Vinci tops contracts league with Newport M4 job

Aaron Morby 7 years ago
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Vinci jumped to the top of March’s league for contracts won after its joint venture with Costain bagged the vast £750m M4 project in Wales.

Vinci edged ahead of Costain in the rankings by picking up an extra £90m of building work during the month.

Another major road job helped Balfour Beatty to regain its pole position in the 12-months rolling work won league.

Balfour Beatty bagged the £198m job for the Highways England at junction 2-4a on the M3 among a dozen new jobs as the contracting giant began to secure new work again.

This knocked Skanska off the top slot which it held for the first time in February after a series of major contract wins in London and the South East. Kier also slipped down the table as its share of the £450m Mersey Crossing dropped out of the 12 month rolling total.

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Among the other major projects secured over March, Vinci also landed a £63m private hospital project in Didsbury.

Staying with the health sector Bouygues won the a £150m job to build a proton beam therapy unit at University College Hospital in London and Interserve secured a £100m contract to build to build a sister cancer therapy plant at Christie Hospital in Manchester.

Interserve also bagged a £150m deal to build a biomass plant in Rotherham for Brite Partnership.

Danish group Burmeister & Wain took a share of a deal to build a £194m biomass plant in Tilbury and a similar smaller £80m biomass scheme in Cramlington for Estover.

 

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