Issue : 5 March 2009
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The Specialists Awards 2009Subscription
The Specialists Awards took place at the London Hilton, Park Lane on Thursday 5 March 2009.
Aggreko profit up to record levelsSubscription
Aggreko today reported record results with a pre-tax profit for 2008 of £190 million, up 53 per cent from the previous year’s £124 million.
US construction company Structure Tone plans to take advantage of opportunities created by the recession to become the UK’s third-largest fitout firm.
Treasury unveils £2bn PFI bailoutSubscription
The Government announced a £2 billion bailout of the troubled PFI sector this week, potentially enabling £13 billion-worth of construction projects to reach financial close and begin construction from April onwards.
The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama is set to receive four bids for its £22.5 million revamp.
TfL reveals details of new contractsSubscription
Transport for London has revealed that the first major job to go out under its Vendor Capital Programme will be early works for Crossrail.
HCA promises more help for regeneration schemesSubscription
The Homes and Communities Agency’s £93 million cash injection is just the start of state efforts to revive stalled regeneration schemes in the capital.
Buckinghamshire County Council has delayed naming a winning contractor for its £96 million energy-from-waste facility to allow more time for discussions.
Hard graft for MaceSubscription
Mace has been appointed main contractor on the £15 million Grafton Street development inLondon’s Mayfair
Signs of life appear to be returning to the house building sector after a torrid 18 months of job losses, insolvencies and crippling debts.