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Issue : 17 September 2009

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  • Entries invited for housing awardsSubscription

    News22 September, 2009

    The Chartered Institute of Housing Northern Ireland is inviting entries for its award celebrating achievements in making a difference to communities and homes.

  • plans

    Belfast £50m hotel to regenerate citySubscription

    News22 September, 2009

    A 26-storey hotel with 144 serviced apartments and a striking glass façade will be built in a rundown area of Belfast if developers gain permission.

  • survey form fill in

    OFT INQUIRY: THE FINESSubscription

    News22 September, 2009

    The Office of Fair Trading has fined 103 construction companies investigated in its cover pricing inquiry a total of £129.5 million.

  • mini_excavators_from_Bobcat.jpg

    Mini excavators from Bobcat  Subscription

    News21 September, 2009

    New 1 to 2 tonne excavators offer digging depth of up to 2301 mm

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    Editor's pick of the weekSubscription

    Promotion17 September, 2009

    Balfour Beatty is set to buy Parsons Brinckerhoff for £380 million the firm announced today. If successful Balfour Beatty will become the UK’s first £10 billion-turnover contractor.

  • Arrow going down crashed

    Manitou reports £83.5 million loss Subscription

    News17 September, 2009

    A first-half loss of £83.5 million has been announced by France-based construction equipment manufacturer Manitou.

  • Terex  plant hire2

    Terex may abandon European marketSubscription

    News17 September, 2009

    Construction equipment manufacturer Terex may abandon its European remit altogether according to a downbeat assessment by chief executive Ronald DeFeo.

  • plans rolled

    American Embassy plans approvedSubscription

    News17 September, 2009

    The new US Embassy has been granted outline planning permission by Wandsworth council.

  • Wales

    Welsh town improvements boost jobsSubscription

    News17 September, 2009

    Pioneering low-carbon work in Wales looks set to increase the number of construction jobs as a large-scale initiative gets under way.

  • stop strike

    Decision expected on power station strike actionSubscription

    News17 September, 2009

    Further talks will be held today over the long-running dispute between unions and the Britain’s power station contractors, with a decision expected as to whether a deal can be struck to avert nationwide strikes.

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