Costain tops contracts league in June

Aaron Morby 11 years ago
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Costain jumped to the top of the Enquirer/Glenigan contracts league for work won in June after being named joint design and build contractor for the £650m Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project.

The ambitious renewable energy project still faces several significant hurdles, including planning and financing but technically ranks as secured work for the firm and partner Van Oord.

In the separate league for total work won during the last 12 months, BAM’s construction businesses took top honours for the first time after  its order book swelled from a series of big building contract wins in recent months.

Housing maintenance specialist Bullock leaped into the top five firms winning work in June after picking up a £94m residential refurbishment job for Wolverhampton Homes.

Civils specialist CA Blackwell also shot up the monthly contracts rankings after landing an £85m civils job on a mine at Hemerdon in Devon for Wolf Minerals.

Balfour Beatty had something to celebrate after securing its first major London high-rise project after several years of trying.  Worth £110m, the firm will employ modular construction to build 484 flats in Tower Hamlets for developer Ballymore.

Among the other big winners was Carillion with a £122m brace of Crossrail jobs covering the Great Western Line between West Drayton and Paddington; and Old Oak Common and Paddington Approaches.

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