Ferguson in line for ferry contract

Jim McColl, Scottish businessman and entrepreneur, and owner of Ferguson Marine, Port Glasgow.
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Last commercial shipyard on Clyde preferred bidder for £97m deal

CRH options not Manifold in a downturn

Irish giant might yet have cause to regret big deals

Bouygues lifts telecoms arm profit target

Goal of attaining €300m cost savings next year set to be bettered

Irish builder taps US housing recovery

CRH snaps up glazing company CR Laurence for $1.3bn

HSS Hire issues second profit warning

Rental company downgrades sales and earnings forecasts for 2015

Go-ahead for £4.2bn ‘super sewer’

Estimate of cost to Thames Water customers drops to £20 a year

Bovis boosted by housing market strength

Construction group confident of hitting sales target

UK hit by drop in construction skills

Shortages one of biggest barriers to housebuilding, says industry

Balfour Beatty workman on site at the £559 million University of Birmingham PFI Hospital scheme, awarded to Balfour Beatty’s PFI healthcare vehicle, Consort Healthcare. Construction work is being carried out by Balfour Beatty companies Balfour Beatty Construction and Haden Young, with facilities management to be provided by Haden Building Management.

Balfour Beatty insists turnround on track

Builder says problem UK contracts will be completed in 2016

CRH ready to add to $6.5bn deal binge

Irish group eyes more deals as prepares for biggest integration

Elliott to sell shares in Samsung C&T

Move follows fund’s failure to block takeover of S Korean company

Housebuilders set sights on older buyers

Undersupply of retirement homes leads to jump in construction

Heidelberg / Italcementi: Italian steps

A sound move. But watch the debt

Arrest brings Odebrecht into spotlight

Petrobras crisis hangs over Brazil’s mysterious construction giant

LafargeHolcim launches review of assets

Newly merged group hit by weak second-quarter results

HeidelbergCement takes over Italcementi

€1.7bn deal marks latest round of sector consolidation

New homes top pre-credit crunch highs

New homes agreed breaks 200,000 for first time since 2008

Fresh hurdle for Samsung group merger

Cheil and C&T face threat of damagingly expensive buybacks

Petrobras prosecutors look overseas

Portugal says it will assist Brazil over alleged corruption

Anglo American completes arm’s stake sale

Group completes delayed sale of 50% holding in Lafarge-Tarmac


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