Engineering

Willmott Dixon lands £35m Welsh super school

Construction News Plus - 11 hours 31 min ago
Willmott Dixon has been appointed to build a £34.5m super school for 1,000 pupils in Llandysul, Wales.
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Laing O’Rourke lands £150m Yorkshire PF2 schools

Construction News Plus - 11 hours 32 min ago
The Education Funding Agency has appointed Laing O’Rourke to deliver the Yorkshire batch of privately financed schools under the Priority School Building Programme.
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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 - Wed, 2014-10-22 18:00
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 - Wed, 2014-10-22 18:00
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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Balfour Beatty's costs soar £36m on Olympic Stadium job

Construction News Plus - Wed, 2014-10-22 17:38
The cost of Balfour Beatty’s £154m Olympic Stadium conversion job have rocketed by £36m, following complexities installing a new stadium roof.
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Event announcement: The Engineer Design & Innovation Show 2015

The Engineer Online - Wed, 2014-10-22 17:28
Centaur Media Plc, publisher of The Engineer, has announced the launch of an exciting new exhibition and conference aimed at design engineers.
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New details on compact fusion reveal scale of challenge

The Engineer Online - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:08
Lockheed Martin’s Revolutionary Technology team admits its new fusion reactor is at a very early stage, but sets out the reasons it is optimistic
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Housing associations merge to form £160m company

Construction News Plus - Wed, 2014-10-22 13:22
Two housing associations have merged to form a £160m social housing company called Stonewater.
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Printed titanium aircraft parts challenge forging strength with reduced cost

The Engineer Online - Wed, 2014-10-22 13:07
The costs and waste associated with producing complex titanium alloy components for aircraft could be reduced if those parts were made using additive layer manufacturing.
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CH2M Hill names new Europe MD

Construction News Plus - Wed, 2014-10-22 12:50
Mark Thurston has been appointed as the European managing director for CH2M Hill, replacing Mark Fallon who is now corporate vice president for facilities and urban environments.
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ERH Group building and construction arms to enter administration

Construction News Plus - Wed, 2014-10-22 12:04
The directors of Bristol-based ERH Group have confirmed its building and construction arms will enter administration following “significant trading losses”.
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MIPIM UK: Housing crisis tops agenda

Construction News Plus - Wed, 2014-10-22 11:54
The inaugural MIPIM UK was disrupted by protestors calling for ‘homes for people, not profit’. But after negotiating her way through the protest, Construction News property correspondent Robyn Wilson found affordable housing one of the many topics at the forefront of developers’ minds.
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Galliford Try lands £77m in office deals

Construction News Plus - Wed, 2014-10-22 11:02
Galliford Try has been appointed to deliver two office contracts in Northamptonshire and Surrey, worth a combined £77m.
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InnoVentum in talks to deploy renewable solution to EV charging

The Engineer Online - Wed, 2014-10-22 01:30
Hybrid power station developer InnoVentum is in talks with London Mayor Boris Johnson to deploy its combined wind and solar solution in the UK’s capital.
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Lovell takes the lead on £80m King's Lynn housing scheme

Construction News Plus - Tue, 2014-10-21 12:33
An £80m housing scheme has moved forward with the appointment of Lovell as preferred bidder.
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Green Deal assessments up 11%

Construction News Plus - Tue, 2014-10-21 12:25
The total number of Green Deal assessments grew by 11 per cent between August and September, according to the Department of Energy and Climate Change.
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Number of Green Deal assessments grows by 11 per cent

Construction News Plus - Tue, 2014-10-21 12:25
The total number of Green Deal assessments grew by 11 per cent between August and September, according to the Department of Energy and Climate Change.
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Investigation under way as man injured in crane collapse at Wates site

Construction News Plus - Tue, 2014-10-21 10:55
A man was taken to hospital with minor injuries following a crane jib collapse on Saturday at a site in Newcastle.
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Investigation underway as man injured in crane collapse at Wates site

Construction News Plus - Tue, 2014-10-21 10:55
A man was taken to hospital with minor injuries following a crane jib collapse on Saturday at a site in Newcastle.
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Greg Fitzgerald to deputise as Galliford Try chairman steps down

Construction News Plus - Tue, 2014-10-21 10:36
After four years on the board, Ian Coull has left his role as non-executive chairman of Galliford Try with immediate effect.
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