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Argent open to procurement changes

30-Oct-2014 | By

King’s Cross developer Argent is considering moving away from its 20-year old tradition of using just the same three key contractors, its partner Nick Searl has told Construction News.

Boles: Error to invest further in London before north

Nick Boles: Failure to back HS2 would be 'historic error'

30-Oct-2014 | By

Construction minister Nick Boles has said it would be a “historic error” to fail to back HS2 or to make “huge” investments in London’s infrastructure before improving transport links in the North.

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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

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Sir David Higgins: 'HS3 can be built simultaneously with HS2'

30-Oct-2014 | By

Sir David Higgins has insisted that High Speed 3 can be built alongside existing plans for High Speed 2.

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Exclusive: Bam to build Four Pancras Square

29-Oct-2014 | By

Bam is understood to be working with the King’s Cross partnership to build Argent’s latest office development, Construction News can reveal.

Janet Dawson group HR director Carillion

Ban the Box: Don't ignore potential of past offenders

29-Oct-2014 | By Janet Dawson

Each year thousands of people are released from prison having completed their sentence and many more individuals receive convictions that result in court fines or community sentences.

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Competitions: editor's pick 24.10.14

23-Oct-2014 | By

A new headquarters for Rio’s Sound and Image Museum, Swansea University’s innovation factory and regenerating two Midlothian primary schools. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

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Competitions: editor's pick 17.10.14

16-Oct-2014 | By

Reconstructing Glasgow’s Mackintosh Building, an overhaul of Stirling’s Andrew Melville Hall and the Bellaria Hill antenna park in Salerno. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

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Competitions: editor's pick 10.10.14

9-Oct-2014 | By

A new art gallery for Kirkcudbright, a design framework for the Norwegian railways and upgrading visitor facilities at Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

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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