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Report shows cost still high for contractors

Delays between material price falling and build costs reducing is leading to soaring costs for contractors according to a new report released by Southern Construction Framework (SCF). According to SCF’s research, during Q2, building costs increased by an average of three per cent when compared to the previous quarter. An

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New Scottish wind farm powers up

Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK has begun work at North Kyle Wind Farm in East Ayrshire, a 49-turbine wind farm with the capacity to power more than 160,000 households. The £300M scheme near Dalmellington is located on and around the former Chalmerston and House of Water coal mining sites. First

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Pick Everard lands £1.6Bn NHS framework

Pick Everard has been appointed to NHS Shared Business Services new £1.6bn framework agreement. Operating across a four-year term, the move will see the firm deliver each of its core services and more across ten lots of the NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) Healthcare Planning, Construction Consultancy & Ancillary

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Strong supply chain delivers big community benefits

A strong relationship with local supply chain partners is enabling Henry Boot Construction to deliver bigger and better benefits to the communities in which it works. Henry Boot Construction has always worked seamlessly with its supply chain to deliver high-quality projects and keep programmes running effectively. But over the last

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New prison to be built on former Rainsbrook site

The former Rainsbrook Secure Training Centre is set to reopen as a Category C men’s prison, in the latest of a string of measures to boost jail capacity, Prisons Minister Damian Hinds has recently announced. The refurbishment of the Rainsbrook site will create up to 131 new prison places –

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Start date for major overhaul of Plymouth flood defence barrier

The Environment Agency’s major £3m repair and maintenance project of Plymouth’s lock gates is due to start in September. Work is set to start in September 2023 on a major £3m repair and maintenance project for Plymouth’s lock gates. They form a key part of the city’s coastal defences, protecting

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Supply chain confirmed for £10Bn SSEN framework

SSEN Transmission has confirmed a number of contractors have been appointed to its supply chain as part of the ‘Pathway to 2030’ project. The appointed partners will help deliver critical contracts for 2030 Scottish electricity onshore transmission network plans. The new transmission infrastructure will help to secure the county’s future

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£17M Sellafield earthworks contract awarded

The Programme and Project Partners at Sellafield have confirmed Keltbray has secured the contract to deliver a major earthworks package. Keltbray, a leading specialist construction engineering and infrastructure services provider, has secured the contract, which will see the company deliver a development platform in preparation for the follow-on construction of

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Hornsea Four given go ahead

The Hornsea Project Four Offshore Wind Farm application has been granted development consent by the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero. The application involves the development of the Hornsea Project Four offshore wind farm. This is within the western area of the former Hornsea known as Zone

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