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Adapt appoints Barron to promote greener growth in construction

Sustainability expert Andy Barron, has been appointed by Adapt Low Carbon Group to lead the company’s built environment team and promote green building standards in the construction sector. Barron, who has over 20 years’ experience in the public and private sector ...

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Industry leaders to debate best practice for working at height

A safety forum taking place in October will see key issues debated regarding the best practice for working at height. The gathering will provide stakeholders from construction, manufacturing, health and safety and contracting backgrounds with a unique opportunity to learn and ...

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Canary Wharf Group signs up to Living Wage movement

Canary Wharf Group has become the first major UK Property and Construction company to be accredited as a London Living Wage employer, and will now ensure that everyone working for the Group, regardless of whether they are permanent employees or contractors, ...

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Tridonic launches comprehensive support package for the lighting and wider construction industry

• Training, product demonstrations, workshops and luminaire surgery all part of the virtual ‘Toolbox’In response to rapid changes taking place in the lighting market, Tridonic UK is launching a ‘Toolbox’ of support services for architects, end-users, OEMs and specifiers, to ...

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Balfour Beatty gets on board at Woolwich

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £70 million contract to complete and fit-out the new Crossrail station at Woolwich. The project which will commence work this month and complete in 2018, supports regeneration in the Thames Gateway area, and will ...

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High Wood Heath consortium is top choice in Dumfries

High Wood Heath, a consortium which includes outsourcing firm Serco and construction company Laing O’Rourke, has been selected as preferred bidder for the contract to build the new district general hospital for Dumfries and Galloway region.  Construction of the £200 million ...

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Kier in double waterside contract win

Construction, services and property group Kier, has landed two new contracts worth £200 million. The first, a new £25 million per annum deal with the Canal & River Trust will see Kier, carry out important engineering and construction works on the ...

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Interserve-Shanks JV in Derby waste treatment centre deal

Joint venture partnership Interserve plc and Shanks Group plc has entered into an agreement with Derby City and Derbyshire County Councils to build and operate a new waste treatment facility in the city. The 27 year Public Private Partnership (PPP) ...

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Carillion signs £90 million Hoola contract

Carillion has announced the signing of a £90 million contract with HUB for its Hoola London Project, a development in London’s Royal Docks. The signing follows Carillion’s appointment as preferred bidder of the residential development scheme back in February, this year. ...

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G4S provides remote site facilities services in Africa

G4S has announced that it will be able to build, run, manage and maintain accommodation villages for employees working in remote sites, supporting its energy, mining and construction customers throughout Africa. G4S’ Remote Site Facilities Services (RSFS) will be supported ...

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