Issue : January 1994
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Joint Venture Wimpey-Woh Hup is half way through an 82-week contract to build six floors on to of United Overseas Bank's imposing tower block in Singapore. The 32-storey tower is also being completely reclad in aluminium and granite panels and the ground floor banking hall refurbished. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
Grove Projects has won a £6 million contract from Ricoh UK Products to manage design and construction of a toner making facility in Telford. The 5,000 sq m building will be an extension to an existing building. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
Chelsea Football Club is to have its new north stand built by Higgs and Hill under a contract understood to be worth £7 million. Work is just starting on site and completion is set for November. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
Team Services has a contract worth around £14 million to fit out the London headquarters of Credit Suisse at One Cabot Square, Canary Wharf. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
27Jan94 UK: WIMPEY DOUBLE.Subscription
Wimpey is starting work on a £16.5 million social housing scheme to provide 230 homes in partnership with the Ealing Housing Association in Southall, London. The firm also has a £6 million contract to build a paper preparation plant in Aylesford, Kent, for Aylesford Newsprint. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
27Jan94 UK: KYLE STEWART WINS IN COURT.Subscription
Kyle Stewart has won an £18 million design and build contract for a Crown Court in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey. Work on the seven-floor, 15,700 sq m project starts next month for completion by autumn 1996. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
Balfour Beatty is strongly tipped to take the main civils package for the £300 million Heathrow Express link. Other bids include Amec/Hochtief; Kier/Murphy/ Kunz; Nuttall/Trafalgar House/Zublin; Sir Robert McAlpine/Taylor Woodrow/ Wayss and Freytag/Bachy and Miller/Tarmac/ Kumagai Gumi/BEMO-NATM. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
Radical reforms of laws governing construction are being pro-mised by building bosses involved in last week's red tape cutting Bill.The Deregulation and Contracting Out Bill promises to scrap outdated health and safety laws and repeal some local building Acts.Ministers drawing up the legislation were advised by a number of task forces, including one covering construction headed by Bovis chairman Chris Spackman.One committee member said: 'A lot of our proposals involve fundamental changes ...
27Jan94 UK: BUILDERS BLOOM AS GLOOM FADES.Subscription
27Jan94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - VALENCIA, SPAIN.Subscription
Job: Piping.Client: Generalitat Valenciana, Entidad Public de Saneamiento de Aguas Residuales, C/ General Elio, no.8, E-46010 Valencia, tel: (96) 360 94 13,fax: (96) 360 34 69.Value: Pta 2,821,539,671 (£13.3 million).Completion: 20 months.Tender date: February 28.Documents from: Address above.Details: Documents are available until February 20. Offers in Spanish or Valencian. CONSTRUCTION NEWS