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Sellafield Limited has today been fined £700,000 and ordered to pay £72,635 in costs for sending several bags of radioactive waste to a landfill site in Cumbria.
A 50-year-old construction worker has died after falling from machinery on site in Pembroke Dock.
The contractor delivering the final phase of regeneration at the Lewis’ Building in Liverpool is set to go into liquidation.
Four immigration offenders from India have been arrested after an enforcement visit to a subcontractor working on Costain’s £400m London Bridge station redevelopment.
Construction union GMB has lodged a claim at the High Court in London against several major contractors, seeking compensation for 70 of its members it says were blacklisted by the firms.
A Peterborough-based director has been disqualified for seven years for failing to submit the company’s books and records to liquidators, and failing to pay tax.
Louise Shiels explains some of the changes in the new suite of updated NEC3 contracts.
The Chartered Institute of Building recently launched its new CIOB Contract for Complex Projects 2013. It’s aiming to be the first standard form contract specifically relating to management of time in complex construction and engineering projects but it includes a number of traps for the unwary.
Net contribution clauses can cause sticking points in construction contracts, and a recent case shows how vital it is for clients to be as specific as possible in the wording of these clauses.
A recent case highlights how care is required with net contribution clauses to make sure they offer protection appropriate to the project.