Monthly Archives: July 2009

Kosran ad broke rules says ASA

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint about a Kosran advert which claimed Kubota’s immobilisation system could be overcome in 90 seconds.

£695m Victoria station revamp approved

A £695m upgrade of Victoria Station on the London Underground was given the go-ahead today.

HSS boss describes bank troubles as ‘hogwash’

Tool hire specialist says it will open six new branches this year and denies closure speculation.

Galliford Try wins £10m green power contract

Galliford Try Renewables has won a £10m contract to provide low and zero carbon energy to the first major zero carbon housing development in the UK.

Construction output could fall by 20%

Construction output is predicted to fall 20% by 2011 before returning to growth by 2012

College schemes could be clustered with BSF

Public Accounts Committee attacks Learning and Skills Council (LSC) for its handling of the colleges programme and called for delayed projects to be bundled with Building Schools for the Future projects.

Project manager for £215m student scheme

Aston Student Villages has appointed consultant Emprima Limited as project manager for the second phase of its £215m scheme to build a new student village on the Aston University campus in Birmingham.

Top 5 construction tenders - 27 July 2009

This weeks top 5 construction tenders include a £200m programme to manage central heating installation in Scotland, a schools construction programme worth £110m on the Western Isles of Scotland and a £73m housing framework in Exeter.

£300m Wandsworth BSF gets funding

Wandsworth was given official confirmation today of government funding approval for its £300m Building Schools for the Future programme.

GB Building wins Chesterfield stadium

GB Building Solutions will start work next week on a £11.5m design and build contract for a a new all-seater stadium for League Two club Chesterfield FC.