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Issue : 10 September 2009

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  • High Court justice

    Insurance hike fears over legal time limitsSubscription

    News11 September, 2009

    The Government is planning an overhaul of the time allowed for clients to sue contractors, which could leave companies facing greatly extended and “overly onerous” liability periods.

  • LSC national projects director David Hughes

    College contractor margins squeezedSubscription

    News11 September, 2009

    Contractors were forced to reduce their profit margins to help the Learning and Skills Council rescue 12 stalled college schemes, it has emerged.

  • Blackboard BSF schools

    Two compete for £180m Oldham BSFSubscription

    News10 September, 2009

    Balfour Beatty and Equity Solutions BSF – which includes Galliford Try as main contractor – are understood to be competing for Oldham’s £180 million Building Schools for the Future contract.

  • Nick Whitten CN

    Welcome to the CN100 2009Subscription

    Extra Online10 September, 2009

    This time last year the construction industry was staring down the barrel of a gun.

  • recession

    CN100: Calm before the economic stormSubscription

    Extra Online10 September, 2009

    In the midst of one of the worst recessions the construction industry has seen, the numbers look confusing.

  • CN_cover_100909.jpg

    Editor's pick of the week - CN100 publishedSubscription

    Promotion10 September, 2009

    This week Construction News has published its annual Top100 contractor listing by turnover for 2009. And what a year it’s been.

  • Tesco

    ISG looks East as London falls awaySubscription

    News10 September, 2009

    Interior Services Group is targeting growth in Eastern Europe, as its work in the London fit-out market drops below half of its total turnover for the first time ever.

  • Specialist Engineering Contractors group chief executive Rudi Klein

    Chief construction adviser role already filled, industry fearsSubscription

    News10 September, 2009

    The industry has two weeks left to nominate candidates for the Government’s new chief construction adviser role – amid rumours a candidate may already have been chosen.

  • house building generic

    Two remain in frame for £100m West London regeneration deal housingSubscription

    News10 September, 2009

    Only two bidders remain in the running for a development partner contract to regenerate the South Acton housing estate in West London.

  • Olympic stadium steel contract Severfield-Rowen is reviewing costs

    Bone Steel set to lay off 40 workersSubscription

    News10 September, 2009

    Scottish steel contractor Bone Steel has put more than 80 of its factory workers on consultation as it faces a severe drop off in demand.

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