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O’Rourke starts £100m Olympic conversion next month

October start announced for vast Olympic Press Centre refit

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Green light for £150m Crossrail Woolwich over station plan

Crossrail to reveal winner of £75m station box fit-out contract shortly

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Laing O’Rourke legal battle over Newcastle hospital PFI job

Contractor battles for completion certificate for offices finished two years ago

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Balfour bags £75m Hull road upgrade

Winner beats BAM Nuttall/Morgan Sin­dall JV, Car­il­lion, Costain and Laing O’Rourke to A63 scheme

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O’Rourke to suffer less than rivals from skills shortages

Shift from site to factory paying dividends

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Seven bag £1bn North West Construction Hub deal

Framework will be used across the region on projects worth more than £9m

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Laing O’Rourke JV wins £600m Northern Line extension

Massive tunnelling job is expected to start in the spring, subject to Government approval this autumn

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Four win £1.5bn United Utilities AMP6 deal

Laing O’Rourke and Balfour Beatty land key roles as construction delivery partners

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O’Rourke Heathrow builder joins GB Group

Steve Mullins to head construction divisions after overseeing work on T2

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High Court fight starts for blacklist compensation

Unions and activists launch action and urge workers to snub employers’ scheme

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Blacklisting compensation payouts capped at £100,000

Individual payouts under the Construction Workers Compensation Scheme to start at £4,000

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Video: Man City go-ahead for Etihad phase two expansion

Laing O’Rourke cleared to raise pitch-side seating capacity

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Buro Happold boss to join Laing O’Rourke

Paul Westbury to take up new role this Autumn

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Balfour Beatty wins road job for Dumfries Hospital build

Laing O’Rourke and Balfour Beatty will submit bids to build £200m hospital next month

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30% of O’Rourke apprentices to be women

Big contractors back government campaign for more diverse workforce

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Go-ahead for O’Rourke and Skanska hospital jobs

£165m Papworth hospital and £120m Forum healthcare project at Cambridge Biomedical campus approved

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Morgan Sindall lures O’Rourke director to head civils division

Nick Fletcher is new managing director of civil engineering

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Bids invited for £2.3bn super sewer tunnel final stage

Largest and last of three Thames Tideway Tunnel drives out to tender

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Ray O’Rourke gives rare TV interview

O’Rourke on his rise from tunnelling pony boy to owning the UK’s top private contractor

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Green light for Norton Bridge railway flyover

VolkerRail, Laing O’Rourke, Atkins to start £250m Stafford improvement scheme

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Laing O’Rourke shortlisted for third PF2 schools batch

BAM, Morgan Sindall and LOR in race to build seven Yorkshire schools for £100m

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Laing O’Rourke wins Man City stadium expansion

Site preparation work starts this week as capacity set to hit 60,000

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O’Rourke to win £150m Olympic media centre

Contractor believed to have beaten original builder Carillion

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McMullen lands £10.5m cladding deal from O’Rourke

Envelope package for 23-storey resi tower at Elephant & Castle to start in August

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Laing O’Rourke joins overhead powerline shake-up

National Grid names new contractor line-up in switch from alliances to design and build

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Contractors picked to drive apprenticeships rethink

Government selects Laing O’Rourke, Carillion, Kier and Balfour Beatty to reform apprenticeship standards

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O’Rourke starts on £40m shopping centre refurb

Work underway on Nottingham scheme with another £150m job in the pipeline

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Laing O’Rourke hits back at union smear campaign

Contractor fights back over Ucatt claims at Alder Hey hospital job

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Bid race begins for £700m Chinese towers on South Bank

Major players line-up for twin residential towers

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Race hots up for £150m Olympic media centre conversion

Trio of bidders lead field as work set to start this summer

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Laing O’Rourke set to start £180m Mayfair job

Building work to start in Spring on Clarges scheme next to Green Park in London

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Kier voted Britain’s most admired contractor

Balfour Beatty crashes down the rankings after torrid year

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O’Rourke lures Wates boss to head housing division

Stephen Trusler to lead O’Rourke’s expansion plans in the housing market

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Nine contractors commit to Government carbon pledge

Industry rises to the challenge to make big carbon emission savings on infrastructure projects

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Construction unions launch new legal action over blacklisting

Unite and Ucatt launch fresh wave of legal claims on blacklisting day of action

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Sites to be targeted in blacklist day of action

Laing O’Rourke’s Cheesegrater site to be focus of protest in London

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Four chase £75m Crossrail Woolwich station fit-out

Balfour Beatty, Laing O’Rourke, Morgan Sindall and Vinci in race

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Worker killed at O’Rourke medical research site

Subcontractor crushed to death during concrete stairwell lift

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Skanska drops out of £200m Dumfries hospital race

Bid race down to two as Skanska walks away from “non-profit” private design and build deal

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Contractors plan £100,000 payouts for blacklist victims

Eight major contractors set compensation ceiling for most serious blacklisting cases

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Laing O’Rourke names new infrastructure boss

Gary Wells previously ran UAE contractor Al Naboodah Construction Group

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McAlpine tipped to bag £130m Victoria Gate

Contractor edges ahead of rivals on major retail job in Leeds for Hammerson

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Hinkley Point nuclear plant gets final approval

See full list of contracts awarded and work up for grabs

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Laing O’Rourke set for £180m Mayfair contract

British Land expected to sign a contract before the end of the year for Clarges Estate project in London

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Industry giants launch blacklist compensation scheme

Eight major contractors encourage other companies to sign-up

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Head of O’Rourke in Australia steps down

David Stewart steps down to concentrate on fighting corruption allegations at his former employer Leighton

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Laing O’Rourke to start Stoke office and library job

Contractor due to start £48m first phase of new business district in weeks

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Laing O’Rourke bags £120m Cambridge Forum job

Construction starts next summer on private hospital scheme at Cambridge Biomedical Campus

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Skanska ousts O’Rourke on London electricity deal

Skanska wins £45m connections framework to deliver UK Power Networks projects in London

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Three left in £200m Dumfries hospital race

Balfour Beatty, Laing O’Rourke and Skanska make it to final stage of contest

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Laing O’Rourke sees profits rise by 144%

Dip in UK results countered by strong overseas performance as average salary for employees hits £50,000

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£1bn North West Hub framework up for grabs

Five national contractors face battle to retain places on leading building framework

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Laing O’Rourke lands £30m Chester Zoo job

Contractor to transform part of Cheshire into Papua New Guinea

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Man City launch stadium expansion plans

Plans for 60,000 capacity with Laing O’Rourke lined-up for work

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Severfield tops out London Cheesegrater tower – Video

Laing O’Rourke sets London prefab record with 85% of Leadenhall tower made off-site

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Hinkley C builders to get at least £13/hour

Unions hail PAYE-only industrial relations site deal as the best seen in the industry

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Carillion wins £400m Battersea first phase

Mega-contract marks return to major London building projects – full construction programme confirmed

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Five win share of £650m National Grid deal

Five-year deal to deliver upgrade of high voltage transmission stations

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Two bidders quit £300m Teesside hospital race

Brookfield Multiplex left as sole contender as O’Rourke is latest to drop out

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Willmott Dixon wins £1bn Scape deal

Company lands country’s most-prized sole contractor framework and £40m Greenwich housing deal

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Four arrests in rail construction fraud probe

Contracting boss believed to be among arrests in British Transport Police swoop

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Laing O’Rourke in hunt for new UK construction boss

Building supremo Callum Tuckett becomes finance chief as new CEO starts work

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Next wave of 13 UTC projects approved – Full list

Laing O’Rourke, Galliford Try and Denne Construction back projects in next wave of technical colleges

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Shiplee leaves O’Rourke to lead welfare revolution

Former Olympic construction chief to head Government Universal Credit plans

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Thames Water finalises shortlist for £3bn alliance

Kier and May Gurney joint ventures drop out of the running as shortlist narrows to five bidders

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Buckingham set to score with £15m Fulham refurb

Buckingham beats Laing O’Rourke to land refurbishment job at Craven Cottage

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Laing O’Rourke bags £43m Bath Uni student halls

Large 708-room student accommodation complex will be built at the Claverton Campus

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“Pure alliance” to deliver £250m rail deal

Atkins, O’Rourke and VolkerRail launch teamwork initiative to transform rail contracting

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O’Rourke lands £19m Altrincham Interchange

Work starts on site next week to create new transport hub

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List of £350m Battersea bidders revealed

Contractors in hunt for first phase of prestigious power station redevelopment

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Laing O’Rourke set for £50m Welsh super school

May/June start for construction of Cynon Valley secondary school and leisure complex

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Birse starts £105m final section upgrade of A11

Work has started this month on two dual carriageway jobs worth together £250m

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Bidders race hots up for £1bn Scape framework

Six firms in race for country’s most prized sole contrator framework

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O’Rourke gets start date for Oldham College revamp

First phase of £10m masterplan starts next month after Aedas designs win planning approval

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Laing O’Rourke supply chain director quits

Contractor starts hunt for new group asset optimisation and supply chain director

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O’Rourke to start £35m Crossrail station next week

New modular station to be assembled off-site at contractor’s Sheffield factory

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Three chase £300m Teesside hospital job

Brookfield Multiplex, Iridium and Laing O’Rourke chase super hospital job

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Laing O’Rourke finally signs £90m hospital contract

Two-year wait ends as North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust signs contract with LOR

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Laing O’Rourke to start £150m Nottingham road job

Firm gets green light to start dualling A453 near Nottingham in January

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Insurance giant Amlin takes space at Cheesegrater

Laing O’Rourke’s Leadenhall Building now over 50% let as insurance firm Amlin books space