Emily Ashwell's stories
Engineering chiefs slam draft Brexit dealSubscription
Civil engineering contractors and procurement leaders have slammed the government’s draft Brexit deal for not providing more certainty for the sector.
SME Profile | 3D RepoSubscription
Backers of 3D Repo had to learn to pitch to investors as they sought to grow.
TfL warned over fares freeze hit to budgetSubscription
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.
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.
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.
Andrew Jones named as new rail ministerSubscription
Conservative MP Andrew Jones has been named as the new minister in charge of rail, replacing Jo Johnson who resigned last week over Brexit.
UK to Denmark interconnector gets £850M sign offSubscription
National Grid has confirmed it is to invest £850M in the Viking Link interconnector between the UK and Denmark.
PFI to live on despite Hammond 'axe' Subscription
Infrastructure lawyers are scepitcal about chancellor Philip Hammond’s Autumn Budget announcement that PFI and PF2 contracts will be abolished.
While many people like the idea of working a four-day week, will it ever be more than a pipedream for engineers working in a sector which suffers from low productivity and slow digital adoption?
Infrastructure leaders have expressed disappointment at the government’s interim response to the National Infrastructure Assessment.
Insight | What could Brexit mean for Eurocodes?Subscription
In the current political climate, it may be impossible to imagine there are relationships between the UK and its European counterparts where negotiations are constructive and outcomes are achieved.
Interview | Richard Hepworth, Urban & CivicSubscription
Richard Hepworth’s to do list is eyewatering.
Safety | HGV accident preventionSubscription
Construction clients are being called on to help cut HGV-related accidents.
SME Profile | Design2eSubscription
Winning the design work for a £27M property project helped the two engineers behind Design2e’s launch.
Amey wins £325M North West roads dealSubscription
Amey has won a Highways England maintenance and response contract worth £325M for major A roads in the North West.
Aecom has won a deal worth £38.7M to be lead designer on the £6.2bn Melbourne Metro Tunnel Project.
SME Profile | BrehenySubscription
In a world where engineering firms are vying for pole position in the race to become digitised, how does Breheny, a traditional civils firm, shape up for the future?
Low Carbon Leadership | SwecoSubscription
An initiative to manage carbon on a major infrastructure project has resulted in an upfront emission reduction of more than 35%.
Interview | Beth West, LandsecSubscription
User experience and the perfection of it is the holy grail in industries ranging from gaming to shopping.
Crossrail has confirmed that Elizabeth Line services between Paddington in central London and Abbey Wood in the south east of the capital will not open until autumn 2019.