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RPS Appointed for GWR Exeter Depot Expansion

July 6, 2016
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RPS Appointed for GWR Exeter Depot Expansion

The Great Western Railway network in the South West of England is currently undergoing the greatest investment since it was originally built over 150 years ago.

The modernisation programme will see the electrification of much of the Great Western network, and the delivery of new fleet of Intercity Express Programme trains; enabling train operator GWR...
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Costain JV Awarded A 605 Million Pound Thames Tideway Tunnel Contract

August 24, 2015
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Costain, the engineering solutions provider, announces that it has been awarded the £605 million contract for the East works package of the Thames Tideway Tunnel in London in Joint Venture (‘JV’) with VINCI Construction Grands Projets and Bachy Soletanche Ltd.

The Thames Tideway Tunnel is a major new sewer, urgently needed to protect the tidal...
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LAFARGE TARMAC SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH LRCH FOR LONDON PARAMOUNT ENTERTAINMENT RESORT

January 20, 2015
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LAFARGE TARMAC SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH LRCH FOR LONDON PARAMOUNT ENTERTAINMENT RESORT

Lafarge Tarmac has signed a Binding Option Agreement with London Resort Company Holdings(LRCH) to sell land required for the delivery of the proposed London Paramount Entertainment Resort in North Kent. The land, known as Swanscombe Peninsula, covers 388 acres and wasformerly the largest cement plant in the UK, Swanscombe Works, which closed in 1993.

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Northern line extension to Battersea gets the go-ahead

November 13, 2014
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• Construction to begin in spring 2015 • Line extension and two new stations open by 2020 • The extension of London Underground’s (LU) Northern line from Kennington to Battersea via Nine Elms has been given the go-ahead today by the Secretary of State for Transport.

The vital addition to the Underground network will support the development...
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Glenigan Index forecasts current decline in private housing starts
to be a temporary lull

August 15, 2013
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Glenigan Index forecasts current decline in private housing starts to be a temporary lull

According to the Glenigan Index, the recovery in private housing construction seems to have lost momentum with a 12% decline in project starts; however this is forecast to be a temporary glitch.

The provider of construction project leads and industry analysis, collate the Index on a monthly basis.

The Index records data on the value...
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Costain has won a contract
to help keep rivers and waterways
in the Midlands flowing.

August 14, 2013
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Environment Agency has awarded a Midlands contract to Costain. The framework contract for the Environment Agency – the first of its type for Costain – covers a wide variety of services, from routine inspections and maintenance of waterways to providing fast-response teams to handle incidents and minor asset repairs. The Midlands Main Rivers Maintenance...
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Leadbitter lands contract
to design and build £12m skills centre

August 14, 2013
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Leadbitter lands contract to design and build £12m skills centre

Fareham College has awarded the contract to design and build its new £12m engineering and advanced manufacturing skills centre to Leadbitter Ltd, it has been announced today. The project is the first step in an ambitious £26m capital investment programme by the college, which received a further boost last week with news of a...
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Double first for Elliott with £5m London schools contracts

July 4, 2013
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Double first for Elliott with £5m London schools contracts

Elliott Off-Site Solutions continues its success in the education sector with the announcement that it has secured £5m of design and build contracts at two schools in the London area.

The specialist off-site company will construct two single-storey classroom blocks at Fairholme School in Hounslow and a three-storey design and technology block at Drayton...
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Costain and Severn Trent Announce New Joint Venture

July 2, 2012
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Costain Group PLC and Severn Trent Plc have entered into a new Joint Venture (‘JV’) to provide complete business water and wastewater management services to high volume commercial and industrial water users.

The new entity, Severn Trent Costain, will combine the skills and experience of both Severn Trent Services and engineering solutions provider, Costain, to...
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Shortlisted bidders for the Bank Station Capacity Upgrade project

May 6, 2012
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London Underground (LU) announced the four bidding groups who have been shortlisted to go through the new Innovative Contractor Engagement (ICE) procurement process for the Bank Station Capacity Upgrade project.

The Bank and Monument Tube station complex is located in the heart of the City of London financial district and is the fourth busiest interchange...
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