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Currie & Brown opens New York City office
As part of its continuing expansion in the US, Currie & Brown is pleased to announce the opening of its new office in New York City which will expand services to its growing number of clients in the North East.
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Currie & Brown appointed on transformative ‘Reimagining Wordsworth’ project
Currie & Brown has been appointed to provide principal designer/CDM services on the Wordsworth Trust's 'Reimagining Wordsworth' transformation project, made possible by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
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Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts reopens following extensive refurbishment programme
Currie & Brown is currently completing the final phase of works on Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, a creative organisation and an iconic building that plays an integral part in the delivery of Poole’s arts strategy.
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Currie & Brown picked for TfGM professional services framework
Currie & Brown has been awarded a place on Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM)’s professional services framework for quantity surveying, covering commercial services, cost management, building surveying and risk management.
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Currie & Brown appointed on National Marine Centre in North Berwick
Currie & Brown has been appointed by Scottish Seabird Centre to provide project management services on the National Marine Centre in North Berwick.
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Cora Marler to join Building Live panel on 29 November
Cora Marler, associate director in Currie & Brown's London office, will be joining a panel at the Building Magazine Live conference on 29 November.
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Currie & Brown supports University of Wollongong’s campus relocation in Dubai
The University of Wollongong, a public research university based in New South Wales, Australia, has engaged Currie & Brown to provide cost consultancy services on the relocation of its Dubai campus.
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‘Ground-breaking’ manufacturing research facility in Nottingham starts on site
A ground-breaking ceremony on Thursday 10 November marked the start of work to build a pioneering Advanced Manufacturing Building for the University of Nottingham that will help to shape the future of the UK manufacturing sector.
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NHS Grampian appoints Currie & Brown on major acute works in Aberdeen
Currie & Brown UK has been appointed to provide cost advisory services to NHS Grampian on their major acute services project to create new healthcare facilities on the Foresterhill Health Campus.
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Low carbon record set for UK Green Building Council office refurbishment
The UK Green Building Council's (UK-GBC) headquarters in central London has achieved the lowest embodied carbon footprint ever recorded for an office refurbishment in the UK.
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Sweett Group rebrands as Currie & Brown
Sweett Group, which became part of Currie & Brown in September, is being rebranded as Currie & Brown on 1 November.
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Kieran Rothery to join panel at Zak World of Façades Middle East conference
Currie & Brown's Kieran Rothery, director and country manager in Qatar, will join a panel of experts at the Zak World of Façades Middle East conference on 1 November.
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Currie & Brown celebrates new engineering campus development at the University of Manchester
Currie & Brown’s Ian Theis, project director, was delighted to join project partners and stakeholders at the University of Manchester’s celebration of its new £350 million engineering campus development.
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Michael James joins Currie & Brown Middle East as director of project management
International physical assets management and construction consultant, Currie & Brown, has appointed Michael James as director of project management (Middle East).
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Currie & Brown appoints Ron Kirkwood as chief estimator for the US
Currie & Brown is pleased to announce the appointment of Ron Kirkwood as the US service lead for estimating.
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Currie & Brown integrates Sweett Group following delisting
Following the offer by Currie & Brown, a leading physical assets management and construction consultancy, to acquire Sweett Group plc, it was today announced that Sweett has been delisted from AIM.
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Currie & Brown joins RICS roundtable in Doha
James Irvine and David Rapley were invited to take part in the RICS Futures programme at an event exploring the key topics of ‘Workplace’ and ‘Infrastructure’.
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Ministry of Justice reappoints Currie & Brown on national framework
Currie & Brown UK has secured a one-year extension to the Ministry of Justice’s Strategic Alliance Agreement Professional Service Providers Framework.
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East London’s Riverside Campus tops out
One of the UK’s largest free school developments and off-site education projects, for which Currie & Brown provided technical advisor services, recently held a topping-out ceremony, having craned the last of 387 modules into position on the Riverside Campus site in Barking, East London. (Image courtesy of Portakabin).
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Currie & Brown appoints Will Burkitt as building surveying service lead for the UK
Currie & Brown is pleased to announce the appointment of Will Burkitt as UK service lead for building surveying.
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Recommended cash offer for Sweett Group plc by Currie & Brown
Currie & Brown today announced that it has made a recommended cash offer for Sweett Group plc.
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Currie & Brown sponsors HKIS scholarships
Currie & Brown sponsored two awards for the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors’ Quantity Surveying Division Scholarship 2016.
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Currie & Brown appointed on Shanghai’s Huiya Plaza
Currie & Brown is providing cost management consultancy services on the first building in China to gain certification from the US Green Building Council.
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Recognition for Currie & Brown’s commitment to collaborative business relationships
The BS 11000 Collaborative Business Relationships certification that Currie & Brown achieved last year has been validated through a recent BSi surveillance audit, reflecting the company’s commitment to establishing successful collaborative relationships and to driving continual improvement.
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Ikano Retail Asia appoints Currie & Brown on Ikea project
Ikano Retail Asia has engaged Currie & Brown Thailand as project management and construction management consultants to manage the pre-contract and construction phases of their new Ikea retail outlet to be located at Central Plaza Westgate, Bangkok.
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Currie & Brown expands USA executive team
With the recent appointment of Sean Cole, Currie & Brown’s business in the USA is expanding its executive team.
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Hong Kong Airlines breaks ground on new training centre
As it enters its tenth year of operations, Hong Kong Airlines recently celebrated the groundbreaking of its Aviation Training Centre.
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Come and meet Currie & Brown at MIPIM 2016!
Stuart McEwan, Mike Bertie, Will Green and Tommy Sharman will be attending MIPIM in Cannes from 15 to 18 March.
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Currie & Brown hands over new Oman head office to BP
Currie & Brown is pleased to announce that it has now completed and handed over the new country head office to BP Exploration (Epsilon) on schedule, under budget and with zero health and safety incidents.
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Australian institute appointments for Currie & Brown staff
Two staff members from Currie & Brown's Melbourne office have been appointed to key roles on industry committees representing the Victoria area.
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