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Wednesday, 28 February 2007

Construction apprentices could be signing up for courses this autumn unsure about their college’s future.

Wednesday, 28 February 2007

Mott MacDonald today said it has clinched a contract for a major French £67m (€1bn) prison programme.

Wednesday, 28 February 2007

Yorke Construction has won an extension to its contract to build a £4m international sports arena.

Wednesday, 28 February 2007

Ennstone today said it has bought Scottish plants from Cemex and Tarmac.

Wednesday, 28 February 2007

Legendary new wave group Blondie will lend their support to the timber industry when they play a forest date later this year.

Tuesday, 27 February 2007

Over £1 million has been pledged by some of UK's leading construction firms to dramatically improve the sustainaility of the built environment.

Tuesday, 27 February 2007

The SCFhave presented themanifesto, ‘Building a modern construction industry’ to MSPs at the Scottish Parliament.

Monday, 26 February 2007

Carillion today said it has won a £10.66m contract for Northumbrian Water.

Monday, 26 February 2007

Alfred McAlpine has suspended two senior managers from its slate business for suspected fraud pending further investigation, the firm said today.

Monday, 26 February 2007

A firm of specialist joiners has been ordered to pay more than £12,000 following an accident on site.

Friday, 23 February 2007

The massive event opens on Tuesday 27th of February

Tuesday, 20 February 2007

Network Rail has, today lifted Carillion Rail's suspension.

Monday, 19 February 2007

The Environment Agency last week said it has awarded its £500m National Contractor Framework for flood defence, waterways and water resources capital works programme.

Monday, 19 February 2007

Amec today said it will sell its rail business, Spie, which it claims is worth just over £182m.

Friday, 16 February 2007

A builder has been sentenced to 200 hours community service and fined almost £15,000 after a building collapsed on site.

Friday, 16 February 2007

Mansell today announced it has appointed a new boss for Scotland.

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