Issue : 2 February 2012
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Construction continued to stall in the last three months of 2011 and the outlook for the next 12 months looks bleak, according to a report released today.
Spent nuclear fuel from Dounreay’s fast reactor breeders could be transported to Sellafield in Cumbria for treatment, according to plans outlined by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) this week.
Graduate engineers split over nuclear powerSubscription
Graduate engineers were evenly split on the merits of building new nuclear power stations following a lively debate at the ICE this week.
Skanska reports slight drop in turnover Subscription
Skanska has reported a slight drop in turnover for the year ending 31 December 2011 but it also witnessed a slight increase in operating margin.
Project promoter Femern is seeking interest from international contractors in bidding for work on the €5.5bn (£4.58bn) Fehmarnbelt crossing.
A skills academy to improve the building and consultancy expertise of civil servants working on major tax-payer projects has been launched by the Cabinet office today.
Environment Agency (EA) flood defence work has scooped the community award in the ICE North West Engineering Awards.
Farringdon reopens station entranceSubscription
London mayor Boris Johnson reopened Farringdon station’s London Underground entrance in the City of London yesterday following an eight week closure to restore and expand the grade II listed building.
Consultation opens for new Thames crossingSubscription
Transport for London (TfL) has today launched a public consultation for a road tunnel and ferry crossing in east London.
Olympics environmental work completeSubscription
Environmental work on the Olympic Park was completed yesterday following eight years of construction, the Environment Agency announced yesterday.