Issue : 19 April 2012
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Lovell wins place on £55m frameworkSubscription
Repairs and maintenance specialist Lovell has been appointed by Procurement for All to work on the organisation’s £55 million, national five-year repairs and maintenance framework.
North-west social housing procurement consortium Procure Plus has named 34 contractors for its new build brokerage framework including Kier, Wates and Willmott Dixon.
Cladding specialist Colourclad has gone into administration after the collapse of Barnhill Construction earlier this month, which owed the cladding firm £350,000.
Kier acquires £20m pipeline from Stewart MilneSubscription
Kier has acquired £15m of contracts and a pipeline of potential work valued at around £20m from Stewart Milne.
Carillion, Laing O’Rourke, Bam Construct and Bowmer&Kirkland are all eying up bids for Manchester City’s new world-class training facilities, CN understands.
Willmott Dixon lands £20m deal for Welsh schoolsSubscription
Willmott Dixon has been awarded a £20m deal to build four schools and a clubhouse in Powys, Wales.
Bam calls in choppers for special deliveryVideoSubscription
To counteract the logistical problems of delivering material to its Waterloo Station job, Bam Construct called in a helicopter to take care of delivery.
The Bakerloo Line has been suspended on London Underground this morning due to what Transport for London was describing as ‘an obstruction in a tunnel’ at Embankment.
The search has begun to replace chief construction adviser Paul Morrell, who is due to stand down in November.
Crossrail checking supply chain risk daily Subscription
Crossrail is taking the unusual step of obtaining daily alerts on the financial strength of its suppliers as it looks to prevent companies from going bust on Europe’s biggest engineering project.