Archive for March, 2019

Project delays plunge Byrne Group into £8.2m los

Project delays plunge Byrne Group into £8.2m los

28/03/19

A year of project delays and restructuring at Byrne Group saw the concrete to fit-out specialist run up £8.2m of losses last year. But Byrne Group predicted it would bounce back into the black this year on the strength of major orders in London. Reporting on results for the year ended June 2018, chief executive […]

McGee clears vast west London site for HS2 crossover box

McGee clears vast west London site for HS2 crossover box

25/03/19

Contractors have completed the biggest demolition challenge on the HS2 project so far, clearing a big site near Old Oak Common in west London for a long tunnel crossover box. The six-month site clearance delivered by HS2’s London enabling works contractor, a Costain Skanska joint venture and subcontractor McGee, saw eight separate buildings torn down, with […]

Spurs stadium to open in April

Spurs stadium to open in April

11/03/19

Tottenham have confirmed their delayed new stadium will host its first Premier League fixture next month. Mace was due to finish the new ground by last September but it will now be ready by the first week of April. Spurs first opponents will depend on the progress of Brighton in the FA Cup. If Brighton […]

Clugston-CNIM JV lands £210m energy-from-waste plant

Clugston-CNIM JV lands £210m energy-from-waste plant

05/03/19

A joint venture of Clugston and French specialist CNIM has won the contract for a £210m energy-from-waste plant at Grangemouth in Scotland. The Earls Gate Energy Centre (EGEC) will convert 216,000t waste a year – the equivalent of about 20% of Scotland’s total landfilled household waste – into energy, producing 79 gigawatt hours (GWh) of […]

Preferred bidder for £200m Edinburgh tram extension

Preferred bidder for £200m Edinburgh tram extension

04/03/19

Edinburgh City Council has named the preferred bidder to deliver its £200m tram extension to Newhaven. A three-way joint venture between Farrans, Sacyr of Spain and Neopul of Brazil, is set to secure a £90m main works contract to design and construct the new route from York Place to Newhaven. If council chiefs vote to proceed with the project […]

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