Monthly Archives: October 2009

HSS offers offer plant in London

HSS Hire is moving up the weight range to offer plant to its customers in Greater London.

Two left in chase for Derby BSF

Two rivals will now lock horns for a £230m Building Schools for the Future (BSF) project in the East Midlands.

Massive loss causes White Young Green to restructure debt

Consultant White Young Green has announced big losses and a debt restructuring deal.

Severn barrage scheme to be shelved

Plans to build a ten-mile £23bn tidal barrage across the River Severn are likely to be shelved under a government cost-cutting drive.

Morgan Sindall tipped to beat Balfour to £400m Hull BSF

The Esteem consortium led by Morgan Sindall is tipped to have beaten Balfour Beatty to the £400m Hull Building Schools for the Future contract.

Asbestos fine as death toll hits 4,000

Two firms and a company director have been fined after workers in Manchester were exposed to potentially deadly asbestos fibres.

Baqus on hunt for more acquisitions

AIM-listed consultancy and quantity surveying firm Baqus is on the hunt for acquisitions, despite the tougher economic climate.

Carillion and Network Rail fined £1m after rail deaths

Carillion and Network Rail have been fined £1m and ordered to pay £100,000 costs between them, following the deaths of two men in a rail accident in 2004.

Video: Edinburgh tower blocks blown down

Three blocks of flats were demolished by explosives this weekend in Edinburgh to make way for new housing.

Maintenance spending dives at fastest rate for 50 years

Spending on the repair and maintenance of commercial property has seen its sharpest fall for 50 years.