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Keltbray: Lack of UK rail work prompted Canada deal

Keltbray: Lack of UK rail work prompted Canada dealSubscription

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A lack of clarity over future rail work in the UK forced Keltbray to move into the Canadian market, the company’s infrastructure boss has told Construction News.

Highways England re-examines supplier checks post-Carillion

Highways England re-examines supplier checks post-CarillionSubscription

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Highways England re-examined the way it tests the finances of suppliers following Carillion’s collapse, its chief executive has revealed to CN.

Lakesmere founder regrets MBO but not McMullen takeover

Lakesmere founder regrets MBO but not McMullen takeoverSubscription

By David Price

Former Lakesmere owner Mark Davey has told Construction News he regrets selling the company in a management buyout in 2015, which led to a “whole host” of disagreements with the new owners.

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One year until Brexit: How is construction preparing? Subscription

By Binyamin Ali

Construction News speaks to the FMB, CITB and CPA about what they’re doing to prepare the industry for Brexit and the steps being taken by their members.

North Midland profit dragged down by legacy contract

North Midland profit dragged down by legacy contractSubscription

By David Price

North Midland has published its results for 2017 showing growth was hampered by a £7.3m impairment on a legacy contract.

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Lakesmere founder lost £15m in firm’s collapseSubscription

By David Price

Lakesmere founder Mark Davey has revealed to Construction News that he personally lost £15m when the company collapsed last October and was its largest unsecured creditor.