Alexandra Wynne's stories
London buses go greener with cooking oil wasteSubscription
Almost a third of London’s bus fleet will soon be running on a greener blend of diesel, resulting in CO2 emissions reducing by 21,000t each year.
The Californian Hyperloop could revolutionise travel and undermine the validity of spending multiple billions on high speed rail systems worldwide, according to one of the futuristic transport scheme’s prominent developers.
Comment | Your chance to be part of the futureSubscription
The silly season is upon us as the summer months see regular policy announcements slow down and more obscure stories dominate headlines in all the media.
Future technology: Breaking new groundSubscription
Building information modelling and big data are throwing up new opportunities for civil engineering firms.
Major rail electrification works are to be suspended amid concerns that Network Rail is failing to deliver projects on time and on budget, the government has announced.
Work to restore the stricken Palace of Westminster could take decades and costs could soar unless members of Parliament and peers move out, consultants said last week.
Swansea tidal lagoon gains planning consentSubscription
The £1bn, 240MW Swansea tidal lagoon project today received planning consent from the Department for Energy and Climate Change (Decc), paving the way for the project to get under way in earnest next spring.
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has retained his position in prime minister David Cameron’s new Cabinet, having held the post since September 2012.
Interserve certified BIM 2 compliantSubscription
Interserve has been named as the first main contractor to be certified as Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2 compliant.
Second major quake hits ravaged NepalSubscription
Nepal has suffered a major magnitude 7.4 earthquake just two weeks after the devastating magnitude 7.8 quake hit the west of the country.