Graduates take a step on career ladder with Amey

Cllr Neville Summerfield (left) and Mel Ewell, CEO of Amey, at the Futures jobs fair

With graduates across Britain facing a challenging career search, 17 lucky young people, including seven in Birmingham, have taken their first steps on the career ladder by joining support services company Amey’s graduate training programme.

More than 250 people have taken part in the programme since the scheme launched in 2006, and the company is already planning for its 2010 intake.

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Amey awarded two year contract extension with Centro

Support services company Amey has been awarded a two-year extension to its consultancy contract with Centro, the West Midlands Transport Authority.

The company, which is one of two firms bidding for the £2.7bn Birmingham City Council highways maintenance contract, will continue to provide Centro with a range of consultancy services, including project management, planning, feasibility, preliminary and detailed design, public consultation, cost estimating and construction, design and management (CDM) co-ordination.

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Amey wins £4.5m Network Rail contract

Amey, the UK’s leading support services partner and one of two companies bidding for the £2.7bn Birmingham highways maintenance PFI contract, has been awarded a multi-million pound contract with Network Rail to provide design and contract supervision services for the construction of platform extensions in nine stations on the Thameslink route.

The delivery of the project will be managed by one of Amey’s design offices in Birmingham and will be supported by two other Amey consultancy offices in Swindon and York.  The fee income for the work is estimated to be between £4-4.5m. The project is due for completion before the end of 2011.

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