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CN Awards 2014 Project under 10m finalist Morgan Sindall Colas Rail joint venture

UK breaks into global top 10 for infrastructure investment

New research by Arcadis has shown the UK is now the 10th most attractive economy for infrastructure investment.

Labour to tackle NIMBYs as myth-buster launches over garden cities

Labour to tackle NIMBYs as 'mythbuster' launched on garden cities

The shadow communities secretary has said the public could do more to increase the development of homes in their area, as the Town and Country Planning Association launched its “mythbuster” on UK garden cities.

Crane hire firm charged with corporate manslaughter after 2011 driver death

A crane hire company has been charged with corporate manslaughter following the death of a crane driver in a crash.

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Exclusive: Nuclear boss forms ‘contingency plan’ for Scottish independence

Exclusive: The majority stakeholder of a major nuclear power project in the UK is forming a “contingency plan” should Scotland vote ‘yes’ to independence this week.

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Sun Capital and TDR in Keepmoat takeover

Private equity firms Sun Capital Partners and TDR Capital have signed a deal to take over social housebuilder Keepmoat.

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Network Rail awards £1.6bn deals to nine firms

Network Rail has awarded 20 framework agreements worth a combined £1.6bn to nine suppliers for deals on the London North Western and East Midlands routes.

Buyers circle Globe Management Services after it enters administration

Globe Management Services has received “a number of expressions of interest” in the business after it went under last week, its administrator has revealed.

Keepmoat poaches Redrow MD to double North-west sales

Keepmoat has poached Redrow’s former North-west managing director in an attempt to double sales in the region.

Sixty jobs axed as Warrington construction firm goes under

Warrington-based construction company Globe Management Services has gone into administration, with the loss of 60 jobs.