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High speed team names design partnerSubscription
Consultants WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff and Ramboll have joined the LFM joint venture comprising contractors Laing O’Rourke, FCC Construction and Murphy, as joint design partner.
Under construction flyover collapses in KolkataSubscription
A flyover under construction has collapsed in the Indian city Kolkata, causing fatalities and leaving many more trapped by debris.
Laing appoints infrastructure bossSubscription
Contractor Laing O’Rourke has appointed Kier’s John Wilkinson as its new UK Infrastructure managing director.
Water and infrastructure consultant MWH Global is to be sold to Canadian consultant Stantec in a $793M (£552M) cash deal, it has been revealed today.
Tube projects boss Waboso heads to Network RailSubscription
London Underground capital programmes director David Waboso is to leave the organisation to head up Network Rail’s digital railway directorate.
Easter engineering works battle Storm KatieVideoSubscription
Site workers completed 450 rail engineering projects while Storm Katie caused damage and disruption to the network over the Easter weekend.
East West rail route selectedSubscription
A corridor running between Bedford, Sandy and Cambridge has been selected as the preferred option for the central section of East West Rail.
New WSP global boss revealedSubscription
WSP Global president and chief executive officer Pierre Shoiry is set to become vice chairman of the board and chief financial officer Alexandre L’Heureux will take over from Shoiry, the consultant revealed today.
Accelerated funding for High Speed 3, Manchester Piccadilly station development and improvements to trans-Pennine road links will ensure connectivity between northern cities, according to the National Infrastructure Commission.
Budget to green light major UK transport schemesSubscription
Crossrail 2, High Speed 3 (HS3) and a trans-Pennine road tunnel are among long term infrastructure projects set to be given a £300M boost by chancellor George Osborne.