Abellio wins West Midlands Rail Franchise

West Midlands Trains Ltd (WMT), is a joint venture, owned by Abellio and its partners for the bid, Mitsui and East Japan Railway Company (JR East), has been announced as the preferred bidder to run the next West Midlands rail franchise from 10 December 2017. Over the next nine years, WMT will deliver nearly £1bn
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Lockheed Martin Wins Contract for Royal Navy Navigation Radar System

We are delighted by the announcement that Hampshire based Lockheed Martin UK has been awarded a £44 million contract by the UK Ministry of Defence for a new Royal Navy navigation radar system. We are very proud to have supported Lockheed Martin in the preparation of this winning bid. The programme will modernise ship and submarine navigation systems,
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Lockheed Martin Wins Chinook Mk6 Training Contract

As a member of the team that developed the proposal, we are delighted that Lockheed Martin has been selected to provide the UK Ministry of Defence with a new synthetic training system developed for the Royal Air Force’s Chinook Mk6 helicopter at a cost of £51 million.   Lockheed Martin will design and build a purpose
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Saudi Public Transport Co. ( SAPTCO ) said on Thursday that its alliance with France’s RATP Dev has jointly secured a SR7.85 billion ($2.09 billion) contract to operate and maintain buses in the Kingdom’s capital Riyadh. The 10-year deal will be linked to the city’s railway project (known as the King Abdulaziz Project for Public Transport) and
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UK Forecasted to Spend £5bn on Flood Defence

Interesting Flood Defence article from the Water Briefing Organisation from Late 2013. The Water Briefing Organisation has suggested that opportunities to win future government construction contracts worth more than £109 billion have been released, with a total capital forecast spend on flood defences of nearly £5 billion. The Full Report is available here, with the Construction
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$4.5bn Brazil defence deal – Saab shares soar

While our new website was being developed, a huge defence deal broke as Saab beat competitors, Boeing, to supply the next generation of fighter jets for the Brazilian Air Force. Saab shares rise by 27% back in December after Brazil chose the small Scandinavian defence company, beating rival Boeing to secure one of the biggest emerging market
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