Construction News

January 2009 - 4 news articles

Govt offers car industry lifeline


The government has offered to guarantee £2.3 billion of loans for the British car industry.The announcement follows severe job cuts at manufacturing plants across the country.Employment ...

Freelance contractors predict successful 2009


Freelance contractors predict a positive 2009 with nearly half saying they are comfortable with their current contracts, a survey has found.The study by Watford-based service solutions provider JSA, ...

CIC: Still lots of construction work available


The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has said the building sector still has lots of work available.Its chief executive said the certainty of some projects, such as development work on the Olympic ...

PM wants 100,000 new jobs


Gordon Brown has said he wants to create 100,000 new jobs.He told the Observer the total could be reached by improving rail lines, carrying out school repairs and installing new high-speed ...