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Issue : 24 August 2018

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    What Shakespeare can teach constructionSubscription

    Blog31 January, 2019

    To adapt the words of the Bard of Avon, some are born innovative, some achieve innovation, and some have innovation thrust upon them.

  • Hollie Docherty associate Fladgate

    Two-stage tenders and McAlpine's PCSA lessonSubscription

    Features30 August, 2018

    Preconstruction services agreement are vital to client-contractor relations – as a recent Sir Robert McAlpine judgement highlighted, explains Hollie Docherty.

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    Week in numbers: Mace in for Skanska and Costain's half-yearSubscription

    Analysis24 August, 2018

    A look at the numbers behind Swansea’s Liberty Stadium, job uncertainty at a Manchester-based civils firm, and Lendlease’s global plans

  • Chris Robertson UK CEO Creditsafe

    Summer payment slowdown – a sign of things to come?Subscription

    Opinion24 August, 2018

    It’s no secret that the UK slows down during the summer, as workers up and down the country take time off to enjoy the good weather and be with family. 

  • Construction News digital edition – 24 August 2018

    Construction News digital edition – 24 August 2018Subscription

    Features24 August, 2018

    NEWS: Balfour boss reveals investigation into AWPR design – Leo Quinn confirms the firm is carrying out remedial works worth millions after ‘minor defect’ is found on Don River Bridge; PROJECT: Careful casting job for Royal College HQ – Gilbert-Ash demanded precision on this tight London site scheme, which included retention of an existing basement slab and exposed concrete walls; INTERNATIONAL: Ireland, what’s in the pipeline: Ireland’s construction sector halved when the recession ...

  • Spie UK sale forces £28m loss for 2017

    Spie UK sale forces £28m loss for 2017Subscription

    News24 August, 2018

    Spie UK has posted a loss of nearly £28m for 2017 – the company’s second heavy loss in two years.

  • L-R Xing Yan BCEG International Investments_Oliver Dickinson BCEGI UK_Yew Cheong Lau BCEGI UK

    Chinese contractor to lead £1bn Bolton regenSubscription

    News24 August, 2018

    Chinese contractor Beijing Construction and Engineering Group International has won a deal to deliver a £1bn regeneration of Bolton’s town centre.

  • Richard Adam Richard Howson Philip Green Carillion select committee 180206

    Channel 4 presents: Carillion for the massesSubscription

    Blog23 August, 2018

    If you didn’t watch Channel 4’s Dispatches on Carillion last night but you read the CN Briefing, you didn’t miss much.

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    Royal Bam's UK profit up 38% in half-yearSubscription

    News23 August, 2018

    Royal Bam saw pre-tax profit from UK work increase by a third from £16.7m to £23m in the first half of 2018.

  • Network Rail picks Costain to develop warning tech

    Network Rail picks Costain to develop warning techSubscription

    News23 August, 2018

    Network Rail has tasked Costain with developing a new warning technology to prevent fatalities at footpath and bridleway level crossings.

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