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In November last year George Osborne promised a bounty for construction firms, including support for 40 long-term priority schemes and the creation of innovative streams of funding for infrastructure projects.
Amec, Hertel and Shepley Engineers have been selected as preferred partners for the £280 million Multi Discipline Site Works framework at the Sellafield Nuclear site in Cumbria.
NSCC picks 14 fair payment ChampionsSubscription
The National Specialist Contractors Council has recognised 14 individuals it highlights as pushing forward its campaign for fair payment in the construction industry.
A 75ft crane winch of an injured worker at a Costain site in Birmingham, Monday, became the second dramatic West Midlands rescue in less than a week.
Crossrail awards £50m signalling contractSubscription
A consortium of Siemens and Invensys Rail has won the £50 million contract for the design and build of the signalling system for the central section of Crossrail.
Amey defends 1p highways bidsSubscription
Amey is disputing a decision by Transport Scotland to reject a road bid the Scottish procurement agency dubbed “unusually low”.
West Sussex County Council is in a preparatory phase for the procurement of its £75 million scheme to upgrade social housing stock through the government’s Green Deal.
A gantry at the Crossrail site at Westbourne Park station in West London has collapsed over tracks, bringing work there to a halt on Thursday afternoon.
Contractor sought for £478m Highways Agency jobSubscription
A contractor is being sought for construction and operation of the new toll scheme for the Dartford Crossing in east London.
The government cannot guarantee it is using its own standardised PQQ process in Whitehall construction procurement.