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Issue : 09 July 2009

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  • Chris Ashworth, founder of Competitive Advantage Consultancy

    Going for best cost or best valueSubscription

    Opinion9 July, 2009

    In these tough times, when everyone is under pressure to cut prices, companies must either be the cheapest or best value.

  • Crossrail must have clear and achievable goals and be informed by commercial and engineering factors alone

    Success can be ensured from past lessonsSubscription

    Opinion9 July, 2009

    Crossrail must have clear and achievable goals and be informed by commercial and engineering factors alone. By Tom Pemberton and Peter Sheridan

  • Lord Adonis and Boris Johnson

    Change managed in a timely mannerSubscription

    Opinion9 July, 2009

    Adoption of the New Engineering Contract Third Edition (NEC3) on Crossrail means situations will arise over an employer risk item or where the project manager will issue instructions to change the scope of the works. By Charles Wilsoncroft

  • The Giken piling rig installing the first tubular steel pile with Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Boris Johnson in attendance

    Breaking the ground at CrossrailSubscription

    Features9 July, 2009

    London’s £15.9bn Crossrail project hits the ground running with piling for the new Canary Wharf station. By Ruby Kitching

  • Scotland

    Special H&S prosecutors appointedSubscription

    News9 July, 2009

    Health and safety issues in Scotland are to be handled by specialist prosecutors, according to solicitor general Frank Mulholland.

  • pile of cash

    NI £20m boost for social housingSubscription

    News9 July, 2009

    Social housing projects in Northern Ireland are getting a £20 million boost from Stormont funds in an attempt to support the construction industry.

  • House sale  housing

    Barratt and Redrow report rise in salesSubscription

    News9 July, 2009

    The housing market has shown more signs of stabilising after building giants Barratt Developments and Redrow reported increased sales and a steadying of prices.

  • football goal

    Strikes stall work on South Africa's World Cup stadiumsSubscription

    News9 July, 2009

    Some 70,000 construction workers in South Africa could strike for a second day today in a pay dispute between unions and contractors on the stadiums for the 2010 World Cup.

  • Barratt chief executive Mark Clare

    Barratt reports £370m debt reduction in trading updateSubscription

    News9 July, 2009

    Barratt Developments has reported a £370 million reduction in debt and full year completions in line with expectations.

  • France is spending £100bn on its railways over the next 20 years

    UKTI: Cash in on EU’s £10bn plansSubscription

    News9 July, 2009

    UK contractors have been told to target more than £10 billion worth of European building works scheduled to commence under fiscal stimulus packages in neighbouring countries.

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