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  • Pagabo launches £1bn refit framework
    Pagabo has launched a £1bn UK-wide refit and refurb framework – the first of its kind to be released by the procurement specialist. ... read more
    Source: Construction NewsPublished on 2019-02-28
  • Second MD for BW
    Refurbishment and fit-out specialist BW Workplace Experts has appointed Kevin Mulligan as an operational managing director.Refurbishment and fit-out specialist BW Workplace Experts has appointed Kevin Mulligan as an operational managing director.Read Full Article: The Construction Index ... read more
    Source: construction indexPublished on 2019-02-22
  • Network Rail overhauls its snow ploughs
    Network Rail is refurbishing its snow ploughs for the first time in 20 years.Network Rail is refurbishing its snow ploughs for the first time in 20 years.Read Full Article: The Construction Index ... read more
    Source: construction indexPublished on 2019-02-18
  • Antarctic glacier runway reopens after refurb
    Flights into an Antarctic aerodrome have resumed following a 12-week shutdown for major runway reconstruction works including the removal of 20,000t of ice.Flights into an Antarctic aerodrome have resumed following a 12-week shutdown for major runway reconstruction works including the removal of 20,000t of ice.Read Full Article: The Construction Index ... read more
    Source: construction indexPublished on 2019-02-14
  • Lovell and Vinci win £40m Sandwell housing refurb work
    Sandwell Council in the west midlands has brought in Lovell and Vinci to work on its £40m programme of council housing external improvements.Sandwell Council in the west midlands has brought in Lovell and Vinci to work on its £40m programme of council housing external improvements.Read Full Article: The Construction Index ... read more
    Source: construction indexPublished on 2019-02-08
  • Nixon Hire buys portable toilet division of Elliott
    Nixon Hire has acquired the toilet hire division of modular buildings specialist Elliot. The transfer of Loohire is due to complete by the end of February. Graham Nixon, Managing Director at Nixon Hire said: “We have ambitious plans for the development of our business and the purchase of Elliott’s Loohire ... read more
    Source: Construct EnqPublished on 2019-02-01
  • Nixon buys Elliott’s Loohire business
    Nixon Hire has taken over Loohire, the portable toilet business of modular building specialist Elliott.Nixon Hire has taken over Loohire, the portable toilet business of modular building specialist Elliott.Read Full Article: The Construction Index ... read more
    Source: construction indexPublished on 2019-02-01
  • VolkerFitzpatrick wins London office refurb deal
    VolkerFitzpatrick has been picked by developer Kajima to deliver a £27m refurbishment and extension of 77 Coleman St in the City of London. ... read more
    Source: Construction NewsPublished on 2019-01-29
  • United Living builds refurbishment workload
    Kent-based building contractor United Living has booked more than £25m worth of housing maintenance and refurbishment contracts across the southeast.Kent-based building contractor United Living has booked more than £25m worth of housing maintenance and refurbishment contracts across the southeast.Read Full Article: The Construction Index ... read more
    Source: construction indexPublished on 2019-01-24
  • County council scraps Ipswich bridge plans
    Suffolk County Council has scrapped plans to build two new bridges and refurbish a third across the River Orwell in Ipswich and is looking again at cheaper options.Suffolk County Council has scrapped plans to build two new bridges and refurbish a third across the River Orwell in Ipswich and is ... read more
    Source: construction indexPublished on 2019-01-23
  • Willmott Dixon lands National Gallery refurb
    Willmott Dixon Interiors has been appointed to transform the inside of London’s National Gallery. ... read more
    Source: Construction NewsPublished on 2019-01-21
  • Willmott Dixon wins £4m National Gallery refurbishment
    Willmott Dixon Interiors has been contracted to refurbish parts of the National Gallery in London’s Trafalgar Square.Willmott Dixon Interiors has been contracted to refurbish parts of the National Gallery in London’s Trafalgar Square.Read Full Article: The Construction Index ... read more
    Source: construction indexPublished on 2019-01-21
  • Union demands “period dignity” on construction sites
    Construction union Unite has launched a campaign to ensure that female workers have period dignity on site. The call comes after a survey of its women construction members found that a lack of facilities when women were having their periods was a major issue. One said: “The toilets where I’m ... read more
    Source: Construct EnqPublished on 2019-01-16
  • Lendlease lands £330m Manchester Town Hall deal
    Lendlease has been appointed management contractor for the £330m refurbishment of Manchester Town Hall, ahead of rival Laing O’Rourke. ... read more
    Source: Construction NewsPublished on 2019-01-08
  • Skanska JV for Boston bridge refurb
    A joint venture of Skanska and McCourt Construction has won a US$169m (£130m) contract for rehabilitation of the Chelsea Viaduct Bridge in Boston, USA.A joint venture of Skanska and McCourt Construction has won a US$169m (£130m) contract for rehabilitation of the Chelsea Viaduct Bridge in Boston, USA.Read Full Article: The ... read more
    Source: construction indexPublished on 2018-12-21