COVID-19 – Building contractors struggling with public sector jobs urged to seek help from local framework experts

Building contractors, specialist sub-contractors and manufacturers throughout the UK are being advised to talk to their regional framework partners as quickly as possible if they are struggling to deliver any public sector works, have seen projects paused or are worried about payment. LHC, the country’s longest running framework provider, is Continue Reading

Kubota Invests in Indian Tractor Manufacturer Escorts Limited

Kubota Invests in Indian Tractor Manufacturer Escorts Limited — Accelerating its Business in the World’s Largest Tractor Market — Kubota Corporation (Headquarters: Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Japan; President and Representative Director: Yuichi Kitao; hereinafter, “Kubota”) announced today that it will invest in an Indian leading tractor manufacturer, Escorts Limited (Headquarters: India, Chairman Continue Reading

TfL suspends Crossrail work

Transport for London is suspending what is left to be done on the already long-delayed Crossrail project until the coronavirus pandemic subsides. While the government has said it is acceptable for construction to continue, if sites can observe Public Health England social distancing and hygiene advice, mayor of London Sadiq Continue Reading

Mott MacDonald announces new strategic partnership with 3D Repo

Mott MacDonald Ventures, the investment arm of global management, engineering and development consultancy Mott MacDonald, has announced a new strategic partnership with 3D Repo, pioneers of cloud-based design collaboration for building information modelling (BIM). The partnership follows a recent £2.3m A-series investment round in 3D Repo led by The Ingenious Continue Reading