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Supply chain event for £4.5bn Smart motorways plan

Highways England is planning to hold a supply chain briefing day this month to detail plans for its new Smart Motorway Alliance. The roads agency hopes its new alliance set-up with three key contractors...

7th August 2020

Major office park development next to The Mall at Cribbs Causeway given green light

Plans for a major eco-friendly office park scheme in Bristol have been given the go ahead. Property developer Baylis Estates has received planning consent for Jupiter Park - a 56,000 sq ft office development...

6th August 2020

The £120m train station for South Wales at the heart of a new business district for 6,000 workers

Plans for a new £120m mainline train station between Cardiff and Newport, at the heart of a 900,000 sq ft business district supporting up to 6,000 jobs, will be submitted later this year. It...

5th August 2020

Laing O’Rourke wins £123m sewage works upgrade

The three-year upgrade, due to start early next year, is the first major contract awarded under Thames Water’s AMP7 schedule. Laing O’Rourke will build a completely new inlet works and extend aeration lanes and settlement tanks.  Beckton will also be prepared...

3rd August 2020

COVID COURSE LAUNCHED FOR CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

A new course for safe working in the construction industry has been launched by industry specialists. CovCert is an online programme designed to provide employees with an understanding of how to work safely to...

29th July 2020

Covid-19 awareness through education. An accredited course for all industries, creating safe workspaces for all.

The COVID-19 Safe Working presentations are aimed at employees who are returning to work on construction sites, shops, offices, factories etc. following closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as an induction by...

15th July 2020

Galliford Try confident of strong Covid recovery

Galliford Try issued an upbeat trading statement to the City today despite Covid-19 causing operating losses of 5%. The contractor is well capitalised with £195m of cash in the bank following the sale of...

15th July 2020

COVID-19 : Sphere Solutions Ltd

Business Update Sphere Solutions have put every possible measure in place to support all of our clients and candidates during the recent COVID-19 pandemic. We are following the guidance issued by the UK government, to...

17th March 2020

Happy 15th Birthday - Sphere

I set the goal of creating a company that could provide quality recruitment solutions to the construction sector. It was a big idea, but we had the backing of the people around us to...

24th January 2020

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