Issue : 31 August 2018
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Ireland: The land of opportunity?Subscription
Ireland’s construction industry halved in size when the global recession took hold in 2008. Now that the sector is recovering, Lucy Alderson assesses whether the opportunities for UK contractors outweigh the risks in this challenging market.
Race for £300m Mitsubishi tower down to threeSubscription
Exclusive: Three heavyweights are now left in the race to deliver a new £300m tower in central London.
Henry Boot reduced debt to £26m in the first half of 2018 from £62.2m a year earlier but has warned of longer lead times for construction contracts.
Bidding starts for £360m interconnector dealsSubscription
The company behind a new 205 km interconnector cable between Ireland and Wales has begun the search for contractors to build the €400m (£360m) scheme.
Balfour Beatty has won a preconstruction deal for the £65m programme to refurbish Edinburgh University’s Darwin Biology Tower.