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Issue : 28 May 2009

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  • Ross Sturley

    Going postalSubscription

    Opinion28 May, 2009

    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 group chief executive Chip Hornsby

    Wolseley: 3,000 made redundant so far this yearSubscription

    News28 May, 2009

    Building products group Wolseley has made almost 3,000 redundancies in the UK in its first nine months of trading, the firm said today.

  • Road  middle east

    Firms submit bids for Hasik road projectSubscription

    News28 May, 2009

    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.

  • 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.

    Al-Jaber starts work on Masdar headquartersSubscription

    News28 May, 2009

    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.

  • rail track

    May Gurney wins Network Rail extensionSubscription

    News28 May, 2009

    May Gurney has won a two year extension on its long-term framework with Network Rail.

  • Councils have been urged to use future tax revenues to fund infrastructure developments to pump millions into flagging schemes.

    VIDEO: Call to pay for infrastructure from future taxVideoSubscription

    News28 May, 2009

    Councils have been urged to use future tax revenues to fund infrastructure developments to pump millions into flagging schemes.

  • M25 motorway  transport  roads

    Subcontractors eye £6.2bn M25 jobSubscription

    News28 May, 2009

    Earthworks and design deals handed out as 30 more massive contracts go out for tender on £6.2 billion widening project

  • Barratt chief executive Mark Clare has signalled a return to traditional house building, saying tower blocks will soon be a thing of the past.

    Barratt goes back to houses over flatsSubscription

    News28 May, 2009

    Recession-battered builders scale back flatted developments in favour of traditional housing

  • More construction projects were put out to tender this month than at any time this year, according to statistics.

    Available tenders begin to increaseSubscription

    News28 May, 2009

    Economists note upturn in work available – but competition and timeframes are up as well

  • Olympic stadium

    Growing tallSubscription

    News28 May, 2009

    The Olympic Delivery Authority has released new photographs of the progress of the Olympic stadium a year after work began on it.

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