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Issue : 16 February 2018

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  • 8Build Victoria Palace Theatre 1

    8build: 'Why we did it alone'Subscription

    Features26 February, 2018

    In 2005, eight ISG managers decided to go it alone as 8build. Having scraped by in the early days before battling through recession, Lucy Alderson finds out how the team built a £130m business.

  • European Contech Summit 2018 DSC 114

    European ConTech Summit: How tech can transform constructionVideoSubscription

    Features21 February, 2018

    Businesses at the leading edge of technology pitched their views and visions on how to close construction’s gigantic productivity gap at the inaugural Contech event.

  • cumbria mott mac donald bru 2205

    Repairing a county: Two years on from Cumbria's biggest floodSubscription

    Features20 February, 2018

    Storm Desmond was Cumbria’s biggest on record and devastated huge swathes of infrastructure. Lucy Alderson finds out how work is progressing as the rebuilding programme reaches its halfway point.

  • cumbria mott mac donald bru 2226

    How has Mott MacDonald been fixing Cumbria? Subscription

    Blog19 February, 2018

    The clouds finally cleared over Cumbria on the morning of Tuesday 7 December 2015. 

  • 16022018 week in numbers index

    Week in numbers: Network Rail, offsite and the AWPRSubscription

    Analysis16 February, 2018

    Just some of the figures behind this week’s news on Laing O’Rourke’s £2bn offsite partnership, Network Rail’s CP6 funding and Galliford’s Aberdeen woes.

  • Construction News digital edition – 16 February 2018

    Construction News digital edition – 16 February 2018Subscription

    Features16 February, 2018

    Government must ‘come clean’ on Carillion export loans: Labour minister questions taxpayer exposure to Carillion projects overseas as Middle East subcontractor disputes former CEO’s account; A ‘world-first’ for Kier in Eastbourne: The firm is employing a never-before-used technique to upgrade an outdated shopping centre; Winning work in Hong Kong: Filled with heavyweight construction firms, fitting into the Hong Kong construction market can be a huge challenge – Lucy Alderson looks ...

  • Laing O’Rourke changes project director on problem hospital job_Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal_CHUM

    Laing O’Rourke changes project director on problem hospital jobSubscription

    News16 February, 2018

    Laing O’Rourke has replaced the project director leading the construction of its loss-making Canadian hospital job, Construction News can reveal.

  • Carillion directors face further MP questions_Richard Howson Philip Green Carillion select committee

    Carillion directors face further MP questionsSubscription

    News16 February, 2018

    Carillion directors have been asked by MPs to provide more details about the problem projects behind its collapse ahead of the inquiry’s next public session.

  • Bill Hocking Galliford Try

    Galliford highlights the shift in risky attitudesSubscription

    Blog15 February, 2018

    There was a crackle of static on the line, then Bill Hocking drew a breath, weighing up the most diplomatic answer.

  • Tower Hamlets Borough Council New Town Hall Bouygues 1

    Bouygues to win £105m Tower Hamlets town hall contractSubscription

    News15 February, 2018

    Bouygues is set to win a £105m contract to build a new town hall and civic centre for Tower Hamlets Council in east London.

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