Day: December 6, 2016

Contractor fined £144k after roof fall
Technology

Contractor fined £144k after roof fall

Hertfordshire construction firm Montway has been fined £144,000 after a Romanian labourer was seriously injured when he fell off a roof during demolition work. Southwark …

New body launches in UK to bring professionalism to multi home rental sector
Technology

New body launches in UK to bring professionalism to multi home rental sector

With the residential rental sector attracting more investors than ever before the first cross-industry organisation dedicated to driving the professionalism in the sector has been …

Technology

California Energy Crisis 2: The Return

John Dizard looks forward to the summer release of a remake of the state’s 2001 power crisis ©AFP Just to add a little extra to …

House-builders keep Bateman busy
Technology

House-builders keep Bateman busy

East Anglian civils contractor Bateman Groundworks has won contracts worth £12.5m with major house-builders on three developments in Norfolk. Above: Bateman Groundworks on site Bateman …

Technology

NHS Foundation Trust fined over patient death

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust has been fined for safety failings after a patient drowned during a canoeing activity event. Mansoor Elahi, 31, from Rochdale …

Technology

Shetland energy not sunny prospect it was

©Laggan-Tormore The Laggan-Tormore project, west of the Shetlands, could help revive the UK’s hydrocarbons sector For the storm-hit oil and gas sector, the UK’s northern …

Technology

Travel Counsellors to Invest £21m in 2017

Manchester-based independent travel company Travel Counsellors is set to invest £21 million in business operations next year to support its network of agents and boost …

Surrey Local Authorities Agree 10 Year Amey Contract
Facilities Management

Surrey Local Authorities Agree 10 Year Amey Contract

Four local authorities in Surrey have agreed a 10-year joint waste contract with Amey. The contract for Surrey Heath, Elmbridge, Mole Valley and Woking councils …

Civil Engineering

Amec Foster Wheeler Coming to End of BP’s Forties Pipeline

Amec Foster Wheeler has announced that work is nearing completion on a major new refrigeration plant at BP’s Grangemouth site that will help maintain efficient …

Developers

Redrow Chief Criticises Environmental Rules

Redrow chief John Tutte has hit out at environmental rules, saying they slow up work on new homes. Tutte explained that companies such as Redrow …