Issue : 22 October 2009
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Enigma tracks down West Country crookSubscription
Skyline GPS leads police directly to thief’s back yard
Bobcat snowblower to tackle the big freezeSubscription
Snowblower forms part of a new range of winter products
Ainscough cranes at Blackfriars StationSubscription
Hire firm chosen by Balfour Beatty to provide heavy machinery
JCB donates to Indonesian quake appealSubscription
Manufacturer provides free excavator and loader to help Padang
Bam Construct has won a £50 million contract from South Staffs and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to build mental health facilities in Shelton.
One in four steel firms could go bustSubscription
One in four steel contractors could be bust by this time next year, the director general of the British Constructional Steelwork Association has warned.
Transport for London is facing a crunch meeting with contractors this week after announcing a raft of cuts to work and a delay in the Victoria station upgrade.
Tories outline plan to privatise HSE inspectionsSubscription
Contractors could be the “masters of their own destiny” under Tory plans that would let them secure immunity from Health and Safety Executive inspections.
Further delays hit N Ireland spendingSubscription
Concerns about a lack of public spending in Northern Ireland have been exacerbated after the Court of Appeal delayed a hearing into an £800 million construction framework for another two months.
Creating an enclosure for Himalayan snow leopards in Leicestershire’s Twycross Zoo provided someunusual challenges for contractor Kier