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Issue : 05 November 2009

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  • Whiston   s hospital completed  health

    Only 18 firms remain for ProCure 21+Subscription

    News5 November, 2009

    Less than a third of the 59 contractors that expressed an interest in the £4 billion ProCure 21+ framework returned prequalification questionnaires, it has emerged.

  • people business CBI JohnMcDonough

    CBI Construction Council chairman hails successes of body’s first yearSubscription

    News5 November, 2009

    The CBI Construction Council’s chairman has named pressuring the Government to bring forward £3 billion of work and fund a £2bn PFI bailout as its top achievements in its inaugural year.

  • sellafield

    Sellafield decommissioning job worth £1.5bn attracts big hittersSubscription

    News5 November, 2009

    A host of international firms are lining up to battle for a package of decommissioning works at Sellafield that could be worth as much as £1.5 billion.

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    Westfield faces White City legal battleSubscription

    News5 November, 2009

    Westfield is facing a multi-million pound legal battle with a major US entertainment group that claims it was forced to pull out of a deal at the £1.7 billion White City development because the cinema complex was not built to agreed specifications.

  • Graham Dalton  chief executive  Highways Agency

    Highways chief predicts quality bidsSubscription

    News5 November, 2009

    Highways Agency chief executive Graham Dalton has told MPs he anticipates more competition for its Managing Agent Contractor schemes during the recession.

  • housing group

    Firms line up for £200m housing framework in South-west LondonSubscription

    News5 November, 2009

    A host of regeneration specialists is lining up to bid for a 10-year, £200 million framework covering Decent Homes and planned improvement works to housing in South-west London.

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    Morrison eyes up acquisition targetsSubscription

    News5 November, 2009

    Morrison Utility Services is targeting a significant acquisition after a year in which its turnover passed the £500 million mark.

  • Philip White

    Government backs move to standardise safety PQQsSubscription

    News4 November, 2009

    Contractors are being urged to get involved in an industry-led scheme to standardise safety pre-qualification questionnaires, with smaller firms in particular being told the initiative could open the door for them to tender for a much wider range of work.

  • RMT predicts 1,500 Network Rail maintenance job cuts and "total chaos"Subscription

    News4 November, 2009

    Network Rail could throw the UK’s busiest rail corridor into “total chaos” as it plans to axe nearly 1,500 maintenance jobs, according to rail union RMT.

  • Thurston Building Systems buys Ultra Secure Products' assetsSubscription

    News4 November, 2009

    Wakefield-based modular building manufacturer Thurston Building Systems has secured a deal to purchase the assets and intellectual property of rival company Ultra Secure Products, which fell into administration.

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