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AECOM named Glasgow 2014 transport adviserSubscription
Consultant AECOM’s UK transportation practice has been hired by Glasgow City Council to advise on the transport strategy for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
The Environment Agency is seeking contractors to join a framework covering small civil works and maintenance of waterways with a potential £40 million of work up for grabs.
The Highways Agency is inviting contractors to bid for the £11 million replacement of structural steelwork on the A14 railway viaduct in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire.
Contractors fear FiT clear-outSubscription
A High Court defeat for the Government over its cutting of feed-in tariff (FiT) prices paid for solar power could create a mad dash that wipes out all remaining cash available under the scheme, electrical contractors have warned.
Bidders sought for Bath Uni £15m refurb jobSubscription
Bath University today issued a contract notice seeking a main contractor for the refurbishment and extension of its main campus 1 West building.
Cambridge University is seeking contractors to bid for a £48 million design & build project to create a new home for its Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology.
The government today used the London 2012 Olympics to promote UK construction to international clients.
Government plans to use private sources of money such as pension funds to finance £50 billion of infrastructure development will only be successful if the public purse takes all the risk on investments, it has been claimed.
CBI forecasts construction export growth Subscription
Construction has the greatest potential for export growth among the service sectors, a report from the CBI says.
OFT told to pay contractors £350k in costsSubscription
The Office of Fair Trading has agreed to pay a further five contractors for legal costs they incurred during the watchdog’s cover pricing investigation.