Issue : 6 December 2012
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Graduate Awards 2012 photo gallerySubscription
Images from the 2012 Graduate Awards lunch, held in December at the ICE in London.
Views sought nuclear decommissioning planSubscription
The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has published its draft 2013 to 2016 business plan for consultation yesterday.
The dualling of A465 Heads of the Valleys road project in South Wales will go ahead after European funding worth almost £82M was granted yesterday.
New Zealand quake building "deficient"Subscription
The CTV building that collapsed killing 115 people in Christchurch, New Zealand during last year’s magnitude 6.3 earthquake was badly designed and should have never been issued with a permit, according to an official report out this week.
Maxwell wins Kuala Lumpur monitoring contractSubscription
Main contractor MMC Gamuda has appointed Maxwell Geosystems to provide instrumentation and monitoring systems for the underground sections of the Klang Valley MRT in Kuala Lumpur.
JCB marks production of half millionth backhoe Subscription
UK-based construction equipment manufacturer JCB yesterday celebrated the production of its half millionth backhoe loader – the combined shovel and excavator for which the firm is best known.
Bullivant appoints new managing directorSubscription
Roger Bullivant has announced that Julian Gatward has been appointed as its new managing director and takes over the role from Rob Brown who is leaving the business at the end of the month.
Instrumentation and monitoring is central to the delivery of many major geotechnical projects currently underway in the UK but specifying the right system and analysing the data effectively is not straightforward.
Government to pilot new energy schemeSubscription
Cabinet minister Francis Maude has announced a new initiative which uses government buying power to boost the UK energy industry.
London Overground extension opensSubscription
London Overground has opened new a line between Surrey Quays and Clapham Junction station, completing the London Overground orbital network around the capital.