Issue : 06 August 2009
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UK contractors sought for work in LibyaSubscription
An official delegation from Libya has urged UK construction firms to bid for work in the Middle Eastern country.
A cheep jobSubscription
Roofing contractor BriggsAmasco has begun work on an innovative brown roof scheme at Manchester mixed-use development 1 New York Street.
Permit launched in roads crackdownSubscription
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.
Downloading documents ‘would take 100 days’Subscription
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.
Wembley battle is “paralysing” MottSubscription
The £253 million battle over Wembley Stadium is “paralysing” Mott MacDonald, the engineering giant’s lawyers have admitted.
Industry fears further job cuts in 2009Subscription
Survey finds that CN readers are just as uncertain about the future as they were in the spring
Carillion wins £116m prison contractSubscription
Carillion has won a £116 million contract to build the new HMP Low Moss for the Scottish Prison service.
How to work collaboratively Subscription
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.
Come on EileanSubscription
SGB provided scaffolding to main contractor Morrison Construction for maintenance works at Scotland’s Eilean Donan Castle recently.