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Damien Arnold

Stories

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    Hackney joins move towards 20mph speed limits in townsSubscription

    16 April, 2008Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Hackney Council this week became the latest local authority to say that it wanted to introduce a 20mph speed limit on all of its residential streets.

  • Messina bridge back on track after Italian electionSubscription

    16 April, 2008Updated: 19 February, 2009

    A mothballed project to build the world's longest suspension bridge spanning 3.3km between Italy and Sicily looks set to be resurrected after Silvio Berlusconi swept back to power in the Italian elections this week.

  • JV faces axe in Boston Artery cost wrangleSubscription

    1 December, 2001Updated: 19 February, 2009

    THE BECHTEL/PARSONS Brinckerhoff joint venture in charge of the biggest civil engineering project ever attempted in the US is facing the axe after refusing to pay the client -250M in compensation for cost overruns.

  • JVfaces axe in Boston Artery costs wrangleSubscription

    25 October, 2001Updated: 19 February, 2009

    THE BECHTEL/PARSONS Brinckerhoff joint venture in charge of the biggest civil engineering project ever attempted in the US is facing the axe after refusing to pay the client $250M (£170M) in compensation for cost overruns.