Latest health news and contracts
Laing O’Rourke has replaced the project director leading the construction of its loss-making Canadian hospital job, Construction News can reveal.
Subcontractors are in “highly complex discussions” to get back on site at Carillion’s problem Royal Liverpool Hospital project which is now unlikely to finish before the end of 2018, the client has revealed.
Subcontractors on Carillion’s problem Royal Liverpool Hospital job have been left “in the dark” after special managers PwC failed to provide details of how the project can restart.
The Laing O’Rourke JV behind a multi-billion-pound hospital in Canada has now reached settlements on claims totalling CAD$118m (£68m) with subcontractors on the problem project.
Exclusive: More than a dozen subcontractors working on Laing O’Rourke’s problem hospital job in Canada have submitted claims totalling CAD$82m (£47m) for unpaid work, Construction News can reveal.
Features and analysis
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.
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