Balfour’s £194m Italian job
A Balfour Beatty-led consortium has won a £194m contract to electrify the first section of the Milan-Turin high-speed railway. The contract was won by an Italian rail firm Balfour Beatty bought last December.

Sommerfield goes for Birse
Birse has snapped up a £25m deal to build a regional distribution centre for Sommerfield Property Company at St Helens, Merseyside.

Coventry hospital awarded
Midlands contractor Linford Building has started work on a £3.3m project to build 29 self-contained flats for Bond’s hospital in Coventry.

QS wins Waterloo work
Atkins Faithful & Gould has been appointed by train operator Eurostar to work on the refurbishment of the premier class departure lounge at Waterloo International Terminal in London.

Multibuild comes up on bingo
Contractor Multibuild has landed a £2.5m contract to redevelop a car park into a Gala Bingo club in Coventry.

Shepherd’s £8m school
Shepherd Construction has secured an £8m design-and-build contract for a special-needs school from St Helens council in Merseyside.

Hurstwood bags £1m gym
Hurstwood Group has nabbed a £1m deal to build a gym for LA Fitness in Newark, near Nottingham.

Ibex on the menu
Ibex Interiors, a fit-out contractor has secured a £1.1m contract to refurbish Matsuri, a Japanese restaurant in Holborn, London.

£4.5m house deal for Driver
Driver Construction has secured a £4.8m contract to build 52 dwellings in Milton Keynes, Hertfordshire, for Stevenson Developments.