Issue : 05 July 2012
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The Dunkirk urban community has named Vinci as preferred bidder to design, finance, build, operate and maintain the €112M (£89M) Arena de Dunkerque stadium, which will have a seating capacity of 10,000.
Hill International has received a contract from the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to provide project management oversight for the $1.5bn (£970M) King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) improvement in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Clients need to better understand the impact on costs of over or under-prescribing how projects are delivered, an industry study into standards and specifications led by former Arup chairman Terry Hill has revealed.
Network Rail has revealed that it is to form alliances with Atkins and CH2M Hill as it bids to win work overseas through its new international rail consultancy business.
New research published this week by the British Geological Survey (BGS) suggests that the low rainfall in the last two years could still create an increased risk of subsidence from clay shrinkage and swelling despite the heavy rainfall recorded so far this year.
The four remaining water companies with hosepipe bans still in place have now lifted them following bouts of heavy rainfall, it has emerged today.
Network Rail announced last week that it had launched its fourth ultrasonic rail testing train into service, complete with ground penetrating radar, ultrasonics and rail profile laser scanner.
Two of three Norfolk wind farms given consentSubscription
The government last week consented to the construction of two wind farms off the Norfolk Coast with a combined capacity of over 1GW.
Environment Agency emergency teams were at Yealmpton on Saturday to help deal with flooding as a severe flood warning came into force for the River Yealm between Cornwood and Yealmpton.
The identification of a new crack on the damaged Boston Manor viaduct has forced the closure of the M4 between London and Heathrow airport – a key section along the Olympic Route Network – for up to five days, the Highways Agency announced today.