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Issue : 7 September 2018

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  • Tarmac Rail Freight 1

    Tarmac pavement deal clinches August league winSubscription

    News10 September, 2018

    A £1bn share of Highways England’s national pavement contract has given Tarmac its first victory in the monthly contractor league.

  • 20180907 week in numbers index

    Week in numbers: Bristol's arena and CN100 turnoverSubscription

    Analysis8 September, 2018

    A look at the numbers behind the scrapping of a 12,000-seat arena in Bristol, a turnover band thriving in this year’s CN100 and a new role for an HS2 director

  • Carillion Richard Howso Richard Adam Philip Green Zafar Khan

    CN100: How to spot the next CarillionSubscription

    Features7 September, 2018

    Carillion collapsed a few months after last year’s CN100 was published. In this year’s data, CN turned to new measures to gauge short-term stability and long-term liabilities and set about applying the critera to Carillion’s last set of accounts to find out if it was possible to predict the contractor’s demise

  • skelton lake services cgi

    Morgan Sindall wins £60m service station dealSubscription

    News7 September, 2018

    Morgan Sindall has announced it has won a £60m contract to build a new service station in Yorkshire.

  • Construction News digital edition – 7 September 2018

    Construction News digital edition – 7 September 2018Subscription

    Features7 September, 2018

    CN100: An analysis of this year’s findings; the turnover bracket that appears to be quietly thriving; contractors are hoarding cash and slashing dividends – braced for a storm; Crossrail: delayed.

  • CN100 2018 total cash graphic

    Hoarding cash as dividends slashed: Contractors brace for a stormSubscription

    Features7 September, 2018

    This year’s CN100 reveals that businesses are taking substantial measures regarding their balance sheets amid an uncertain outlook.

  • HS2 chief executive Simon Kirby 10

    Former HS2 boss lands new roleSubscription

    News7 September, 2018

    Former HS2 chief executive Simon Kirby is set to join consultants Nichols Group as an associate senior advisor.

  • CN100 index graphic v2

    Who'd want to be a tier one?Subscription

    Blog6 September, 2018

    Parts of this year’s CN100 analysis make for tough reading.

  • crossrail class 345 train tested custom house 1

    Crossrail electrical explosion ‘caused delay’ Subscription

    News6 September, 2018

    The catalyst behind the delay to Crossrail was an electrical explosion at Pudding Mill Lane station last year according to the mayor of London.

  • Bristol Arena Buckingham

    Bristol council scraps 12,000-seat arena Subscription

    News6 September, 2018

    Bristol City Council has scrapped plans to build a 12,000-seat arena in favour of a mixed-use development in the city centre.

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