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Issue : 23 February 2018

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    Abellio ends £5bn Wales rail bid after Carillion collapseSubscription

    News26 February, 2018

    Train operator Abellio has withdrawn from the £5bn Wales and Borders rail franchise following the collapse of its JV partner Carillion.

  • HS2 starts search for new chairman_Sir David Higgins HS2

    HS2 starts search for new chairmanSubscription

    News26 February, 2018

    HS2 has begun its search to find a new chairman to take over from Sir David Higgins, who will step down later this year after four years on the project.

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    Week in numbers: Cumbria, Carillion and Morgan Sindall's profit jumpSubscription

    Analysis23 February, 2018

    Just some of the figures behind this week’s news on Morgan Sindall’s construction profit jump, the latest on Carillion contracts and Cumbria’s comeback since Storm Desmond

  • Conran and Partners' Centre Point - a high-end residential scheme

    Almacantar boss blasts Sir Robert McAlpine after high court winSubscription

    News23 February, 2018

    Mike Hussey, the chief executive of property developer Almacantar, has taken to Twitter to slam Sir Robert McAlpine following a £1.1m high court victory against the contractor.

  • HS2 concourse Euston redevelopment CGI

    HS2: Canary Wharf pulls out of £1.6bn Euston station raceSubscription

    News23 February, 2018

    Canary Wharf Contractors has pulled out of the running for the £1.65bn contract to redevelop Euston station as part of the HS2 project, Construction News can exclusively reveal.

  • Artist's impression of Euston southern entrance

    Lendlease picked for £4bn HS2 Euston regenerationSubscription

    News23 February, 2018

    Lendlease has been chosen by HS2 as master development partner on the £4bn redevelopment of the area around Euston station.

  • Construction News digital edition – 23 February 2018

    Construction News digital edition – 23 February 2018Subscription

    Features23 February, 2018

    Four Lagan Construction firms put into administration: 200 jobs under threat as Northern Ireland-based firm cites JV issues and delays to start of some projects; 5 to watch – businesses at the leading edge of technology pitched their views on how to close construction’s gigantic productivity gap at the inaugural ConTech event; 2 years on – Storm Desmond was Cumbria’s biggest on record and devastated huge swatches of infrastructure. CN finds out how work is progressing as the building ...

  • Interserve HQ Birmingham 6

    Interserve 'culture of late payment' slammedSubscription

    News23 February, 2018

    An ex-Interserve employee has alleged a “culture of late payments” to subcontractors exists at the troubled contractor.

  • Didcot Power Station collapse rescue operation 010316 2

    Police chief: Didcot decisions could take yearsSubscription

    News23 February, 2018

    The investigation into the collapse at Didcot Power Station, which led to the deaths of four Coleman & Company employees could run for a number of years, the Thames Valley Police has revealed.

  • bw metropolitan police grenfell tower fire london exterior

    The tip of the faulty materials icebergSubscription

    Blog22 February, 2018

    In the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire, cladding materials came under intense scrutiny from government and media as it was concluded to have aided the spread of the fire.

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