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Emily Ashwell

Emily Ashwell is Associate Editor

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  • Kathryrn Nichols (left) and her sister Frances

    Profile | NicholsSubscription

    11 March, 2019Updated: 11 March, 2019

    Lots of consultancies talk about having a diversely skilled workforce, but Nichols is proof that successful project managers come from all disciplines.

  • Canada flag

    Atkins parent tied up in Canadian political rowSubscription

    8 March, 2019Updated: 13 March, 2019

    Atkins parent SNC-Lavalin’s chief executive Neil Bruce has said the firm has had enough of its employees “being used as a puck in a political hockey game,” as Canadian politicians row over a corruption case brought against the firm. 

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    Political row over SNC-Lavalin case deepensSubscription

    4 March, 2019

    Canada’s prime minister has denied that there has been political interference with efforts to prosecute engineering giant SNC-Lavalin over alleged breaches of anti-corruption laws.

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    Amey value slashed as sale loomsSubscription

    28 February, 2019

    The value of Amey has been slashed by £660M, as parent company Ferrovial considers selling the UK services firm.

  • soho place

    Laing O’Rourke to build £195M scheme above Crossrail stationSubscription

    27 February, 2019

    Laing O’Rourke has won the contract to build the £195M  Soho Place office, retail and theatre development above the new Tottenham Court Road Crossrail station. 

  • morgan sindall pylons

    Morgan Sindall wins £80M deal to remove pylons from DorsetSubscription

    27 February, 2019

    National Grid has awarded Morgan Sindall a contract worth around £80M to replace 22 pylons in Dorset with an 8km underground cable system.

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    How SNC-Lavalin came to be at the centre of a Canadian political scandalSubscription

    20 February, 2019

    Canadian engineering firm SNC-Lavalin, which owns Atkins in the UK, is embroiled in an increasingly heated scandal which goes to the heart of Canadia

  • Hinkley Point C

    Laing O’Rourke refinancing deal completedSubscription

    19 February, 2019

    Laing O’Rourke’s UK arm has confirmed it has completed a three-year refinancing deal as it releases its delayed 2017/18 financial results.

  • awpr pix

    £1bn Aberdeen bypass to finally open todaySubscription

    19 February, 2019

    Today the 58km Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) will finally open in full, with the project costing at least £1bn. But is it the end of the road for the saga which has taken a huge toll on the firms building it?

  • Network rail tracks rail train

    Network Rail agrees £35bn funding packageSubscription

    19 February, 2019

    Network Rail has agreed its £35bn funding package and spending plan for control period 6 (CP6), which will run for the next five years to 2024.

All by Emily Ashwell