Issue : 16 April 2009
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A date for the inquiry into the construction of a second runway at Stansted Airport will not be announced until the end of next month, the Government has confirmed.
A teenage labourer who was crushed to death by a falling wall in April 2007 had been ordered by his boss to try and prop it up, a court has been told.
Northampton-based UK Lift Company has been ordered to pay out £10,000 after an employee was seriously injured in a 6.5m fall down a lift shaft in February 2008.
Grosvenor's £600m pre-tax loss 'resilient'Subscription
The Duke of Westminster’s property company Grosvenor has posted a pre-tax loss of almost £600 million for last year after the real estate slump wiped more than £500 million from the value of its portfolio.
Public protests ignored in modern mansion rowSubscription
Public demands to scale back a modern mansion built on the site of a traditional wooden shack in a Welsh beauty spot have been rejected.
The developer of Wales’ tallest residential tower, which was abandoned by Carillion this month in a payment bust-up, is already in discussions with another contractor to get the project completed.
HS Works loses £7m water disputeSubscription
Civil engineering contractor HS Works has walked away virtually empty-handed from a £7 million legal dispute with infrastructure maintenance group Enterprise over thousands of projects it carried out on Thames Water’s London network between 2006 and 2008.
HCA to set up “mixed-use” frameworkSubscription
The Homes and Communities Agency is hoping to attract private housebuilders and developers onto a “framework” to build mixed-use developments for the new housing bod
Former Gleeson chief executive Paul Wallwork is understood to have received a pay-off when he resigned from his post in December.
Waste private finance 'very tricky'Subscription
Greater Manchester contract awarded to Costain but other deals could prove difficult to finance. By Paul Sanderson