ABP Research & Consultancy is working with consultant Babtie to develop a shoreline management plan for the East Lothian coast line. The plan will involve studying tide, wave and sediment movement to enable client East Lothian Council to predict changes to the coastline. The plan is expected to be completed by March 2002.
A partnership of Balfour Beatty Capital Projects and Charterhouse Project Finance has been appointed preferred bidder for the £86M design, construct, finance, maintain and lifecycle replacement contract of a new hospital at Blackburn, Lancashire. The 30 year concession period is expected to start in 2002 after a 36 month construction programme.
Amec has opened an office in Tokyo for working with Japanese clients including Mitsui, Mitsubishi, Marunbeni, Sumitomo and Nippon Steel.