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Queens Park Rangers FC has announced plans to build a new 40,000-seat stadium at Old Oak Common, west London.
The government should consider building the northern and southern sections of High Speed 2 at the same time, according to MPs.
Improvements to Junction 19 of the M1 will begin in January, after Skanska finalised the £128.5m contract for the work with the Highways Agency.
Construction output is estimated to have grown by 5.3 per cent in October 2013 compared to the same month last year.
Keepmoat Homes has hired a land and partnerships manager to lead its expansion into Scotland’s new build market as it prepares for acquisitions in the region in early 2014.
Mouchel has reported a record order book worth £2bn and said it plans to recruit 600 engineers over the next year.
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MWH Treatment has bagged a £48m contract to design, build and maintain a new Birmingham biomass plant that has been part-funded by the Green Investment Bank.
The government has announced new measures to support SME growth and job creation.
Balfour Beatty has agreed to sell its Scandinavian Rail business to Dutch firm Strukton Rail for around £4m.
EDF Energy has admitted a target that UK companies will win 57 per cent of the work on its £14bn Hinkley Point C project is “ambitious” but insisted it is achievable.
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The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has shortlisted eight contractors for its £250m Scotland Capital Work Framework.
Galliford Try has been appointed official construction services supplier to the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.
Galliford Try’s Scottish business Morrison Construction has been awarded a £34m contract to rebuild a high school in Edinburgh.
Carillion Academies Trust will sponsor two new schools under the Targeted Basic Need Programme to create pupil places where they are most needed.
Boris Johnson has launched a new construction standard, drawn up with the industry, to tackle the number of fatal cycling accidents involving HGVs.