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Interserve enters into new Saudi Arabia JV

26-Nov-2014 | By

Interserve has signed a new joint venture with Saudia Arabia’s Rezayat Group to provide FM services.

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Kier in pole position for £600m Ram Brewery job

26-Nov-2014 | By

Exclusive: Kier is understood to be in pole position to build Greenland Group’s £600m Ram Brewery development in south-west London.

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Vince Cable keeps specialists waiting for fair payment commitment

26-Nov-2014 | By

Business secretary Vince Cable has failed to respond to a letter seeking support for fair payment on public sector projects, sent by the National Specialist Contractors’ Council three months ago.

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Can we blame India for putting the brake on an HFC refrigerant phasedown?

25-Nov-2014

India has made some pretty compelling arguments for not rushing to sign up for the global rush to HFC phasedown. It is now up to the developed nations to achieve an acceptable resolution

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Competitions: editor's pick 20.11.14

20-Nov-2014 | By

Omagh’s new schools campus, overhauling a Greenock housing estate and two moveable information kiosks for London Bridge. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Time for Change

It’s definitely time for change

19-Nov-2014

We need 100,000 signatures to support the H&V News Time for Change campaign to ensure retention funds in construction industry contracts are held in protective trusts in future.

Don’t you think it’s time for change?

Don’t you think it’s time for change?

19-Nov-2014

H&V News has launched its Time for Change campaign to improve long-established issues for the benefit of companies throughout the building services and construction sectors.

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Competitions: editor's pick 13.11.14

13-Nov-2014 | By

A museum of art for New Taipei, Camden residential infill projects and regenerating Threshfield Quarry in Yorkshire. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

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Competitions: editor's pick 07.11.14

6-Nov-2014 | By

A new campus for UCL on the Olympic Park, overhauling Derry’s boathouse and an ideas contest for a disused fortress in Rome. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

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Competitions: editor's pick 31.10.14

30-Oct-2014 | By

A monument to fallen protestors in Kyiv, a South African wildlife centre and flood defences in Boston. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions