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Emily Ashwell

Emily Ashwell is Associate Editor

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    Morgan expects Crossrail problems will cost him HS2 jobSubscription

    2 December, 2018

    Sir Terry Morgan has admitted that he expects the delays to Crossrail will cost him his job as chairman of HS2 Ltd, the body set up to deliver the £56bn high speed rail line between London and Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds.

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    Musk scraps second test tunnel plan Subscription

    30 November, 2018Comments (2)

    Elon Musk’s tunnel firm has dropped plans to build a second test tunnel in California, with the engineering billionaire saying it is now moving forward with a larger tunnel network under Los Angeles.

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    Leaning Tower of Pisa 'leaning less'Subscription

    23 November, 2018Comments (1)

    The slant of the Leaning Tower of Pisa is reducing. The lean of the structure has fallen back into line by 40mm the past two decades according to a new report from the engineers monitoring the structure.

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    Engineering chiefs slam draft Brexit dealSubscription

    16 November, 2018Comments (1)

    Civil engineering contractors and procurement leaders have slammed the government’s draft Brexit deal for not providing more certainty for the sector.

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    SME Profile | 3D RepoSubscription

    15 November, 2018Updated: 15 November, 2018

    Backers of 3D Repo had to learn to pitch to investors as they sought to grow. 

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    TfL warned over fares freeze hit to budgetSubscription

    14 November, 2018

    Transport for London (TfL) is being urged to work out how much of a financial hit a second fares freeze would make amid “unprecedented” financial pressures.

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    Video | £300M transport project pipeline ahead of Birmingham Commonwealth GamesSubscription

    14 November, 2018

    Civil engineering firms will need to deliver up to £300M worth of transport projects ahead of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, according to the woman in charge of making sure the city’s transport infrastructure is set up for the event.

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    Big Interview: Anne Shaw, Transport for the West MidlandsSubscription

    13 November, 2018

    With athletes competing in 17 different sports over 11 days, in front of 1.5M spectators, the organisers of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games are gearing up for a massive logistical challenge.

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    Andrew Jones named as new rail ministerSubscription

    13 November, 2018

    Conservative MP Andrew Jones has been named as the new minister in charge of rail, replacing Jo Johnson who resigned last week over Brexit.

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    UK to Denmark interconnector gets £850M sign offSubscription

    12 November, 2018

    National Grid has confirmed it is to invest £850M in the Viking Link interconnector between the UK and Denmark.

All by Emily Ashwell