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John Laing has today been recognised as a Platinum company in Business in the Community’s annual benchmark of responsible business management, the Corporate Responsibility Index (CR Index).
John Laing has had its approach to occupational safety and health recognised in an awards scheme run by the safety charity, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).
The Acorn consortium, comprising John Laing, Laing O’Rourke and Interserve, has today achievedFinancial Close in the programme to build a new Alder Hey children's hospital in Liverpool.Acorn was announced as preferred bidder for the project in June 2012 following approval by the Department of Health and HM Treasury.
John Laing has achieved financial close on the Svartvallsberget Wind Farm in Sweden, its first overseas project in the onshore wind sector.
Wear Point Wind Ltd, a consortium consisting of John Laing and wind developers Infinergy has achieved financial close on the 8.2MW Wear Point Wind Farm near Milford Haven in Pembrokeshire. John Laing and Infinergy own an 80% and a 20% share in the facility respectively.
John Laing is celebrating the achievement of 100 infrastructure investments, following the financial close of the Intercity Express Programme (IEP) in July.
Following the announcement in May of the Acorn consortium as the preferred bidder, M&G Investments with SMBC and the European Investment Bank have now been appointed as preferred funders of Alder Hey’s new hospital. This follows an extensive funding competition by Acorn (John Laing, Laing O’Rourke and Interserve).
The Regenter Myatts Field North consortium comprising Regenter, Higgins Construction, Rydon Maintenance, Pinnacle PSG and E.ON has received the award for Best Scheme in Planning at the Affordable Home Ownership Awards 2012 for its work on the regeneration of Myatts Field North, Lambeth.
John Laing, as part of the SecureFuture consortium has signed a contract to build and operate the new prison at Wiri, South Auckland. The new public-private partnership (PPP) facility will be designed, financed, built, operated and maintained by the consortium on behalf of the New Zealand Department of Corrections and will focus on rehabilitation and making communities safer.
John Laing has achieved financial close on the Bilsthorpe Wind Farm in Nottinghamshire, its first project in the onshore wind sector.