Issue : 21 June 2012
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The scheme proposal for a new Thames tunnel at Silvertown is to be designated as a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project by transport secretary Justine Greening, raising the prospect of the route opening to traffic by 2021.
Rock & Alluvium completes White City pilingSubscription
Rock & Alluvium has successfully completed the piling works for a new mixed use development on the site of the Janet Adegoke Leisure Centre in London’s White City.
Sweett issues new profit warningSubscription
Consultant Sweett yesterday issued a new profit warning and deferred its results to August as a result of delays in completing private finance initiative (PFI) transactions.
£3bn A9 dualling to start earlySubscription
The £3bn programme for dualling the A9 is to start early with an enhanced scheme south of Aviemore shovel ready within this Parliament, Transport Scotland has revealed today.
Contractor Balfour Beatty has been awarded contract to build a HK$2.18bn (£175M) extension to one of the world’s greenest science parks via its 50% owned business Gammon Construction.
Heathrow third runway 'best option' for long-term growth, says Parsons Brinckerhoff studySubscription
A third runway at Heathrow is most likely the best option for long-term hub capacity growth, according to a study into south east airport capacity published this week.
The Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that Southwark Council was right to grant planning permission for a 31-storey, 500 bed student accommodation scheme next to the Shard.
Consultant Mott MacDonald has been appointed as independent assessor for the testing and commissioning of the first phase of the Jacob Circle to Chembur corridor of India’s first monorail.
The bridge engineer who led the design team for Scotland’s Forth Replacement Crossing is to receive the Royal Academy of Engineering’s highest individual award today for his exceptional contribution to engineering.
Itmsoil has started work on installing instrumentation at the construction site of the new Crossrail Woolwich station box ahead of the main excavation phase.