Issue : 9 February 2012
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No.4 Sizewell B completionSubscription
When it opened in February 1995, Sizewell B - Britain’s newest nuclear power station - was seen as vital to Britain’s new nuclear aspirations.
The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea (RBKC) in London plans to tighten regulations for the construction of new basements.
URS buys oil and gas firm Flint for £800MSubscription
Consulting giant URS has bought Flint Energy Services for C$1.25bn (£800M) expanding its presence in the North American oil and gas industry.
MOD unveils £4.3bn worth of facilities contractsSubscription
The Ministry of Defence’s property management arm has today unveiled facilities contracts worth up to £4.35bn.
A draft government guide designed to help local authorities decide whether to choose energy from waste (EfW) technology is “unduly negative” industry experts have warned.
The Competition Commission (CC) said today it has a “number of concerns” over the proposed merger between materials firm Tarmac and French rival Lafarge.
GE Awards attracts record entriesSubscription
Entries for the 2012 edition of the Ground Engineering Awards were up 50% on 2011 levels, making the shortlist selection more challenging for the judging panel than ever before.
Guidebook aims to give model resultsSubscription
Improving the quality of geotechnical analysis is the aim of a new guidebook called Obtaining Parameters for Geotechnical Analysis that will be published today at the Case Histories of Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering seminar in Nottingham.
Blackfriars Tube station reopens after three years' Thameslink workVideoSubscription
Blackfriars Tube on the London Underground’s District and Circle lines reopened today following three years of extensive building work.
Grontmij to make £47M lossSubscription
Consultant Grontmij has today warned that it expects to make a loss of between £45M and £47M this year.