Issue : 10 September 2009
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Firm pays over £3k for worker injurySubscription
A firm has been ordered to pay £3,814 after a worker suffered serious burns when he was hit by an electrical charge during work on a waste site in September 2008.
Kier buys Trillium's Kent BSF interestsSubscription
Kier has bought Telereal Trillium’s investment in Kent’s £1.8 billion Building Schools for the Future contract for £4.2 million.
Plans for super sustainable skyscraper unveiledSubscription
Plans for a new 200m high super sustainable skyscraper in Shenzhen, China have been unveiled.
Council slams Nottingham Forest stadium plans Subscription
Nottingham Forest Football Club has unveiled plans for a new 45,000-seat stadium but Nottinghamshire County Council has already slammed the proposal.
Firms fined £9k for worker's 10m fallSubscription
A company and a sub-contractor have been fined after a 19-year-old worker suffered serious injuries when he fell 10m through a factory roof.
Homes 'unsuitable' for over 80sSubscription
A leading architectural body has called for urgent changes in the way housing for older people is designed and built.
Contractors are being invited to express interest in a £60 million housing improvement framework covering properties across Lancashire.
'Quietest building in the world' opens Subscription
A university building that opened in Bristol yesterday has been hailed as the quietest in the world by scientists.
Pochin Construction wins work worth £3mSubscription
Cheshire-based Pochin Construction has won three public-sector contracts worth more than £3 million.
Interior Services Group saw turnover dip 4 per cent in the 12 months to 30 June 2009, due by a 33 per cent drop in workload in its core London Fit Out business.