The Scottish government claims to have become the first administration in the world to produce a carbon assessment of its budget.
The High Court today upheld the Secretary of State’s decision to grant planning permission for what Westminster City Council has called a “monstrously tall” 43-storey tower block on London’s South Bank.
‘Sisk+Corus Modular Construction’, an alliance between John Sisk & Son Ltd and Corus Living solutions, has secured its first contract to build a 198-bedroom hotel in Glasgow for the hotel operator citizenM.
Skanska appoints new Presidents for Skanska Norway, Poland and UK and two new Senior ExecutivesSubscription
Skanska has appointed three new Business Unit Presidents and will introduce two new members to the Senior Executive team.
The International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC), aided by the Association of Consultancy and Engineering and other member organisations this week demanded a dialogue with government with regards to carbon reduction levels and climate change.
Public satisfaction with roads slips againSubscription
Satisfaction with roads and highways has dropped to 54%, slipping again for the third consecutive quarter and down from 62% in January, according to the latest public service satisfaction survey from the Institution of Civil Engineers.
A new landmark 180m tall bridge in Sunderland, which would overtake the Humber Bridge as England’s tallest, could be built by 2014.
The unprecedented Olympic Park clean-up is nearly completed after three years, beating its tough sustainability targets and allowing the construction of all permanent Olympic Park venues to start on or ahead of schedule.
Kingsnorth protest hits Laing O’RourkeSubscription
Climate change activists targeted Laing O’Rourke’s Dartford offices last week, in protest at the contractor’s bid to build a new coal-fired power station at Kingsnorth, Kent.
Kier Moss began piling for the world’s second longest synchrotron tunnel in June, and construction is now well underway at the Diamond Light Source laboratories in Oxfordshire.