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Construction News: most read stories for 2014

Construction News reveals the most read news stories during 2014.

Despite the strong recovery year for the industry and an increasingly bright looking future, it was some of the year’s more difficult moments that dominated the most read stories of the year.

Crossrail’s first fatality in March drew huge industry interest, while Balfour Beatty ongoing struggles were never far from the headlines.

1. Worker dies in Crossrail tunnel (7 Mar)

2. Cameron Black’s demise shuts sites (13 Jan)

3. Atkins chief quiet on Parsons acquisition rumours (16 Jun)

4. Balfour Beatty CEO quits as group issues £30m profit warning (6 May)

5. Update: Crossrail worker killed by falling concrete (7 Mar)

6. Balfour Beatty and Carillion in shock merger talks (25 July)

7. Firms revealed to tender £5bn highways collaborative framework (20 Mar)

8. Construction News Awards 2014: winners revealed (18 July)

9. Caroline Murphy resigns from Murphy Group board (26 Mar)

10. Balfour Beatty non-exec directors resign (24 Nov)


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