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Fayat to buy Dynapac

Fayat to buy Dynapac

20 Jan 2017: Bomag-parent Fayat has agreed to buy the Dynapac road construction equipment division of Atlas Copco. more »

New owner for Palmers Scaffolding

New owner for Palmers Scaffolding

20 Jan 2017: Palmers Scaffolding has been bought out of German ownership by Chester-based businessman Colin Butt, whose other interests include NSS Special Access. more »

Mace wins global FM deal for major bank

Mace wins global FM deal for major bank

20 Jan 2017: Standard Chartered Bank has awarded Mace subsidiary Macro a five-year facilities management (FM) deal across four continents. more »

Mott MacDonald appoints group MD

Mott MacDonald appoints group MD

20 Jan 2017: Consulting engineer Mott MacDonald has named Mike Haigh as its group managing director. more »

Barratt parts company already with CFO

Barratt parts company already with CFO

20 Jan 2017: Barratt Developments chief financial officer Neil Cooper left the company yesterday at short notice, in what is said to be ‘by mutual agreement’. more »

Ovenden opts for Bell loader and trucks

Ovenden opts for Bell loader and trucks

20 Jan 2017: Ovenden Earthmoving has bought a new wheeled loader and two new articulated dump trucks from Bell Equipment. more »

Woodmace invests in fleet

Woodmace invests in fleet

20 Jan 2017: Woodmace Civil Engineering, based in Poole, Dorset, has been expanding its plant fleet with the purchase of new excavators, rollers and dumpers. more »

ICE courts associate members

ICE courts associate members

19 Jan 2017: You can now join the Institution of Civil Engineers as an associate member even if you are not a civil engineer. more »

European construction output grows

European construction output grows

19 Jan 2017: Output across Europe’s construction sector rose by 0.4% in November 2016 compared with October. more »

Van Elle first-half revenues up 8%

Van Elle first-half revenues up 8%

19 Jan 2017: Newly AIM-listed foundations contractor Van Elle Holdings has reported solid half-year results, with revenues up and profits only down because of increased investment in future growth. more »

Willmott Dixon wins £27m Aberystwyth campus development

Willmott Dixon wins £27m Aberystwyth campus development

20 Jan 2017: Aberystwyth University has selected Willmott Dixon to build its £27m Innovation & Enterprise Campus development. more »

Depot manager admits theft from Widnes plant hire company

Depot manager admits theft from Widnes plant hire company

20 Jan 2017: Addiction to gambling websites led to the depot manager of a plant hire company secretly pocketing £21,000, a court has heard. more »

Hochtief and Fluor land €990 Amsterdam transport scheme

Hochtief and Fluor land €990 Amsterdam transport scheme

20 Jan 2017: A joint venture of Hochtief, Fluor and Heijmans has won a €990m (£857m) design and construction contract project in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. more »

Millions wasted on failed carbon capture and storage fiasco

Millions wasted on failed carbon capture and storage fiasco

20 Jan 2017: Failed attempts by the UK government to encourage the development of carbon capture and storage have cost the tax payer £168m, according to a report from the National Audit Office (NAO). more »

FCC raises roof at new Atlético Madrid stadium

FCC raises roof at new Atlético Madrid stadium

20 Jan 2017: FCC has begun raising the roof into place for the new stadium it is building for Spain’s Atlético Madrid football club. more »

Kubota hands West Midlands to BTE

Kubota hands West Midlands to BTE

20 Jan 2017: Equipment manufacturer Kubota has expanded the dealership of BTE Plant Sales, giving it responsibility for the West Midlands region in addition to its existing territories of Lancashire, Leicestershire and South Yorkshire. more »

Birmingham hire firm loads up on Terex dumpers

Birmingham hire firm loads up on Terex dumpers

19 Jan 2017: Birmingham-based R Savage Plant Hire has ordered 14 Terex site dumpers from local dealer Murley Construction Equipment. more »

Rendel team picked for 240km Bangladesh railway

Rendel team picked for 240km Bangladesh railway

19 Jan 2017: A team of Rendel and OTB Engineering in association with HR Wallingford, Railway Engineering Associated and BCL Associates is to provide engineering services for a 240km freight railway planned for Bangladesh. more »

Contractor picked for Bridgend school assignment

Contractor picked for Bridgend school assignment

19 Jan 2017: Port Talbot building firm Andrew Scott Ltd has won a £9.1m contract to build a new primary school for Bridgend County Borough Council. more »

Amey JV to run Manchester trams

Amey JV to run Manchester trams

19 Jan 2017: A Franco-Spanish joint venture has been handed responsibility for running Manchester’s Metrolink light rail network for the next 10 years. more »

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