A look at the numbers as Andrew Wyllie steps down as Costain CEO, Crossrail won’t commit to an opening date and Osborne’s Brexit clause.
14 – Years in charge at Costain
20190308 week in numbers Costain
Mr Vaughan will take control of the company at its AGM on 7 May. Mr Wyllie will continue to work at Costain to assist with the handover until September.
8.5% – Dip in Osborne turnover
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Construction News also revealed the contractor is putting clauses into the majority of its contracts so it will not have to pay for damages for problems on projects caused by Brexit.
9 Dec 2018 – Crossrail’s initial opening date
20190308 week in numbers Crossrail
Crossrail has said it will not publicly commit to a single opening date for the £15bn railway line when it sets a new timeframe for completion of the project next month, its chairman has told MPs.
>£2m – Battersea’s daily investment
20190308 week in numbers Battersea
It was also announced that the head of Battersea Power Station phase two Kevin Bundy is to leave the project, where he has been head of phase two since January 2018, in the spring.