Issue : 28 May 2009
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Welcome to number eight in our series of handy tools with which to defend your marketing budget at the increasingly difficult budget meetings. This time, we’re turning our attention to the vast amount of cash that is wasted sending bits of paper here and there.
Wolseley: 3,000 made redundant so far this yearSubscription
Building products group Wolseley has made almost 3,000 redundancies in the UK in its first nine months of trading, the firm said today.
Firms submit bids for Hasik road projectSubscription
Oman’s Supreme Council for Town Planning has received bids from six companies for a contract to build a coastal road leading east from Salalah to Hasik in the Dhofar governorate.
Al-Jaber starts work on Masdar headquartersSubscription
The UAE’s Al-Jaber Group has started on the enabling works and foundations package for the Masdar headquarters project at the Masdar City development in Abu Dhabi.
May Gurney wins Network Rail extensionSubscription
May Gurney has won a two year extension on its long-term framework with Network Rail.
VIDEO: Call to pay for infrastructure from future taxVideoSubscription
Councils have been urged to use future tax revenues to fund infrastructure developments to pump millions into flagging schemes.
Subcontractors eye £6.2bn M25 jobSubscription
Earthworks and design deals handed out as 30 more massive contracts go out for tender on £6.2 billion widening project
Barratt goes back to houses over flatsSubscription
Recession-battered builders scale back flatted developments in favour of traditional housing
Available tenders begin to increaseSubscription
Economists note upturn in work available – but competition and timeframes are up as well
The Olympic Delivery Authority has released new photographs of the progress of the Olympic stadium a year after work began on it.