Monthly Archives: September 2009

£200m housing framework up for grabs

Orbit Housing is advertising for contractors to bid for its development contractors framework, worth between £50m and £200m over four years.

Speedy signs £6m deal with Tube Lines

Tube Lines signs sole supplier agreement with Speedy

Tameside Council seeks plant hirer for four-year framework deal

Tameside Council is looking for a hire company to supply plant and vehicles for a four-year framework agreement.

Council housing gets an extra £180m

Housing Minister John Healey has announced an extra £180m investment for local authority house building.

First wave of 14 Scottish schools announced

The first 14 secondary schools to be rebuilt under a £1.25bn programme have been announced by the Scottish government.

VIDEO: Ford’s new Transit Connect road-tested

Ford’s new Transit Connect TDCI 110 gets the road test treatment from’s sister website

Mabey and Johnson convicted for overseas corruption

Bridge contractor Mabey and Johnson has pleaded guilty to overseas corruption, and to breaching United Nations sanctions in Iraq.

Bid-rigging: Innocent firms set to pursue OFT

Contractors cleared of any wrong-doing in the OFT bid-rigging investigation are considering compensation claims for the cost of proving their innocence.

JCB plans ‘non-production week’ for five manufacturing plants

JCB is to suspend production for a week at its two factories in Wrexham, as well as asking workers to down tools for an extra week at three of its Staffordshire facilities.

Viridor buys London Recycling

Viridor has bought waste firm London Recycling, which will become known as Viridor London Recycling.