Issue : 17 November 2011
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New Zealand seeks UK buildersSubscription
New Zealand is reaching out to British construction workers to rebuild its shattered infrastructure after February’s earthquake.
Welsh Assembly £90 million infrastructure boostSubscription
The Welsh Assembly has committed almost £90 million to infrastructure projects over the next three years.
Good afternoon, and thank you for inviting me to speak here today. It’s a pleasure to speak with so many people, from a variety of sectors, all of which critical to our housing market, and all of which vital to our economic recovery.
EC Harris head of transportation Mark Prior
Chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has said the Chancellor’s autumn statement next week will deliver a £200m incentive boost for take-up of the Green Deal.
The government has been urged to create a new, independent board to oversee new five-year work pipelines and cost efficiencies of £200 million each year for the UK’s strategic roads.
Network Rail intensified its capital programme in the first six months of 2011, increasing works by 20 per cent to £2 billion compared with the same period last year.
North West housing association collective, Procure Plus, has issued a tender notice for a £130 million new build framework.
A joint venture led by Babcock has been selected as preferred bidder to demolish and clean up the Dounreay nuclear site in Scotland.
Hats and shovels at the readySubscription
It was great to start the week seeing David Cameron and Nick Clegg on a construction site. Hats off to them.