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CN's week in motion: Hollingshead, Euro forecast and Mace

VIDEO: Check out our motion story and this brief run-through of just a selection of CN’s digital and print content this week (5 Dec – 9 Dec).

Northern correspondent Charlie Schouten visited Mace’s Alliance Manchester Business School scheme where the contractor is working on a massive refurbishment job for the University of Manchester. This week’s Euroconstruct forecast shows a downwards revision for the UK, but its euro rivals still lag behind.

Construction News spoke to Murphy CEO Steve Hollingshead about the industry’s future, infrastructure’s role to play, and the family business.

News: Investment in infrastructure is expected to reach record levels in the coming years, with the government predicting a pipeline of projects worth more than £500bn; Spanish contracting giant Dragados has bagged a £350m contract to expand Aberdeen’s harbour; Nearly 82 per cent of contractors have had a supplier go bust on at least one project over the past year, the latest Construction News Barometer has shown.

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