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United Utilities has announced a hosepipe ban in the North West in a bid to save water amid anger over the levels of leakage.
Landslide hits Russia World Cup stadium VideoSubscription
A landslide has caused “significant damage” to one of Russia’s brand new World Cup stadiums, while roads created outside another stadium for the tournament have also been damaged by torrential rain.
Kier Infrastructure has been fined £600,000 after a worker suffered ‘life-changing injuries’ when his leg was crushed by a 6.9t concrete block.
Major civil engineering and electrification works will be up for grabs on the £3bn trans-Pennine upgrade, transport secretary Chris Grayling has confirmed.
An Olympic champion has backed calls for Highways England to reconsider a decision to close a 2.2km Victorian tunnel.
Scotland to get first UK spaceportSubscription
The UK is set to get its first spaceport after government pledged almost £30M towards launching satellites off the north coast of Scotland by 2020.
Fugro awarded HS2 site investigations workSubscription
Fugro has been awarded a £5.2M pre-construction site investigation for HS2’s Chilterns Tunnel and Colne Valley viaduct.
Jacobs wins deal to design Etihad rail lineSubscription
Jacobs has won a contract to provide engineering and design services for a 900km railway in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Network Rail has postponed work to upgrade the Brighton Main Line after a recent timetable change caused months of rail chaos.
Crossrail chair moves to HS2Subscription
Crossrail chairman Sir Terry Morgan is to take over at High Speed 2 (HS2) promoter HS2 Ltd, it has been announced.