Archive for October, 2019

Start signed off for £207m Edinburgh tram extension

Start signed off for £207m Edinburgh tram extension

14/10/19

Edinburgh City Council has signed off programme and project costs for the city’s tram extension to Newhaven. The first phase of work to take trams to Newhaven will now get underway in mid-November. A  joint venture between Farrans, and Spanish-owned Sacyr and its subsidiary Neopul will deliver the £90m main works contract to design and construct […]

Southern Water re-signs Galliford Try for AMP7

Southern Water re-signs Galliford Try for AMP7

10/10/19

Galliford Try has renewed two of its key water framework places for the AMP7 spending round, together worth around £340m. This morning the firm confirmed Southern Water had re-signed the contractor as a delivery partner for two of its design and build frameworks. The frameworks cover water and wastewater treatment works, upgrades in the western region […]

No summer in 2019 for construction recruiters

No summer in 2019 for construction recruiters

09/10/19

The three summer months of June, July, and August usually see approximately 30% of all permanent annual recruitment jobs filled in the construction sector – it was 29% in 2018, for example.  But in 2019, the summer accounted for just 16% of the previous 12 months’ recruitment placements, as projects were put on hold or […]

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