual survey conducted by The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has found that 77% of those in construction had problems recruiting during 2006.

Thursday, 25 January 2007

Crest Nicholson today told its suitors to “put up or shut up”.

Thursday, 25 January 2007

Multiplex said today it is in talks about a possible takeover.

Tuesday, 23 January 2007

The Olympic Delivery Authority ODA today launched its Sustainable Development Strategy. The authority claims it will make London 2012 the “Greenest Games in modern times.”

Monday, 22 January 2007

Wrekin Construction handed contracts for telecommunications, gas and water to new providers this month.

Monday, 22 January 2007

Falcon Crane Hire gets prohibition notice

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