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Camfaud's Pump Parade

Camfaud's Pump Parade

21/10/2014: Essex-based Camfaud Concrete Pumps has celebrated its 30 years in business by holding a remarkable photo call with its entire vehicle fleet. more »

CPA revises growth forecasts upwards

CPA revises growth forecasts upwards

20/10/2014: The construction industry is expected to grow 23% by the end of 2018, according to the latest industry forecasts. more »

Galliford chairman beats CEO to the door

Galliford chairman beats CEO to the door

21/10/2014: Galliford Try, already seeking a new chief executive, has added a chairman to its wanted list after the surprise resignation of Ian Coull. more »

Skanska wins university hospital expansion

Skanska wins university hospital expansion

21/10/2014: Skanska has signed a SEK1.2bn (£104m) contract for construction of a new healthcare building at Uppsala University Hospital in Sweden. more »

Another UTC for BAM

Another UTC for BAM

21/10/2014: BAM Construction has secured an £8.6m contract to build the Burton & South Derbyshire University Technical College (BSD UTC) in the East Midlands. more »

ISG chosen for £7m Plymouth halls

ISG chosen for £7m Plymouth halls

21/10/2014: ISG has won a £7m contract to build student accommodation in Plymouth. more »

Osborne picks purchasing chief

Osborne picks purchasing chief

21/10/2014: Osborne has appointed John Robeson as its new supply chain director for construction. more »

Mott MacDonald picked for NZ wastewater plant

Mott MacDonald picked for NZ wastewater plant

21/10/2014: Watercare Services has appointed Mott MacDonald to design the NZ$63m (£30m) expansion of Rosedale wastewater treatment plant in Auckland, New Zealand. more »

Birmingham seeks Centenary Square ideas

Birmingham seeks Centenary Square ideas

20/10/2014: Architects and designers have been invited to pitch their ideas for the regeneration of one of Birmingham’s main public spaces. more »

Ferrovial wins Polish expressway contract

Ferrovial wins Polish expressway contract

20/10/2014: Ferrovial Agroman subsidiary Budimex has been chosen by the Polish Roads Authority to build a 20km section of the S7 expressway. more »

Lovell lined up for £80m King's Lynn housing scheme

Lovell lined up for £80m King's Lynn housing scheme

21/10/2014: Lovell has been chosen as preferred bidder for an £80m+ housing development in King's Lynn. more »

Third TBM for Australia’s longest rail tunnels arrives on site

Third TBM for Australia’s longest rail tunnels arrives on site

21/10/2014: Four-year-old Isabelle Andersen wanted Australia’s longest rail tunnels to be painted pink but now has a tunnel boring machine named after her as a compromise. more »

Crossrail TBM Ellie breaks through in Docklands (with video)

Crossrail TBM Ellie breaks through in Docklands (with video)

21/10/2014: The £14.8bn Crossrail project has reached another milestone with the breakthrough by tunnel boring machine (TBM) Ellie at Victoria Dock Portal in east London. more »

Gothenburg begins studies for twin flood barriers

Gothenburg begins studies for twin flood barriers

21/10/2014: Arcadis and Sweco have been appointed by the Swedish city of Gothenburg to carry out a feasibility study for two flood barriers. more »

Cat pavers for Cormac

Cat pavers for Cormac

21/10/2014: Cornwall-based Cormac is adding seven new Caterpillar machines to its paving operation. more »

Sutton Coldfield retirement towers approved

Sutton Coldfield retirement towers approved

21/10/2014: A multi-million pound development of five residential tower blocks has been given planning approval in Sutton Coldfield. more »

Slimmer rammers from Atlas Copco

Slimmer rammers from Atlas Copco

21/10/2014: Atlas Copco has introduced a new LT series of rammers in the 50kg and 60kg weight class, designed for compaction work in confined areas. more »

Banner provides springboard for Cala growth

Banner provides springboard for Cala growth

21/10/2014: House-builder Cala Homes says it is on course to treble its revenues by 2016 after a strong hike in sales and doubling its profits last year. more »

Van Oord team lands $1.5bn Suez Canal expansion contract

Van Oord team lands $1.5bn Suez Canal expansion contract

20/10/2014: A consortium consisting of Van Oord, Royal Boskalis Westminster, NMDC (Abu Dhabi) and Jan de Nul has landed a US$1.5bn (£932m) contract as part of the expansion of the Suez Canal. more »

Aecom completes URS acquisition

Aecom completes URS acquisition

20/10/2014: Aecom has completed its US$6bn (£3.5bn) acquisition of URS Corporation, which was announced in July. more »

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