Issue : 14 June 2012
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Former Welsh secretary Cheryl Gillan has launched an attack on HS2 and told the new transport secretary to scrap the scheme.
Manchester City Council’s chief executive has warned that there needs to be recognition from Whitehall that it “cannot address all growth ambitions from one centralised approach”.
Thousands of new homes have been given planning permission to be built at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park following the games this summer.
The government has given the go-ahead for a £113 million, 25-year regeneration project in Manchester.
EXCLUSIVE: Doyle workers on the £750 million Birmingham New Street station project will stay on site despite the collapse of the contractor.
Roofing contractors could be at risk due to fraudulent or poor quality roofing battens, according to two new reports shared with CN.
Carillion has failed to pay a number of subcontractors within agreed schedules, Construction News has learnt.
Liverpool council defends e-procurementSubscription
Liverpool City Council has defended its use of online procurement system The Chest after criticism from subcontractors.
Business secretary Vince Cable has called in housing industry leaders today to discuss how to use the sector as an engine to revive the economy.
Man killed in Glasgow MEWP collapseSubscription
A man has died and another been seriously injured after a suspected mobile elevating work platform collapse outside an office building in central Glasgow.