James Wilmore is (acting) deputy editor at Construction News. Prior to CN, he spent more than a decade covering the drinks and retail sector.
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Why did Aberdeen's bypass hit Carillion so hard?Subscription
Carillion never admitted what the problem projects were that led to its £845m writedown in July, which began the public chain of events the led to its collapse.
Two Malaysian development firms involved in the regeneration of Battersea are set to buy the iconic power station building for £1.6bn to guarantee its long-term future.
Fresh strikes to hit Balfour Crossrail siteSubscription
Unite has announced four more 24-hour strikes at a Crossrail site next month as a dispute with Balfour Beatty over bonus payments to electricians continues.
Nationwide has revealed it will bring 250 Carillion staff working on a £350m facilities management contract in-house.
Banks are taking “emergency measures” for small firms hit by Carillion’s collapse as ministers urge lenders to be lenient.
Carillion staff have been told they will be paid until the end of January on a £350m contract for Nationwide, the building society has said.
Heathrow includes M25 tunnel in new consultationSubscription
Heathrow has kicked off a 10-week public consultation on its expansion plans, which include proposals to build a tunnel for the M25 beneath the new third runway.
The Cabinet Office has insisted that none of its suppliers are “in a comparable position to Carillion”.
An investigation into Carillion’s directors will be fast-tracked and include former senior staff, after an intervention by business secretary Greg Clark.
Proposals calling for up to £70bn to be spent on transforming infrastructure in the North over the next 30 years have been unveiled.