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One of Britain's biggest engineering firms, W S Atkins, looks set to acquire Bovis Construction from its parent company p&o, in a deal worth around £350 million. It follows the collapse of talks between p&o and the German building group Hochtief. p&o is said to be keen to concentrate on shipping.

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