Bouygues is set to win a £105m contract to build a new town hall and civic centre for Tower Hamlets Council in east London.
Manchester Town Hall’s refurbishment has moved a step closer after the council kicked off the search for a contractor to deliver the £190m construction deal.
Some of the UK’s biggest rail firms wrote letters declaring an interest in taking over Carillion’s contracts in the weeks following the contractor’s collapse, the boss of Network Rail has revealed.
Ministry of Justice minister Lucy Frazer has revealed that the department has contingency plans in place after Labour questioned preparations for the “possibility of the collapse of Interserve”.
Vinci has been appointed on a £74m contract to complete Carillion’s work on the Fallowfield campus development for Manchester University.
Network Rail is inviting firms to register interest for three spots on a £1.9bn framework covering jobs in Scotland and along the London North Eastern route.
Bam Construction has been appointed as the main contractor on the £80m 103 Colmore Row office tower in Birmingham.
The government is close to launching a new £30bn construction framework covering projects for a number of public bodies.
The government must “come clean” on deals it signed to support Carillion projects overseas and prove the schemes played no part in its collapse, Labour’s international trade spokesman has told Construction News.
Sir Robert McAlpine has been appointed to deliver a £40m office development in Leeds.
A Qatari developer has rejected claims made by former Carillion boss Richard Howson that it owed the failed company £200m, saying it was Carillion that was unable to pay its suppliers.
Three heavyweight contractors have landed places on a £300m London housing association framework.
Black & Veatch has been hired by China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) and Wyre Power to help achieve planning consent for the proposed Wyre Combined Cycle Project.
Carillion bosses planned to reduce the contractor’s order book by £3.1bn as part of a radical shake-up of its construction strategy, the firm’s rejected turnaround proposals have revealed.
Kier clinched its second successive contractor league triumph in January after securing 35 deals underpinned by healthcare projects.
Graham Construction has scooped a contract to upgrade the School of Mathematical Sciences Building for Queen Mary University of London.
HS2 has announced the bidders shortlisted for its £3bn London stations contracts.
Arup and WSP have been named as the two firms that will design HS2’s four phase one station projects.
Willmott Dixon has landed an £80m deal to build a new retail and leisure complex in Rochdale.
The decision to award Carillion’s HS2 JV two of its civils contracts sent the wrong signals to the supply chain over its financial future, according to a number of subcontractors.
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