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£100M export opportunities for Zanzibar infrastructure

Infrastructure upgrades to Zanzibar, Tanzania, will provide UK exporters with some £100M of opportunities, as UK Export Finance underwrites £373M of financing. The historic road and airport upgrades across Zanzibar will be back by UKEF and UK suppliers are expected to win supply contracts equivalent to more than £100 million

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Steep downturn for construction

The latest figures from S&P Global / CIPS UK Construction PMI® show a steep downturn in activity during June for construction, as a decline in housebuilding reverses workloads. The latest data highlighted not only a reduction in activity, but lesser numbers of new orders soming into the sector. These figures

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Estate regeneration ramps up

Major changes to the Affordable Homes Programme will see regeneration ambitions ramped up as replacement homes will be funded alongside new affordable homes. Homes England is committed to improving housing estates across the country and the change in funding rules will see the agency supporting its partners to replace housing

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HS2 in UK off-site first

HS2 has begun assembling the UK’s first major railway viaduct to be entirely manufactured off-site, in a move that represents a major step forward for viaduct design and promises to boosting safety and efficiency on site. Unlike more traditional viaduct designs, every major element of the 880m long Thame Valley

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Major Magnox contract awarded

A major framework contract, worth some £485M has been awarded to five suppliers as part of the Magnox decommissioning programme. Contractors Costain Ltd, Keltbray Holdings Ltd and the Celadon Alliance a collaboration between Altrad Support Services Ltd, KDC Veolia Decommissioning Services Ltd and NSG Environmental Ltd won the framework contracts

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Winvic progresses A16 highway infrastructure project

Winvic Construction Ltd has commenced its first project under the Lincolnshire County Council highways framework contract; the General Works’ Lot contract is to deliver new infrastructure assets as well as infrastructure improvements across the county over four years. The works to Marsh Lane roundabout on the A16 and works to

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Over a billion generated from Social Value

The third annual Social Value in Construction Benchmarking Report, which analysed nearly 500 construction projects completed in 2022, shows that £1.08bn Social Value was generated from contracts worth a total of £4.57bn. It also found that overall total Social Value return on investment showed an increase of over 4% from

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£700M new build framework announced

A new framework has been launched worth £700M which will see the construction of new social housing. Regional procurement specialist EN:Procure the procurement arm of social housing consortium Efficiency North, has opened the bidding for the next iteration of its Framework for New Build Housing. The latest ‘Gen-4’ version of

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Construction output sees strong rise

Construction output has gained momentum amid the strongest rise in new orders since April 2022. May PMI® data signalled good news for construction firms with an upturn in overall UK construction output. Commercial building and civil engineering activity led the rise with strong performances. Meanwhile, house building remained by far

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