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Mace and Willmott Dixon join forces for UK healthcare sector work

Mace Construct and Willmott Dixon Construction are to form a consortium to jointly target construction work in the UK healthcare sector. The new initiative will see Mace’s contracting arm work with Willmott Dixon Construction to support each other on major ...

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Mitie named a Construct Zero Business Champion

Mitie has been named a Business Champion for the Construct Zero Performance Framework, the Construction Leadership Council’s (CLC) initiative to ensure construction and facilities management businesses play a bigger role in helping decarbonise Britain’s built environment. The Construct Zero Performance ...

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The built environment industry join forces to reduce onsite emissions from construction plant and equipment

The Supply Chain Sustainability School (SCSS) is leading the way for the UK’s built environment to drastically reduce onsite emissions to air generated from plant and equipment which are harmful to human health and the planet. The Plant Commitment Charter was developed ...

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Bidding launched for £1.6bn Civils and Infrastructure framework

National framework provider Pagabo has launched bidding for suppliers to join its brand-new, £1.6 billion Civils and Infrastructure framework. Set to go live at the start of 2022, the framework will run for four years and will allow local authorities ...

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FRC issues formal complaint against KPMG over Carillion and Regenersis audits

UK audit watchdog, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has delivered a disciplinary Formal Complaint, under the Accountancy Scheme, against KPMG LLP, a former KPMG partner and certain current and former KPMG employees. The Formal Complaint alleges “misconduct against KPMG and ...

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Kier restructures UK Construction business

Construction and infrastructure services firm, Kier, has unveiled a new structure for its UK Construction business that will support its ambitions for sustainable growth in its key sectors across England, Scotland and Wales. The new UK structure consists of five ...

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Morgan Sindall Property Services contributes to parent company results

Repairs and maintenance specialist Morgan Sindall Property Services (MSPS) has contributed to half year results released by parent company Morgan Sindall Group plc. The construction and regeneration group’s latest figures report a record set of results for the first half ...

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Report maps out necessities for healthier hotel design

As the hotel sector thrives amid the UK ‘staycation’ boom, a new report from polymer specialists, REHAU has revealed opportunities for hotel design to include further wellbeing and comfort measures to meet changing expectations from prospective guests. This comes as research from ...

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CPA forecasts double-digit growth for construction despite constraints in product and labour shortages

Construction output is currently very buoyant and is forecast to rise by 13.7 per cent in 2021 and 6.3 per cent in 2022, according to the Construction Products Association’s latest Summer Forecast. This positive outlook comes despite the dual constraints ...

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Trade bodies call for caution as restrictions are lifted

As businesses return to more regular working conditions following the lifting of lockdown restrictions, two engineering services bodies have stepped up their health & safety advice alongside a warning that the pandemic has still not relaxed its grip on the ...

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