Issue : 26 February 2009
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Images: Crossrail plansSubscription
TfL limits use of ODA frameworkSubscription
Construction firms hoping to see Transport for London work advertised on CompeteFor are to be disappointed, with only contracts worth up to £140,000 to be shown in the first instance.
Dispute hits Edinburgh tram projectSubscription
Edinburgh’s long-awaited crosscity tram link project has been put on hold because of a disputeover time and money.
Newport £2m CommercialSubscription
Loughborough £15m CommercialSubscription
Morgan Sindall rose 8.5 per cent in early trading, with ISG, Styles and Wood and White Young Green the only construction industry firms to enjoy gains.
Gulf Construction Outlook Survey 2009Subscription
Saudi Arabia and Qatar will deliver the strongest growth in construction activity in the year ahead, according to senior executives of Gulf construction companies surveyed at the Arabian World Construction Summit (AWCS).
Saudi Arabia to develop sports citySubscription
Saudi Arabia is to develop a SR15bn ($4bn) sports city complex in Jeddah following approval for the design by King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud.
The Basra Investment Commission has awarded a $1.5bn contract to redevelop parts of the city of Basra to an unnamed construction firm from Iran.
House builder Redrow has revealed a loss of £46 million for the last six months of 2008, as it slashed staff by 43 per cent across the year.