Issue : 8 February 2019
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Technology: who is liable when things go wrong?Subscription
The question of how to use technology on construction sites is arising more frequently.
Certainty in uncertain times for constructionSubscription
These are uncertain times, and uncertainty of any kind creates problems for business.
Ramboll and Bam Nuttall have started work on a 74 m-long wharf in the Antarctic for the UK’s Rothera research station.
Galliford Try Partnerships has appointed Kathryn Pennington as its new project director.
Cargiant has called for an inquiry into the development commission overseeing the regeneration project at Old Oak Common.
A look at the numbers as HS2 hands out its London stations deals, and Interserve agrees a debt-for-equity deal
Kier picked for Manchester uni student schemeSubscription
Kier has been picked to deliver a 491-bed student accommodation scheme for Manchester Metropolitan University.
Network Rail withholds pay over Amey disputeSubscription
CN understands Network Rail is withholding up to £9m in payments to a Amey / Inabensa joint venture over a costs dispute for work on the Great Western main line upgrade.
The National Audit Office (NAO) has said the planning system is underperforming and concluded it would be unable to deliver on the government’s pledge to build 300,000 new homes per year.
Offsite rule: With government’s ‘offsite presumption’ announced more than 15 months ago, CN finds out why firms are still seeking clarity on what it means, and how it will look.