Construction News

April 2009 - 4 news articles

Darling's ?1bn could help construction jobs


The chancellor Alistair Darling will announce a new £1 billion pound initiative aimed at increasing the number of council houses.It has been reported that government ministers said the plan ...

Nuclear plans offer major employment opportunities


New plans to develop 11 nuclear power plants across England and Wales are set to provide a major boost to the availability of construction jobs.Ministers have outlined plans to deliver a new ...

Training for construction jobs gets green light


The government has announced that 57 new consortiums will teach the Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment C&BE.The qualification is now accessible by almost 80 per cent of young ...

Windfarms could creates thousands of jobs, claims government


Thousands of construction jobs could be created in the production of windfarms, a government minister has claimed.Energy minister Mike O'Brien said: "Thousands of jobs could be created as a ...