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Amec is to develop and construct a £187 million, 65,000-seater stadium which will be the centrepiece of Manchester's bid to hold the Commonwealth Games in 2002.Known as the Manchester Millennium Stadium, it will be built to the same design as the one proposed for the Olympic Games.The new stadium will be scaled down and will have a capacity of 65,000, compared with the 85,000 envisaged for the Olympics.It will be designed by Arup Associates with Sir Norman Foster and Partners carrying ...

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