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Wednesday05 August 2015

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Nuclear submarine

Problem Faslane jobs push Morgan Sindall to £27m half-year loss

4 Aug 15 | By Tim Clark

Losses on MoD contracts at Faslane Naval Base see contractor fall £27m into the red during first half of 2015

The Shard

'Oven fire' causes Shard evacuation

4 Aug 15 | By Louise Dransfield

A fire at the Shard has forced parts of Europe’s tallest building to be evacuated

Arena Central

Galliford Try wins £66m HSBC retail bank HQ

4 Aug 15 | By Louise Dransfield

Galliford Try has won the £66m contract to build HSBC’s new Birmingham office

PINNACLE-BW-2

City approves demolition of 'the Stump'

4 Aug 15 | By Tim Clark

Demolition of the core of former Pinnacle tower to make way for Lipton Roger’s 22 Bishopsgate

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Christopher Seddon

Tributes paid to Christoper Seddon

4 Aug 15 | By Tim Clark

Former boss of family-owned contractor Seddon dies aged 73 following a battle with illness

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Gascoigne Estate, Barking

Bouygues UK bags £42m Barking regeneration scheme

4 Aug 15

Bouygues UK wins first construction contract from Gascoigne Estate regneration masterplan

Arena Central

Galliford Try wins £66m HSBC retail bank HQ

4 Aug 15

Galliford Try has won the £66m contract to build HSBC’s new Birmingham office

Intu's Watford shopping centre extension

Cost of Watford mall revamp jumps 48%

30 Jul 15

Client Intu says cost of mall refurbishment and extension has soared following Bam’s departure

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Galliford Try inks £48.5m Lincolnshire schools deal

28 Jul 15

Contractor to build two secondary schools and six primary schools in north of county

Future Croydon

Savills plots £40m Croydon scheme

27 Jul 15

Savills’ investment management arm has purchased an industrial site in West Croydon

Bishopsgate Goodsyard

Hammerson posts 9.2% drop in profit

24 Jul 15

Hammerson has reported a drop in its pre-tax profit for the first half of 2015.

FCBS Birmingham Conservatoire

Galliford Try lands £46m Birmingham Conservatoire

21 Jul 15

Contractor wins contract to build new Conservatoire for Birmingham City University

Chelsea FC Herzog

Engineer picked for Chelsea FC's 'gothic skin'

21 Jul 15

SME appointed as facade engineer on high profile project

Grosvenor thumb

Plans in for major Mayfair hotel

17 Jul 15

Hopkins submits plans for client Grosvenor for Hyde Park Corner hotel

Shaftesbury win planning for Chinatown scheme

16 Jul 15

West End developer to reconfigure retail and refurbish block in Chinatown in advance of Crossrail opening

Shell Centre

All clear for Shell Centre as appeal deadline passes

10 Jul 15

The joint venture between Canary Wharf Group and Qatari Diar is free to begin its development plans for the Shell Centre after the passing of appeals deadline

Granada Hotel, Manchester

Sweett wins Granada Studios contract

9 Jul 15

Allied London has awarded Sweett the cost consultancy contract on the conversion of Granada’s Manchester Studios

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GPE updates on devlopment pipeline

8 Jul 15

Great Portland Estates updates on development pipeline ahead of AGM.

Buchanan Galleries

Land Secs delays Buchanan Galleries expansion

8 Jul 15

Land Securites has placed its £390m development plans for Glasgow’s Buchanan Galleries shopping centre on hold

Southampton Harbour Hotel

Bouygues bags £36m brace of Southampton contracts

7 Jul 15

Bouygues UK lands contracts worth £36m on Nicholas James Group development in Southampton

One Bedford Avenue

Mace confirmed for £33m London scheme

7 Jul 15

Contractor will build One Bedford Avenue office block close to Tottenham Court Road

Chelsea FC Herzog

Consultants revealed on Chelsea FC's 'gothic stadium'

3 Jul 15

Herzog & de Meuron have unveiled a cathedral-inspired revamp of Stamford Bridge

Intu's Watford shopping centre extension

Bam turns back on £100m mall

3 Jul 15

Exclusive: Contractor fails to agree contract value for Watford shopping centre extension with client Intu

Ruskin Square

Lendlease lands £40m Ruskin Square job in Croydon

2 Jul 15

Lendlease has been named preferred contractor for first of five office buildings at Ruskin Square in Croydon

Herzog and de Meuron - Triangle tower Paris

Green light for Herzog's Paris Triangle

2 Jul 15

Paris authorities approve first skyscraper for nearly 40 years

Insulation

Online poll: A future for retrofit?

29 Jul 15

Will a significant programme of retrofitting homes continue after the government’s cancellation of Green Deal funding? Vote here

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Electrical wiring

T Clarke reaps rewards from booming London

4 Aug 15 | By Louise Dransfield

T Clarke says it has high hopes for the future as it finishes off legacy projects

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Mace maintains tender cost inflation forecast

29 Jul 15 | By Louise Dransfield

Mace’s cost consultancy division maintains tender cost inflation forecast at 4.5%

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Wind turbines

Obama puts renewables incentives in climate change plan

3 Aug 15 | By Tim Clark

US President to tackle climate change with plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions from power plans by 32%

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Finance

Electrical wiring

T Clarke reaps rewards from booming London

4 Aug 15 | By Louise Dransfield

T Clarke says it has high hopes for the future as it finishes off legacy projects

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Wind turbines

Obama puts renewables incentives in climate change plan

3 Aug 15 | By Tim Clark

US President to tackle climate change with plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions from power plans by 32%

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Atkins' super-tall Vietnam tower gets underway

4 Aug 15 | By Louise Dransfield

Construction has begun on Vietnam’s tallest building - Vincom Landmark 81 – in the country’s capital, Ho Chi Minh.

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Nuclear submarine

Problem Faslane jobs push Morgan Sindall to £27m half-year loss

4 Aug 15 | By Tim Clark

Losses on MoD contracts at Faslane Naval Base see contractor fall £27m into the red during first half of 2015

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Rebecca Worthington

Countryside hires former Quintain FD

3 Aug 15 | By Tim Clark

Housebuilder announces appointement of former Quintain finance director Rebecca Worthington

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Galliford Try inks £48.5m Lincolnshire schools deal

28 Jul 15 | By Tim Clark

Contractor to build two secondary schools and six primary schools in north of county

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Brandon Lewis

Housing minister defends social landlord rent changes

31 Jul 15 | By Joey Gardiner

Brandon Lewis speaks exclusively to Building about the government’s pledge to build 275,000 affordable homes

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quintain wembley

Private equity firm Lone Star to buy Quintain for £700m

29 Jul 15 | By Louise Dransfield

Wembley developer Quintain has received a cash offer of £700m from US private equity firm Lone Star

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Construction site

NG Bailey calls for significant changes to careers advice in schools

1 Jul 15 | By Yoosof Farah

Contractor recommends pilot scheme for 500 schools to help end skills crisis

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