Alexandra Wynne's stories
Tube travellers suffer worst pollutionSubscription
Tube and bus passengers in London suffer greater effects of poor air quality than drivers, despite the latter being the cause of the majority of pollution, according to recent research.
Lower Thames Crossing gets new project bossSubscription
Highways England has appointed Tim Jones as project director for the new £4bn Lower Thames Crossing tunnnel scheme.
Germany | Electric road freightSubscription
Not content with meeting minimum European Union (EU) requirements for cutting carbon, Germany wants to do the most it can. By 2050 it plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 95% against 1990 levels.
Hong Kong | Challenges aheadSubscription
Hong Kong is on a new drive to attract UK consultant and contractor expertise in a bid to push delivery and cost management of its future infrastructure plans.
Super tall, super smart | OverviewSubscription
The world’s top cities are instantly recognisable by their skylines – the finest examples of tall building architecture and engineering have helped create iconic metropolises for decades.
MPs must quit failing Palace, agrees committeeSubscription
MPs must vacate the failing Palace of Westminster for six years to make way for urgent repairs to be made, a senior committee has urged.
Battersea Power Station piling underwaySubscription
Geotechnical contractor Bauer is carrying out piling works on the iconic Battersea Power Station in London.
Green light for 27.8MW Kent biomass scheme Subscription
Construction on a new 27.8MW combined heat and power biomass plant near Sandwich in Kent is set to start, following a £160M investment.
Arup's total design legacySubscription
A major retrospective at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London shows how Ove Arup’s Total Design philosophy is as fresh today as it was when first conceived.
So we have our new prime minister. One thing’s for sure, the news comes as a big tick for women’s equality. What is less certain is how it affects infrastructure and our industry’s workload.