Issue : 17 August 2018
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Contracts hit 21-month low in July league table Subscription
The value of the top 50 contract wins table hit its lowest point for nearly two years in July as Kier notched up yet another league triumph.
Derwent reveals £700m London office pipelineSubscription
Property developer Derwent has announced plans to invest around £700m in high-end London projects.
Winners revealed for £560m NHS Wales frameworksSubscription
NHS Wales has picked seven contractors across two new construction frameworks worth a total of £560m.
Construction output increased 0.9 per cent in the second quarter after falling in the first three months of 2018, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics.
The directors of failed contractor Ikon Construction have blamed an ongoing HSE and criminal investigation into a death on one of its sites as a major factor behind its collapse.
HB Reavis secures Farringdon station dealSubscription
HB Reavis has secured a deal with Transport for London to deliver a major mixed-use development above Farringdon station.
Yorkshire Water launches £1bn civils frameworkSubscription
Yorkshire Water has begun the search for contractors for two civils frameworks worth £1.04bn as part of the AMP7 spending period starting in 2020.
Balfour Beatty bags £200m London luxury resi jobSubscription
Balfour Beatty has won the contract to deliver a luxury residential project in London’s Mayfair.
Collapse of an IkonSubscription
Look up the definition of ‘icon’ and you will see the following: “A person or thing regarded as a representative symbol or worthy of veneration.”
Tottenham Hotspur has entered “urgent meetings” with Mace after revealing that its new £800m stadium has been delayed over safety issues.