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First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 17 mins ago - 3 reports

Balfour major projects boss joins Morgan Sindall

Morgan Sindall has appointed former Balfour Beatty major projects boss Tony Dixon to run its London business.Dixon replaces Peter Jacobs, who last October announced that he would be taking early retirement.He will report directly to Pat Boyle, who was ... [Published Construction Enquirer - 17 mins ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 21 mins ago - 4 reports

Builder killed in floor collapse

The construction worker killed when a building near the US embassy that was being redeveloped into flats in London partially collapsed has been named as Dainius Rupsys.Police were called to the site, a former US Navy headquarters in Grosvenor Square, ... [Published Wharfvalley - 21 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Anger over Willmott Dixon's 'early-payment' scheme

Contractor’s new scheme requires subcontractors to agree to 65-day payment termsWillmott Dixon’s new ‘early-payment’ scheme requires subcontractors to agree to 65-day payment terms, it has emerged in a move that has provoked anger among critics.This month, ... [Published Building.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Delay to $62bn rail project catches HK government by surprise

Completion of the HK$62.4bn (£4.8bn) Hong Kong section of Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link has been postponed by nearly a year due to construction delays including severe flood damage to a TBM. Hong Kong’s transport secretary Professor Anthony ... [Published Construction Index - 1 hour ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

BAM lands €346m Kiel Canal deal

BAM has won a €346m (£286m) contract to build a fifth lock a Brunsbüttel on the Kiel Canal in Germany. Work will take seven years and be carried out by a joint venture formed by the BAM operating companies Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau, BAM Civiel and ... [Published Construction Index - 1 hour ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

Punj Lloyd climbs on new order worth Rs 32.54 bn

Punj Lloyd, engaged into engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), climbed on Wednesday after the company secured a contract to design and construct infrastructure facilities of Zliten city (Lobya) for approximate cost of LYD 665.71 million, equivalent ... [Published MyIris - 2 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

Temporary hoist shaft led to back-breaking fall

Two construction firms have been fined a total of £75,000 after a worker broke his back falling 4m through a hole in the first floor of a hotel in Aberdeen. Scott Massie, then aged 37, was employed by Riverside Construction (Aberdeen) Ltd, which had been ... [Published Construction Index - 3 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Large wave of project enter Holcim Awards competition

Over 6,000 projects were recently entered into the fourth cycle of the competition which recognizes sustainable construction from 152 countries.The entries will be reviewed for compliance before they’re judged by an independent panel from five regions ... [Published Daily Commercial News - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 16 reports

Indias Construction Equipment Market to Grow at CAGR of 18.52 over 2012-2016

The analysts forecast the Construction Equipment market in India to grow at a CAGR of 18.52 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the ... ... [Published Big News Network - 13 hours ago]
Entities: CAGR, India, Market
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 5 reports

Construction worker killed in building collapse named

The victim of the Grosvenor Square building collapse was a popular and valued member of the team, McGee construction company said.Father-of-two Dainius Rupsys was killed after the second floor of the building in the square collapsed at around 3.45pm on ... [Published itv.com - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 4 reports

Team picked for £1.4bn Sellafield job

Atkins, Mace and Areva selected as the preferred bidder to build plant to process nuclear waste at the Cumbria siteAtkins, Mace and Areva have been selected as the preferred bidder for a £1.4bn nuclear decommissioning job at Sellafield.The A.M.A joint ... [Published Building.co.uk - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 7 reports

Government funds a Balfour Beatty academy to improve UK’s infrastructure skills

Government funds a Balfour Beatty academy to improve UK’s infrastructure skills ... [Published Noodls - Apr 15 2014]

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Mr Sherry added: "The incident involved a piece of machinery that was demolishing a concrete floor slab of around 12 square metres when the floor slab gave way and fell to the next level down."
...Through these programmes, the scope to bring employment to the youth of India is immense." said Mr. Vipin Sondhi, MD & CEO, JCB India. "A 'chhotu' is a helper who cleans the machine and aspires to be an operator one day. We train thousands of such 'Chhotus' across India. Their aspirations take them to even higher levels as many of them are today machine owners."
"Sure it's a setback. But a setback can be a setup for the next round. I've had projects that took years to develop, so I'm patient. A complex, transformational project like this takes time and requires overcoming big obstacles. We'll just keep working. Rupp is a great brand that inspires pride and tradition and through new jobs will bring new life to our city" he said
"But it is her determination to pursue the course set by her father and the passion that drives her commitment to the unification of Africa that has earned her the admiration of many."

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