Issue : 8 January 2009
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A battle has erupted over plans to construct what would be Northern Ireland's tallest building.
Contractor fined after young boy hospitalisedSubscription
Kent-based contractor Supaglazing has been ordered to pay £9,000 in fines and costs after it failed to appoint a registered gas fitter on one of its residential schemes in late 2007.
Seven die in blaze on Moscow construction siteSubscription
Seven people have died after a fire tore through an underground car park under construction in the South-east of Moscow earlier today.
SAVILLS: Commercial activity continues to fallSubscription
Commercial developers saw a further sharp drop in activity last month as poor business confidence and tight credit conditions continued to impact demand.
The Health and Safety Executive will conduct a blitz on firms in Kent next month to ensure they are conforming to asbestos regulations.
Young worker dies after suffering burnsSubscription
A young construction worker has died after an incident at a site in central London last month.
A-One+ consortium wins £220m Area 7 MAC contractSubscription
The A-One+ consortium of Halcrow, Costain and Colas has secured the £220 million managing agent contractor Highways Agency’s Area 7.
Galliford Try today revealed it has introduced a four-day working week for staff at its struggling housebuilding businesses.
Airline chiefs have today joined business leaders and trade unionists in calling for the construction of a third runway at Heathrow.
Leicester Tigers unveil £100m regeneration plansSubscription
Plans for the £100 million regeneration of the area around Leicester Tigers Rugby Club have been submitted by the Frank Whittle Partnership.