Issue : 14 May 2009
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Winning construction work: RailSubscription
Rail looks to have escaped the credit crunch, with Network Rail spending £34 billion in the next five years
Aberaeron £4.2m environmentalSubscription
Aberdeen £380k residential & commercialSubscription
Aberystwyth £1.1m educationSubscription
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Around 8 per cent of UK businesses have slashed their safety budgets amid the recession, according to a new study by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.
Arabtec wins Nation Towers work in Abu DhabiSubscription
A local joint venture of National Projects Construction (NPC) and Arabtec Construction has been awarded the AED1.6bn ($436m) contract to build the Nation Towers project on Abu Dhabi Corniche.
Ashtead warns of profit fall in the next yearSubscription
Ashtead today warned that profits for 2009-10 financial year are likely to fall below its expectations due to a slump in private sector construction markets.
The government has pumped £324 million into the Olympic Athletes Village, rejecting an private sector offer of £150m by Lend Lease.