Issue : 15 January 2009
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‘Terrible’ time if Government does not spendSubscription
The Construction Products Association does not believe the construction industry will recover until the second half of 2011.
Aggreko wins Barack Obama inauguration workSubscription
Aggreko has won a contract to supply temporary power and temperature control equipment for the inauguration of Barack Obama as US president.
Alex Salmond defends Forth road bridge dealSubscription
The new multi-billion pound Forth Road Bridge has dominated parliamentary debate in Scotland for the new year, with First Minister Alex Salmond insisting that his Government can build the replacement crossing on time and within budget.
Saudi Arabia's Al-Khabeer Merchant Finance Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding with the local Jazan Development Company for the financing of projects in Jizan Economic City.
Amec profits expected to exceed £200mSubscription
Pre-tax profits at Amec are expected to exceed £200 million for the year ended 31 December 2008, the firm announced today.
Arup to shed 10pc of UK workforce cutting 400 jobs Subscription
Arup is to cut 400 jobs in the UK blaming the “turbulent” world economy.
Ashby-De-La-Zouch £3.7m CommercialSubscription
Balfour Beatty reports PFI progressSubscription
Balfour Beatty is expecting financial close on four preferred bidder PFI projects in the UK in the first half of 2009.
Barratt backs HomeBuy direct with 3,000 homesSubscription
Barratt is offering 3,000 new homes to a new Government scheme offering homesbuyers the chance to buy for 70 per cent of the purchase price.
Barratt today revealed it has reduced its debt by £230 million, but has warned it will need to make further writedowns to its landbank.