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Contractors admit to blacklisting role

Some of the UK’s biggest contractors could have to pay out tens of millions of pounds in damages after admitting their part in blacklisting workers.

Sonia Dunlop communications and public affairs manager Solar Trade Association

Extreme cuts to solar feed-in tariff will harm consumer interests

By Sonia Dunlop

Towards the end of August the Government proposed to slash feed-in tariff payments for solar PV by up to 87 per cent from January next year

Top 50 contractors Sep 14-Sep 15

Bouygues heads September table as wins flatten Video

Battersea Power Station’s phase three sent Bouygues top of September’s league and second in the annual table as top 50 wins stabilised month on month.

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In pictures: Heathrow releases new images of third runway

Heathrow Airport Ltd has released images showing what its third runway could look like if the government gives it the go-ahead.

New energy JV says £87m EfW contract win will be 'first of many'

A new joint venture between Black & Veatch and MWH Treatment has won an £87m contract to build an energy-from-waste plant in Chesire.

ISG wins £30m London office job

ISG has been selected to design and build a £29m office development in central London.

Blacklisted workers added to undercover policing enquiry

Blacklisted construction workers have “celebrated a major breakthrough” after being given ‘core participant’ status in the Pitchford Inquiry into undercover policing.

Spanish contracting giant Acciona eyes UK market

Spanish contracting giant Acciona has set its sights on UK expansion and will use its bid for High Speed 2 work to propel itself into the market, its UK managing director has said.

BNP Paribas / CN industry pulse – September 2015

Each month, BNP Paribas and Construction News will track the latest movements in key economic indicators.

Old Oak Common twin towers revealed

Squire and Partners has submitted plans for Old Oak Common’s first residential tower blocks as part of a wider scheme for up to 534 new homes.

ISG secures £21m Cheesegrater and Trump Turnberry wins

ISG has been chosen for a £10m fit-out scheme by Brit Insurance at the Leadenhall Building.

Galliford Try bags £72m hospital job and awards £15m M&E deal

Galliford Try has won the contract to build the £72m East Lothian Community Hospital in Haddington.

Treasury more likely to back Northern powerhouse projects

Projects that support the ‘Northern powerhouse’ are more likely to be backed by the Treasury, a rising star in the Conservative Party has said.

Armitt welcomes appointment of Adonis as infrastructure lead

The man behind Labour’s proposed National Infrastructure Commission has welcomed George Osborne’s plans to resurrect the body.

Lord Adonis to head national infrastructure commission

Chancellor George Osborne has launched a new infrastructure commission to be led by former Labour transport secretary Lord Adonis.

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Construction News front cover 9 October 2015

Construction News digital edition – 9 October 2015

Chancellor George Osborne has established a new national infrastructure commission to be headed up by former Labour transport secretary Lord Adonis but industry experts have cautioned against the ‘short-term impact’ of the new commission, calling for clarity on the way its proposals will work in practice; Buoyed on by its HS2 JV bid, Spanish contractor Acciona has set its sights on expansion in the UK, with bids for work on other infrastructure schemes in the offing; Construction News ...