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Westfield Shopping Centre

Mayor approves £1bn Westfield London expansion plan

The scheme will feature a 230,000 sq ft John Lewis store and 1,347 new homes; the development will create 6,700 permanent jobs.
Destined for bigger things?

Could Nick Pollard be Balfour Beatty's next CEO?

Following Andrew McNaughton's resignation in May, the Head of UK Construction has been tipped by some for the top job, as the company considers an internal appointment
Balfour signs on for Heathrow works

Balfour Beatty wins 180m of Heathrow airport work

Over a three-year period, the company will maintain and upgrade Terminals 1, 2 and 4 as one of Heathrow's four frameworks, part of a total investment package of £1.5 billion.
A 435-room hotel will be built near the Burj al Arab hotel

Carillion Middle-East businesses awarded contracts worth more than £400 million

The British company and its Dubai-based joint venture business, Al Futtaim Carillion have won or been selected as preferred bidder for several projects in the region including two luxury hotels worth approximately £300m
Charlotte Area Transit System

Balfour Beatty wins additional £78m North Carolina rail contract

The 9.3 mile Blue Line extension in Charlotte, NC, is in addition to the £63m (US$106m) million civils contract won in February for the Blue Line Capacity Expansion Project
Current Hope apprentices on site

Hope Construction Materials launches Apprenticeship Academy

Four apprentices will be given the opportunity for flexible development throughout the business and a chance to enter the industry at a buoyant time
Employment up in 39 states plus DC from a year ago

Construction employment up in majority of American states

Construction employment increased in 39 states and DC from a year ago and in 29 states and DC from March to April as "fragile" recovery continues
Marcelino Fernandez Verdes

Incoming Leighton CEO promises cost-cutting measures

Marcelino Fernandez Verdes, who also heads up Hochtief, told Leighton's annual general meeting that management was in the midst of a thorough review of the company in an attempt to simplify its operations and improve efficiencies
Anaheim Convention Center

Turner Construction Company to manage $180m Anaheim Convention Center expansion

Turner will work in a design-build partnership with architect Populous to add 200,000 square feet of flexible, multi-use space to the West Coast's largest convention centre


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