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Warden Construction to build student flats in Sheffield, UK
Warden Construction has been selected by residential developer Fraser Morgan as the main contractor for the construction of a student accommodation scheme in Sheffield.
University of Cambridge contracts Bouygues UK to build physics lab
The University of Cambridge has awarded a £250m contract to Bouygues UK to construct the Cavendish III physics laboratory and a shared facilities hub.
BESIX Group and partners to build a tower in Morocco
A consortium comprising Belgian construction firm BESIX Group, Six Construct and TGCC has received a contract to design and build the 250m-tall Bank of Africa Tower in Morocco.
ZÜBLIN Timber secures Gare Maritime construction contract
German construction company Züblin’s subsidiary ZÜBLIN Timber has received a contract from CFE Bouw Vlaanderen for BIM.5D design and timber construction at Gare Maritime in Brussels, Belgium.
September’s top news stories
Columbia Property Trust and Normandy Real Estate Partners agreed to develop a $300m office building in the US, and Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France won a contract from Emerige to renovate 17 Boulevard Morland in Paris for €146m. Designbuild-network.com wraps up the key news headlines from September 2018.
University of Tennessee begins construction on new engineering facility
The University of Tennessee in the US has started construction work on its new $129m engineering facility.
Willmott Dixon receives £38m leisure centre contract
Willmott Dixon has received a £38m contract from Winchester City Council to construct a sport and leisure centre at Bar End in Winchester, Hampshire.
Carmel and Aegis get contract for Australia’s Joondalup project
Property developer Carmel Group and Aegis Aged Care Group are to undertake an A$100m ($71.70m) multi-generational development at the former Joondalup Basketball Stadium site in Australia.
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