Jackie Whitelaw's stories
Express delivery of the East London LineSubscription
By the end of next week London’s newest rail service, the East London Line, will be handed over to its operator ahead of time and to a six-year-old budget. Jackie Whitelaw reports.
All firms who wish to appear in this year’s NCE Consultants File should now have received information on how to access the online form. Deadline for completion is 23 January.
Grontmij UK chief executive Lawrence Hughes this week emerged as one of the big winners in a major restructuring of the Grontmij group.
Hughes wins in Grontmij reshuffleSubscription
Gronmij UK chief executive Lawrence Hughes is one of the big winners in a major restructure of the Dutch-based group.
Ex-Atkins boss stalks Mouchel in VT group Subscription
A former Atkins chief executive and a one time Balfour Beatty group MD are leading a bid by support services organisation VT Group to buy consultant Mouchel.
Balfour Beatty 1909-2009: The first 100 yearsSubscription
Britain’s biggest contractor Balfour Beatty has been celebrating its 100th anniversary all year and the presents have kept arriving in the shape, for instance, of a win on the M25 DBFO in May and the purchase of Parsons Brinckerhoff in October. But what is in store for the future? Jackie Whitelaw talks to chief operating officer Andrew McNaughton to find out.
Crossrail loss led to Balfour Beatty buySubscription
Contractor Balfour Beatty has revealed that losing out to Bechtel in the race for the Crossrail project delivery partner contract spurred it to buy US professional services group Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB).
Make sure your firm is in the Consultants FileSubscription
It is Christmas so it is time to start completing NCE’s Consultants File 2010 questionnaire.
Water consultants are offering employees sabbaticals and opportunities to take extra leave as the traditional dip in water industry workload created by five yearly price reviews kicks in.
After 30 years, a giant construction effort to protect the beautiful city of St Petersburg from catastrophic flooding is drawing close to completion. Jackie Whitelaw reports on an historic civils project.