Construction News http://www.construction.co.uk London Construction Pipeline Worth Over £30bn - CITB http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/232516/london-construction-pipeline-worth-over-30bn-citb http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/232516/london-construction-pipeline-worth-over-30bn-citb New research has revealed more than £30 billion worth of construction projects are being carried out in London. Data gathered by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) states as well as majo Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT Council Begins Legal Action Against £200m Liverpool Chinatown Developer http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/232513/council-begins-legal-action-against-200m-liverpool-chinatown-developer http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/232513/council-begins-legal-action-against-200m-liverpool-chinatown-developer Liverpool City Council is taking legal action against a developer due to a stalled £200 million scheme in the city. The New Chinatown development, which plans to create a new urban quarter featuring Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT VolkerFitzpatrick Wins A259 Carriageway Upgrade Contract http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/232515/volkerfitzpatrick-wins-a259-carriageway-upgrade-contract http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/232515/volkerfitzpatrick-wins-a259-carriageway-upgrade-contract VolkerFitzpatrick has won a new carriageway improvements contract with West Sussex County Council. The contractor has been appointed to design and build major upgrades to the A259 north of Littlehamp Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT Work On Chalk Farm Tube Station Upgrade Begins http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/232554/work-on-chalk-farm-tube-station-upgrade-begins http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/232554/work-on-chalk-farm-tube-station-upgrade-begins Work has started on an essential upgrade project at Chalk Farm Tube station in London. The scheme involves replacing two of the station%apos;s lifts one at a time to improve their reliability for customer Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT Railway Upgrade Work To Begin Between Preston And Blackpool http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/232553/railway-upgrade-work-to-begin-between-preston-and-blackpool http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/232553/railway-upgrade-work-to-begin-between-preston-and-blackpool Residents are being invited to find out more information about a railway upgrade scheme between Preston and Blackpool North. The works are part of Network Rail%apos;s £1 billion Great North Rail Project, Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT Businesses %apos;Do Not Support Proposed Wiring Regulations Changes%apos; http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/232543/businesses-do-not-support-proposed-wiring-regulations-changes http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/232543/businesses-do-not-support-proposed-wiring-regulations-changes The majority of electrotechnical businesses do not support a proposed future update to Wiring Regulations, according to a new survey. A study of 544 companies by the Electrical Contractors%apos; Associati Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT Plans Approved For £300m Wrexham Gas Power Station http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/232532/plans-approved-for-300m-wrexham-gas-power-station http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/232532/plans-approved-for-300m-wrexham-gas-power-station Plans have been approved for a £300 million gas-fuelled power station in Wrexham. More than 500 construction jobs are expected to be created by the development, which will be built on Wrexham Industr Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT Mears Workers Continue Strike Action In Manchester http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/232519/mears-workers-continue-strike-action-in-manchester http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/232519/mears-workers-continue-strike-action-in-manchester Workers employed by construction firm Mears are continuing to take strike action against the company in Manchester. A total of 170 staff who work for the contractor and joint venture company, Manches Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT Yorkshire Water Replaces Key Sewer In Kippax http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/232545/yorkshire-water-replaces-key-sewer-in-kippax http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/232545/yorkshire-water-replaces-key-sewer-in-kippax Work on a sewer replacement project in West Yorkshire is now complete. Up to £100,000 has been spent on the scheme in Kippax, which is part of Yorkshire Water%apos;s £3.8 billion investment programme betw Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT Interserve Secures One-Year Contract Extension With Magnox http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/232512/interserve-secures-one-year-contract-extension-with-magnox http://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/232512/interserve-secures-one-year-contract-extension-with-magnox Interserve has secured a one-year contract extension with nuclear decommissioning company, Magnox. The company will provide a range of services across 12 nuclear sites and one hydroelectric plant. K Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT