As a freelance reporter, I follow major projects such as High Speed 2 and the Thames Tideway Tunnel and cover hot topics including engineering equality and construction technology, as well as reacting to breaking news as it happens.
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Balfour Beatty has declared itself “increasingly confident” of returning to industry-standard margins next year.
Engineers have been working day and night after more than 100,000 homes were left without power, roads were closed and trains and flights were cancelled as swathes of the UK were submerged in snow and ice yesterday (Monday).
Learning from Failure | Temporary WorksSubscription
The risk of a disaster remains,” warns Standing Committee on Structural Safety chair Bill Hewlett.
Retention payment woes exposed Subscription
Seven in 10 contractors whose contracts include retentions have suffered delays being paid these sums, according to research commissioned by the government.
Heathrow’s third runway could harm efforts to stay under European Union air pollution limits, a report published by the government has warned.
Contest for £500M of Midlands civils work opens Subscription
A £500M civils framework has been put to market.
Fresh boost for A303 upgrade Subscription
Fresh progress has been made on the planned upgrade of the A303 into an expressway to the South West.
Infrastructure stagnation fears revealedSubscription
Just one in four businesses expect UK infrastructure to improve over the next five years, according to a survey.
HS2 finance chief to step downSubscription
HS2 chief financial officer Steve Allen is to leave the organisation months after the National Audit Office warned of unauthorised redundancy payments on the megaproject.
Diversity funding pledged to train leadersSubscription
A cross-industry campaign to boost the diversity of the construction workforce is to be ramped up after receiving a huge funding boost.