This week’s Construction and Infrastructure News:
Welsh Water has opened bidding for £330m programme of emergency and planned pressurised pipeline work over a seven-year period. The present plan is for each region to be broken down into three lots based on the complexity of the project with three firms being selected for each lot.
Plans have been submitted for Manchester’s tallest tower. It will comprise of four towers with a range from 37-storeys to 64-storeys high, overshadowing Manchester’s present tallest building the Beetham Tower at 47-storeys. Subject to planning, construction work could begin this autumn with a completion date of 2020.
The JV between Interserve Construction and Doosan Enpure has won a £37m contract to increase treatment capacity at Horsley, Northumberland. Construction will start this summer and estimated to take approximately two and a half years to complete.
Also, this week, to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th Birthday, more than 240 British businesses have been awarded a Queen’s Award. Among the winners is JCB and Wates who have won three awards both for Innovation and International Trade, making a total of 30 awards they have won since 1969. The full list of winners can be viewed here.
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