Issue : 23 February 2018
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Train operator Abellio has withdrawn from the £5bn Wales and Borders rail franchise following the collapse of its JV partner Carillion.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 chairmanSubscription
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.
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
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.
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.
Lendlease has been chosen by HS2 as master development partner on the £4bn redevelopment of the area around Euston station.
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 'culture of late payment' slammedSubscription
An ex-Interserve employee has alleged a “culture of late payments” to subcontractors exists at the troubled contractor.
Police chief: Didcot decisions could take yearsSubscription
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.
The tip of the faulty materials icebergSubscription
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.