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Industry can do without new breed of aggressive quantity surveyors

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Prime Minister unveils £556m Northern Powerhouse boost

Funding boost for Goole intermodal terminal and Blackpool Winter Gardens extension

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22 Bishopsgate to get fastest lifts in Europe

Otis wins contracts for 30km per hour lifts

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B&K wins Altrincham hospital redevelopment

Work to start on South Trafford Health & Wellbeing Centre in March

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Historic builder wins £15m Brighton Royal Pavilion revamp

First phase of the restoration programme involves the Corn Exchange building

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Wates gets green light for £30m Cumbria campus

Works set to start next month on Whitehaven school complex

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JS Wright lands record M&E package

Specialist to start work on £5m north London deal in April

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Scaffolding giant Palmers back under British ownership

New owner Colin Butt seals post-Brexit deal with German firm Xervon

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Subbies under attack from new breed of aggressive QS

Specialists at war with main contractor quantity surveyors

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Asbestos analyst fakes air testing certificates

Court hears how safety checks were not carried out properly on Manchester site

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Ealing set for first major office scheme in a decade

Demolition work to start in April paving way for £50m building project

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Subcontract rating wins Buckingham £37m waterpark

Coventry City Council scores package contractors in picking winning main contract bid

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Crossrail in chaos as M&E work ripped out

100 electricians let go at Paddington as installation work grinds to a halt

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Barratt finance boss exits after 15 months

Neil Cooper is leaving by mutual consent with immediate effect

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Trade body questions future of CITB

Skills body in the firing line as it gears-up for crucial levy vote

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Skills cards for fringe trades to be phased out

230,000 Construction Related Occupation cards to become obsolete

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Mott MacDonald names new managing director

Mike Haigh rises from graduate to group MD in 35 years at Motts

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Betting Spy: Rampant Spurs a big price at Man City

A Tottenham and Everton double pays a healthy looking 7/1

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Pod specialist makes appeal to creditors

Modular contractor Aartoft could be heading for CVA

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Plans lodged for 19-storey Coventry student block

Developer Crosslane submits 583-bed student accommodation scheme

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Morgan Sindall wins Liverpool Knowledge Quarter work

Liverpool City Council awards two contracts worth £47m on Paddington Village scheme

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Van Elle profit dips after Stock Market listing

Fall in specialist piling business profits hits first half performance

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Skanska tightens grip on south west highways

Latest £175m Somerset deal follows £245m Devon highways term maintenance agreement

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Watkin Jones targets PRS as profits surge

Strong student accommodation pipeline builds platform for growth

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Morgan Sindall crowned 2016 contracts champion

Wates, Willmott Dixon and Mace join top 10 firms winning most work last year

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Ex-Balfour finance chief to join Mitie after another profit warning

Two-day board meeting at Mitie to review strategy

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Lendlease set for landmark £350m Google HQ job

Decision taken on vast King’s Cross building contract last Thursday

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U+I plans £300m of office refurb work

Developer links up with American firm to target sites in London, Manchester and Dublin

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Loxam ups bid for Lavendon to £459m

Belgian and French giants slug it out for control of Leicester-based powered access specialist

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Plans in for £40m Aberdeen FC stadium

Dons press ahead with 20,000-seat stadium and football academy plan

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