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McAlpine's chance to move the industry onSubscription
Sir Robert McAlpine will be 150 years old next year, but the famously media-shy family continues to shun the limelight.
Sir Robert McAlpine’s chief executive Paul Hamer speaks exclusively to CN on working with the notoriously secretive family firm and drawing up plans for the next 150 years.
Sir Robert McAlpine is putting together a ‘PRS bible’ as it seeks to woo investors and win work in the sector with clients seeking to diversify their portfolios.
Sir Robert McAlpine made a pre-tax loss of £23m in the year to 31 October 2017 as three energy-from-waste projects put the contractor in the red.
Contractors double down on being boringSubscription
“We’re trying to be a bit boring at the moment,” a chief executive of a CN100 contractor told me at a recent event.
Bam Construct’s chief executive has urged staff to be vigilant as it seeks to avoid problem jobs and chasing revenue.
Bam chief: Why I want our staff to say 'no'Subscription
Six months into the job, Bam Construct CEO James Wimpenny sits down with CN to talk margins, Carillion and the shining example of Huddersfield Town.
Lendlease MD: We won't be a 'faceless monster'Subscription
Lendlease’s European managing director has insisted the firm will learn lessons from its rebuild of Heygate Estate, as it gears up to deliver schemes including the £3.5bn Silvertown Quays and £4bn Euston HS2 regeneration.
Cabinet Office minister David Lidington has defended the crown representatives that monitor government contractors and suggested increasing their numbers following Carillion’s collapse.
Two more ex-Carillion leaders join MaceSubscription
Mace has brought in two former Carillion leaders to support its push to win more work in the North of England.
Construction finance specialist at invoice finance provider Bibby Financial Services Jason Heath outlines the results of the group's report looking at the business landscape in 2020.
Views from the Autodesk BIM conference 2011
The cabinet met this afternoon to discuss its response to the nuclear emergency in Japan.
The most impressive queues at Ecobuild 2011 have generally been reserved for people looking for a caffeine fix.
If you wanted proof that green building can lead to employment, look no further than the numbers of staff at Ecobuild 2011.
It’s May 2010 and a new coalition government has entered Downing Street. Flowers are in bloom, lambs are a-springing (allegedly) and newly elected Prime Minister David Cameron has announced his intention to make this the “greenest government ever”.