Alexandra Wynne's stories
Government-backed infrastructure schemes failed to meet UK Guarantees criteria, says watchdogSubscription
Privately financed infrastructure projects have won government financial backing despite failing to meet the Treasury investment criteria, a report from public spending watchdog the National Audit Office (NAO) revealed today.
Video | Water scarcity tops list of high impact global threatsVideoSubscription
Water scarcity has topped a list of high impact threats to global stability in an influential report published yesterday.
North East regional report: Spending powerSubscription
Collaboration, programme management and a responsive supply chain will be key to delivering a multi-strand programme of works in the North East. This is the first in a series of spotlights on regional workload. Alexandra Wynne reports.
A conflict resolution panel has found in favour of Panama Canal contractor Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC) to the tune of $234M (£151M) over the central issues of the billion dollar dispute.
If 2014 was the year of feminism or gender equality you could be forgiven for thinking as the year closes out, it’s done with, it’s over. But it’s not over, certainly not for NCE.
Future Technology: What to look out for in 2015Subscription
Advances in technology are rapidly changing the way many people are doing their jobs. That’s certainly been the case at NCE, particularly this past year, which has culminated in the launch of our latest digital content option - a fully responsive, revamped, news-oriented app for Apple and Android devices.
The Department for Energy and Climate Change (Decc) has announced a £2.5M fund for the development of CO2 storage in the North Sea.
Highways Agency halts asset maintenance tendersSubscription
The Highways Agency has suspended procurement for the latest tranche of it roads maintenance contracts, it revealed yesterday.
A jobs boom will be created both within the newly formed highways government company (go-co) and in the supply chain ahead of the delivery on an increased programme of roads spending, Graham Dalton said yesterday.
Next Generation Awards 2014 winners announcedSubscription
The seven young winners who starred at GE’s inaugural Next Generation Awards are an inspiration to us all in the industry