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Issue : 05 November 2009

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  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors chief economist Simon Rubinsohn

    RICS: Education and health schemes 'important crutch' for industrySubscription

    News6 November, 2009

    Non-housing public works were the only area of construction in which workloads did not fall in the third quarter, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors said today, describing the sector as “an important crutch” for the industry.

  • housing green sustainable

    UK cities pledge emission cutsSubscription

    News6 November, 2009

    Britain’s biggest cities have pledged to cut their green house gas emissions over the next two years, beginning by making buildings more energy efficient.

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    'Cautiously optimistic' Galliford Try moves to significantly grow housing armSubscription

    News6 November, 2009

    Galliford Try is pressing ahead with plans to deliver significant growth in its housebuilding business over the next three years after raising £119 million through its rights issue and adding 800 units to its land bank since the start it its financial year.

  • parliament westminster

    Construction Parliamentary Update - 6 Nov 2009Subscription

    Parliamentary Update6 November, 2009

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

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    Do you care for the good name of your company?Subscription

    Opinion6 November, 2009

    This week’s Construction Products Association’s third quarter trade survey found that 86 per cent of heavyside manufacturers reported significant falls in trade, with three quarters of lightside manufacturers also reporting falls.

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    New 12/150 compressor from DoosanSubscription

    News5 November, 2009

    New model is firm’s largest single axle portable compressor

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    Liebherr wheeled loader worth its saltSubscription

    News5 November, 2009

    Cobra Middlesbrough has been operating Liebherr wheeled loaders at its rock salt processing facilities in North Road for a number of years and these highly specialised materials handlers are fully equipped and protected for what is an extremely corrosive working environment.

  • redbrick

    Brazilian bricklayer turns up late for his own funeralSubscription

    News5 November, 2009

    A bricklayer believed to have been killed in a car crash shocked mourners by turning up at his own funeral alive, according to reports from the BBC.

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    Grant Shapps tells 500 lunch guests Tories are pro-developmentSubscription

    News5 November, 2009

    Shadow housing minister Grant Shapps today declared the Conservatives will be a “pro-development Government” if they are elected next summer.

  • London

    Contractor sought for £80m Chelsea redvelopmentSubscription

    News5 November, 2009

    Kensington Housing Trust is seeking a contractor to carry out an £80 million redevelopment of the Wornington Green Estate in the London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

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