The HSE have announced they will prosecute construction firms on crossrail

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today informed BAM Nuttall Limited, Ferrovial Agroman (UK) Ltd, and Keir Infrastructure and Overseas Ltd that they will be prosecuted in relation to three incidents that took place during the construction of the new Crossrail railway tunnel construction, which runs east to west across London. All three companies will appear at Westminster’s Magistrates Court in January 2017 to face four...

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Crossrail contractor attacks trade union organisation

Crossrail contractor attacks trade union organisation After the scandal of blacklisting in the construction industry, it seems Laing O’Rourke have learnt very little. Workers on the Crossrail site of their subsidiary Crown House Technologies have been forced to take action to defend basic trade union rights. Unite Officer Guy Langston has sent the following message via social media:   At Tottenham Court Road 60 Mechanical and...

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