Construction News interviews
NG Bailey has returned to profit in 2013/14 despite a construction market its chief executive has described as “cut-throat”.
Sir John Armitt has urged contractors to rally behind his proposed national infrastructure commission as he turns up the heat on politicians to secure cross-party support.
Lawrence Waterman is taking his success in charge of safety on the Olympics to the massive Battersea redevelopment and urges those at the top of the chain to improve standards.
The Education Funding Agency has defended the lack of SMEs on its new £5bn Regional Framework, as its director of capital stressed he was “determined” to help regional contractors win future education work.
The fast food chain puts value in long-term, collaborative relationships with its contractors, UK vice-president for development tells Construction News.
Mace and Wates are expected to win new deals with Great Portland Estates as the firm remains in the “execution phase” of its development cycle.
Clugston Construction’s managing director has said the firm’s decision to “hang in there” in the energy-from-waste market has paid dividends, after the company released strong results for 2013/14.
Building information modelling should be seen as an opportunity, not a threat, according to RICS director of built environment Alan Muse.