Issue : 17 May 2012
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Ambitious plans detailing how the Welsh Government will act to deliver growth and jobs with a £15bn spend on roads, schools, hospitals, housing and other capital projects over the next decade have been published.
Tolls to use the Dartford Crossing are to rise by a third, with the extra revenue paying for the planned installation of barrier-less toll gates.
Engineers to scrutinise energy reform planSubscription
The ICE said it was to scrutinise the draft Energy Bill to assess its fitness for purpose
National Grid given key role in energy billSubscription
Grid operator National Grid has been appointed delivery body for the government’s much anticipated energy bill, which has released in draft yesterday.
Basement sector offers good growth potentialSubscription
Demand for basement construction has the potential to grow at a faster rate than other parts of the construction industry, according to ground support specialist MGF.
England’s motorway network is not safe enough to have the speed limit raised to 80mph, according to Unfit for 80, a new report from the Road Safety Foundation.
HSE to re-write the CDM RegulationsSubscription
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has told an Association for Project Safety (APS) event that it is to redrafting the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations for reissue in 2014.
The Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) is due to unveil its investment plan today with £15bn planned over the next decade on capital projects.
Ramboll are the latest firm to have entered a team into the CARE Construction Challenge supported by NCE and Ground Engineering, taking place on 30 June on the Dorset coast.
No.13 Aberfeldy footbridgeSubscription
Carrying keen golfers over the River Tay in Scotland is the Aberfeldy footbridge in Perthshire - the world’s first major plastic bridge - opened in September 1992.