Issue : 21 June 2012
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The energy select committee today branded the government’s draft Energy Bill “unworkable”, warning that it will entrench dominance by the Big Six energy providers.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has shortlisted 11 bidders including joint ventures involving Interserve, Balfour Beatty and Carillion, across three facilities management contracts worth up to £4.35 billion.
Willmott Dixon has won an £18m contract to redevelop Ysgol Y Gogarth special education needs school on its existing site in Llandudno.
Former Balfour Beatty chief executive Mike Welton has been retained as a board member of HS2 while Eurostar chairman Richard Brown is among three more appointments.
Redfern joins HBF boardSubscription
Taylor Wimpey chief executive Pete Redfern has joined the board of the Home Builders Federation.
Mace hopes its work on the UK’s first urban cable car, the Emirates Air Line, will cement a relationship with Transport for London to help win future work.
Morgan Sindall is continuing to invest in urban regeneration, while its fit-out business is being impacted by a “lack of major project opportunities”.
Costain has entered into a formal joint venture with Severn Trent Plc to deliver water and wastewater management services to commercial and industrial clients.
Schools funds chief: ‘Prove that you’re good’Subscription
Exclusive: EFA director of capital Mike Green tells CN he understands frustrations over school-building delays but that the industry’s patience will be rewarded.
We must engage with the immigration debateSubscription
Labour leader Ed Miliband’s ‘apology’ this week for his party’s previous policies on immigration made the headlines in all the national papers.