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Monday, 22 January 2007

ISG Jackson today won a £7.6m contract to build a new factory and technology building for speciality chemicals company, Johnson Matthey.

Friday, 19 January 2007

Amec Developments has won preferred bidder status to redevelop Swindon Town Centre.

Friday, 19 January 2007

AMEC has won a £36m from Hochtief PPP Solutions to design and deliver two new secondary schools in Salford.

Wednesday, 17 January 2007

ISG Jackson won an £8.5m contract with Essex County Council to build a new 120-pupil special needs school in Basildon.

Wednesday, 17 January 2007

A Clugston Construction joint venture has signed a £26m deal with Waste Recycling Group.

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.

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