Issue : 02 July 2009
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Skanska/Serco consortium wins £600m prison jobSubscription
A Skanska/Serco consortium has won contracts with a combined value of £600 million to build and operate two new prisons at Belmarsh West in London and Maghull in Liverpool.
No value in partnering?Subscription
It only takes a second to score a goal, said Cloughy. And it only took BAA one announcement to ditch 15 years of partnering. By Ross Sturley
Colleges pressured to cut subcontractors costsSubscription
The Learning and Skills Council is putting pressure on the 13 colleges it has shortlisted for funding to renegotiate their construction contracts.
McLaren picks up Birmingham Masshouse jobSubscription
McLaren has been appointed lead contractor on the mixed use Masshouse development in Birmingham.
Woolwich Crossrail station faces cash threatSubscription
Construction of the Crossrail station at Woolwich in East London is under threat if Transport for London fails to stump up more cash, Berkeley Homes has said.
Contractors including Bouygues, Skanska and Wates have been invited to enter the house building market as developers in partnership with the Homes and Communities Agency.
Bovis and Cadbury head for courtsSubscription
Construction giant is embroiled in a row over a sweets factory in Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Skanska dragged into Bath Spa battleSubscription
Carillion has dragged Skanska into the multi-million pound row over the Bath Spa development, which opened five years late and three times over its original budget.
MPs back developers’ funding pleasSubscription
Berkeley Homes seeks to renegotiate Section 106 commitment to build Crossrail Station
Raising the roofSubscription
Osborne has erected the roof on Hackney Council’s customer services centre.