Construction News

April 2009 - 4 news articles


Darling's ?1bn could help construction jobs

21/04/2009

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

16/04/2009

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

09/04/2009

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

01/04/2009

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 ...