Tag : Environment
Construction starts on £45M York flood scheme Subscription
Contractors have begun the process of raising and improving flood defences in York as part of a £45M project to bolster the city’s flood resilience.
Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has railed against the UK’s “active support” for airport expansions, labelling it “beyond absurd”.
Australian mining company BHP Billiton is facing a multi-billion pound lawsuit being handled by a UK-based law firm, over the Samarco dam disaster in Brazil in 2015 which killed 19 people.
Consultation launched for northern half of HS2Subscription
Project promoter HS2 Ltd has announced that it is carrying out two route-wide consultations on its emerging proposals for the northern section of the new high speed line.
Cundall commits to carbon positive strategy Subscription
Multi-disciplinary engineering consultant Cundall has announced a new sustainability strategy.
Leading Irish insulation manufacturer Kingspan has pledged to use ocean-harvested plastics as construction materials.
Contractors should ditch plastic cups at water coolers if they want to win work with the Environment Agency, its boss has said.
Viewpoint | Engineers’ vital environmental roleSubscription
On 1 August this year, the world’s population had used more of the Earth’s natural resources than the planet has the capacity to regenerate.
Lancashire fracking works to begin within monthsSubscription
Fracking in Lancashire will begin in the next few months despite protests from environmental campaigners, gas exploration company Cuadrilla confirmed.
Network Rail tree felling review chairman announced Subscription
Land management expert John Varley will lead a review into Network Rail tree felling.