Tag : Business
SME Profile | BrehenySubscription
In a world where engineering firms are vying for pole position in the race to become digitised, how does Breheny, a traditional civils firm, shape up for the future?
Civils 4.0 | Future PresentSubscription
Modern technology is set to drive a step change in construction productivity as more and more projects adopt drones, sensors and the Internet of Things.
MPs investigating the collapse of Carillion have claimed that the watchdogs appointed to monitor government contracts are “more Johnny English than James Bond”.
Galliford Try has ruled itself out of working on two of Highways England’s complex infrastructure projects: the Stonehenge Tunnel and Lower Thames Crossing.
The boss of engineering consultancy Peter Brett Associates (PBA), which is to be taken over by Canadian consultancy Stantec, has vowed there will be no job losses due to the move.
Stantec to buy Peter Brett AssociatesSubscription
Stantec is to buy Reading-based consultancy Peter Brett Associates (PBA) for an undisclosed sum.
Tunnelling entrepreneur and billionaire tech tycoon Elon Musk overturned industry norms last month with a major contract win, sparking concerns over whether engineering is facing serious disruption from outsiders.
A merger between Siemens and Alstom has come under fire from the Office for Rail and Road (ORR), which has warned it could cost “tens of millions of pounds” in reduced competition.
Modern construction methods like Mace’s jumping factory could be worth £40bn per year in export revenue, says a report by contractor Mace.
Skanska's UK arm sees 2017 profit hitSubscription
Skanska UK’s pretax profits for 2017 have fallen by just over 40% to £13.5M.