Construction News interviews
Network Rail’s CEO talks exclusively to Construction News about his baptism of fire, why the industry needs to improve and how to deliver a £38bn pipeline.
ISG aims to make a total of £4m in procurement savings over two years in UK construction and plans to lift the division’s margin above over 1 per cent during 2015, its chief executive has said.
Unite Group is on track to develop almost 10,000 new bed spaces in the next three years and is open to working with new contractors, its managing director of property has said.
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.