Issue : January 1998
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Firms pull out of bidding for St Pancras extension Contractors asked to re-submit bids Bidders ditch crisis rail linkSubscription
CONTRACTORS are baling out of the troubled Channel Tunnel Rail Link as fears grow that client London & Continental Railways cannot raise enough cash to build it.
Railtrack snubs bids over 'value for money'Subscription
RAILTRACK has run into difficulties with the final deal on its £1 billion track renewal programme. Balfour Beatty, Amec and Fastline submitted bids for the Southern Zone but Railtrack has snubbed their proposals claiming they did not offer 'value for money'.
Workers in miracle escapesSubscription
TWO CONSTRUCTION workers cheated death last week in separate incidents.
Irish road hit by protestersSubscription
SITE clearance work on an £18 million dual carriageway in Ireland has been halted by eco-warriors.
Labour must keep rail link on trackSubscription
THE CHANNEL Tunnel Rail Link is showing all the signs of becoming another Channel Tunnel - in other words a civil engineering triumph but a political and financial mess.
McNicholas looks for new marketsSubscription
You have to be prepared for change to stay successful, a fact of life that Colin McNicholas is well aware of as he steers the rapidly expanding contractor to pastures green.
On the moveSubscription
Six per cent is no big dealSubscription
MATERIALS group ARC has set up a new firm in a bid to become the UK's biggest player in recycled and secondary aggregates.