Issue : 20 September 2012
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Piling progress for Nottingham tramSubscription
Extension of the Nottingham tram network is progressing and piling work to construct a new bridge to carry tram lines into Nottingham railway station is now underway.
Road users in Scotland are becoming more satisfied with the state of the region’s trunk roads but further work is needed to reduce potholes according to a new survey.
Arup welcomes 2012 graduatesSubscription
Consultant Arup has begun its 2012 graduate programme this week with 139 graduates beginning placements across its UK offices.
Crossrail’s £1bn rolling stock programme will be the first beneficiary of the government’s £40bn loan guarantee scheme, treasury secretary Danny Alexander said yesterday.
Transport Scotland has appointed consultants Halcrow and Jacobs to develop plans to dual a 128km stretch of the A9 between Perth and Inverness.
Crossrail reveals London’s hidden historySubscription
Archaeological artefacts unearthed during the first half of the investigations carried out ahead of Crossrail’s construction phase will be put on display at a special exhibition next month.
Beaminster tunnel options meeting announcedSubscription
Dorset County Council (DCC) has said it will present details of the options that would allow it to reopen the Beaminster Tunnel, which has been closed since the fatal landslide on 7 July, at a public meeting on 18 October.
Birse Metro fined over explosion deathSubscription
Birse Metro has been ordered to pay £210,000 in fines and costs after an employee died while working on the firm’s contract to divert utilities ahead of construction of London Underground’s new station at Tottenham Court Road.
A project to build a steel mill in the United Arab Emirates that was put on hold in 2008 is to be revived, signalling a return to confidence in the region’s construction sector.
Chief secretary unveils infrastructure forumSubscription
Treasury secretary Danny Alexander yesterday announced the creation of a new National Infrastructure Plan Strategic Engagement Forum (NIPSEF) to help meet the UK’s infrastructure needs.