Issue : 13 September 2012
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Arcadis to work on Brazil airportSubscription
Consultant Arcadis today announced that its Brazilian subsidiary Arcadis Logos has signed a contract to provide project management for 27 months for the first phase of the expansion of the Guarulhos Airport, in São Paulo.
Construction begins on Wallasea IslandSubscription
Environment secretary Owen Paterson officially launched the construction of the Wallasea Island nature reserve yesterday which is being created using excavated material from Crossrail.
Consultant Atkins and nuclear reactor vendor Areva has formed a joint venture to target UK nuclear decommissioning work, the firms announced today.
Crossrail joins London’s Open House weekendSubscription
Work on Crossrail stations at Bond Street and Canary Wharf will come under public scrutiny this weekend as the construction sites join in the London Open House initiative.
UK Caterpillar distributor Finning has supplied two bespoke Cat D6N track-type tractors for explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ expedition to cross Antarctica, which was announed today.
London mayor Boris Johnson has appointed consultant Atkins to look at options for building a new hub airport in south east, it has been revealed.
WYG expects return to profitSubscription
Consultant WYG said it expects to announce that it has returned to profit when it releases its interim results in November, a trading statement said today.
WSP wins place on Manchester transport frameworkSubscription
Transport for Manchester (TfM) has appointed consultant WSP to its framework contract worth between £35M and £80M, it was revealed last week.
English Premier League football club Manchester United has signed a “global partnership” deal with a Japanese engineering company that produces compact construction equipment and diesel engines for construction machinery.
Construction industry charity the Lighthouse Club last week launched a new charity drive in London with the aim of widening how it helps industry workers and their families deal with financial crises.