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Issue : 31 August 2018

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  • McLaren Waitrose distribution centre Milton Keynes IDI Gazeley 5

    Mega-shed: CN100 specialists eye boomSubscription

    Features6 September, 2018

    Huge warehouse projects have helped certain contractors post big margins. So what are the secrets to this sub-sector and how much potential does it offer?

  • Crossrail Oyster card holder

    Crossrail delay: A hammer blow for constructionSubscription

    Blog3 September, 2018

    Scattered across the Construction News desk at the moment are a number of oyster card holders.

  • Anjon Mallik construction partner Gordons

    Late payment allegations show no sign of letting upSubscription

    Opinion3 September, 2018

    The accusations this month that collapsed subcontractor Vaughan Engineering had been using Carillion’s liquidation as a ‘smokescreen’ to hide its own poor payment record will not surprise many in the industry.

  • Crossrail delay: Adonis slams chair and CEO changes

    Crossrail delay: Adonis slams chair and CEO changesSubscription

    News3 September, 2018

    Former National Infrastructure Commission boss Andrew Adonis has criticised the government for moving Sir Terry Morgan to HS2 from Crossrail amid looming delays to the £15.4bn London rail line.

  • Crossrail delay caused by fit-out setbacks_Liverpool Street Moorgate

    Crossrail delay caused by fit-out setbacksSubscription

    News31 August, 2018

    Delays to the fit-out of Crossrail’s new central stations and tunnels are behind the delivery body’s decision to push back the opening date for the line to autumn 2019.

  • HB Reavis appoints new chief executive_Steven Skinner

    HB Reavis appoints new chief executive Subscription

    News31 August, 2018

    HB Reavis has appointed Steven Skinner as its new UK chief executive, a year after the departure of former CEO Tomas Jurdak.

  • Tom Fitzpatrick leader

    Chris Grayling is presiding over a rail catastropheSubscription

    Opinion31 August, 2018

    Crossrail’s opening could be pushed back by almost a year as the scheme’s central section continues to struggle with rising costs and delays.

  • Crossrail delayed until autumn 2019

    Crossrail delayed until autumn 2019

    News31 August, 2018

    The opening of the central section of the £15.4bn Elizabeth line has been delayed until autumn 2019, nearly a year later than originally planned.

  • Workers mental health silhouette 2

    The C-word… help us investigateSubscription

    Blog31 August, 2018

    A couple of months back, three identical letters arrived at the CN offices.

  • MoD Ministry of Defence armed forces army housing accommodation

    Amey acquires Carillion MoD deals Subscription

    News31 August, 2018

    Amey has completed the acquisition of a set of Ministry of Defence housing maintenance contracts it had been delivering with Carillion before the contractor’s collapse.

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