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Mayor wants Skanska to finish Carillion hospitalSubscription
West Midland metro mayor Andy Street has urged the government to support Skanska’s appointment on Carillion’s stalled Midland Metropolitan Hospital.
The NHS trust behind the £350m Midland Metropolitan Hospital has said it “sought to prevent” redundancies among Carillion construction staff, according to board papers.
Arup has been hired to conduct a structural review of Carillion’s Royal Liverpool Hospital problem job to identify how much additional work it requires, board papers from the NHS trust have revealed.
Carillion understated hospital costs by £70mSubscription
Carillion’s internal review of its two problem hospital jobs showed costs to be £70.8m higher than management was officially reporting, according to Deloitte.
Sir Robert McAlpine has been named as the preconstruction partner for a £466m hospital in St Helier, Jersey.
Features and analysis
The largest healthcare construction job in North America was supposed to herald a new era for Laing O’Rourke. So how did it end up inflicting losses running to tens of millions of pounds?
The past 12 months have been a picture of continuing financial pressures and constraints within the NHS, both in terms of revenue expenditure and capital funding.
Nuclear power, proton beams and even Chinese modular hotels have featured in the biggest site reports this year.
Yesterday, in the House of Commons, a debate was held to discuss male suicide.
Another year, another Budget.
The contractor’s work to deliver a complex radiation-shielding concrete solution has required exceptional precision.
A gigantic five-storey basement took two years to excavate before construction could even start at UCLH.
A short walk from Construction News’ offices in Old Street, the refurbishment of the shop formerly titled Acme Electrical Co is well under way.
A recent tribunal decision has clarified HMRC policy on the zero rate of VAT in relation to the construction and sale of care homes.
Jersey seeks contractor for £466m hospital Subscription
Rydon firm's hospital job sparks local backlashSubscription