Issue : April 1993
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29Apr93 UK: GRID LINE-UP - EVE TRANSMISSION.Subscription
Eve Transmission has taken two contracts together worth £8 million from the National Grid Company to supply and install 794 km of fibre optic cable at various locations. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
Mowlem has taken two power projects worth £29 million in North Wales and on the Isle of Man.In Wales the firm has a £10 million contract to provide the main civils works for National Power's new combined cycle gas station on Deeside.The Manx Electricity Authority has also awarded the contractor a £19 million job to design and construct a diesel-powered plant. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
Simons Construction has picked up two contracts from Safeway, together worth around £12 million, for the construction of stores in Bridlington and Lincoln. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
An estimated £10 million schedule of rates contract has been taken by Greenwich Direct Services for the repair and maintenance of 34,000 homes for Greenwich Borough Council in London. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
Stena Offshore has taken a £20 million contract from Amerada Hess to design, fabricate and install a pipeline system for the Hudson field in the North Sea.Fabrication will begin early next year on the pipeline which will link the Hudson wells with the Tern platform. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
Birse is looking good for the £16 million Weatherlees Hill treatment plant, the centrepiece of Southern Water's £30.5 million Richborough wastewater treatment scheme in Kent.The firm and Davies Middleton and Davies are also locked in a battle for the £10 million Talbot Green bypass in Pontyclun, Mid-Glamorgan. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
29Apr93 UK: BIRSE BOARD BECKONS BAKER.Subscription
Former Tarmac deputy chairman Brian Baker has joined the Birse Group in a major boardroom and senior management reshuffle.Mr Baker becomes a non-executive director, replacing Hans Wittmann who will pursue his own business interests.Group finance director David Swales has been moved sideways to concentrate on group administration and company secretarial duties.His job has been taken by Martin Budden, former finance director of Birse Construction, who also wins a seat on the main board. ...
The Underground station at North Greenwich will be dropped from the £1.8 billion Jubilee Line extension unless British Gas provides a promised £25 million for it to be built.If the station is axed it will knock a big hole in the £70 million contract that London Underground has provisionally awarded to a joint venture led by Sir Robert McAlpine.London Underground said it will use compulsory powers in the Jubilee Line private Bill to gain access to the derelict North Greenwich ...
By Grant Prior.Employers and unions are poised to give the green light to a skills registration scheme for construction workers.A consultation paper is being circulated throughout the industry and its backers hope to have the programme running by the end of next year.Under the scheme, workers would carry a signed smart card with their photograph. Computer records of their skills, training and qualifications would be kept on file for easy reference.Members of the Construction Industry ...
Adjacent A737, Hawkhill Farm.PLANNING AUTHORITY: Cunninghame.JOB: Detailed plans for motorists facilities (3).VALUE: £1,300,000.CLIENT: Forte.AGENT: John Ward and Associates, The Hollies, Naseby Road, Clipston, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 9RZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS