Issue : 26 March 2009
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Laing O’Rourke nuclear adviser Norman Haste has retired after a glittering career leading on projects including Sizewell B and the Second Severn Crossing.
Commonwealth games jobs coming throughSubscription
Work for the Glasgow 2014 games is starting to come to fruition providing the construction industry with more than £500 million of work
North-east hopes for Q3 upsurgeSubscription
Construction in the North East of England is in the throes of a painful contraction in the flow of new projects, according to Glenigan analysis.
Kier making progress at Great Northern HotelSubscription
The Pynford Stool method has been employed by Kier Wallis and Kier Engineering Services at the Great Northern Hotel where major structural alterations are being undertaken to the grade II listed building between King’s Cross and St Pancras.
A £300 million deal to build a wastewater treatment plant in East Sussex may finally come to fruition after campaigners were rebuffed at the High Court.
Restrictions on planning in villages and small market towns in England will be eased to allow the construction of more affordable homes and create new jobs.
Developer Kilmartin Group has appointed consultancy Terence O’Rourke to shape plans for the future of Southampton’s Royal Pier waterfront as part of a major regeneration project.
Morgan Sindall has secured a £220 million deal to redevelop the town centre of Blackpool.
M25 consultant costs top £68mSubscription
Over the last 11 years the Government has spent £68 million on consultancy costs for the M25, including the £5.5 billion widening project it has been revealed.
The London Assembly has called for funding for a station at Surrey Canal Road and a spur to Brixton to ensure the extension of the East London Line will benefit as many people as possible.