Issue : 6 September 2012
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The Renewable Energy Assocation (REA) said today the government’s latest proposals to cut solar and biomass subsidies willl make renewable energy projects “unworkable”.
Chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander said yesterday a “platform” to allow UK pensions funds to invest in infrastructure projects should be set up by January.
Spending watchdog slams Regional Growth FundSubscription
Public Accounts Committee chair Margaret Hodge said it was “scandalous” so few projects have benefitted from the £1.4bn Regional Growth Fund.
New campaign to kick start construction industrySubscription
Over 900 construction industry leaders have united to spearhead a new campaign to kick start the construction industry amid reports that 160,000 construction workers are claiming Job Seekers’ Allowance.
Graduate Awards: A Prize for lifeSubscription
Compete alongside the best of your peers, says David Hayward, for the chance of winning gold, silver or bronze in NCE’s Graduate Awards.
Armitt to address young designers conferenceSubscription
Olympic Delivery Authority chairman Sir John Armitt is to give the keynote address at this year’s annual IStructE/IABSE organised young designers conference to be held this Thursday at UCL in London.
Graduate Awards: one week to enterSubscription
Graduate civil engineers who fancy a share in £4000 prize money, and a valuable boost to their CVs, have only a week left to enter NCE’s Graduate Awards.
Green Investment Bank could be delayedSubscription
The Green Investment Bank faces lengthy and “disappointing” delays in gaining crucial borrowing powers, according to an Association of Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) report out today.
New Portsmouth bridge given green lightSubscription
Major improvements to a major traffic bottleneck in Portsmouth will go ahead thanks to a new £11M grant approved by transport minister Norman Baker today.
Crossrail-funded redevelopments of Stepney City Farm were officially opened by local dignitaries on Saturday, marking the completion of Crossrail’s first major community project.