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Top stories in the North West

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Election hangover hits June project starts

Project starts were down 24 per cent year on year in June in the aftermath of May’s general election.


Contractors to be transferred from 'paused' Network Rail schemes

Contractors awarded work on stalled Network Rail projects will see their resources transferred to other schemes, the organisation has said.

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Construction News Awards 2015: Winners revealed

The winners of the Construction News Awards 2015 have been announced at a ceremony held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel.

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Lancashire's Wyre Tidal Barrage gets go ahead

A new £200m tidal barrage energy project in Lancashire is set to go ahead after the developer was granted permission to use the land.

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Manchester reveals £1bn airport expansion programme

Manchester Airport has unveiled a £1bn investment package that will include the expansion of Terminal 2 and improvements to Terminal 3.

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Three firms land Manchester uni framework

Balfour Beatty, Laing O’Rourke and Sir Robert McAlpine will between them deliver the bulk of a £1bn capital works programme for the University of Manchester.

Worker's legs crushed on Anfield project

The Health and Safety Executive has launched an investigation after a worker on Carillion’s Anfield stadium expansion project broke both of his legs in an accident.

Manchester NHS Trust seeks partners for £200m pipeline

Central Manchester NHS Trust is seeking partners for a construction and estates management pipeline worth up to £200m.

Chancellor to set out plans on city devolution deals

The chancellor will today outline his plans for major transfer of power and cash from Whitehall to English cities.

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