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Amey wins £49m highways maintenance contract extension

North Lanarkshire Council (NLC) has extended Amey's highways maintenance and management contract for a further three years until June 2024.

ENGIE launches new district energy centre in Newcastle

A new district energy centre has been launched by ENGIE UK, in partnership with Newcastle City Council, boosting Newcastle’s commitment to tackling climate change.
homeless people in Ashford,

£1m homeless sanctuary in Ashford insulated with Actis Hybrid

A former vicarage which is being converted into temporary accommodation for homeless people in Ashford, Kent, is being insulated with Actis Hybrid products.
Carillion collapse, Increased construction costs,

Increased construction costs for hospitals delayed by Carillion collapse

The National Audit Office (NAO) has released its latest report, which shows serious delays and increased construction costs for two hospital developments due to the Carillion collapse.
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ESS Modular – Modular construction specialists

ESS Modular are construction experts who are proud to be at the forefront of the modular construction revolution, transforming our cities and communities.
construction academy, Anthony Kirtley,

Burglar caught after leaving blood-stained tissue at construction academy

A burglar who raided the Learning Curve Group construction academy in Sunderland has been convicted after he dropped a blood-stained tissue at the scene.

Ramboll re-awarded £40-50m technical advisors contract in Antarctic

Ramboll has been re-appointed as technical advisors for British Antarctic Survey (BAS), winning the next phase of work in a series of projects to improve and modernise Antarctic research stations and infrastructure.
Secondary glazing,

Make hotel rooms more comfortable with secondary glazing

Hotels inhabit traditional buildings with single glazed windows that provide poor insulation; Selectaglaze secondary glazing can reduce heat loss by up to 65%.
Dainius Rupsys, McGee Group,

McGee Group fined £500k after labourer killed during demolition

McGee Group has been fined £500k after a labourer was killed when a re-enforced concrete slab collapsed during a demolition project.
Black arrow, Blackthorne Point, warehouse development

Black Arrow warehouse development gets the green light

Aberdeen Standard Investments’ AIPUT fund (Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust) has won a grant for planning permission for Black Arrow, a warehouse development at its Blackthorne Point industrial estate in Poyle.
Built Environment Soiree,

Networking at the heart of new built environment event

A new event for the construction industry is to take centre stage on 6 February, as the Built Environment Soiree presents an evening like no other!
Construction industry in 2019,

Construction industry in 2019 review – and 2020 preview

Simon Lewis and Michelle Essen of WBD take a look at some of the key legal changes and industry developments for construction in 2019, and highlight a few things to expect in 2020.
SVK Fibre Cement, Cement Façades,

SVK Fibre Cement Facades

Wienerberger’s SVK Fibre Cement Façade solution achieves the perfect balance of high performance and high design, offering durability and safety without sacrificing visual appeal.
construction framework, ESS Modular,

ESS Modular wins spot on £2bn construction framework

ESS Modular has won a spot on Hyde Group’s £2bn construction framework which will see around 11,000 new in London and the south-east.

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