Issue : 29 March 2012
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Amey has been chosen by Sheffield City Council as the private contractor for maintaining the city’s highway network for the next 25 years, it has just been revealed.
The £400M scheme to modernise the 1960s signalling infrastructure on the Great Western Main Line has started, Network Rail announced yesterday.
Over 1000 rotary bored piles are currently being installed on the South Bank close to Tower Bridge in London by Miller Piling for Berkley Homes’ new residential and retail development, One Tower Bridge.
Consultants Arup, Mott MacDonald, Atkins and Capita Symonds are expected to be formally revealed as the winners of the four remaining lucrative civil and structural design contracts, NCE understands.
Consultants revealed for Mersey GatewaySubscription
Major consultants High-Point Rendel, Flint and Neill and Jacobs are all in the running to design the £600M Mersey Gateway crossing, NCE can reveal.
Work starts on £4M Ipswich to Lowestoft 'loop'Subscription
Work has started to build a passing loop to enable more frequent services to run between Ipswich and Lowestoft, Network Rail revealed yesterday.
Pitt turns down Hinkley extension request Subscription
Infrastructure Planning Commission (IPC) chairman Sir Michael Pitt has turned down a request by two councils to extend the six month examination period to enable their review of theHinkley Point nuclear station planning proposal.
A Babcock-led consortium has formally taken ownership of Dounreay Site Restoration (DSRL) — the firm responsible for cleaning up and closing the redundant nuclear site in the north of Scotland.
The recently formed South East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has appointed consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff to carry out a new study to identify how airports in the Greater South East can be more effective and efficient and their growth potential.
Wind farm survey boost for FugroSubscription
Development of onshore wind farms in Scotland is creating a demand for hi-tech surveying work for Fugro-BKS.