Archive for February, 2018

Bam Nuttall seals £85m price for London City Airport job

Bam Nuttall seals £85m price for London City Airport job

28/02/18

London City Airport has signed off an £85m contract with BAM Nuttall to build a vast piled concrete deck over a section of the Royal Docks to enable its airport expansion. The 7.5 hectare concrete deck over the King George V dock will be supported by over 1,000 piles each extending 10m into the dock […]

Breedon in talks to buy majority of Lagan Group

Breedon in talks to buy majority of Lagan Group

19/02/18

Expanding aggregates group Breedon has confirmed it is in talks to buy a major part of the £350m revenue Lagan Group. Breedon and Lagan subsidiary Whitemountain already operate a joint venture in asphalt supplying the £745m Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route. The two companies are currently exploring a significant deepening of relationships. If agreed, it would […]

Bid race for £190m Manchester town hall revamp

Bid race for £190m Manchester town hall revamp

15/02/18

Manchester City Council has started the hunt for a management contractor to deliver its ambitious Town Hall and Albert Square Revamp. The client project team includes Mace appointed late last year as project manager and architect Purcell, which has worked up designs to refurbish the Grade I-listed landmark building, opened in 1877. The project is […]

£550m quartet of south east road schemes to start

£550m quartet of south east road schemes to start

12/02/18

Highways England is pressing ahead with four major motorway schemes in the South East between now and June, worth over £550m. At the front of the grid to start work next week is Vinci Construction’s £104m  junction 10 project on the M20 in Kent. This involves construction of junction 10a, near Ashford, to unlock job-creating […]

£650m Scottish railway framework out for bid

£650m Scottish railway framework out for bid

12/02/18

Network Rail Infrastructure is on the hunt for three contractors to deliver a £650m programme of building and civils work on the Scotland and London North Eastern routes. Successful suppliers will deliver more than 1,000 maintenance, renewals and enhancements projects, improving earthworks, bridges, tunnels, footbridges and station buildings The framework has been split into three […]

Murphy snaps up Carillion UK power business

Murphy snaps up Carillion UK power business

07/02/18

The agreement means Murphy takes over Carillion’s position on National Grid’s electricity overhead lines, substation and underground cable framework contracts. These frameworks pave the way for Murphy to work with deliver planned replacement and refurbishment schemes on National Grid’s 33kV to 400kV transmission network spanning England and Wales. Murphy also replaces Carillion as joint venture […]

Bidders shortlisted for £3bn HS2 London stations

Bidders shortlisted for £3bn HS2 London stations

06/02/18

The line-up of bidders was revealed as HS2 also released details of the design teams now in place to deliver the London stations and two Birmingham stations in phase one. Five joint ventures and one standalone bidder will now submit bids for Euston and Old Oak Common station works. London Euston – cost £1.65bn Costain/Skanska Construction UK […]

Transport for Wales launches £700m railway framework

Transport for Wales launches £700m railway framework

06/02/18

Transport for Wales is to hold a bidders day to outline plans for specialist rail civils contractors to provide engineering design, construction and maintenance services to enhance and maintain the rail services. The new Sustainable Transport Infrastructure Delivery Framework is expected to deliver a £700m work pipeline over the next two years. Its scope may […]

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