Issue : 03 September 2009
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A round up of all the construction news from Westminster this week brought to you by the Madano Partnership.
Olympic size pool given approvalSubscription
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.
Editor's pick of the weekSubscription
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.
ConstructionSkills chief sets out CCA prioritiesSubscription
ConstructionSkills chief executive Mark Farrar has set out his priorities for whoever takes on the Government’s new chief construction adviser role.
May Gurney helps with Roman digSubscription
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.
Galliford Try secures £49m of health contractsSubscription
Galliford Try today announced it has secured several contracts in the health sector worth a total of £48.6 million.
Oil well piles for wind farmSubscription
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.
Network Rail office job attracts big contractorsSubscription
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 slashes £111.8m from 13 college projectsSubscription
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.