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Ferrovial slashes Amey value by 88%Subscription
Ferrovial has taken a €774m (£664m) writedown on its UK services arm Amey, slashing its value by 88 per cent.
Debates around the levels of private sector involvement in infrastructure delivery should be based more on fact and less on emotion, the managing director of Amey Investments has said.
Arcadis and WSP are among firms to have appointed on a £100m consultancy framework for Homes England.
Outsourcing should not die with Carillion Subscription
The gap that exists between infrastructure need and actual spend is now a chasm that every nation must find a way to bridge.
Amey 'lined up' for private equity takeoverSubscription
Amey’s parent company is in talks with two private equity firms about a possible takeover, according to reports.
Police investigate Amey arson attackSubscription
Police are investigating an alleged arson attack on Amey’s road maintenance depot in Sheffield.
Ferrovial hires Goldman Sachs to sell AmeySubscription
Spanish construction giant Ferrovial has appointed advisers including Goldman Sachs to draw up plans as it eyes the sale of its UK subsidiary Amey, CN understands.
Amey refuses to pay disputed £60m roads billSubscription
Amey has refused to pay Birmingham City Council money the authority has claimed it overpaid for maintenance work.
Amey has landed a £49.7m design services contract for motorways and major roads in Manchester, Cheshire and south Lancashire.
Highways England has revealed the 13 winning contractors for its £8.7bn regional framework, as well as who will deliver the initial 18 packages of work under the deal.
Amey paid £2.1m for Carillion rail contractsSubscription
Amey paid the official receiver a total of £2.1m for Carillion’s Network Rail contracts, Construction News can reveal.
Costain has been displaced as Network Rail’s largest supplier by spend, with Siemens Rail Automation taking top spot for the 12 months to October 2018.
Amey wins £325m Highways England dealSubscription
Amey has won a £325m 15-year contract from Highways England to service the road network around Liverpool and Manchester.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation is inviting companies to bid for a £2.9bn facilities management contract that will replace the one previously held by CarillionAmey.
Amey acquires Carillion MoD deals Subscription
Amey has completed the acquisition of a set of Ministry of Defence housing maintenance contracts it had been delivering with Carillion before the contractor’s collapse.
Amey wins HS2 substation dealSubscription
Amey has landed a contract to build new substations to support construction of HS2’s central section.
Amey provision drags down Ferrovial profitSubscription
Ferrovial slumped to a £46m loss in the first half of 2018 following Amey’s provision for its Birmingham roads deal, according to its interim results.
Winners on £12bn FM framework revealedSubscription
The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has announced the winners of its £12bn four-year facilities management framework.
Amey has reported a £189.8m pre-tax loss for 2017 after it was forced to make a significant provision for its problem roads contract with Birmingham City Council.
Amey ordered to pay £54m to Birmingham CouncilSubscription
Amey has been instructed to pay Birmingham City Council £54m following an adjudication decision over road maintenance work.
Amey JV wins £5bn Welsh rail franchiseSubscription
An Amey joint venture has been named the preferred bidder for the £5bn Wales and Borders rail franchise.
Amey sets aside £209m for problem PFI dealSubscription
Amey has set aside €237m (£208.6m) to cover possible losses on its problem PFI contract with Birmingham City Council.
Construction officially has the worst gender pay gap of any UK industry. Binyamin Ali examines the figures for the 10 biggest contractors and looks at what needs to be done.
Women paid 30% less at top 10 contractorsSubscription
Exclusive: Female employees at the construction industry’s 10 biggest contractors are paid nearly a third less than men, CN analysis of gender pay data has revealed.
Ferrovial suffers £48m loss on M8 in 2017Subscription
Ferrovial’s construction earnings almost halved in 2017 with the problem M8 contract in Scotland costing the company £48m.
The sale of Carillion’s rail contracts to Amey was the best option for the future of the rail industry and would provide a good outcome for the collapsed firm’s supply chain, Network Rail’s commercial boss has said.
Carillion rail contracts bought by AmeySubscription
Amey has taken on a number of key rail contracts from Carillion following the collapse of Network Rail’s second biggest supplier.
Amey hires ex-Balfour boss as non-exec chairmanSubscription
Amey has appointed former Balfour Beatty chief executive Ian Tyler as the new non-executive chairman of its board.
Amey outlines £200m EfW plant proposalsSubscription
Amey has submitted plans for a new £200m energy-from-waste plant in Cambridgeshire.
Our 10 most-read news stories of the year included contract wins, corruption scandals, administrations and one sad, untimely death.
Six firms win £60m Northern Ireland frameworkSubscription
Six companies have been awarded places on a £60m framework to provide consultancy on TransportNI’s Major Works Programme.
Excellence in Learning & DevelopmentSubscription
Our 10 finalists have all demonstrated the value in delivering strong learning and development programmes – both for individual employees and the wider business.
Apprenticeship Scheme of the YearSubscription
Recruiting the next generation into construction is no simple task, but these six apprenticeship schemes show the way forward for the industry.
Network Rail has spent more money on Costain than any other supplier for the second year in a row, with the firm securing more than £540m of work during 2016/17.
Amey poaches Carillion regional director Subscription
Carillion’s regional director for the South-east, Ray Jones, has left the contractor to join Amey.
Amey boss reveals 2,000 job roles lost last yearSubscription
Exclusive: A drive to cut costs and “take more control” of budgets at Amey saw nearly 2,000 roles disappear from the company last year, its boss has revealed.
Amey's CEO: 'We had to take a year of pain'Subscription
Andy Milner speaks exclusively to CN about the pain of job cuts and what really happened at its highways division.
Balfour Beatty has announced the promotion of three new leaders to its UK construction services business.
Exclusive: Four of the UK’s biggest rail contractors have partnered with train operating companies as part of a bid for the £5bn Wales and Borders franchise contract.
Amey fined £600,000 after worker set on fireSubscription
Contractor Amey has been fined £600,000 after a worker was set on fire and left “physically and mentally scarred”.
Amey appoints group legal directorSubscription
Amey has announced the appointment of Jayne Bowie to its board as group legal director.
The number of women on the boards of the UK’s 20 biggest contractors has declined in the last three years, CN research has shown.
Three contractor teams stand to benefit from almost £200m of roads maintenance funding across Scotland over the next 12 months.
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has appointed a Keolis / Amey joint venture to operate the city’s Metrolink tram system.
Kier in talks to replace Amey on highways dealsSubscription
Kier looks set to replace Amey on Highways England maintenance deals for areas 6 and 8 after the contractor revealed it was in final negotiations to take over the contracts.
The winners of the inaugural Construction Investing in Talent Awards have been announced at a ceremony held at the Grosvenor House Hotel.
Highways England is on the hunt for a new contractor to take over from Amey on two major roads maintenance contracts in East England totalling £400m.
TfL ends Amey tube maintenance contractSubscription
Transport for London has unveiled plans to bring maintenance work on the underground in-house from next year when its current deal with Amey ends.
The UK’s biggest contractors are gearing up to bid for the £260m Barking Riverside rail contract in east London.
Interserve EfW supplier goes bustSubscription
One of the country’s biggest suppliers of energy-from-waste technology Energos has gone into administration.