Issue : 06 August 2009
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Coleg Morgannwyg invites bids for £16m jobSubscription
Coleg Morgannwg is inviting bids for an 18 month £16 million contract to build a new educational facility at its Parc Nantgarw campus in Cardiff.
Civils helps to lift planning gloomSubscription
The region is experiencing tough trading as retail, education and housing are hit hard
Manufacturing decline hits startsSubscription
The industrial construction sector has been one of the big casualties of the recession
Accounting standards for construction provide consistency for assessing revenue and profit through projects.
Infrastructure is a bright spot in the gloomSubscription
Last week Construction News took a nostalgic trip through the 1990-91 recession and concluded that the current recession is going to be worse for the industry. Bleaker. Deeper. Longer. It’s all too easy to get tunnel vision.
Atkins sheds more jobs after flat turnover Subscription
Atkins today said that turnover for the three months since 1 April 2009 were flat so it had cut more jobs during the period.
Taylor Wimpey today appointed the chief executive of the American arm of the business Sheryl Palmer to the group board.
Haymills places Gibraltar arm into liquidationSubscription
UK construction firm Haymills has placed its Gibraltar arm into liquidation, according to a statement by the Gibraltar government.
Property prices up for JulySubscription
Figures show house prices rose by 1.1 per cent during July for the second time in three months.
Contractors blamed for power cutsSubscription
Construction workers damaging underground electricity cables contributed to 1,890 power cuts in Northern Ireland last year, according to Northern Ireland Electricity (NIE).