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Carillion wins £126m job to speed-up M6

05/01/2012

Carillion has been chosen to carry out £126m of work to transform a section of the M6 in Birmingham to a managed motorway.

Carillion to start M6 job in June

04/04/2012

Carillion has got a definite start date for its £105m managed motorway contract on the M6 in Birmingham.

Work to start on £50m link road

02/10/2012

Doncaster county council is set to sign a contract with Carillion to build an important link road between the city’s Robin Hood Airport and the M18 motorway.

Carillion lands £18m link road

15/10/2012

Doncaster county council has confirmed that Carillion will build an important link road between the city’s Robin Hood Airport and the M18 motorway.

Yotta to survey M40 for Carillion

07/08/2013

Highways technology firm Yotta DCL has won a contract to provide surveys for Carillion on the M40.

Tinsley Link road job goes to Carillion

29/08/2013

Carillion has been awarded the Tinsley Link road job after seeing its £11 million bid accepted by Sheffield Council.

Work starts on £56m link road

15/10/2013

Construction work started this week on the £56m Finningley and Rossington Regeneration Route Scheme (FARRRS).

Carillion wins £7.5m safety scheme

15/10/2013

The Highways Agency has awarded a £7.5m design and build contract to Carillion to improve safety at the A1 Elkesley junction with Jockey Lane.

Carillion wins M6 construction contract

31/10/2013

Carillion has been awarded a £70.5 million construction contract for a smart motorway scheme on the M6 in Staffordshire.

Apprentices join Carillion

19/02/2014

Three civil engineering apprentices will work on two major road projects on behalf of Carillion.

Four contractors to work on £184m smart motorway project

19/06/2014

Costain is one of four contractors that have been selected to deliver an upgrade to the M60 and M62 motorways on behalf of the Highways Agency.

Balfour Beatty and Carillion in merger talks

25/07/2014

Balfour Beatty and Carillion have revealed that they are in talks over a possible merger.

Balfour Beatty and Carillion end merger talks

31/07/2014

Balfour Beatty has terminated discussions with Carillion over a possible merger deal.

New Carillion merger approach rejected by Balfour Beatty

11/08/2014

Balfour Beatty has rejected a revised approach from Carillion over a possible merger deal.

Carillion makes improved merger offer for Balfour Beatty

19/08/2014

Carillion has made an improved merger offer to Balfour Beatty that would see the company retain a 58.268% share of any combined business.

UPDATE: Carillion walk away after latest merger offer is rejected by Balfour

20/08/2014

The board of Balfour Beatty has rejected Carillion’s latest merger offer leading the construction services company to announce that it is no longer pursuing a deal.

Smart motorways investment for England announced

22/07/2015

Highways England has today appointed six joint-venture companies to design and build 10 smart motorways across England as part of a £1.5 billion investment.

JV wins £292m A14 upgrade scheme

21/09/2015

A Balfour Beatty/Carillion joint venture has been selected to deliver a £292 million construction package to upgrade the A14 between Swavesey and Milton as part of the wider A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme.

New ICE learning centre receives industry support

09/12/2015

Seven leading contractors and consultants have joined forces with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) to help fund a new state-of-the-art engineering exhibition and learning centre.

Tarmac takes on 45 ex-Carillion staff to drive highways projects

01/03/2018

Tarmac has so far taken on 45 former employees of the failed construction and outsourcing giant Carillion, including two apprentices, and is encouraging others to apply for work.

Galliford Try looks to drive highways growth with ex-Carillion men

06/03/2018

Galliford Try has appointed two former Carillion senior managers as it drives for growth with a focus on its highways business.

More Carillion redundancies announced but 11,000 jobs now saved

24/04/2018

The total number of people made redundant through the liquidation of outsourcing and infrastructure giant Carillion has reached 2,221, although 11,093 jobs have been saved.

Egis returns to M40 after snapping up Carillion work

26/04/2018

France-based international engineering group Egis has taken over Carillion’s operations and maintenance contract for the M40.

Mr Brown goes to...Tarmac

03/05/2018

Tarmac has bolstered its contracting senior management team with the appointment former Carillion MD of Andy Brown as director, Tarmac Infrstructure.

Carillion: MPs slam Government, directors and auditors

16/05/2018

MPs have accused the Government of lacking ‘the decisiveness or bravery’ to address the failures in corporate regulation that allowed Carillion to collapse as a result of the ‘recklessness, hubris and greed’ of its directors.

Carillion collapse to cost taxpayer £148m, NAO says

07/06/2018

The liquidation of Carillion will cost UK taxpayers an estimated £148m, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said, excluding around £2.6bn pension liabilities and losses by the firm’s non-government creditors.

Leeds awards Eastern Orbital work to Balfour after Carillion fall

07/06/2018

Leeds City Council has awarded Balfour Beatty a contact to deliver the first two phases of the East Leeds Orbital Road (ELOR) after Carillion was originally lined up for the job.

MPs slam Govt on outsourcing and call for PFI halt

09/07/2018

MPs have criticised the Government’s approach to outsourcing, accusing it of having a ‘preoccupation with cost’ while being unable to show it provides 'better services for less money.

Carillion contracts handover complete

07/08/2018

New providers have been found for the final Carillion contracts, the Insolvency Service has announced, signalling the end of the first phase of the largest trading liquidation in UK history.

The Big Interview: A room with a different view

04/10/2018

Dominic Browne interviews Duncan Elliott, who joined Galliford Try as managing director of the highways business unit within its infrastructure division in March.

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