Issue : 21 December 2018
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Amec’s recent case highlighted how you can end up facing two claims for the same issue if the first payout isn’t used to carry out the work, as William Drewery explains.
A lack of understanding about the terms used to interpret risk assessments on major projects has created a culture of misinformation – one that could undermine investment.
Kier’s contract wins top £3bn for 2018Subscription
VolkerWessels topped the monthly league table in December thanks to an ex-Carillion job while Kier’s wins over the course of 2018 topped £3bn.
Governance of businesses in the construction sector is “pretty good”, Wates chairman James Wates has said.
Interserve EfW plant handovers delayedSubscription
Handover of three of Interserve’s energy from waste (EfW) plants has slipped to the first half of 2019, according to its joint venture partner on the schemes.
Why good performance is no longer being rewardedSubscription
Costain gave the market a positive, albeit very brief, update on how it performed in 2018 this morning.
Potential losing bidders for the Midland Metropolitan Hospital contract have been offered the costs of their bid by the trust involved.
The impact Brexit could have on Scotland’s construction sector is to be examined by a Holyrood inquiry.
Civils activity surges to 19-month highSubscription
Activity in the civil engineering market ended 2018 at its fastest expansion since May 2017 according to new PMI data.
Costain finishes 2018 with £4bn order bookSubscription
Costain’s order book was worth £4.2bn at the end of the year as the company confirmed its full-year results will be in line with the board’s expectations.