Issue : 07 October 2010
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A round-up of all the construction news from Westminster this week, brought to you by the Madano Partnership
Turnover at Willmott Dixon reached £481 million in the six months ended 30 June 2010, up £6m on the same period last year.
Higgins: legacy plans vital in ODA exitSubscription
Olympic Delivery Authority chief executive David Higgins has revealed that today’s publication of the Olympic Park development plans was a critical factor in him feeling ready to leave the body.
London mayor Boris Johnson has launched plans for the post-Games transformation of the capital’s Olympic Park – including up to 11,000 new homes and related community facilities.
CEF warns of 'further job losses'Subscription
The construction industry in Northern Ireland could face job losses of more than 30,000 if cuts to the Assembly’s capital budget were to be approved, the Construction Employers Federation has warned.
Carillion eyes council bonanzaSubscription
Carillion expects to benefit from local councils outsourcing work in a bid to reduce costs as it announced it has its largest ever pipeline of contract opportunities.
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Starting with UK Green Building Council chief executive Paul King..
Network Rail faces regional shake-upSubscription
The leader of the value-for-money study into the country’s railways has said that his recommendations could include splitting Network Rail into regions and increasing private investment.
Senior industry figures fear the three-month wait for David Higgins to take up his new role as Network Rail chief executive could make the job even tougher.