Archive for October, 2018

BAM Nuttall wins first stage of £60m Lowestoft bridge

BAM Nuttall wins first stage of £60m Lowestoft bridge

25/10/18

BAM Nuttall has won the contract for the first stage of completing the £60m Lake Lothing Third Crossing in Lowestoft. The contractor will start next month on finalising the design of the crossing, ready for building. The award of the construction stage of the contract, is scheduled to be announced in the Autumn of 2019. […]

Welsh ministers look to rebid £1.3bn M4 relief road

Welsh ministers look to rebid £1.3bn M4 relief road

17/10/18

The Welsh Government is considering rebidding the £1bn M4 corridor project around Newport in Wales. A joint venture between Costain and Vinci scooped an early contractor involvement deal four years ago for the massive scheme. Since then there has been growing concern about the high risks and associated costs of delivering the 24km scheme, which includes a 440 […]

Winners revealed for Highways England work bonanza

Winners revealed for Highways England work bonanza

11/10/18

Highways England has chosen the winners for one of its biggest ever framework deals. The Enquirer understands the names will be officially confirmed shortly of contractors who have bagged places on the programme worth up to £8.7bn over the next six years. It is understood the winners are: North West/North East/Yorks/Humber: Costain, Balfour Beatty, Kier South West: Vinci, Galliford […]

Construction buyers see slowdown in growth

Construction buyers see slowdown in growth

03/10/18

Construction buyers reported the weakest rise in output for six months in September. The bellwether Markit/CIPS UK Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index fell to 52.1 in September from 52.9 in August. Civil engineering suffered an accelerating decline in workloads while house building and commercial construction increased at a solid pace. New business volumes hit their highest […]

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