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Issue : 26 February 2009

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  • Saudi Businessmen2

    Bids submitted for King Fahd University housing unitsSubscription

    News24 February, 2009

    The local International Centre for Commerce & Contracting has submitted a low-bid of SR186m ($50m) for the construction of 100 villas at King Fahd University for Petroleum & Minerals.

  • Graph Calc Accounts

    Government work sees Morgan Sindall profit up 15pcSubscription

    News24 February, 2009

    Morgan Sindall has reported a 15 per cent rise in annual pre-tax profit thanks to a raft of Government-funded projects.

  • Shard7 sunset

    Mace appointment gives Shard the final go aheadSubscription

    News24 February, 2009

    The final go ahead for the Shard was given today with Mace formally appointed as main contractor in a deal believed to be worth around £425 million.

  • plant KKB3R

    We built our own kit to keep project moving alongSubscription

    Features23 February, 2009

    In this uncertain economic climate, companies that are the most flexible and adaptable will be in the most favourable position to secure contracts

  • Vision for Elephant and Castle

    Regeneration suffering - with worse to comeSubscription

    Features23 February, 2009

    More than 60 per cent of regeneration organisations have reported a reduction across all sectors in the past year

  • Apprentice  elliott bennett  RT Harris at Ripon Cathedral

    Why the future is guaranteedSubscription

    Features23 February, 2009

    To celebrate Apprenticeship Week, Construction News speaks to small companies which take on trainees

  • Teamwork

    Don't let the side downSubscription

    Features23 February, 2009

    Restructuring happens - but those who remain must be kept happy and motivated

  • The Arkwright Building 2

    First, remove the walls...Subscription

    Features23 February, 2009

    Contractors have raised the roof on the redevelopment of an historic Victorian building at Nottingham Trent University

  • Empty Chair job loss

    Call to protect 450,000 construction jobs Subscription

    News23 February, 2009

    The construction industry will shed 450,000 jobs over the next two years, according to a newly formed coalition group.

  • Apprentices

    How to find the right apprenticeSubscription

    Features23 February, 2009

    ConstructionSkills looks at the types of apprenticeship available and how to get the best person