Alexandra Wynne's stories
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.
Ring of Steel: France's Iter Nuclear FusionSubscription
A world-first visionary nuclear fusion project that transcends other construction projects with its multi-national collaboration effort demands a suitably forward thinking plan for delivery. Alexandra Wynne visits the complex project in the south of France to see how it is benefiting from clever digital delivery tools.
Former Balfour Beatty boss Andrew McNaughton is to lead delivery of the new Swansea Tidal Lagoon scheme, its developer announced today.
Kier to buy Mouchel in £265M cash dealSubscription
Kier is to buy Mouchel in a £265M cash deal announced today, bringing to a conclusion a long running effort to sell the Surrey-based consultant.
Infrastructure output fell by 2.5% in February, according to official statistics.
A major new discovery suggests there could be millions of barrels of oil reserves near Gatwick airport in the South of England.
Chinese firms are poised to make a dramatic move on European construction markets - and UK engineering firms must act now to stay relevant, a prominent ICE past president and senior engineering figure has warned.