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Issue : 02 July 2009

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  • 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.

    Skanska/Serco consortium wins £600m prison jobSubscription

    News2 July, 2009

    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.

  • Ross Sturley

    No value in partnering?Subscription

    Opinion2 July, 2009

    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

  • David Hughes, national projects director, the Learning and Skills Council

    Colleges pressured to cut subcontractors costsSubscription

    News2 July, 2009

    The Learning and Skills Council is putting pressure on the 13 colleges it has shortlisted for funding to renegotiate their construction contracts.

  • McLaren has been appointed lead contractor on the mixed use Masshouse development in Birmingham.

    McLaren picks up Birmingham Masshouse jobSubscription

    News2 July, 2009

    McLaren has been appointed lead contractor on the mixed use Masshouse development in Birmingham.

  • PM Gordon Brown at the Crossrail launch

    Woolwich Crossrail station faces cash threatSubscription

    News2 July, 2009

    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.

  • John Healey  Housing Minister

    Contractors urged to join house building market as HCA partnerSubscription

    News2 July, 2009

    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.

  • Cadbury

    Bovis and Cadbury head for courtsSubscription

    News2 July, 2009

    Construction giant is embroiled in a row over a sweets factory in Pontefract, West Yorkshire

  • 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.

    Skanska dragged into Bath Spa battleSubscription

    News2 July, 2009

    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.

  • Berkeley Homes seeks to renegotiate Section 106 commitment to build Crossrail Station

    MPs back developers’ funding pleasSubscription

    News2 July, 2009

    Berkeley Homes seeks to renegotiate Section 106 commitment to build Crossrail Station

  • Osborne has erected the roof on Hackney Council’s customer services centre.

    Raising the roofSubscription

    Picture story2 July, 2009

    Osborne has erected the roof on Hackney Council’s customer services centre.

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