Groundworks contractor in administration

Midlands-based groundworks specialist PGC Contractors Ltd is in administration. Insolvency specialist Ninos Koumettou of Alexander Lawson Jacobs was appointed administrator on 17 July. PGC Contractors has been in operation for 18 years. According to its website, it was turning over £8-10m a year from 11 clients, including Vinci, Tolent, Kier, Continue Reading

Crane crash causes delays

A mobile crane crashed in to a concrete barrier on London’s M25 in the UK over the weekend closing it down for a short period. The incident occurred on the orbital highway’s anti-clockwise direction between Junction eight and nine in Surrey. The crane a five axle Grove GMK250 is owned Continue Reading

Silverdale wound up with 26 jobs lost

Staffordshire-based bathroom products supplier Silverdale has been wound up with the loss of 26 jobs after administrators failed to find a buyer for the business. Matt Ingram, who ,last month was appointed joint administrator of the Newcastle-under-Lyme business with fellow Duff & Phelps colleague John Whitfield, said he regretted having Continue Reading