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Issue : April 1993

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  • 29Apr93 UK: GRID LINE-UP - EVE TRANSMISSION.Subscription

    News29 April, 1993

    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

  • 29Apr93 UK: POWERFUL MOWLEM - TWO POWER CONTRACTS.Subscription

    News29 April, 1993

    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

  • 29Apr93 UK: SUPERMARKET DUO - SIMONS CONSTRUCTION WINS SAFEWAY CONTRACTS.Subscription

    News29 April, 1993

    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

  • 29Apr93 UK: GREENWICH IN HOUSE - DIRECT SERVICES HOUSING DEAL.Subscription

    News29 April, 1993

    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

  • 29Apr93 UK: STENA PIPES UP - AMERADA HESS CONTRACT.Subscription

    News29 April, 1993

    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

  • 29Apr93 UK: BIRSE ON CREST OF THE WAVE - POISED FOR CONTRACT.Subscription

    News29 April, 1993

    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

    News29 April, 1993

    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. ...

  • 29Apr93 UK: BRITISH GAS HOLDS KEY TO GREENWICH STATION - NEW UNDERGROUND LINE.Subscription

    News29 April, 1993

    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 ...

  • 29Apr93 UK: BOSSES AND UNIONS SET TO GIVE NOD TO SKILLS REGISTER - CONSTRUCTION.Subscription

    News29 April, 1993

    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 ...

  • 29Apr93 UK: PLANNING - STEVENSTON, STRATHCLYDE; MOTORISTS FACILITIES - FORTE.Subscription

    News29 April, 1993

    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

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