Jackie Whitelaw's stories
Engineers told to name the projects that matterSubscription
Civil engineers were this week urged to draw up a shortlist of Britain’s priority infrastructure projects and explain their business cases to the Treasury.
Turner & Townsend to increase overseas businessSubscription
The first task for cost consultant Turner & Townsend’s (T&T) new UK managing director Steve McGuckin is to help increase the amount of work the business does overseas.
Major project report: East London Line Subscription
London’s new railway: planning, design and construction of a new 10km rail route for London overground.
Collaboration between client, contractor and supply chain was crucial as the construction project developed in scope, writes Jackie Whitelaw.
East London Line special: An introductionSubscription
This week the London Overground East London Line opened a full service from West Croydon in south London to Dalston in the north. In a remarkable achievement, the project has been delivered early. Jackie Whitelaw reports.
Consultants File 2010: Tough getting tougherSubscription
After 15 years of growth and work on the doorstep, the last 12 months saw the return of the prospecting civil engineer. The sector, large, medium and small, set off with suits crammed in back packs to win work around the world to make up for the tough market at home.
£8M released for tunnel and rail skills trainingSubscription
Rail and construction industry training received an £8M boost from the government last week when the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) released support funding for the tunnelling and rail engineering skills academies.
Consultants are in the firing line. How can they contribute to cutting 20% off infrastructure costs? Jackie Whitelaw reports.
You've got to be in it to win itSubscription
Get the attention you deserve by entering the NCE/ ACE Consultants of the Year Awards.
Infrastructure will be most resilient sectorSubscription
Cost consultant Turner & Townsend has said that infrastructure will be the most resilient sector in the UK over the next two years.