Issue : 08 March 2012
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No.7 Heathrow Terminal 5 opensSubscription
The Queen officially opened Heathrow Airport’s stunning £4.3bn Terminal 5 at lunchtime on Monday 14 March 2008, 53 years after opening the airport’s first passenger terminal in 1955.
Keller’s De Waele to head up FPSSubscription
The Federation of Piling Specialists has announced that Keller managing director Jim De Waele has been appointed as its new chairman and takes over the position from Bachy Soletanche’s Martin Pratt.
MPs today repeated their demand for public spending watchdog the National Audit Office to have immediate access to Network Rail costs to enable it to fully scrutinise Department for Transport spending.
Chief nuclear inspector Mike Weightman is calling for more “openness and transparency” within the nuclear industry one year on from the Fukushima disaster in Japan.
Seven water companies in drought hit areas have today announced their intention to instigate hosepipe bans from next month.
The Department for Energy and Climate Change (Decc) has today approved energy firm Eon’s plans to construct a 150MW biomass plant at Royal Portbury Dock in the Port of Bristol.
Arup to design Euston High Speed 2 stationSubscription
Scheme promoter High Speed 2 (HS2) Ltd has appointed consultant Arup to produce preliminary designs for a redeveloped Euston station that will become a new terminus for HS2 and help regenerate the surrounding area.
Environment minister John Griffiths has opened the £13M Borth flood defence scheme in west Wales which will protect 420 homes and businesses as well as the Cambrian Coast railway.
Engineering disaster relief charity RedR has used the one year anniversary of the Japan earthquake to stress the need for effective disaster preparation in at-risk countries.
British Construction Industry Awards - enter nowSubscription
Time is running out to enter the 25th Anniversary British Construction Industry Awards with the closing date for entries Thursday 28 March.