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Paul Morrell: Garden Bridge won't be delayed by legal challenge

2-Apr-2015 | By

One of the most high-profile backers of the Thames Garden Bridge has told Construction News that a judicial review granted to a campaign group opposing the project will not delay its completion.


New nuclear projects could be at risk under Labour-SNP government

2-Apr-2015 | By

Labour’s plans for an energy price freeze could deter investment in new projects, a report has warned.

CN Awards 2013 judge Bob Clark

Former Balfour Beatty MD back in construction at Laing O'Rourke

1-Apr-2015 | By

Former Balfour Beatty major projects MD Bob Clark has taken on a newly created role at Laing O’Rourke.

Graham Lagan Construction Group JV Green Port Hull

Lagan Construction Group and Northern Irish firm H&J Martin merge

1-Apr-2015 | By

Lagan Construction Group has bought one of the oldest building firms in Northern Ireland, H&J Martin.

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Problem Sea Containers contract contributes to Byrne Group's £12m loss

1-Apr-2015 | By

Two problem contracts on high-profile London fit-out jobs have led Byrne Group to post a pre-tax loss of £12.1m for the 2013/14 financial year.

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Johnson Controls to sell GWS facilities and energy management business to FM giant CBRE

1-Apr-2015 | By

Sale of Global Workplace Solutions for $1.475 billion will see Johnson Controls become preferred supplier to CBRE for HVAC equipment on its managed properties

John Morgan chief executive Morgan Sindall Feb 2013 1

Construction leaders warn of 'threat' of Labour election victory

1-Apr-2015 | By

Leaders at Morgan Sindall, Wates and JCB are among the business figures to have warned against a Labour election victory in a letter to the Daily Telegraph today.

Disused Singapore railway line. Image by BertholdD

Competitions: editor's pick 03.04.15

31-Mar-2015 | By

A green corridor on Singapore’s disused railway, Coventry’s new £26 million leisure centre and renewing government buildings on the island of Tristan. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

BES cover spring 2015

New! Building Energy Focus magazine now online!


Building Energy Focus - new digital supplement looks at the wider energy landscape, bringing readers a snapshot of best practice, policy, trends and technology.

The Wien Museum in Vienna. Image by Clemens PFEIFFER

Competitions: editor's pick 20.03.15

17-Mar-2015 | By

Regenerating the Vienna Museum, a £30 million research centre in Darlington and public realm for Toronto’s new rail line. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions