TfL reviewing 1,800 engineering rolesSubscription
Up to 1,799 engineering jobs at Transport for London (TfL) are under threat as part of the body’s continuing cost-cutting drive, New Civil Engineer has learned.
Water damage could have caused of the collapse of an Italian building site last week, a geotechnical exert has told New Civil Engineer.
Balfour continues sale of M25 operating companySubscription
Balfour Beatty has continued the sale of its stake in Connect Plus, the joint venture company that operates the M25 motorway, one of its key UK infrastructure assets.
Scape Group has begun the race for places on its reprocured £2.1bn public sector civil engineering frameworks.
The proposed Dublin Metro, a second runway at Dublin airport and plans for a cross-Ireland high speed rail link are all in line for a share of the Irish government’s €116bn (£103bn) 10-year infrastructure fund.
Heavy flooding in the UK will become more frequent and intense because of climate change, the Environment Agency has warned.
Six working groups informing the next stage of the Hackitt review will start examining evidence next week, New Civil Engineer understands.
A joint venture featuring Balfour Beatty has landed a massive $1.95bn (£1.4bn) contract to design, build, finance and operate (DBFO) a new automated people mover at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
The government could be in line for a lengthy legal battle with Transport for London (TfL) over the non-disclosure of information about future traffic levels for the Heathrow expansion, a senior director at the transport body has warned.
Transport union RMT has warned Network Rail that progress to stop trains dumping raw excrement onto tracks in England and Wales has been “far too slow”.