Issue : 26 February 2009
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Balfour Beatty buys US firm Subscription
Balfour Beatty has bought family-owned firm RT Dooley Construction based in Charlotte, North Carolina, for around $40 million in cash.
IMAGES: Olympic site reaches halfwaySubscription
Prime minister Gordon Brown visits the London 2012 Olympic site as it reaches the halfway mark
IMAGES: Olympic sailing venue, WeymouthSubscription
The olympic sailing venue will be built in Weymouth.
Waterman Group has reported a 12 per cent increase in turnover after recent redundancies helped the firm to a £9 million annual saving.
Cut the powerSubscription
Ten things to cut in the recession, before you cut your marketing - no 5. By Ross Sturley
Digga acquires loader company KangaSubscription
Australian machinery firm Digga has acquired mini and compact loader company Kanga.
Redundancy talks at Lafarge cement worksSubscription
All but four staff at a Lafarge cement works will lose their jobs as the firm looks to cease production at the site.
Carillion wins £145m Canadian hospital jobSubscription
Carillion has won a contract to build and finance a £145 million expansion of the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, Ontario.
Ministers have pledged that all construction firms involved in the Building Schools for the Future programme will be required to take on apprentices.
Northampton £22.8m CommercialSubscription