Engineering Specialists Press PwC And Government On Carillion Collapse

Trade bodies ECA and BESA have pressed Carillion liquidators PwC to provide greater certainty to private sector contractors over the outstanding cash owed by the fallen construction giant. PwC’s David Kelly confirmed they and Carillion will provide suppliers with ‘commitment letters’ that guarantee payment for work undertaken and materials supplied during the liquidation process. However,…

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Aldous Launches Retentions Bill

Proposed parliamentary legislation designed to dramatically reform the controversial practice of payment retentions in the construction industry was formally unveiled at a House of Commons briefing on Monday, 8 January. The Bill, which is being introduced under the ‘Ten Minute Rule’ by Peter Aldous MP, has attracted cross-party support with the full permitted complement of…

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Saudi Arabia to buy 17 Sikorsky Black Hawk helicopters

“Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Co., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $193,850,000 firm-fixed-price foreign military sales (Saudi Arabia) contract for eight Saudi Arabian National Guard and nine Royal Saudi Land Forces Airborne Special Security Forces unique UH-60M aircraft,” the Thursday, January 11 release said. (AhlulBayt News Agency) – Lockheed subsidiary Sikorsky has been awarded a $194…

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PARTNERS IN EDUCATION’ – INSPIRING THE NEXT GENERATION OF ELECTRICIANS

New Hager initiative designed to support educational establishments Provision of market-leading products, learning aids and technical support enhance learning experience for tomorrow’s electricians Hager will play its part supporting the development of the next generation of UK electricians at a time when the Government is committed to delivering 3 million apprenticeships by 2020. Its new…

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