Monthly Archives: May 2009

Four share in £40m North West framework

Four firms are to share in a £40m framework deal in the North West.
The St Helens Borough Council project has on board local outfits Warden Construction,…

Two firms garner £66m worth of housing work in Walsall

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North Midland Construction £420,000 profit in Q1

North Midland Construction (NMC) reports that workload in the construction sector “is at an all-time low” Despite that, NMC’s first quarter trading delivered a £420,000 pre-tax profit on turnover of £36m.

Syles & Wood shares 44% down as Tolent and Billington climb

Rolling four-week summary of share prices changes in construction and housebuilding sectors. Top risers and fllers. Based on latest Stock Exchange figures supplied by Datastream.

Harnessing women’s breasts a big concern for IPAF

The International Powered Access Federation has called for harness manufacturers to address issues of discomfort and safety for female platform operators.

Blacklisting boss faces unlimited fine

Consulting Agency boss Ian Kerr faces an unlimited fine after pleading guilty to charges under the Data Protection Act.

Toddler buys £8,000 excavator

A three-year-old girl in New Zealand has accidentally bought an £8,000 excavator in an online auction.

Shorts Group fined after worker injured

Ascot-based Shorts Group has been fined £5,000 after an employee suffered serious injuries to his foot.

Balfour Beatty celebrates opening of £15m Infinity bridge - PHOTOS

BBRCE, the main contractor for the construction of the £15 million Infinity Bridge at Stockton-on Tees, last week celebrated the official opening of the footbridge.

Trade contractor pay rates drop

Earnings among most of the main construction trades dropped back again during April, according to the latest pay trends survey of 35,000 self employed workers by Hudson Contract.