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Detailed Stonehenge tunnel plans unveiled Subscription
Detailed plans for the proposed £1.6bn, 2.9km long, tunnel which will take traffic away from the A303 close the Stonehenge World Heritage Site (WHS) have been released. The scheme now
Project promoter HS2 Ltd has begun contractor consultation for the main works civils contracts for the phase 2a section of the section of High Speed 2 (HS2) connecting Birmingham to Crewe.
HS2 JV saves millions by using new BIM toolSubscription
A High Speed 2 (HS2) joint venture claims it has saved more than £2M by using a new BIM-integrated tool on its package of main civils works.
Plans for the £1.6bn Stonehenge Tunnel have been submitted to the Planning Inspectorate.
The chair of the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has described the UK construction industry as the “laggards”, saying it needed to improve productivity to keep pace with other industries.
Video | City scale digital twins to go globalVideoSubscription
Bentley Systems has taken over specialist modelling company Agency9 increasing its capability to build city wide digital twin models around the world.
Bentley acquires pedestrian modelling firmSubscription
Software developer Bentley has taken over pedestrian modelling company Legion, strengthening its “open” suite of software.
HS2 claims third of government rail budget Subscription
A third of the government’s £6.4bn support for rail in 2017/ 18 was spent on High Speed 2 (HS2).
Seven contractors have won places on Highways England’s new £6bn Delivery Integration Partner framework so far.
Mace and Arup are hoping their work on the 2019 Pan American Games in Peru will help propel them into the South American market.