Issue : 28 June 2012
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Engineering the Olympics film is a big hitSubscription
Over 10,000 people have tuned in to a special film on YouTube, celebrating the role of engineers in delivering the London 2012 Olympic venues and infrastructure.
Rail services resumed throughout the north east yesterday morning after engineers rebuilt embankments damaged in Thursday’s storms.
UK infrastructure projects named in top 100Subscription
A league table showcasing 100 of the most innovative infrastructure projects from around the world by auditing giant KPMG, highlights seven from the UK.
A consultant consortium led by Mott MacDonald and including WYG and Atkins has been awarded a contract by the European Commission to help strengthen essential infrastructure development across the Western Balkans.
Sochi port construction completesSubscription
Work on construction of the RUB6bn (£118M) Imeretinskiy cargo port in Sochi has been completed by contractor Transstroy, it was announced by the firm’s parent company Basic Element yesterday.
Tunnelling Awards deadline extendedSubscription
Demand for improved infrastructure is currently helping to drive up demand for tunnelled solutions around the world and these achievements will be celebrated at this year’s NCE International Tunnelling Awards
Royal Haskoning and DHV complete mergerSubscription
Royal Haskoning and DHV have completed their merger and will now be known as RoyalHaskoningDHV
Procurement has begun on a £197M programme for a Bus Rapid Transit Network in the Bristol area, ahead of a planned construction start in 2014.
Olympic Route Network marked outSubscription
Transport for London (TfL) this weekend began works to ensure the Olympic Route Network (ORN) is ready to begin operation on 25 July.
London mayor Boris Johnson has submitted his proposal to government that would see Transport for London take control of suburban rail services.