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Centenary Square in Birmingham. Image by Keith Edkins

Competitions: editor's pick 03.10.14

2-Oct-2014 | By

Upgrading Birmingham’s Centenary Square, regenerating Hay Castle and a new museum for Pompeii. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Thames Tideway tunnel moves to alliancing model

2-Oct-2014 | By

Bidders on the £4bn-plus Thames Tideway Tunnel supersewer are to discover next week that they are going to have to rethink their relationships with each other work more collaboratively with their supply chains.

it cap will ‘push’ housing associations to ramp up commercial homes

Benefit cap will ‘push’ housing associations to ramp up commercial homes

2-Oct-2014 | By

Proposed caps to UK benefits by the Conservative party will “push” housing associations into delivering more homes for open market sale as they look for ways to fund their affordable units, experts have warned.

Brandon Lewis housing minister

Tories hit back at Miliband attack on developers

2-Oct-2014 | By

The Conservative Party this week pledged to incentivise local authorities to release land for self-build and custom-build housing.

Cameron Black creditors claim more than £10.5m from administrators

Cameron Black creditors claim more than £10.5m from administrators

2-Oct-2014 | By

Revealed: Creditors of failed office fit-out firm Cameron Black have issued claims for more than £10.5m since it fell into administration in January.

Willmott Dixon divisional CEO to step down

Willmott Dixon divisional CEO to step down

1-Oct-2014 | By

Willmott Dixon divisional chief executive John Frankiewicz is to step down from his role at the end of the year, the firm has revealed.

CN Awards 2013 judge Bob Clark

Former Balfour major projects MD retires after 35 years

1-Oct-2014 | By

Balfour Beatty executive director Bob Clark has retired, Construction News has learned.

Balfour Beatty worker bridge

Balfour Beatty could face further shocks, analysts warn

1-Oct-2014 | By ,

The UK’s biggest contractor could face further shocks as it tries to repair the damaged business, analysts have warned.

Philips

Conventional lighting declining faster than we anticipated says Philips exec

29-Sep-2014

Head of Light Sources and Electronics division predicts that traditional part of business will decline by 10 per cent per annum

Digital NCE - read the latest issue here

29-Sep-2014

The latest issue of NCE is now ready to download on to your iPhone, ipad, tablet device or available to read from your computer screen.