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Issue : 20 August 2009

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    2012 games venues to shun HFCsSubscription

    News20 August, 2009

    The Olympic Delivery Authority plans not to use HFCs to cool its buildings for the 2012 Olympics, the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 has said.

  • South East

    Hampshire CC needs £30m hotel in time for its first test matchSubscription

    News20 August, 2009

    Eastleigh Borough Council is seeking a firm to develop a £30 million four-star hotel next to Hampshire County Cricket’s Rose Bowl in time for the ground’s first test match.

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    Editor's Pick of the WeekSubscription

    Promotion20 August, 2009

    The National Federation of Builders and the UK Contractors Group chose Construction News to launch the UK Construction Industry Competition Law Code of Conduct this week, created in response to the OFT inquiry into cover pricing.

  • House building  housing

    New housing starts up 63pc in the three months to JuneSubscription

    News20 August, 2009

    New housing starts increased by 63 per cent in the three months to the end of June compared to the previous quarter according to figures from the Communities and Local Government.

  • North West

    Nobles reveals 20pc rise in turnoverSubscription

    News20 August, 2009

    Nobles Construction has reported a 20 per cent increase in first quarter turnover up to £10 million.

  • North West

    Firm ready to restart £60m projectSubscription

    News20 August, 2009

    A construction firm is awaiting the green light to begin work on the second phase of a £60 million contract to build a complex including a hotel, supermarket and cinema in the Wirral.

  • Wales

    Driver saves boy in runaway carSubscription

    News20 August, 2009

    A Travis Perkins delivery driver has been praised by a mother after he stopped her car - with her four-year-old son inside - from rolling down a steep hill after the handbrake failed.

  • Safety Law legislation

    Company fined over basement workSubscription

    News20 August, 2009

    A Kent firm has been ordered to pay around £18,000 after ignoring orders to stop working on a basement in dangerous conditions.

  • Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

    John Sisk to build £3.9m Battersea Dogs & Cats Home facilitySubscription

    News20 August, 2009

    John Sisk has won a contract to build a new cattery for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home.

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    Redrow announces three new boardroom appointmentsSubscription

    News20 August, 2009

    House builder Redrow has announced a board room shake up with three new directors joining the company.

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