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Carillion Balfour Beatty merger

Balfour Beatty 'in play' for bidders as Carillion talks shake-up industry Video

Carillion’s talks with Balfour Beatty over a merger could lead to further bids for the UK’s largest contractor, analysts have predicted, after the firms revealed they first held talks over a merger more than two months ago.

Balfour Beatty and Carillion in shock merger talks Video

UK’s biggest contractors Balfour Beatty and Carillion announce shock merger talks.

How has Balfour Beatty fared in 2014?

As Balfour Beatty and Carillion consider merging, Construction News looks at Balfour Beatty’s performance in 2014 so far.

Costain Upstream Aberdeen oil gas rig tanker sea ocean

Welcome to Aberdeen: what next for boom city?

The north-east of Scotland has been economically buoyant ever since the discovery of offshore oil and gas. With construction still booming, how can contractors take advantage and what challenges will they face?

Galliford Try delivers Hotel Football for Manchester United stars and fans

Manchester United stars turn to Galliford Try to deliver tightly sited hotel Video

Supporters will soon be able to watch the game before going back to their hotel for a kickabout a mere stone’s throw away.

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The faces of Born to Build

The Born to Build campaign is being fronted by 17 young people who work in the industry, they share their stories here.

Pellings project - Goat Lees Primary School Kent

Planning for the future: the importance of forming a business plan

Oktra and Pellings are two companies who are growing, albeit at different speeds and through different means. They both have one thing in common, though: a simple, well-defined business plan for the future.

MACE_The glass-roofed atrium at WCEC

In Pictures: Mace and British Museum unveil £135m extension

The British Museum has unveiled the World Conservation and Exhibitions Centre, built by Mace at a cost of £135m.

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