Issue : 26 July 2012
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Costain graduate engineers Fiona Dixon and Ian McMillan have been given behind the scenes access to the goings on at the London 2012 Media Centre housed in the ICE headquarters in Great George Street.
Energy firms GDF Suez, Centrica and Bayerngas have signed a £1.4bn field development plan with the government to develop gas fields in the North Sea today.
The London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) yesterday announced it had appointed a Quality Review Panel to help transform the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park after the 2012 Games.
Morgan Sindall's profits rise 13%Subscription
Contractor Morgan Sindall posted a 13% increase in its profits to £18.8M for the first six months of 2012 according to its half year results released yesterday.
Irish piling contractor targets UK marketSubscription
Ireland-based piling contractor PJ Edwards has announced the opening of a dedicated office to target contracts in the UK.
Soil Engineering Geoservices has announced that it has won a £1M contract to carry out a ground investigation in Africa – the company’s first international project.
Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg today announced a £100M investment to fund small scale renewable energy projects in the UK.
Construction costs in the UK have decreased over the past 12 months, making the UK a cheaper place to build than countries such as Qatar and New Zealand, according to this year’s International Construction Costs Reportreleased today by consultant EC Harris.
Excavated material from the Crossrail tunnels can now be delivered by ship to Wallasea Island in the Thames estuary following completion of a new jetty and conveyor system.
Contractor Costain has won a £102M roads project in Northern Ireland and a £27M water contract in Derbyshire .