Highways England announces £8.7bn of contract awards

Highways England today revealed the 13 contractors who have won a total of £8.7bn of contracts, spread across 18 work packages. The list is headed by Balfour Beatty, Costain, Galliford Try, Taylor Woodrow, Skanksa, Bam Nuttall & Kier who share the largest packages of work – Lots 4-8, where each work package exceeds £100m.

Free Guest Passes to the Project Controls Expo 2017

Not long now until this year’s Project Controls Expo on Thursday 16th November, at Arsenal’s Emirates stadium in North London.   ‘The largest international Project Controls event featuring Expert international speakers presenting MasterClass sessions, Case studies, Technical presentations, SME (Subject Matter Expert) Panels, Back to Basics sessions, Megaprojects sessions along with Partner showcase and a Project Controls […]

Project Controls Expos and Conferences – dates for your diaries

        It’s that time of year again, when the biggest annual UK Project Controls conferences and expos are held over the summer / autumn months. These industry-leading events are not only highly educational and important to keep abreast of the latest practices and projects, but they’re also valuable networking events, so we’ve […]

Business and pleasure at the Project Controls Expo 2015!

      We had a great day on Tuesday at the Project Controls Expo, held at the fantastic Emirates stadium. This event was a great opportunity to network and meet some new faces, as well as a chance to catch up with old acquaintances over an evening drinks reception and dinner.

Aecom acquires URS for £2.3bn

Aecom has announced it will pay £2.3bn to acquire fellow US engineering giant URS. The deal which is expected to close in October will create a combined company with £11.1bn in annual sales and more than 95,000 employees. Aecom and URS are both based in California however have a significant UK presence after Aecom acquired […]

Another successful NEC3 Conference

Yesterday Technology Resourcing joined GMH Planning and other corporate sponsors at the 4th annual NEC3 People Conference ‘from Procurement to Close Out’.  The event was hosted by Glenn Hide at K&L Gates offices in Central London and was a resounding success. Over 150 senior delegates attended insightful presentations and animated break out sessions led by highly regarded Project […]

Christmas contractor payroll deadlines


Please see below for our payroll timetable, which accommodates for the Christmas and New Year period.     For week ending 15th December 2013: payroll as normal For week ending 22nd December 2013: timesheets have to be in and authorised by 9am on Friday 20th December 2013 for payment on Monday 30th December 2013

UK Top 100 Construction Contractors (Aug ’12 – July ’13)

An interesting read… Over the past 12 months: Laing O’Rourke top the tables for Civils contracts won (£1,239m), Kier is top for Buildings contracts (£1,274m), and Balfour Beatty comes in at #1 across the board winning £1,633m of contracts over the past year. The full league table showing the Top 100 can be found here

Primavera 30th Anniversary

Congratulations to the founders of Primavera (Joel Koppelman and Dick Faris) on celebrating their 30th anniversary this month. Primavera was founded in Pennsylvania in 1983, growing to over 600 employees and about US$200m revenue before being acquired by Oracle in 2009. You can read more about this amazing success story on their dedicated Primavera 30th Anniversary […]

Christmas contractor payroll deadlines


Please see below for our payroll timetable, which accommodates for the Christmas and New Year period. For week ending 14th December 2012: payroll as normal For week ending 21st December 2012: timesheets have to be in and authorised by 9am on Sunday 23rd December 2012 for payment on Friday 28th December 2012