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Issue : 03 September 2009

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  • Parliament

    Construction Parliamentary Update - 04 September 2009Subscription

    Parliamentary Update4 September, 2009

    A round up of all the construction news from Westminster this week brought to you by the Madano Partnership.

  • Work on the London 2012 aquatics centre is underway

    Olympic size pool given approvalSubscription

    News4 September, 2009

    International swimmers preparing for the London Olympics in 2012 may be able to train in a new pool to be built in Northern Ireland, it has been revealed.

  • corus nickedwards

    Editor's pick of the weekSubscription

    Promotion3 September, 2009

    Balfour Beatty, Bam Construct, Laing O’Rourke, Skanska and Sir Robert McAlpine have all been invited to tender for the prestigious £120 million contract to build Network Rail’s new National Centre offices in Milton Keynes.

  • High on the priority list for the CCA should be ensuring that the existing commitments for public construction spend are delivered over the next few years

    ConstructionSkills chief sets out CCA prioritiesSubscription

    News3 September, 2009

    ConstructionSkills chief executive Mark Farrar has set out his priorities for whoever takes on the Government’s new chief construction adviser role.

  • May Gurney is to provide heavy equipment for an archaeological dig aimed at re-discovering what lies beneath the ancient Roman town of Caistor St Edmund.

    May Gurney helps with Roman digSubscription

    News3 September, 2009

    May Gurney is to provide heavy equipment for an archaeological dig aimed at re-discovering what lies beneath the ancient Roman town of Caistor St Edmund.

  • hospital  health

    Galliford Try secures £49m of health contractsSubscription

    News3 September, 2009

    Galliford Try today announced it has secured several contracts in the health sector worth a total of £48.6 million.

  • Aarsleff, working for main civil works contractor RJ McLeod, is installing recycled oil well drill casing as the piled foundations for some reinforced concrete bases supporting turbines at the 40MW Fairburn Wind Farm.

    Oil well piles for wind farmSubscription

    Picture story3 September, 2009

    Aarsleff, working for main civil works contractor RJ McLeod, is installing recycled oil well drill casing as the piled foundations for some reinforced concrete bases supporting turbines at the 40MW Fairburn Wind Farm. 

  • Five of the UK’s biggest contractors will compete for the prestigious £120 million contract to build Network Rail’s new National Centre offices in Milton Keynes.

    Network Rail office job attracts big contractorsSubscription

    News3 September, 2009

    Five of the UK’s biggest contractors will compete for the prestigious £120 million contract to build Network Rail’s new National Centre offices in Milton Keynes.

  • LSC chief executive Geoff Russell said: “This has been a tough and challenging process, but the Building Colleges for the Future programme is moving forward.”

    LSC slashes £111.8m from 13 college projectsSubscription

    News3 September, 2009

    The 13 college projects rescued by emergency Government funding have been slashed by £111.8 million.

  • Scottish Water has chosen the Thistle Water consortium as preferred bidder to deliver £520 million of work on its Capital Investment Programme for 2010 onwards.

    Laing O'Rourke team scoops £520m Scottish Water partnershipSubscription

    News3 September, 2009

    Scottish Water has chosen the Thistle Water consortium as preferred bidder to deliver £520 million of work on its Capital Investment Programme for 2010 onwards.

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