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Interest gathers in Globe Management Services after it enters administration

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.

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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

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.

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Costain spies new acquisition opportunities but exits waste

Costain sees “lots of opportunities” for new acquisitions, its finance director has told Construction News, after the group posted an 8 per cent increase in pre-tax profit for the six months to 30 June.

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Worker dies after falling from Eastbourne Pier rebuild

A 44-year-old man has died after falling from Eastbourne Pier while working on the fire-damaged structure.

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Housing schemes shortlisted in £1bn building programme

Three dozen large-scale housing projects have been shortlisted for a share of an £850m fund to encourage the construction of new homes.

Lovell gets green light for £40m Cumbria homes

Developer Lovell has been given the green light to begin work on a new £40m 217-home development in Cockermouth, west Cumbria.

Interserve 'amicable' with DIO after legal action, says CEO

Interserve has “moved on amicably” with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation, according to its chief executive, after it ended a legal challenge against the award of three contracts to CarillionAmey expected to be worth billions.

Chancellor backs £15bn ‘One North’ infrastructure proposals

The chancellor has backed proposals for major rail and road link improvements in the North of England, led by five city regions.

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