Day: August 24, 2020

M Sport Evaluation Centre (MEC) Progress Continues
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M Sport Evaluation Centre (MEC) Progress Continues

Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic progress on M-Sport’s state-of-the-art Evaluation Centre continues at pace. Following an initial 6-week closure of the site, works …

PLANNING GRANTED FOR MULTI-MILLION-POUND NOTTINGHAM GUILDHALL DEVELOPMENT
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PLANNING GRANTED FOR MULTI-MILLION-POUND NOTTINGHAM GUILDHALL DEVELOPMENT

PLANNING permission has been granted by Nottingham City Council for the highly anticipated multi-million-pound development of Nottingham’s Guildhall, which brings the currently vacant building into …

CARBON, CONSTRUCTION AND THE CLIMATE CRISIS: WHAT ROLE DOES PROCUREMENT PLAY?
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CARBON, CONSTRUCTION AND THE CLIMATE CRISIS: WHAT ROLE DOES PROCUREMENT PLAY?

IN ORDER to stand any chance of meeting the UK government’s targets, 100 per cent of all new buildings must be designed to be zero-carbon …

UK recession - outlook for the construction industry
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UK recession – outlook for the construction industry

Marco Verdonkschot, Managing Director at IronmongeryDirect & ElectricalDirect, has commented on the latest furlough figures for the construction industry:   “This morning, the Office for National …

Castleforge move into Hotel Investment with appointment of Marriott’s Matt Lederer
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Castleforge move into Hotel Investment with appointment of Marriott’s Matt Lederer

PROPERTY investment firm Castleforge Partners announced its entrance into the hospitality sector today (20th August) with the major new hire of Matt Lederer from Marriott …

FORMER B&Q BOSS INVESTS IN SQUARE DRILL START-UP
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FORMER B&Q BOSS INVESTS IN SQUARE DRILL START-UP

Jim Hodkinson, former CEO of B&Q, has become a major investor and the first Chairman of London-based start-up Genius IP, maker of Quadsaw, the world’s …

Funding Secured for Historic Building Transformation
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Funding Secured for Historic Building Transformation

The redevelopment of a historic Newcastle building into a new hub for engineering and innovation is being supported by a new funding. The grade II*-listed …

CEMEX Broadens Product Range
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CEMEX Broadens Product Range

Building materials supplier CEMEX has expanded its mortar range by adding 25kg bagged options to two of its dry mixes, in order to provide customers …