Solar energy plant to boost Chilean economySubscription
Spanish contractor Acciona has claimed its Chilean solar energy plant will save the country $21M (£15M) each year in greenhouse gas costs while boosting the economy by £220M.
Human spine inspires bridge design development Subscription
The human spine has provided the inspiration for the design of a new low-cost bridge that could improve transport infrastructure resilience.
Smart cat's eyes trialled at dangerous junction Subscription
Smart cat’s eyes which light up as traffic lights change are being trialled by Highways England at a troublesome motorway junction in an effort to stop traffic collisions.
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s tunnelling plans have taken an unexpected turn after his tunnelling firm, The Boring Company, began selling flamethrowers.
Detailed proposals are to be developed for a £1.5-£1.7bn metro system, including an underground station, linking Cambridge and its surrounding areas.
New advances in self-healing concrete using fungus sporesVideoSubscription
Binghamton University in the United States has used a type of fungus to produce self-healing concrete which could be used to repair and protect ageing infrastructure.
Croydon tram crash prompts safety action planVideoSubscription
A tram safety “action plan” is to be rolled out following the fatal Croydon tram crash in November 2016, which killed seven people and injured 61.
Atkins study finds Bath tram system 'feasible' Subscription
A tram or ultra-light rail system could be introduced in Bath, according to an Atkins feasibility study.
Coventry light rail design deal awardedSubscription
Coventry is a step closer to getting a new mass transit system after the £10.5M design development contract was awarded to the University of Warwick.
Train operating firm Abellio Rail Cymru (ARC) is planning to go ahead with its bid for the Wales and Borders rail franchise despite Carillion’s collapse.