We track sector news on a daily basis. Each week we then collate a few of the most interesting items for our Pick of the Week bulletin. It comes out every Friday and has proved very popular with clients.
In this week's bulletin
- Hampshire plan for 6,000 homes submitted
Developers have submitted an outline planning application for a new 6,000 home community in Hampshire. Buckland Development Limited is behind the scheme for the new community at Welborne just north of Fareham...
Source: Construction News, 20th March 2017
- Palace of Westminster refurb stalled
The House of Commons Treasury committee says that there should be no decision taken on the proposed refurbishment of the Palace of Westminster until it has completed its own inquiry...
Source: The Construction Index, 20th March 2017
- Kier shake up Infrastructure management
Kier's infrastructure managing director Jag Paddam has left the group following an internal management review. Paddam joined Kier two and a half years ago from Morgan Sindall where he had worked for eight years rising to head its infrastructure business...
Source: , 21st March 2017
- Kier Group appoints new Chairman
Kier Group plc ("Kier") announces that Phil White has advised the board of directors (the "Board") that he will retire as Chairman and step down from the Board with effect from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting on 17 November 2017 (the "AGM"). He will be succeeded by Philip Cox CBE...
Source: Investegate, 23rd March 2017
- Quay construction awarded to BAM Nuttall
Poole Harbour Commissioners have handed BAM Nuttall a £10m contract to construct a new 200-metre long deep-water quay. The project, scheduled for completion by the end of 2017, will enable the port to accommodate a wider range of shipping and marine activities, including cruise ships...
Source: The Construction Index, 23rd March 2017
- Rushmoor FM deal awarded to Serco
Serco has won a 10-year partnership deal with Rushmoor Borough Council to manage waste and recycling collection, street cleaning, and grounds maintenance and introduce a range of environmental services specifically developed to meet the needs of local people...
Source: FMJ, 21st March 2017
- Barking & Dagenham construction framework awarded
The London Borough of Barking & Dagenham has selected contracts for a construction framework that is expected to be worth £600m. Barking & Dagenham's education and built environment framework will be used for construction works to schools and other educational premises as well as for other general construction works to a range of public buildings...
Source: The Construction Index, 21st March 2017
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