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Keadby on course

Main contractor Siemens appears to be making solid progress on the £350m reconstruction of Keadby power station in Lincolnshire for energy firm SSE....

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Breathe easy

New evidence that mild steel welding fume can cause lung cancer has added to the growing concern over respiratory disease in the construction industry. Damian Lynes outlines the risks and...

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Into the void

With the capacity to store up to 7,000m3 of rainwater run-off, the new underground attenuation tank at Edinburgh Airport is Scotland’s biggest. David Taylor reports...

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Skeleton crew

The construction sector has the second-highest rate of work-related musculoskeletal disorders of any industry in the UK, according to figures from the Health & Safety Executive. Small wonder then, that...

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Hanson moves Green to MQP

Hanson Contracting managing director Rick Green has moved jobs within the Hanson UK group to take charge of its Leicestershire-based asphalt and quarrying business Midland Quarry Products (MQP)....

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