Issue : 17 January 2013
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Renewable energy developer Element Power has this week called on the UK and Irish governments to speed up the processes allowing them to begin work on an €8bn (£6.7bn) wind energy export project.
Kent starts lane rental schemeSubscription
Utility companies in Kent will be charged up to £2000 per day for digging at peak times, the government announced today.
Rail operator Network Rail has awarded contractor Balfour Beatty a contract worth around £40-50M to upgrade 19km of track for Crossrail services.
WSP warns of flooding risk from melting snowSubscription
Consultant WSP has warned that the UK could face flooding as the snow that has covered the country melts.
Misery for commuters waiting in sub-zero temperatures for train services delayed by snow and ice on Monday morning was made worse by over running maintenance work, NCE has learnt.
Austria-based contractor Strabag has blamed uncertainty in energy policies for its decision to scrap plans to invest several hundred million Euros in a wind farm foundation factory in Germany.
Crossrail eyes progress at Canary Wharf stationSubscription
Preparation work on the “soft eyes” in the Canary Wharf station box has been completed and the excavation is ready to receive the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) Crossrail has said.
Suffolk retenders £200M highways contractSubscription
Suffolk County Council is retendering its £200M highways contract just a month after awarding preferred bidder status to contractor Balfour Beatty.
Buro Happold admits to challenging 2012Subscription
Olympic Stadium designer Buro Happold has admitted that it has “not been immune” to the global reduction in activity levels in its latest results filed with Companies House.
Manchester Airport buys Stansted for £1.5bnSubscription
Airport operator Heathrow has agreed to sell Stansted Airport to Manchester Airports Group for £1.5bn.