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Post-Carillion 'frenzy' forced Billington to buy work_Mark Smith

Post-Carillion 'frenzy' forced Billington to buy workSubscription

Billington chief executive Mark Smith said a “feeding frenzy” of bidding in the structural steel sector after Carillion’s collapse forced his company to take loss-making jobs.

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Contract awards up 29% to hit £6bn in AugustSubscription

The value of new construction contracts reached £6bn in August – up almost a third on the previous month, a new report by Barbour ABI has found.

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Keltbray Structures boss Gordon Dunne resigns

Keltbray Structures boss Gordon Dunne resigns Subscription

The boss of Keltbray’s structural solutions business Gordon Dunne has resigned from the firm.

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Jobs lost as Stoke contractor falls into administrationSubscription

Stoke-on-Trent M&E specialist Geroge Birchall Ltd has fallen into administration with the loss of 141 jobs. 

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Analysis

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Interserve half-year loss: 5 things we learnedSubscription

Interserve revealed today that it made a £6m pre-tax loss for the first half of 2018.

Lakehouse exits construction as divisions sold in £500k deal

Lakehouse exits construction as divisions sold in £500k dealSubscription

Lakehouse has offloaded its construction and property services divisions in a deal worth an initial £500,000.

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