Consultant calls for more flood defence fundingSubscription
Built environment consultant Dar Group has called for increased local decision making and more funding to tackle flooding and coastal erosion in response to the government’s latest water management strategy.
UK potholes down 27% in two years Subscription
The number of potholes on local roads in the UK has fallen by 27% since 2016, according to recently released statistics.
Three out of the six western Crossrail stations still have no date set for the appointment of contractors to carry out the “significant” works to prepare them for the Elizabeth Line’s arrival.
UK wind farms project pipeline revealed Subscription
With concerns for the future of the UK energy market growing, attention has turned to onshore and offshore wind projects to fill the void.
Construction sector inquiry launched in ScotlandSubscription
A Scottish Parliament select committee has launched an inquiry into the country’s construction industry.
An Internet of Things remote monitoring system has been put forward as a solution for local authorities struggling to meet bridge inspection requirements.
Turner & Townsend wins major Australian rail jobSubscription
Turner & Townsend has been appointed as programme managemer across landmark transportation programme works in Perth, Australia.
A lack of sufficient infrastructure investment, coupled with an unstable geopolitical landscape and increasing impacts of climate change is leaving the world in a vulnerable state, experts have warned.
Grenfell cladding firm snaps up Kier directorSubscription
Kier regional operations director Mark Norris is leaving the firm to join Rydon Construction.
The supply chain working on the Wylfa nuclear power station project in North Wales is being “run down” after project developer Hitachi and the government admitted they had failed to agree funding terms.