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Five in the running for £ 1.9 billion road deals for Lower Thames Crossing

The following bidders are invited to submit bids: Kent Roads (Lot 1 – £ 600m) BFV-JV; consisting of BAM Nuttall, Ferrovial Construction (UK) Ltd and VINCI Construction Grands Projets Costain Kier Eiffage (KEJV); consisting of Kier Highways and Eiffage Génie Civil Skanska Construction UK Roads north of the Thames (Lot 2 – £ 1.3bn) Balfour …

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Three bricks fall through the stairwell on the St. Modwen Homes site

North Somerset Magistrates’ Court heard three bricklayers fall about 2.5 meters on a concrete floor on July 18, 2018, sustaining serious injuries ranging from a broken back to a broken sternum to a swollen knee. The three workers fell through a makeshift staircase cover that gave way under them because it was not properly installed. …

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Henry Construction to build £ 32 million resi program in Ealing

The move follows a £ 19 million financing deal with specialist real estate development financier Maslow Capital to support Henry, who acts as a developer and contractor. The project on Greenford Road comprises a partly 14-story, partly 5-story and partly 3-story residential building with 83 apartments. The redesign of the site includes the demolition of …

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Jetpack launched for construction sites that are difficult to access

Maverick Aviation experts believe their jetpack can replace costly helicopter deployments and time-consuming traditional inspections in inaccessible locations. The jetpack is the brainchild of Hollywood animatronics expert Matt Denton and Royal Navy Commander Antony Quinn. It uses a unique Vertical Takeoff and Landing System (VTOL) and is designed for hands-free operation, allowing people to fly …

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