Jackie Whitelaw's stories
Boldly going forthSubscription
The Forth road bridge is 46 years old and is developing a few aches and pains.
ICE Council voted on Tuesday for a £7 increase in the annual Members’ subscription fee and an £11 rise in Fellows’ subscriptions for 2011.
EdF begins nuclear supply huntSubscription
Energy giant EdF is looking to create fully developed supply chains ahead of the hoped for start of work on Britain’s first nuclear power stations for 20 years at Hinkley in Somerset.
Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) chief executive David Higgins and Nuclear Decommissioning Authority chief executive Tony Fountain are among the highest paid quango employees, the government said last week.
Repair roads and save £18bn, say expertsSubscription
Improving Britain’s worst roads could save up to £18bn annually on the cost of emergency services, hospitals and long term care for the disabled, the Road Safety Foundation (RSF) said this week.
Energy first, say bossesSubscription
Enabling investment in energy infrastructure must be the government’s priority as it debates how to balance the country’s budget.
Scott Wilson bosses have revealed that a need for global expansion is driving their desire to sell up to US giant URS in a cash deal worth £160M.
Grontmij snaps up French consultantSubscription
Grontmij’s €120M (£99M) purchase of French consultant Ginger last week has made the group Europe’s fourth largest consultant.
Coucher explains decision to quit Network RailSubscription
Network Rail chief executive Iain Coucher has given his reasons for quitting as head of the rail operator
Intrepid teams of colleagues from across the construction industry are taking on the NCE Hackers in the 2010 CARE Construction Challenge.