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TBM starts Newark sewer journey

TBM starts Newark sewer journey

18 Aug 2017: A 160-tonne tunnel boring machine has started a 2.8km journey below the Nottinghamshire town of Newark as part of a £60m sewerage overhaul. more »

Amec Interserve JV lands £160m Sellafield framework

Amec Interserve JV lands £160m Sellafield framework

16 Aug 2017: OneAIM, a joint venture between Amec Foster Wheeler and Interserve, has won a framework contract to support reprocessing plants and facilities at the Sellafield nuclear site in Cumbria. more »

Morgan Sindall scoops uni's £28m sports centre

Morgan Sindall scoops uni's £28m sports centre

16 Aug 2017: Morgan Sindall has won a £28m design and build contract for a sports centre at Southampton Solent University. more »

Planning consent for Leicester PRS scheme

Planning consent for Leicester PRS scheme

14 Aug 2017: Watkin Jones has secured planning permission for the construction of a development of 322 flats for the private rented sector (PRS) in Leicester. more »

Vinci wins £69m Warrington Time Square redevelopment

Vinci wins £69m Warrington Time Square redevelopment

10 Aug 2017: Vinci Construction UK has signed a £69.2m contract with Warrington Borough Council for phase four of the council’s Bridge Street Quarter redevelopment project. more »

Audley sticks with Balfour Beatty for £38m Cooper’s Hill development

Audley sticks with Balfour Beatty for £38m Cooper’s Hill development

10 Aug 2017: Balfour Beatty has signed a £38m construction contract for developer Audley’s new Cooper’s Hill retirement village in Englefield Green, Surrey. more »

Mace to manage Manchester Town Hall refurb

Mace to manage Manchester Town Hall refurb

9 Aug 2017: Mace has been appointed project manager for the £330m refurbishment of Manchester Town Hall. more »

DWP tenders Job Centre fit-out framework worth £375m

DWP tenders Job Centre fit-out framework worth £375m

8 Aug 2017: The Department for Work & Pensions is tendering a £375m framework for fit-out and building works across UK job centres. more »

Swansea approves £24m student block

Swansea approves £24m student block

7 Aug 2017: Plans for a £24m purpose-built student accommodation development in Swansea have been approved. more »

Funds secured for Brighton Circus Street scheme

Funds secured for Brighton Circus Street scheme

7 Aug 2017: Developer U+I Group has secured £70m of forward-funding to develop Circus Street, Brighton, in partnership with GCP Student Living and Gravis Capital Management. more »

WSP on board for £41m Stockport bus station scheme

WSP on board for £41m Stockport bus station scheme

17 Aug 2017: Consulting engineer WSP has been appointed to take forward plans to redevelop Stockport bus station at Daw Bank into a £41m transport interchange. more »

Sweco leads on new Tay bridge

Sweco leads on new Tay bridge

16 Aug 2017: Sweco UK has been appointed by Perth & Kinross Council as lead consultant on the £113m Cross Tay Link Road project on the outskirts of Perth. more »

Mick George helps JacksonHyder raise Fenland embankments

Mick George helps JacksonHyder raise Fenland embankments

16 Aug 2017: Earthworks contractor Mick George has started work on raising the flood banks at the Ouse Washes reservoir, spanning Cambridgeshire and Norfolk. more »

Single materials supplier for £1.5bn A14 project

Single materials supplier for £1.5bn A14 project

14 Aug 2017: Building products outlet Keyline has beaten off competition from merchanting rivals to secure a £15m contract to supply the Highways England’s A14 contractors. more »

McLaren picked for £73m Lakeside expansion

McLaren picked for £73m Lakeside expansion

10 Aug 2017: Shopping centre owner Intu has appointed McLaren Construction to build a 16,000 m2 leisure extension to its Lakeside mall in Essex. more »

Motts in for Sheffield Uni’s social sciences building

Motts in for Sheffield Uni’s social sciences building

10 Aug 2017: Mott MacDonald has been brought on board to provide multidisciplinary engineering services for the new Faculty of Social Sciences facility at the University of Sheffield. more »

Two more tower blocks approved at Liverpool Waters

Two more tower blocks approved at Liverpool Waters

9 Aug 2017: Liverpool City Council has given planning permissions for two residential tower blocks, securing a further £76m of construction for developer Peel Group’s £5.5bn Liverpool Waters development. more »

Progress for M42 plans

Progress for M42 plans

8 Aug 2017: Highways England is on course to start construction of a £282m improvement scheme on the M42 near Solihull after deciding its preferred route. more »

Gatwick names consultants for £1bn programme

Gatwick names consultants for £1bn programme

7 Aug 2017: Gatwick Airport is planning to spend £1.15bn on infrastructure development over the next five years and has revealed the professional services firms that are set to benefit. more »

Consultants picked for £60m MoD framework

Consultants picked for £60m MoD framework

7 Aug 2017: The Defence Infrastructure Organisation, on behalf of the Ministry of Defence and the Foreign Office, has selected six consultancy firms for an overseas principal support provider (PSP) framework. more »

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