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UK targets Swedish market for construction sector growth

Comments Off | 09-25-2013

Business Secretary confirmed the signing of 2 new construction contracts in Sweden with an order value of nearly £30 million
British businesses in the construction sector were given a boost today when the Business Secretary Vince Cable confirmed the signing of 2 new contracts in Sweden with an order value of nearly £30 million.
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£109 billion of future government construction opportunities up for grabs

Comments Off | 08-20-2013

Updated information has been published on proposed government construction projects through to 2020 and beyond.
Information on opportunities to win future government construction contracts worth more than £109 billion will help suppliers to plan ahead, invest in and grow their businesses, Cabinet Office Minister Chloë Smith said today.
Industry can use the forward-looking information – published on

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Engineers lobby UK govt. for reaffirming planned investment in Green Investment Bank and UK’s Infrastructure

Comments Off | 06-21-2010

On Monday, Engineers in the UK advised George Osborne, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, to use Tuesday’s emergency budget to ensure the government’s planned Investment commitment in the Green Investment Bank is reaffirmed. The engineers requested the Chancellor to offer government commitment and assurance that the Bank will attract the vital investment required in the

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UK DECC and One North East provide £7.3 million funding to INEOS Bio to develop state of the art bioethanol plant

Comments Off | 06-21-2010

The UK department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and One North East, said they had awarded INEOS Bio, a biofuels technology developer, about £7.3 million in funding for the development of an advanced, state-of-the-art, waste-to-bioethanol plant to be located in the Tees Valley. INEOS Bios said the 3MW plant that is scheduled for construction

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Goodman Group sets up co-investment deals with CBRE worth A$1.3 billion for development in the UK

Comments Off | 06-15-2010

The Australian company, Goodman Group, announced it has set up two new relationships with CBRE Realty Trust in the UK and Europe worth A$ 1.3 billion. The co-investment vehicles are expected to invest in pre-committed logistics development opportunities to be sourced via Goodman and funded on an 80/20 basis, with CB Richard Ellis Realty (CBRE)

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UK Commercial Property Trust takeovers F&C Property Trust for £1.6 billion to create UK’s sixth largest property firm

Comments Off | 06-13-2010

In a deal that will see the creation of the UK’s 6th biggest publicly listed Property company, the UK Commercial Property Trust (UKCPT) successfully staked a takeover of F&C Commercial Property Trust (FCTP) in a deal worth £1.6 billion. This acquisition by UKCPT comes in the wake of its April sale of its 16.5% FCPT

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Hitachi on acquisitions spree worldwide after $11 billion infrastructure deal with the UK govt.

Comments Off | 06-13-2010

Acknowledging that some changes to an $11 billion deal with the UK government might be made, Japanese Company, Hitachi, said today that it still hopes to win the order for the large train project in Britain. Reports that the train project may be nullified or delayed by Britain have recently put the company’s shares under

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Construction industry in UK

Comments Off | 05-16-2010

The construction sector in the UK is made up of; infrastructure, repair and maintenance, public and private housing, non residential public property such as schools and Hospitals and other public amenities, industrial such as factories and processing plants and the commercial construction sector. Almost a third of new jobs in this industry in the UK

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