Issue : January 1998
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Hotline launched to shop banned bossesSubscription
THE GOVERNMENT has set up a hotline allowing people to report construction bosses who ignore court orders banning them from holding directorships.
A FLAGSHIP Private Finance Initiative education scheme at Workington, Cumbria, is to now be let as a traditionally funded project after bids for it came in too high.
BALLAST Wiltshier is tipped to clinch a £42 million contract to rebuild Newcastle United Football Club's St James' Park stadium.
Tarmac Start in site for hospitalSubscription
A TARMAC-led group has submitted a planning application for a much- delayed £148 million hospital scheme in Swindon.
ENERGY giant ABB took the biggest contract of 1997 with a £450 million deal to build a power station at Newark in Nottinghamshire.
Lesotho Hochtief takes tunnelling prizeSubscription
UK FIRMS have lost out to a consortium led by German contractor Hochtief in the race for a £90 million tunnelling deal in Lesotho, southern Africa.
WORK on eight sewage treatment works projects, worth about £150 million in total, is due to get under way this year.
FOUR developers are in the hunt a major leisure scheme on the Dorset coast.
THE Highways Agency expects to invite tenders in the spring for a £150 million project to widen the A2/M2 in Kent.
Basingstoke Sisk's £10m museum pieceSubscription
UP TO 200 construction jobs will be created as a result of a £10 million contract to build a museum in Basingstoke.