Issue : 7 September 2018
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Tarmac pavement deal clinches August league winSubscription
A £1bn share of Highways England’s national pavement contract has given Tarmac its first victory in the monthly contractor league.
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
CN100: How to spot the next CarillionSubscription
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
Morgan Sindall wins £60m service station dealSubscription
Morgan Sindall has announced it has won a £60m contract to build a new service station in Yorkshire.
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.
This year’s CN100 reveals that businesses are taking substantial measures regarding their balance sheets amid an uncertain outlook.
Former HS2 boss lands new roleSubscription
Former HS2 chief executive Simon Kirby is set to join consultants Nichols Group as an associate senior advisor.
Who'd want to be a tier one?Subscription
Parts of this year’s CN100 analysis make for tough reading.
Crossrail electrical explosion ‘caused delay’ Subscription
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 council scraps 12,000-seat arena Subscription
Bristol City Council has scrapped plans to build a 12,000-seat arena in favour of a mixed-use development in the city centre.