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Stantec to buy Peter Brett AssociatesSubscription
Stantec is to buy Reading-based consultancy Peter Brett Associates (PBA) for an undisclosed sum.
Swiss firm Stadler is to provide rolling stock for the South Wales Metro, which will see the development of smart infrastructure for a fully electric service in some areas.
Engineers use rope access for pipe bridge repairSubscription
Asset refurbishment engineers have repaired a pipe bridge using rope access to avoid building scaffolding which would have seen the bridge close for several days.
Engineers have developed a prototype large scale sustainable municipal building, constructed using timber.
Another day, another Heathrow legal challengeSubscription
Environmental charity Friends of the Earth has begun High Court legal action against the government over its decision to give the third runway at Heathrow Airport the green light.
Profile | Dr Sauer & PartnersSubscription
Staff retention and close work with contractors underpin Dr Sauer & Partners’ success, enabling it to punch above its weight on major projects.
Modern construction methods like Mace’s jumping factory could be worth £40bn per year in export revenue, says a report by contractor Mace.
Skanska's UK arm sees 2017 profit hitSubscription
Skanska UK’s pretax profits for 2017 have fallen by just over 40% to £13.5M.
September start for Birmingham metro expansionSubscription
The latest construction phase of Birmingham’s metro line extension is to start in September.
The firm behind plans to build a £1.3bn tidal energy scheme in Swansea Bay says the government got its sums wrong when it decided to pull support for the project.