Issue : 23 March 2018
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Two former senior CH2M directors have landed roles with rival firms following the company’s takeover by Jacobs.
Nowhere left to hide for constructionSubscription
It’s official: construction has the biggest gender pay disparity of any UK industry, reporting a median pay gap of 25 per cent.
Construction officially has the worst gender pay gap of any UK industry. Binyamin Ali examines the figures for the 10 biggest contractors and looks at what needs to be done.
Battersea CEO Rob Tincknell resignsSubscription
Battersea Power Station Development Company boss Rob Tincknell has resigned after 10 years leading the £8bn development.
Transport for the North takes up powersSubscription
A new transport body charged with pushing forward a £70bn programme of investment in the North will officially assume its statutory powers today.
The NHS trust behind the £350m Midland Metropolitan Hospital has said it “sought to prevent” redundancies among Carillion construction staff, according to board papers.
HSS suffers £85m loss in 2017 amid shake-upSubscription
HSS has reported a pre-tax loss of £85.2m on revenue of £335.8m for 2017 as the company commenced a shake-up of operations aimed at reducing costs.
TfL in talks to extend Crossrail eastwardsSubscription
Transport for London has begun talks over the possibility of extending the Elizabeth line east of Abbey Wood into Kent.
Lindum profit margin nudges 5% in 2017Subscription
Lindum Group’s pre-tax margin jumped to 4.8 per cent in 2017 helped by the performance of its developments arm.
A Rotherham-based construction firm has been fined £70,000 after one its workers suffered life-threatening injuries when they were struck by falling concrete.