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Industry moves

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Laing O’Rourke changes project director on problem hospital jobSubscription

Laing O’Rourke has replaced the project director leading the construction of its loss-making Canadian hospital job, Construction News can reveal.



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Carillion auditors didn’t recognise £200m Qatar claimSubscription

KPMG has told the Carillion inquiry that it did not recognise the company’s £200m claim against a Qatari client and could not say whether Carillion owed the client money.



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Breedon in talks to buy Lagan GroupSubscription

Breedon has confirmed it is in talks with Northern Ireland-based supplier Lagan Group.



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Bouygues takes €132m Brexit hitSubscription

Bouygues has revealed the cost of the Brexit process on the business as €132m (£116m) in 2017.


Supply chain

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Supply chain squeeze to push up tender prices Subscription

Tender prices will rise in 2018 as the supply chain can no longer absorb rising input costs, according to Mace’s cost consultancy arm.