Issue : 5 April 2012
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No.10 Hillsborough disasterSubscription
If ever an argument for the value of an engineer’s advice was needed, the tragic events of April 15 1989 provided it.
The Environment Agency yesterday warned that the drought affecting parts of England could last beyond Christmas, as it revealed that 17 counties in the South West and Midlands had joined the South East, East Anglia and parts of Yorkshire as suffering from drought.
Changes to the way Network Rail delivers infrastructure projects worth £2bn a year come into force yesterday – part of a wider programme of reforms at the company that aim to encourage competition and drive down costs.
A Parsons Brinckerhoff/Arup joint venture has been selected to complete the detailed design work on the upgrade and duplication of the Pacific Highway between Woolgoolga and Glenugie, the firms announced today.
The Department for Energy and Climate Change (Decc) has released for consultation today an independent report that recommends stricter controls and procedures for developers extracting shale gas in the UK.
Crown Estate takes on new head of offshore windSubscription
The Crown Estate has appointed Huub den Rooijen as head of offshore wind in a new role created as the organisation moves into the delivery phase of its £75bn Round 3 programme.
Sustainable solution for Yorkshire wind farmSubscription
Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering’s piling work on the new Ridge Wind Farm in Yorkshire will help deliver sustainable power but the foundation design is also helping to boost the sustainability of the scheme.
Transport for London (TfL) will save £1.6bn from the decision to buy-out Tube Lines’ PPP contract, London mayor Boris Johnson has revealed.
London mayor Boris Johnson’s objection to the proposed connection between High Speed 1 and 2 has been confirmed in a question time answer.
US giant Aecom has announced a string of key appointments in its European built environment and infrastructure business following a recruitment push.