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Morgan Sindall Property Services contributes to group’s robust performance

Repairs and maintenance specialist, Morgan Sindall Property Services, has contributed to Morgan Sindall Group’s strong performance for the year end of 2020. The construction and regeneration group’s latest figures demonstrate resilience throughout the pandemic, delivering an adjusted operating profit of ...

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Mace overhauls business strategy to set out a clear vision of a more sustainable, and inclusive business model

Mace has launched its 2026 Business Strategy which sets out a radical vision of a more sustainable, more inclusive and more innovative built environment, with purpose at its heart. Alongside this the business has set itself ambitious new growth targets ...

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FWP moves at speed to deliver mass Covid vaccination centres

Architecture, design and masterplanning practice Frank Whittle Partnership (FWP) has moved at speed to create community vaccination centres across the North West in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Its team of designers have rolled out seven mass vaccination and ...

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Government to challenge unrealistically low bids

Contractors face “intense scrutiny” if they submit unrealistically low bids for public sector contracts, according to a senior official at the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Fergus Harradence, Deputy Director for Infrastructure and Construction, told a webinar ...

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BAM appointed to build the most sustainable film and TV studio in the world

BAM has been appointed by Legal & General, Sky and NBCUniversal to create Sky Studios; the most sustainable film and TV studio in the world. Set to open in 2022 just north of London, Sky Studios Elstree will house 13 ...

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Ex-Carillion directors face legal bans

The Insolvency Service, acting for the new business secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, has applied to the High Court for director disqualification orders against eight directors and former directors of Carillion, which could see them banned from holding board positions for up ...

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Mace achieves 2020 net zero carbon goal

International construction and consultancy company, Mace, has achieved its ambition to be a net zero carbon business in 2020. Following a statement in January 2020 that the company had committed to the ambitious target, the executive board has confirmed that ...

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BESA urges industry to redouble site safety efforts

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has warned against safety complacency on construction sites during the new lockdown period. It congratulated the sector on its efforts so far to keep everyone safe, but stressed the industry was now under even more ...

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Specialist Engineering Contractors’ Group to close

After nearly 30 years of actively supporting and promoting the interests of specialist engineering in the construction industry the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group has announced it will come to a close early in 2021. The SEC Group currently represents ...

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Sustainable hoarding solution wins praise

Surrey-based Panthera Group launched its latest hoarding innovation; the sustainable and environmentally friendly EnviroHoard™, in March 2020 just before the Covid lockdown. Despite the effects of the pandemic, the system has been specified by key players in the construction sector ...

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