Issue : 12 January 2012
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The health impact of incinerators is to be given a fresh look at with a government backed report sparking fears that key energy from waste projects could be de-railed.
Taylor Woodrow has won a £44.3M contract from London Underground to upgrade two depots that will service the new S7 train fleet.
Bam Nuttall wins Norfolk incinerator contractSubscription
Bam Nuttall has won a contract to carry out civil engineering work on the controversial £500M waste incinerator in King’s Lynn, Norfolk.
No.2 Opening of the Burj KhalifaSubscription
Opening of Dubai’s Burj Khalifa in January 2010 was a resounding answer to those who had challenged whether tall buildings would ever be built again following the unthinkable collapse of the World Trade Center towers in New York nine years earlier.
Industrial gas provider Boc will join power firm Alstom and coal-fired power station owner Drax in developing a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in North Yorkshire.
Commons plays down 'Big Ben' subsidence riskSubscription
The House of Commons yesterday played down suggestions that the Palace of Westminster is suffering from imminent subsidence.
Channel Islands tidal scheme impact investigatedSubscription
Small Gloucester environmental consultant Sustainable Direction has been investigating the creation of a network of 2,000 tidal turbines off the coast of Alderney in the Channel Islands.
Trackside land must be maintained to avoid leaves on the line but residents should be kept informed, according to a report from the London Assembly.
Contractor Wayss and Freytag Ingenieurbau has secured a €420M (£351M) contract in Germany for the construction of a 35km long underground waste water pipeline.
Consultation ends next month on the Environment Agency’s controversial classification system for deciding which English and Welsh reservoirs in England and Wales are deemed to be “high risk”.