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Manchester’s Metrolink has recently completed a £1.5bn expansion – but the UK’s largest light rail network is set to grow even further with the £350m Trafford Park line.
Rising insolvencies: Time to ring alarm bells?Subscription
Is a rise in company liquidations a symptom of an industry in declining health?
Carillion interim chief executive Keith Cochrane has revealed his firm has cut £10bn from its potential project pipeline as part of a new approach to winning work.
U+I gets go-ahead for £300m Brighton regenSubscription
U+I has been given the green light to kick off a £300m regeneration project in Brighton.
Blackpool-based contractor Eclipse Developments, which has worked with high-profile clients including Merlin Entertainments, has called in administrators.
Buckingham picked for Peel's £120m logistics hubSubscription
Buckingham Group has been chosen as preferred bidder for Peel’s £120m logistics hub in Ellesmere Port, Construction News can reveal.
Kier wins £28m Liverpool International CollegeSubscription
Kier has won a deal to build the £28m Liverpool International College, which forms part of the city’s £1bn Knowledge Quarter regeneration.
Developer Capital & Centric has submitted plans for a £50m project to convert the site of a Victorian mill into more than 200 apartments.
Keepmoat has been given the go-ahead for a 600-home scheme on the banks of the Thames Northfleet as part of the Ebbsfleet Garden City development.
Cruden turnover passes £200m as margin hits 5%Subscription
Scottish contractor Cruden has posted increased turnover and profit in its latest full-year financial results.