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Willmott Dixon’s new construction chief has said the firm cannot push prices up for its clients to drive improved margins.
The next government will have to choose between making a huge investment in London’s infrastructure or devolving more fiscal powers to the capital, according to Baroness Jo Valentine.
Medium-sized construction firms should export internationally to build stronger domestic businesses, UK Trade and Investment chief executive Dominic Jermey has told Construction News.
High Speed 2’s managing director phase one infrastructure Jim Crawford has warned contractors that to win work on the £42bn project they must prove their commitment to being collaborative and transparent.
Balfour Beatty has been “undervalued” and “unloved” in recent times, its new group chief executive has said.
Business secretary Vince Cable visited Delancey’s Elephant Road site, where Laing O’Rourke is main contractor, alongside chairman Ray O’Rourke to see how the contractor is using advance manufacturing and BIM. Construction News caught up with them afterwards.
From swinging 60s fashion king to Western Europe’s tallest tower: the man behind the Shard speaks exclusively about the challenges of development and how he’s far from finished redefining London’s skyline.
The government’s Regeneration and Investment Organisation is in discussions with overseas investors on more than £5bn-worth of UK projects, its chairman has revealed.