Tag Archive: construction management

Dec 22 2008

PCM acquired by Confluence, KOL gone

Late last month, I wrote about Pettifer Construction (a website holding page now says the “Company has now ceased to trade” and gives contact details for the administrators), its construction management business, PCM [a PR client of mine in the late 1990s] and its specialist IT firm, KnowledgeOnline. There had been a report of interest …

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Nov 28 2008

Pettifer files for administration

In a painful sign of the times, I read yesterday (Construction News report) that Midlands-based contractor Pettifer Construction has filed for administration. In the late 1990s, I had my own construction marketing and PR consultancy, and Pettifer’s construction management arm, PCM, was a client of mine. The parent group is clearly having a tough time …

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Apr 27 2008

Sword Group acquires ViaNovus

The Sword Group – parent of CTSpace, the construction collaboration technology provider that used to be known as BuildOnline and Citadon (see various posts) – has announced (see release) its acquisition (no transaction value given) of US-based ViaNovus and its Paragon suite of construction management products. Another version of the release adds ViaNovus will be operated as a unit of …

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