Tag : Tideway
Extensive design changes made as a result of technical challenges at two of Tideway’s sites are to blame for a cost increase of £280M on London’s super sewer, the company’s chief operating officer told New Civil Engineer.
Tideway announces £280M cost hikeSubscription
Tideway has revealed a cost hike of £280M to build “London’s super sewer”.
Construction research group CIRIA is set to publish the first best practice guide on the use of drones and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the construction and civil engineering sectors.
Next phase of Tideway tunnelling beginsSubscription
Thames Tideway has begun its latest tunnel drive. It involves construction of the Frogmore Connection Tunnel which will connect overflow sewers to the main project.
A construction clash with Tideway works has driven the cost of repairing Blackfriars bridge up by more than £3.5M.
Engineering challenges at two Tideway sites in London have caused the project to implement cost saving measures to remain on budget.
Tideway has launched 12 apprenticeship positions for trainee engineers to learn about the tunnelling industry while working on the super sewer project.
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With the first tunnel boring machine set to launch in November, New Civil Engineer visited the key sites along the Thames Tideway project.
The start of tunnelling on “London’s super sewer” has been moved until next month, New Civil Engineer can reveal.
Delays and cost overruns on Crossrail have led to doubts about government’s delivery of major infrastructure projects, according to the Construction Products Association (CPA).