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Issue : 06 August 2009

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  • Bob Heathfield, chairman, SECBE

    UK contractors sought for work in LibyaSubscription

    News6 August, 2009

    An official delegation from Libya has urged UK construction firms to bid for work in the Middle Eastern country.

  • manchester

    A cheep jobSubscription

    Picture story6 August, 2009

    Roofing contractor BriggsAmasco has begun work on an innovative brown roof scheme at Manchester mixed-use development 1 New York Street.

  • Civils contractors have reacted with scepticism to the approval of a new roadworks permit scheme in Kent, and the Government’s pledge of tougher regulation on road works.

    Permit launched in roads crackdownSubscription

    News6 August, 2009

    Civils contractors have reacted with scepticism to the approval of a new roadworks permit scheme in Kent, and the Government’s pledge of tougher regulation on road works.

  • Lawyers for Mott MacDonald and Multiplex are locked in debate over which company documents should be disclosed for the £253 million trial, with Multiplex claiming it is impractical to hand over the “10 million or more” documents it has relating to the tro

    Downloading documents ‘would take 100 days’Subscription

    News6 August, 2009

    Lawyers for Mott MacDonald and Multiplex are locked in debate over which company documents should be disclosed for the £253 million trial, with Multiplex claiming it is impractical to hand over the “10 million or more” documents it has relating to the troubled project.

  • The £253 million battle over Wembley Stadium is “paralysing” Mott MacDonald, the engineering giant’s lawyers have admitted.

    Wembley battle is “paralysing” MottSubscription

    News6 August, 2009

    The £253 million battle over Wembley Stadium is “paralysing” Mott MacDonald, the engineering giant’s lawyers have admitted.

  • Survey finds that CN readers are just as uncertain about the future as they were in the spring

    Industry fears further job cuts in 2009Subscription

    News6 August, 2009

    Survey finds that CN readers are just as uncertain about the future as they were in the spring

  • prison

    Carillion wins £116m prison contractSubscription

    News6 August, 2009

    Carillion has won a £116 million contract to build the new HMP Low Moss for the Scottish Prison service.

  • Vassos Chrysostomou is a visiting fellow at Manchester Business School and director of Evolution-IP,

    How to work collaboratively Subscription

    Features5 August, 2009

    Collaborative working has become a buzzword in the industry. It is a type of partnering that offers the opportunity for everyone in the team to get involved. By Vassos Chrysostomou

  • Wales & West Utilities is tendering a three-year £20 million multi-lot contract for above ground installations across its gas and heat network in Wales and South West England.

    Wales & West Utilities tenders £20m installation contractSubscription

    News5 August, 2009

    Wales & West Utilities is tendering a three-year £20 million multi-lot contract for above ground installations across its gas and heat network in Wales and South West England.

  • SGB provided scaffolding to main contractor Morrison Construction for maintenance works at Scotland’s Eilean Donan Castle recently.

    Come on EileanSubscription

    Picture story5 August, 2009

    SGB provided scaffolding to main contractor Morrison Construction for maintenance works at Scotland’s Eilean Donan Castle recently.

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