Day: March 15, 2016

Technology

Welsh Water owner names new chairman

Welsh Water’s parent company, Glas Cymru, has appointed Alastair Lyons as its new chairman from 8 July, succeeding current chairman Robert Ayling. New …

Technology

Warning over public sector bid-rigging danger

John Kirkpatrick, senior director of research, intelligence and advocacy at the Competition & Markets Authority, told Construction News’ sister title LGC that cartels had been found …

Build-Zone Insurance exhibiting at MIPIM UK 2016
Technology

Build-Zone Insurance exhibiting at MIPIM UK 2016

Build-Zone will be exhibiting at MIPIM UK based at London Olympia from the 19th till the 21st of October. Leading providers of structural warranties and …

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Alliance formed for £85m Manchester rail job

The Ordall Chord project will link Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly stations by rail for the first time. It is the largest part of a …

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Cold Showers Aren’t Fun, So Why Go Without Hot Water?

The joy of getting up and enjoying a shower in the morning cannot be overstated. However, the horror of stepping into that blissful shower to …

Employers instructed to support vaping
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Employers instructed to support vaping

New guidance from Public Health England instructs employers to make a clear distinction between tobacco and vaping in their smoking policies. Above: Research suggests vaping …

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Spirotech unveils Euro 2016 installer promotion

Spirotech unveils Euro 2016 installer promotion Published:  15 April, 2016 Spirotech UK is celebrating this year’s Euro Championships in style with the launch of a …

China Hongqiao to Expand Aluminium Production Capacity
Products

China Hongqiao to Expand Aluminium Production Capacity

China Hongqiao Group, the world’s largest aluminium producer has decided to expand its operations and improve overall capacities; a move in stark contrast to the …

Hope Construction Continuing as Normal, Despite Takeover Talks
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Hope Construction Continuing as Normal, Despite Takeover Talks

Although in the process of being purchased by Breedon Aggregates, Hope Construction Materials has made the move to continue growing and solidifying its market brand, …

Rental Property Ladder Becomes Harder to Climb
Facilities Management

Rental Property Ladder Becomes Harder to Climb

Despite increasing market prospects for the property sector as a whole, concerns have been raised as the overall affordability of rental properties; this time, not …