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  • Contractor fined £8k for lousy washrooms
    A Stockport construction company must pay out early £10,000 after being prosecuted for giving its site workers rubbish welfare facilities.Read Full Article: The Construction Index ... read more
    Source: construction indexPublished on 2019-07-17
  • More Exeter refub work for Morgan Sindall
    The University of Exeter has appointed Morgan Sindall Construction to carry out a £13.5m building refurbishment project.Read Full Article: The Construction Index ... read more
    Source: construction indexPublished on 2019-07-16
  • Swansea bridge removed for refurb
    A 110-year-old bascule bridge next to Swansea’s Liberty Stadium has been lifted out and taken away for refurbishment.Read Full Article: The Construction Index ... read more
    Source: construction indexPublished on 2019-07-15
  • Heavy-lift vessel installs 2,500t lock gate
    A joint venture of Soetaert and Jan De Nul has installed a newly refurbished 2,500t lock gate in a 14-hour operation.Read Full Article: The Construction Index ... read more
    Source: construction indexPublished on 2019-07-14
  • Bathstore collapse leaves householders inconvenienced
    Administrators’ move to terminate plumber contracts leaves consumers without fully functioning bathroomsHouseholds have been left without washing facilities and some could face having to pee into a bucket after Bathstore’s collapse left a trail of unfinished installations.Bathstore’s administrators, the accountants BDO, wrote to all the firm’s subcontracted plumbers on Wednesday ... read more
    Source: GuardianPublished on 2019-06-27
  • Extra lottery funds sought for planned refurb of historic bridge
    A bid has been submitted to the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) for additional funding towards an £8.1m restoration of the historic Union Chain Bridge.Read Full Article: The Construction Index ... read more
    Source: construction indexPublished on 2019-06-26
  • Refurbishment: When old meets new
    Reconstituted stone cladding has given a 100-year-old office block a new lease of life.Read Full Article: The Construction Index ... read more
    Source: construction indexPublished on 2019-06-24
  • United Living lands £18m towers refurb
    United Living has won an £18m contract to refurbish four council tower blocks in Poole, Dorset.Read Full Article: The Construction Index ... read more
    Source: construction indexPublished on 2019-06-14
  • Work up for grabs at Bristol ‘meet the buyer’ event
    A host of big name contractors and clients will be looking to add to their supply chains at a Meet the Buyer event in Bristol next week. Constructionline is organising the event on June 13 at the Ashton Gate home of Bristol City. Running from 8:30am to 2pm it will ... read more
    Source: Construct EnqPublished on 2019-06-06
  • Eurovia wins Czech rail refurb
    A joint venture led by Vinci subsidiary Eurovia has won a contract to refurbish 6km of railway to the northeast of Prague.Read Full Article: The Construction Index ... read more
    Source: construction indexPublished on 2019-06-06
  • Plans announced for $500m+ refurb of Canadian tunnel
    More than CA$500m (£295m) is to be invested in the rehabilitation of the longest underwater highway tunnel in Canada.Read Full Article: The Construction Index ... read more
    Source: construction indexPublished on 2019-06-05
  • ‘Site of the future’ slashes diesel use on Colas Rail job
    Solar lighting and power generation has achieved 97% diesel-free operation on a major rail renewal project at Llanwern, South Wales. The ‘Site of the Future’ project was led by Network Rail and Colas Rail. It used solar and battery technologies from Prolectric Ltd instead of diesel generators to save 6,000 ... read more
    Source: Construct EnqPublished on 2019-05-30
  • Agency swoops on illegal construction waste sites
    The largest one-day sting ever carried out by the Environment Agency and HM Revenue and Customs uncovered illegal activity at more than two dozen waste sites across Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire and Leicestershire. Officers found four sites where waste had been burnt illegally, a further four which were actively and illegally ... read more
    Source: Construct EnqPublished on 2019-05-28
  • Bentley JV in for £40m Great Yarmouth flood defence upgrade
    Tidal defences in Great Yarmouth are set to receive a £40.3m refurbishment, upgrading the level of protection from tidal flooding to more than 4,500 homes and businesses in the area.Tidal defences in Great Yarmouth are set to receive a £40.3m refurbishment, upgrading the level of protection from tidal flooding to ... read more
    Source: construction indexPublished on 2019-05-23
  • South Ayrshire beats target for refurbs of empty homes
    South Ayrshire Council has reported that it is beating its targets for bringing empty private properties back into use.South Ayrshire Council has reported that it is beating its targets for bringing empty private properties back into use.Read Full Article: The Construction Index ... read more
    Source: construction indexPublished on 2019-05-20