Issue : 1 March 2012
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Nuclear new build firm Horizon Nuclear Power said yesterday it was in the “final stages” of selecting a reactor design for its site in North Wales.
Flood scheme offers protection for KempseySubscription
Major earthworks, sluices and construction of a new pumping station to protect the village of Kempsey from the risk of flooding from the River Severn are nearing completion, despite being undertaken over the winter months.
The British Geological Survey (BGS) has released a new digital map which it claims will help planners, developers and local authorities reduce urban flooding through appropriate use of Sustainable Drainage Systems (Suds).
Met mast contract for Fugro SeacoreSubscription
Fugro Seacore has been appointed to design, build and install for a new offshore met mast for the proposed Rampion Offshore Wind Farm.
London mayor Boris Johnson has pledged to continue developing plans for an extension of the Northern Line to Battersea Power Station despite the owner of the development site going into administration.
Arup’s US tall buildings boss David Scott is to join Laing O’Rourke as structural engineering leader.
Johnson puts cost of Crossrail 2 at up to £15bnSubscription
London mayor Boris Johnson has revealed that the likely cost of building a second Crossrail line across London has escalated from £2.8bn to £15bn since the proposal was last examined in 1995.
New chief for Nuclear Decommissioning AuthoritySubscription
John Clarke has been announced as the new chief executive of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority following the departure of Tony Fountain in December.
London Underground is heading for its most reliable year since Transport for London took responsibility for the Tube a decade ago,official figures show.
Transport secretary Justine Greening has told high speed rail company HS2 Ltd to work with the Scottish Government on proposals to extend the route north of the border.