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£100M Wyfla power tunnel scrappedSubscription
Plans for a £100M power tunnel connecting the Wylfa nuclear plant on Anglesey to the national grid in mainland Wales have been scrapped, following suspension of nuclear power plant project at the site.
Following two strong financial years, a large order book should see Morgan Sindall comfortably through 2019 and allow the contractor to pick and choose its future contracts.
£60M on offer for renewable energy projects Subscription
£60M of funding for renewable energy projects is up for grabs as developers prepare for next round of government funding.
£44M York stadium hit by further delays Subscription
An 8,000-seater multi-use stadium in York is facing further delays, with the City of York Council yet to announce a new completion date after years of complications.
‘On-demand’ bus trial launched by TfL Subscription
Transport for London (TfL) is launching an “Uber-esque” bus service, offering an on-demand seat booking service.
Reusing fibrous materials from tyres in concrete has been found to reduce spalling where concrete explosively cracks under intense heat.
Google firm to develop Canadian light rail scheme Subscription
Google’s parent company is planning to build an extension to Toronto’s light rail transit (LRT) system.
Talks about construction of the £20bn Wylfa nuclear plant in North Wales are set to continue as Welsh secretary Alun Cairns heads to Japan to meet with officials from Hitachi.
£20M innovation competition opens for applicants Subscription
Engineering firms can bid for £20M of funding for game-changing or disruptive ideas, in a new government competition which opens today (Monday).
Transport secretary Chris Grayling has said that a Heathrow southern rail link will need “public support”, despite the fact that many existing proposals will be entirely privately funded.