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Balfour Beatty Bailey JV wins £460m Hinkley Point C deal

Balfour Beatty Bailey JV wins £460m Hinkley Point C deal

31 Jul 2015: EDF Energy has appointed a joint venture of Balfour Beatty and NG Bailey as its preferred bidder for the £460m Hinkley Point C nuclear power station electrical package. more »

ThyssenKrupp tops out 232m-tall test tower for lifts

ThyssenKrupp tops out 232m-tall test tower for lifts

31 Jul 2015: ThyssenKrupp Elevator and contractor Züblin have held a topping-out ceremony to mark completion of the 232m-tall concrete tube for a tower that will be used to test lifts. more »

Sacyr wins $1bn Colombian motorway concession

Sacyr wins $1bn Colombian motorway concession

31 Jul 2015: Colombia’s National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) has awarded a team led by Sacyr the construction and concession contract for the Pasto-Rumichaca motorway. more »

Alstom team wins Algerian tramway contract

Alstom team wins Algerian tramway contract

31 Jul 2015: Alstom and consortium partners Corsan, Corviam and Cosider have won a contract to extend Algeria’s Constantine-area tramway by 10km. more »

A-Plant stocks new type of traffic signal

A-Plant stocks new type of traffic signal

31 Jul 2015: A-Plant has placed a £1.5m order with Pike Signals for a new type of portable pedestrian traffic signal. more »

Government's centralised facilities management framework goes live

Government's centralised facilities management framework goes live

30 Jul 2015: The government expects to save more than £200m by using a new centralised facilities management services framework contract that has gone live this week. more »

RICS survey shows materials shortages are starting to ease

RICS survey shows materials shortages are starting to ease

30 Jul 2015: Quantity surveyors believe the shortages of building materials blighting the construction industry is beginning to ease off. more »

UKTI highlights trio of openings in Turkey

UKTI highlights trio of openings in Turkey

30 Jul 2015: UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is offering British companies help in targeting a trio of waste and wastewater management projects in Turkey. more »

Kier brings Keller's Atkinson on board

Kier brings Keller's Atkinson on board

30 Jul 2015: Former Keller chief executive Justin Atkinson is joining the board of Kier Group in October as an independent non-executive director. more »

House-builders' kick-starter contest re-opens for bidding

House-builders' kick-starter contest re-opens for bidding

30 Jul 2015: Expressions of interest to bid for a share of the government’s £525m Builders Finance Fund has reopened. more »

EDF readies Hinkley Point suppliers

EDF readies Hinkley Point suppliers

31 Jul 2015: Today’s announcement of a £460m contract for Balfour Beatty Bailey at Hinkley Point C has been accompanied by a raft of other contractor appointments by EDF for the planned nuclear power station. more »

Ferrovial makes first-half profits of €267m

Ferrovial makes first-half profits of €267m

31 Jul 2015: Ferrovial’s net profit for the first half of the year was €267m (£187m) - a rise of 59% from last year. more »

Engineering plant consultation throws up modest consensus

Engineering plant consultation throws up modest consensus

31 Jul 2015: Government proposals to regulate the operations of road-going engineering plant have won mixed support. more »

House-building up 12% in second quarter

House-building up 12% in second quarter

31 Jul 2015: There was an 11.6% increase in new homes registered with the National House-Building Council (NHBC) in the second quarter of 2015. more »

Clugston builds £10m Yorkshire Show hall

Clugston builds £10m Yorkshire Show hall

30 Jul 2015: Clugston Construction has started work on a £10m events hall at the Great Yorkshire Show Ground in Harrogate. more »

Balfour Beatty wins Denver rail contract

Balfour Beatty wins Denver rail contract

30 Jul 2015: Balfour Beatty Infrastructure has won a US$140m (£90m) two-phased contract to design and build the Southeast Rail Extension in the US city of Denver. more »

Brazil and USA hit Arcadis profits

Brazil and USA hit Arcadis profits

30 Jul 2015: Arcadis has reported strong growth in the first half of the year but that profitability was affected by tough conditions in Brazil and one-off project cost overruns in the USA. more »

Amey lands £113m Yorkshire sewers deal

Amey lands £113m Yorkshire sewers deal

30 Jul 2015: Amey has won a £113m contract to deliver waste water services for Yorkshire Water. more »

Olympic tower to become a helter skelter

Olympic tower to become a helter skelter

30 Jul 2015: The ArcelorMittal Orbit, that strange red tower in London’s Olympic Park, is to be turned into a helter skelter. more »

Speke retail park to get £60m lift

Speke retail park to get £60m lift

30 Jul 2015: Liverpool City Council has approved plans for a £60m overhaul of New Mersey Shopping Park in Speke. more »

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