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Wednesday, 17 January 2007

NHS Fife today selected Balfour Beatty PPP subsidiary, Consort, for a £152m hospital scheme.

Tuesday, 16 January 2007

A workman died and another was seriously injured after a crane collapsed at a Liverpool building site yesterday.

Tuesday, 16 January 2007

Facilities management company wins holding centre work.

Monday, 15 January 2007

Galliford Try has won a £10.75m affordable housing contract in Barking, East London.

Monday, 15 January 2007

Carillion today won work in the defence and healthcare sectors.

Thursday, 11 January 2007

A consortium comprising of Carillion, Cyril Sweett and HBOS has today achieved financial close on the 30-year, £76m South Ayrshire PPP Schools Scheme.

Wednesday, 10 January 2007

The cement firm names Mike Eberlin as its new managing director.

Wednesday, 10 January 2007

UK housing market remains good, says contractor.

Tuesday, 9 January 2007

Building maintenance firm Jackson Lloyd is blowing away the construction industry’s macho image by employing its first women plasterers and plumber.

Tuesday, 9 January 2007

Alfred McAlpine today said it has won four infrastructure services contracts worth more than £155m.

Tuesday, 9 January 2007

Contractor tells it will help employees to quit smoking.

Monday, 8 January 2007

A joint venture between Vinci, Sir Robert McAlpine, Morgan Est, Gifford and WSP today won a £340m contract to widen the M1 in the East Midlands.

Monday, 8 January 2007

WRAP has launched an Open Tender inviting bids to carry out a Life Cycle Assessment of Aggregates.

Thursday, 4 January 2007

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) today warned of working in trenches after magistrates ordered London firm Morgan Utilities and one of their managers to pay out £27,000 for dangerous working conditions.

Wednesday, 3 January 2007

Waste plastics could be used in modular housing after plastics development firm 3DM signed a manufacturing agreement for its Powder Impression Moulding (PIM) process.

Wednesday, 3 January 2007

The future of the National Construction College East is in doubt after it lost a funding opportunity to develop its land.

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