Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced new plans to tackle congestion, reduce toxic emissions, improve air quality and protect Londoners’ health by funding new electric charge points and incentivising taxi drivers to ditch their old polluting vehicles.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has announced plans to seek a suitable site for a new multi-billion-pound geological disposal facility (GDF) for higher activity radioactive waste, which is currently stored in various sites across the UK.
The Government of Western Australia Public Transport Authority (PTA) has said that the Forrestfield-Airport Link project is runing late as a result of work to repair a ground collapse caused by tunnelling.
As the late great Larry Grayson might say “What are the scores on the doors?”
It is the final round of the New Civil Engineer’s Big Fat Quiz of the Year. Time to make those last points count in the picture round.
Bridge designs by renowned Italian architect Renzo Piano have been selected to replace the Polcevera viaduct which collapsed and killed 43 people in August.
There is “significant appetite” from the private sector to invest in Heathrow rail links from the south and west, according to the government’s market sounding reports.
Elon Musk unveils new tunnel transit system Subscription
Elon Musk’s Tesla and Boring Company have developed a new tunnel-based transit system that transports conventional vehicles at speeds of up to 240kmph underneath cities.
Industry concerned by Brexit immigration white paper Subscription
Changes proposed to the immigration system to take effect in the wake of Brexit “seriously threaten” the UK’s access to skilled labour for construction and engineering, say industry leaders.
Works begin on £135M Welsh bypass Subscription
Works on the Caernarfon and Bontnewydd bypass in North Wales are set to commence as the joint venture by Balfour Beatty and Jones Bros gets underway.