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Building And Repairing Of Ships And Boats
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Saturday 20 February 2010
VT group is asking the Takeover Panel to impose a "put up or shut up" deadline on Babcock International following two rejected takeover approaches from the company this week.
Tuesday 16 February 2010
While VT Group was revving up its campaign to take over Mouchel yesterday, rival Babcock International was circling VT itself.
Sunday 14 February 2010
VT Group is expected to increase its takeover offer for Mouchel in a third attempt to get its support services rival around the negotiating table.
Thursday 27 August 2009
The bitter and bloody rivalry between West Ham and Millwall supporters is one of the oldest, most intense feuds in the history of British football.
Monday 13 July 2009
A crane driver was seriously injured today when the vehicle "toppled over" as it loaded a ship.
Wednesday 01 July 2009
The long-term future of two British shipyards has been brought into question after a leaked memo reportedly showed plans which could see them close them within a decade.
Sunday 28 June 2009
BAE Systems, the Ftse 100 defence giant, and the Government, are aiming to secure a 15-year shipbuilding agreement by Parliament's summer recess next month.
Thursday 29 January 2009
VT Group has brought forward its decision to sell out of its 150-year-old shipbuilding business because the current economic climate presents good opportunities for cash-rich companies looking for bargains.
Wednesday 21 May 2008
The Ministry of Defence finally gave the green light yesterday to the building of two new aircraft carriers – 14 years after it first established a team to study the £4bn project.
Wednesday 16 April 2008
The Titanic might have gone down more slowly and more of its passengers could have been rescued if the shipyard that built it, Harland & Wolff in Northern Ireland, had not skimped on the quality of the rivets holding its hull sections together, say US researchers.
Monday 05 June 2006
A golden scene was grotesquely defaced by the accident that befell Horatio Nelson on Saturday, writes Chris McGrath. It had seemed a vintage Epsom moment. Beyond the rails - dazed by sunshine, drink and six goals for England - spectators on the open-top buses jumped up and down as four colts forged perhaps the best finish in Derby history. But a chill shadow spread rapidly as the injured colt was noticed standing forlornly by the two-furlong pole, especially among those who had observed Kieren Fallon anxiously trotting the colt round before the start.
Thursday 01 June 2006
Thursday 01 June 2006
Thursday 25 May 2006
Mastercard, the credit card network under fire for its high fees, ends four decades as a private organisation with a flotation on the New York Stock Exchange today.
Friday 14 October 2005
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