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  • Microsoft hololens

    Google and Microsoft develop more technology for the infrastructure sectorSubscription

    Inside Track12 March, 2019

    Technology giants Google and Microsoft are making further inroads into the civil engineering sector, using tools such as artificial intelligence to improve efficiency. 

  • Kathryrn Nichols (left) and her sister Frances

    Profile | NicholsSubscription

    Company Profile11 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

    Inside Track8 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. 

  • canada flag

    Political row over SNC-Lavalin case deepensSubscription

    News4 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.

  • 3135724 amey

    Amey value slashed as sale loomsSubscription

    Inside Track28 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

    News27 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

    News27 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.

  • canada flag

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

    News20 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 ...

  • Hinkley Point C

    Laing O’Rourke refinancing deal completedSubscription

    News19 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

    News19 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?

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