Contractors will urge energy companies to engage them early on plans for nuclear new build projects after draft policy statements unveiled this week showed a clear direction towards a new nuclear programme based around 10 sites.
Laing O’Rourke has announced that chief operating officer Tony Douglas is to step down from the role as Ray O’Rourke delays leadership change.
Work and pensions secretary Yvette Cooper will meet trade bodies and lobby groups next week to discuss how recommendations from the Donaghy report into construction deaths can be implemented across the industry.
And Olympics chief John Armitt has rubbished speculation that aggressive tendering has slashed the cost of the Athletes’ Village.
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Winning Work focuses on Edinburgh and Glasgow this week – despite the trying times for these cities, the Commonwealth Games is helping contractors.
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