Issue : 20 August 2009
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2012 games venues to shun HFCsSubscription
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.
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.
Editor's Pick of the WeekSubscription
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.
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.
Nobles reveals 20pc rise in turnoverSubscription
Nobles Construction has reported a 20 per cent increase in first quarter turnover up to £10 million.
Firm ready to restart £60m projectSubscription
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.
Driver saves boy in runaway carSubscription
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.
Company fined over basement workSubscription
A Kent firm has been ordered to pay around £18,000 after ignoring orders to stop working on a basement in dangerous conditions.
John Sisk has won a contract to build a new cattery for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home.
House builder Redrow has announced a board room shake up with three new directors joining the company.