Four in running for £450m highways contract


Four bidders are in the running for a £450 million highways contract with Gloucestershire County Council.

Contracts round-up


BAM Nuttall, Costain, Interserve and Tarmac are chasing a £2.8 million deal with the Highways Agency for improvements to junction 10 of the M42. A decision is imminent with Amey expected to oversee work for the Agency.

Shortlisted bidders for A9 design contracts revealed


Transport Scotland has announced the shortlisted companies being invited to bid for three large A9 design contracts.

NMC secures £3.5m of new contracts in Yorkshire


North Midland Construction (NMC) is working on a number of highways improvements in Yorkshire after securing new contracts that have a combined value in excess of £3.5 million.

Shortlist for Forth bridges operating contract announced


Three companies have reached the pre-qualification stage of the Forth bridges operating contract-tendering process.

Apprenticeship targets form part of transport and skills strategy


Targets for the creation of new apprenticeships will be written into contracts as the government sets out to deliver on its ambition for 30,000 apprenticeships in the road and rail sector by 2020.

56,000 construction professionals needed by 2020


More than 50,000 construction professionals, including 15,000 in the roads sector, are needed to deliver key infrastructure projects.  

Through the bad times and the good


Neil Gibson, first vice president of council directors’ body ADEPT gives his views on what makes successful partnerships between local authorities and suppliers.

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