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Subcontractors working on CityFibre’s £45m Derby rollout threaten to ‘rip up tarmac’ in dispute over payments • The Register

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Contractors helping to lay fibre cables under streets in Derby have threatened to scrap their work and “rip up tarmac” they’ve laid – unless they get paid.

A report by Construction Enquirer claims that subcontractors have also downed tools following the payment row.

The cables are being laid for digital infrastructure outfit CityFibre, which is spending £45m to install digital infrastructure in Derby.

The main contractor on the CityFibre project is Nottingham-based civil and electrical engineering company J McCann. Like many companies in the sector, it uses subcontractors to carry out some of the work.

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