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URS to rebrand as Aecom after £2.3bn mega merger

28 November 2014| By Joey Gardiner

Combined firm also reveals top management team and plan to help finance UK schemes

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Editor's view

Sarah Richardson

Coming soon

28 November 2014| By Sarah Richardson

George Osborne’s Autumn Statement is unlikely to be a blockbuster, but there will be plenty for the sector to look out for

Buildings

Magdalen College Library

Magdalen College Library: The great unknowns

26 November 2014| By Ike Ijeh

Refurbishment projects are infamous for their unforeseen difficulties - like the 100 bodies that had to be dug out of the ground before work could begin on the renovation of Magdalen College Library

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Industry opinion

Peter Hibberd

Procurement: New tricks?

28 November 2014| By Peter Hibberd 

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Hansom: Hit and miss

28 November 2014| By Joseph Aloysius Hansom

Tony Bingham

JCT Povey lecture: The bumf machine

28 November 2014| By Tony Bingham

Jack Pringle

Building without prejudice

27 November 2014| By Jack Pringle

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Data

Aecom Indices

Cost update Q3 2014

27 November 2014| By Michael Hubbard

Construction output rises 3.5% year-on-year, with new housing construction still a prominent reason for increases in output and materials price inflation

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Analysis

Steve Morriss

Interview: Steve Morriss

28 November 2014| By Joey Gardiner

The £2.3bn merger of US engineering giant Aecom with rival URS made it the UK’s second largest consultant. But where does it go from here and what does the merger mean for the UK? To find out, Building talked to Aecom’s EMEA boss Steve Morriss

Bricks

The cost of training an industry

28 November 2014| By Joey Gardiner

Criticised for its complexity, the CITB is reforming its method for levying the funds it uses to subsidise industry training. The streamlined plans will see some employees paying less, but for others, it could mean a larger bill.

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