Monthly Archives: January 2009

Ringway buys BAR-W Airports

Ringway, the highway services provider, has acquired BAR-W Airports, a specialist airside civil engineering contractor with UK-wide operations.

Speymill bosses put up cash to keep contractor afloat

Directors of property and contracting group Speymill have put up their own money in the form of a £3.3 million loan to provide working capital for the contracting arm Speymill Contracts.

BAA to install new construction boss

BAA has installed Steve Morgan as its new capital director - a role which will see him oversee expansion at Heathrow airport.

T Clarke unveils a ray of profit sunshine

T Clarke has just revealed that pre-tax profit in 2008 was “materially above” expectations.

Balfour Beatty wins work on £100m Napier University redevelopment

Balfour Beatty has won the contract to build a new campus for Edinburgh’s Napier University.

Balfour Beatty in £1.2bn deal with America’s National Grid

Balfour Beatty has set more sparks flying in America with the announcement that it has been selected as a preferred provider, in joint venture, for a £1.2bn spend by the US National Grid on overhead line and sub-station electrical work for new build projects

Speymill suspends share trading

Property and contracting group Speymill has suspended share trading while it clarifies its current trading position.

Olympic builders forced to sign gagging orders

Contractors building Olympic venues are being forced to sign gagging orders banning them from talking about construction of the 2012 venues.

Sellafield to be a new nuclear site

The UK’s £40bn new nuclear programme hit a key milestone this week with the confirmation that Sellafield, along with Wylfa, Oldbury and Bradwell, will be up for grabs as a potential site for new nuclear power stations.

Taylor Woodrow name survives reshuffle

The Taylor Woodrow and Norwest Holst brand names are to survive a reorganisation of Vinci UK.