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Balfour Beatty and Skanska win £2.8bn National Grid job

Contractors Balfour Beatty and Skanska-Morrison Utility Services have today won two eight year National Grid contracts worth a combined £2.8bn.

Work will involve upgrading National Grid’s gas network across England replacing ageing metal pipes with modern polyethylene mains.

Skanska-Morrison Utility Services work - worth £1.6bn – will focus on the east of England and north London. The contract includes pipe replacement, connections, diversions, reinforcements, other capital asset replacement activities and resource provision.

Balfour Beatty will be upgrading the gas grid in the north west and west midlands, replacing the firm’s current gas contract in the north west. Balfour Beatty will be investing £55M as part of the contract.

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