A computer generated image of how the Gateshead energy centre will look

Landmark buildings among the first to be supplied from new energy centre in Gateshead

Gas powered station in Gatehead will provide low cost electricity to landmark buildings

Balfour Beatty workers

Balfour Beatty dispose of Parsons Brinckerhoff in $1.35bn deal

Balfour Beatty bought the consultancy, which has Newcastle and Middlesbrough bases, for $626m in 2009

Artist's impression of the state-of-the-art Boho Five business unit at Middlehaven

Digital firms to be 'incubated' at new Boho building in Middlesbrough

Boho Five set to further grow its reputation of Middlesbrough's Boho Zone with the new £4m building

Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty rejects third Carillion advance as deadline looms

The Board of Balfour Beatty say Carillion's revised proposals fail to address concerns about downsizing and the sale of Parsons Brinckerhoff

Carillion worker

Carillion forced into embarrassing clarification of merger proposals

The construction firm says its claimed £1.5bn savings have not been audited

Steve Marshall, executive chairman of Balfour Beatty

Baflour Beatty reject further Carillion merger proposals

Balfour Beatty says the proposals from Carillion would involve reducing its revenue by up to two thirds

Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty rejects two merger proposals from rival Carillion

Construction and engineering giant Balfour Beatty's lay out reasons for Carillion proposals rejection

Balfour Beatty

Construction giants Carillion and Balfour Beatty end merger talks

Merger talks have come to swift halt between Carillion and Balfour Beatty amid a dispute over a subsidiary's sale

Carillion Energy Services

Construction companies Carillion and Balfour Beatty confirm merger talks

The two major construction companies with bases across the region are discussing a potential merger

Parsons Brinckerhoff Holdings

Parsons Brinckerhoff Holdings reports loss

A Newcastle-based investment holding company has reported a loss of £756,000 for the year ending December 31, 2012

Petrol station

Biodiesel to fuel North jobs

A NEW biodiesel production plant could be built in North Tyneside if a multi-million pound scheme from a Yorkshire developer goes ahead.

Leading firms set a great example

IT IS fantastic to see the Fastest 50 hit its landmark tenth year celebrating the success of the North-East.

Designs offering a whole new learning experience

CREATIVE specialist in the built environment Waring and Netts has worked on design projects for seven PFI schools in Gateshead, four of which reached completion this summer.

It's not just buildings, this is changing lives

LAW firm Watson Burton’s corporate and banking departments are advising the Newcastle division of global engineering consultancy Parsons Brinckerhoff on the £200m Newcastle Building Schools for the Future project.

Legal expertise leaves its mark on region

Watson Burton law firm is leading the way in supporting the construction and property industries in the North.

Lawyers on winning team for hospital job

  • NHS

Tyneside law firm Watson Burton has been involved in closing a Private Finance Initiative for two major hospitals in Scotland.

'We're running out of power'

An expert warned yesterday that the lights will go out if planning rules are not changed to speed up the building of power stations and windfarms.

Consultants work in partnership with council

King Sturge has been appointed by Darlington Borough Council as their preferred property consultant.


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