Engineering

Bouygues buys controlling interest in Canadian M&E firm

Construction News Plus - 48 min 48 sec ago
Bouygues Energies & Services has acquired a majority shareholding in Canadian mechanical and electrical firm Plan Group.
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Berkeley hails progress on landbank

Construction News Plus - 57 min 48 sec ago
Berkeley has told the city that it has made “good progress” in realising the value of its landbank this summer.
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New Construction Starts in December Jump 23 Percent; Annual Total for 2012 Advances 6 Percent to $463.6 Billion

McGraw-Hill Construction - 1 hour 6 min ago
The sharp increase for total construction followed two months of lackluster activity, as several very large projects in December helped to lift the pace of contracting.
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November Construction Slips 5 Percent

McGraw-Hill Construction - 1 hour 6 min ago
At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $421.3 billion, new construction starts in November fell 5% from the previous month, according to McGraw-Hill Construction, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies.
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Kier wins £150m waterways deal

Construction News Plus - 1 hour 54 min ago
Kier has been appointed to a £150m six-year deal to deliver construction works across the Canal & River Trust’s system across England and Wales.
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Kier lands £50m Greenwich Peninsula tower

Construction News Plus - 2 hours 18 min ago
Kier has been appointed to design and build a £50m residential tower at the Greenwich Peninsula regeneration site in London.
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Wristwatch technology leads to battery-free pacemaker

The Engineer Online - 11 hours 5 min ago
Researchers in Switzerland have used the 200-year-old principles behind self-winding watches to harvest energy from the heart.
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Stone Developments disposal hits Sisk construction revenues

Construction News Plus - Fri, 2014-08-29 12:44
Sisk has revealed that its construction arm saw revenue and pre-tax profit fall last year.
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Sisk construction revenue plummets

Construction News Plus - Fri, 2014-08-29 12:44
Sisk has revealed that its construction arm saw revenue and pre-tax profit fall last year.
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Seven to share £250m rail work

Construction News Plus - Fri, 2014-08-29 12:18
Seven contractors have been selected to share up to £250m of rail work across two routes.
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Osborne lands £14m North London college campus

Construction News Plus - Fri, 2014-08-29 11:37
Osborne has been named preferred bidder for a £14m new college campus in Colindale, North London.
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Bam confirms lead for £28m GPE Soho scheme

Construction News Plus - Fri, 2014-08-29 10:13
Bam has confirmed it is in talks with Great Portland Estates for the main building contract on its £28m Soho commercial scheme.
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Tesco cuts back refurbishments amid profit warning

Construction News Plus - Fri, 2014-08-29 10:08
Tesco has announced it will slow the roll-out of its store refresh programme as it cuts capital expenditure by £400m.
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Modest increase for new home registrations for May – June

Construction News Plus - Fri, 2014-08-29 09:00
New home registrations have seen a 1 per cent increase for the rolling quarter May to June, according to the National House Building Council’s latest statistics.
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Bowmer & Kirkland wins £30m Edinburgh sports centre

Construction News Plus - Fri, 2014-08-29 08:52
Heriot-Watt University has appointed Bowmer & Kirkland to build the new National Performance Centre for Sport at its Edinburgh campus.
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CITB to recognise industry's training and skills elite

Construction News Plus - Fri, 2014-08-29 08:00
Training board to acknowledge the best individuals, companies and training partners.
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Nano-factory promises automated production of complex molecules

The Engineer Online - Fri, 2014-08-29 01:01
Researchers in Switzerland have created a “molecular assembly line” that acts like an automated factory for building complex chemical substances.
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Exclusive: Contractors shortlisted for £1bn Cambridge Uni development

Construction News Plus - Thu, 2014-08-28 12:36
The University of Cambridge has shortlisted 18 contractors for the first phase of its £1bn North West Cambridge Development.
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Easy-to-pilot personal submarine set for launch

The Engineer Online - Thu, 2014-08-28 12:33
The inventor of a new personal submarine set to launch next week is hoping to create a new niche market for would-be adventurers who have no professional training in underwater navigation.
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Unite Group to expand regional student housing pipeline

Construction News Plus - Thu, 2014-08-28 12:27
Unite Group has reported a 16.6 per cent increase in profits in the first half of 2014 and a growing pipeline in London and across the UK.
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