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Morgan Sindall wins £120m North-west PF2 schools

1-Aug-2014 | By

The Education Funding Agency has selected a Morgan Sindall Investments and Equitix joint venture for the third privately financed batch of Priority School Building Programme schools, worth up to £120m.

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Bumper digital edition of RAC August now available with highlights of IIR Cold Chain Conference

1-Aug-2014 | By

August digital edition of RAC contains all the magazine, plus 12 full papers from the recent IIR Cold Chain Conference. Simply register to download

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Exclusive: Balfour Beatty chairman says firm will go 'back to Plan A'

31-Jul-2014 | By

Balfour Beatty’s chairman has told Construction News the group will go “straight back to Plan A”, after terminating talks with Carillion over a potential merger.

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Arcadis to buy Hyder Consulting for £256m

31-Jul-2014 | By

Arcadis has announced it will acquire Hyder Consulting for £256.2m.

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Competitions: editor's pick 01.08.14

31-Jul-2014 | By

Rethinking Pyramid Square in Albania, Aberdeen University’s new student association and social housing in Northern Ireland. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

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Bam scoops £38m priority schools

30-Jul-2014 | By

Bam Construction’s appointment to a £38m second Hull & East Riding priority schools batch reflects its ability despite “significantly tighter budgets”, it said today.

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Aecom URS deal has 'little impact' on T&T, says chief exec

30-Jul-2014 | By

Turner and Townsend is not “particularly impacted by mega deals” such as Aecom’s acquisition of URS for £2.3bn earlier this month, according to its chief executive.

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Chinese population gears up for significant expansion of cold chain as refrigeration demand soars

28-Jul-2014 | By

New York Times article draws attention to the refrigeration revolution underway in China - where the cold chain is being built virtually from scratch in some regions - and underlines both the huge opportunity for cooling businesses and the potential challenges and pitfalls

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Competitions: editor's pick 25.07.14

24-Jul-2014

A new train station for Perth, kindergartens for Russia’s extreme climatic regions and upgrading the Shantallow Community Centre. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

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Competitions: editor's pick 18.07.14

17-Jul-2014 | By

Regenerating Dublin’s RDS Arena, Birmingham City University’s new Edgbaston campus and the Springburn Winter Gardens. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions