Three heavyweight contractors have landed places on a £300m London housing association framework.
James Wates has been appointed to chair a government panel set up to review how private companies are run.
Wates chairman James Wates has been lined up to chair a government panel charged with developing a corporate governance code for private companies, it had been reported.
Kier bagged 38 deals in December to top the contractor league for the second time in three months, the latest contract data has revealed.
Public Health England has selected three contractors to build its new £400m science campus and headquarters in Harlow, Essex.
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Kier topped the contractor table for the second time in three months as the festive slowdown dragged overall wins to their second lowest total of 2017.
As a member of Build UK, this year Wates Group is opening up 12 of our sites from Norwich to Cardiff, Bristol to Leeds and Southampton to York as part of Open Doors 2018.
Construction is an industry full of characters – these are the 15 people to keep an eye on in 2018.
When Andrew Davies was appointed as Wates boss four years ago, the firm’s chairman James Wates said the industry was seeing “positive signs of recovery” post-recession.
The contractor top 50 came crashing back down to earth in September having hit unprecedented heights during the previous month thanks to HS2 wins.
Winner: Wates Group
Winner: Wates Group
Working on some of the UK’s biggest and most complex projects, our finalists for Contractor of the Year have stood out from the competition in a number of ways.
With health and safety at the forefront of construction, our eight finalists have gone above and beyond to ensure the highest standards are met within their businesses.
Project information management was the theme of a think tank hosted by Construction News in association with Autodesk, which brought together a multidisciplined range of senior industry figures.
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