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Contractor revealed for £100m Southsea Coastal scheme

VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster joint venture, VSBW, has been appointed as the principal contractor for delivering the Southsea Coastal Scheme worth £100m.
Electricity breaches, Construction fires, site inspections,

Electricity breaches increase by 31% on construction sites

The Building Safety Group (BSG) has reported a 31% increase in the number of electricity breaches occurring on construction sites.
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Graham delivers accommodation centre for rough sleepers in London

Graham has delivered a refurbishment project that has enabled London City Mission (LCM) to provide much-needed housing and support to rough sleepers in Waterloo, London.
Newgate Street in Bishop Auckland, plans,

New plans put forward for regeneration of County Durham town site

New plans have been submitted for the regeneration of Newgate Street in Bishop Auckland to develop a new multi-million pound retail, residential or hotel complex.
Construction charter, The union, Mayor of London

London mayor backs Unite the Union’s Construction Charter

The Mayor of London has backed Unite the Union’s Construction Charter, which sets out to improve the city’s construction standards, protect workers, and outlaw poor construction practices.
School of Digital Arts, Kier,

Kier wins £35m School of Digital Arts contract

Kier is to deliver Manchester Metropolitan University’s brand new £35m School of Digital Arts (SODA) building.
emergency motion, unions, HS2,

Emergency motion allows unions access to workers on HS2

An emergency motion has been passed by the TUC Congress to ensure that HS2 takes immediate action to allow unions access to workers building the project.
civil engineering skills academy,

New civil engineering skills academy opens in Hartlepool

Seymour Civil Engineering, Hartlepool College of Further Education and Hartlepool Borough Council have opened a new civil engineering skills academy in Hartlepool.
gas servicing contracts, Liberty,

Liberty wins new gas servicing contracts worth £14m

Property services business Liberty has secured three new gas servicing contracts worth £14m in London, Wales and the Midlands.
HVAC,

Actis to take part in thermal efficiency conference

Architects, developers and surveyors will be given a chance to learn about the latest developments in the thermal, acoustic and HVAC sectors at a conference.
urban digital twin, city modelling,

Research: Urban digital twin developments to exceed 500 by 2025

Transformative urban digital twin and city modelling developments are expected to grow from a handful of early implementations to 500 by 2025.
Galliford Try,

Housebuilder Galliford Try reveals 27% decrease in profits

Galliford Try has reported a 27% decrease in profits in its latest financial statement, as full-year revenues dipped by 7.5%.
integrated infrastructure, housing delivery,

Housing delivery requires integrated infrastructure, says ICE

Housing delivery will fail to meet the needs of the places it hopes to support without integrated infrastructure, says the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).
highways services,

Contractors revealed for £762m Lincolnshire highways deal

Balfour Beatty, Colas and WSP UK have been recommended to deliver £762m worth of highways services for Lincolnshire County Council.

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