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Tuesday, 26 September 2006

and Mitie Property Services have teamed up in a £90m partnering agreement to improve the delivery of repair and maintenance services for 7,000 properties in the south of the city. The work is expected to involve more than 105,000 routine repairs a year.

Tuesday, 26 September 2006

To prepare for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games the European Social Fund has awarded £6.98m to the Government Office for the South East to support the construction industries. The “Bidding for Gold” programme will help SME contractors join together to bid for large construction projects which they would be unable to tender for as single organisations.

Tuesday, 26 September 2006

this month won the South East Essex NHS LIFT contract. Along with BEH and Medical Property Investment Fund they will finance and develop up to £100m of health and social care buildings. The first project to build two new primary care centres in Canvey Island and Shoeburyness is due to start in April 2007.

Tuesday, 26 September 2006

has established a new qualification in Construction Lean Improvement Techniques. The first trainees are currently being signed up to the BTEC Level 3 Advanced Award aimed at making the construction process more efficient.

Tuesday, 26 September 2006

has set up a new construction arm with three divisions – Self Employed Limited Company, ‘Cards in’ Umbrella and Self Employed CIS4. Its aim is to ensure contractors are protected when complying with HM Revenue and Customs.

Tuesday, 26 September 2006

has reached financial close for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s £180m New Victoria and Stobhill Hospitals project. The PFI scheme will deliver two new hospitals and a further £20m will be invested in equipment.

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