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Issue : 15 January 2009

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  • Paul Sloane, founder

    Innovating in a recessionSubscription

    Archive16 January, 2009

    In a downturn just focusing on efficiency, cost-cutting, sales and customer service and chopping all 'peripheral' expenditures is not enough. By Paul Sloane

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    FMB: Firms to make 90,000 redundant in first half of 2009 Subscription

    News16 January, 2009

    The Federation of Master Builders has that the construction industry could see 90,000 people made redundant in the first half of 2009.

  • Ceca director Rosema

    Ceca slams Mandelson SME finance schemeSubscription

    News15 January, 2009

    The Civil Engineering Contractors Association has said the Government’s scheme to enable banks to restore lending to businesses is too complicated and will take two months to have an impact.

  • Ringway acquires airside contractorSubscription

    News15 January, 2009

    Ringway has acquired the specialist airside civil engineering contracting company BAR-W Airports.

  • Glenigan figures sho

    New work down by 19pc in DecemberSubscription

    News15 January, 2009

    The flow of new construction projects was at a two-year low in December, down 19 per cent on a year ago, according to the January Glenigan Index.

  • Construction Product

    ‘Terrible’ time if Government does not spendSubscription

    News15 January, 2009

    The Construction Products Association does not believe the construction industry will recover until the second half of 2011.

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    Midas wins Portland Olympic jobSubscription

    News15 January, 2009

    Midas Construction has been awarded the first phase of the contract for the mixed use development at Osprey Quay in Portland which will be used for the 2012 Olympic Games.

  • CBI council: Govt should act on trade credit insuranceSubscription

    News15 January, 2009

    The CBI Construction Council is urging the Government to counter the withdrawal of trade credit insurance.

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    Health & Safety: Doing fine or doing time?Subscription

    Special reports15 January, 2009

    '…[The] changes [to the health and safety legislation] will ensure that sentences can now be more easily set at a level to deter businesses that do not take their health and safety management responsibilities seriously…'

  • Four bids submitted for Al-Yabes towers in RiyadhSubscription

    News15 January, 2009

    Four local contractors have submitted bids for a SR1bn ($237m) tower project planned by the local Al-Yabes Real Estate Company in Riyadh.

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