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American sustainability pioneers join forces with Essar Oil to build £600m biofuel plant in North West

Ellesmere Port is set to become the centre of a sustainability revolution in the UK thanks to a £600m investment from an American firm which has developed a technology that allows non-recyclable waste to be converted into aviation fuel. Fulcrum Bioenergy is developing the world’s first BioFuels plant in Nevada and this month announced plans […]

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£1.6bn public sector modular construction framework up for renewal

Firms have until the end of March to register their interest in a £1.6bn modular construction framework which is being procured by the NHS Shared Business Services Group. The current arrangement, which runs out on July 31, has 19 approved suppliers but it is believed that the updated agreement, again covering four years, can accommodate […]

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Rutland golf course set for new life as eco-friendly mini Center Parcs

A father-and-son partnership have revealed full details of their plan to convert a Rutland golf course into an environmentally-friendly, mini Center Parcs. The £30m redevelopment includes the creation of 60 naturally-built, luxury lodges with existing buildings being turned into a clubhouse and swimming pool at the 185-acre site just off the A1 near Stamford. Colin […]

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Asset managment giants break $1tn barrier thanks to surge in investors looking for property ‘self haven’

The robust nature of global property prices was reflected in today’s financial results announced by asset management giants AXA IM. While the Coronavirus pandemic has damaged huge swatches of the global economy, property has become even more of a ‘safe haven’ for investors with the French company reporting a three-fold increase in money entering the […]

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The London Stock Exchange goes big on £165m Technico House plan

Work on an eye-catching £165m office/leisure redevelopment on land owned by the London Stock Exchange is due to start in January 2023. The 20-storey Technico House project in the Broadgate area of the capital will incorporate more than 65,000sqm of office space, a restaurant and roof top terraces but the LSE itself will not be […]

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