Issue : 05 November 2009
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Network Rail submits plans for national centreSubscription
Network Rail has applied for planning permission for the construction of a national centre in Milton Keynes that it expects to generate up to 3,000 new jobs.
CPA: Construction industry continues to sufferSubscription
All areas of the construction industry continued to suffer in the third quarter of 2009, the Construction Products Association’s latest Trade Survey has shown.
Arena Housing Group is inviting bids for a four-year framework worth up to £50 million covering construction projects in the North West and Yorkshire.
Denbigh £13.5m residentialSubscription
The risk of asbestos can not be “written off as a 20th-century problem”, as the deadly substance may be present in any building constructed or refurbished before 2000, safety campaigners warned today.
Defence Estates is seeking a contractor for a £10 million contract to design and build new facilities for the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team to RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire.
DSP thinks big with 22.5 m high scissor liftSubscription
Lifttechnik S225-12ES is first of its kind in the UK
Two 2,300 tonne tunnel boring machines are the world’s largest
Covent Garden Market masterplan unveiledSubscription
A masterplan for the redevelopment of London’s Covent Garden Market has been revealed, including a proposal to building three new residential blocks at the Nine Elms site.
The Government has been accused of treating the construction industry like “a poor cousin” as calls for a cut in VAT to help boost the homes sector intensify.