Issue : 18 May 2018
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Vermont Construction has won the contract to build the first tower on a £250m mixed-use scheme in Liverpool.
Kier has defended the fire safety strategy in place during its renovation of the Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh Building after a huge blaze gutted the building.
More than 100 social housing blocks in London have been asked to suspend their ‘stay put’ evacuation after Grenfell-style cladding was found on their exteriors, data from the London Fire Brigade (LFB) has revealed.
Malaysia 'to investigate' £1.6bn Battersea dealSubscription
A deal to transfer the ownership of Battersea Power Station between Malaysian investors is to be investigated by the country’s government, according to a report by the Guardian.
Crest Nicholson pulls back from London marketSubscription
Crest Nicholson will close its central London office as part of strategy to focus on work outside of the capital.
Irish contractor Sammon Construction has become the latest company to collapse as a direct result of Carillion’s liquidation, leading to 200 job losses.
Worker dies on Buckingham Group road schemeSubscription
A road worker has died after being struck by machinery while working on a roundabout in Surrey.
Ex-Murphy chief executive joins Kent contractorSubscription
Former Murphy chief executive Steve Hollingshead has been appointed as a non-executive director at Kent-based contractor The Gallagher Group.
Restarting Carillion’s £335m Royal Liverpool Hospital project hangs on a structural engineering review that Arup is due to complete within six-to-eight weeks, NHS board papers have revealed.
East Africa is growing at the fastest rate of any region on the continent. If contractors can tolerate slow-moving bureaucracy, they won’t be short of opportunities.