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  • Crossrail tunnel ready for dynamic testing

    Crossrail restarts dynamic testingSubscription

    News16 January, 2019

    Crossrail has re-started dynamic testing of its systems after a previous round of testing failed last year.

  • Fugro rila track 360 coupling 3to2

    Fugro wins five year Network Rail data acquisition jobSubscription

    News16 January, 2019

    Fugro has been awarded a five-year framework agreement by Network Rail to carry out survey data acquisition and analysis for all high output track renewal sites across Britain.

  • Milton interchange oxfordshire 3to2

    Skanska to reform sub-contractor supervision on roads jobSubscription

    News15 January, 2019

    Skanska in conjuction with Oxfordshire County Council is to reform the way it supervises sub-contractors on its Oxfordshire roads maintenance contract.

  • Ctbuh skyline china

    China smashes competition for tall buildings in 2018Subscription

    News14 January, 2019

    China has maintained its reign as the most prolific country when it comes to the construction of tall buildings, completing 88 buildings over 200m high in 2018, equating to 61.5% of the world’s total.

  • Farringdon station glass fibre reinfoirced concrete panels line cross passage and terrazzo flooring

    Exclusive | Crossrail to pay contractors lump sums to finish jobSubscription

    News11 January, 2019

    Crossrail bosses are negotiating extra payments to its contractors so that they can finish remaining Crossrail station works, New Civil Engineer can reveal.

  • Signal work

    Costain develops system to predict rail faultsSubscription

    News11 January, 2019

    A new system which predicts track and signaling faults and could make train delays a thing of the past is now being developed by University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and Costain.

  • Crossrail

    True scale of Crossrail problems laid bareSubscription

    News9 January, 2019

    The full scale of Crossrail’s problems have been laid bare with stations now revealed to be at the centre of ‘‘three more years’’ of work needed to open the catastrophically delayed metro.

  • Potential development illustrative plan

    Massive Teesside scheme given £14M 'kick start' Subscription

    News9 January, 2019

    Work to establish construction access, utilities and a new spine road are set to begin on a massive ex-steelworks site after the government approved a £14M investment in the area.

  • Ebbsfleet international railway station 3to2

    Crossrail extension to Ebbsfleet ‘not on the agenda’ Subscription

    News9 January, 2019

    The proposed £1.5bn extension of Crossrail to Ebbsfleet is “not on the agenda”, Transport for London (TfL) commissioner Mike Brown has said.

  • Crossrail

    Crossrail 2 funding pot diverted to complete Elizabeth line Subscription

    News8 January, 2019

    The deputy mayor of London has admitted that money set aside to develop Crossrail 2 will be used to complete the original Crossrail route with Transport for London (TfL) forecasting no income from the Elizabeth Line for the next 18 months.

  • New taxi rank

    Euston HS2 works ramp up with towers demolitionSubscription

    News8 January, 2019

    A pair of tower blocks are set to be demolished at London’s Euston station as works ramp up to make way for High Speed 2 (HS2). 

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    Council calls for Lower Thames Crossing re-thinkSubscription

    News4 January, 2019

    Gravesham Borough Council has hit out at Highways England’s plans for the £6bn Lower Thames Crossing (LTC) in Kent, saying it was “strongly opposed” to a number of the proposals put forward in the public consultation for the scheme.

  • View from city hall looking north credit gmjandcityoflondoncorporation 3to2

    Gallery | Images of London's future skylineSubscription

    News4 January, 2019

    New images of the prospective 2026 London skyline have been released by the City of London Corporation. They include a suite of under construction or proposed towers being built in the area.

  • construction site

    £30bn CCS framework due to launch at end of the monthSubscription

    News3 January, 2019

    The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is due to launch its £30bn commercial framework, the largest ever published by the government, at the end of the month.

  • Opal tower wsp 3to2

    WSP investigates cracks in evacuated Sydney towerSubscription

    News2 January, 2019

    Investigating engineer WSP has said the newly completed, 117m high, 36 storey Opal Tower in Sydney is “structurally sound overall”, after cracks found in its structure forced the evacuation of its residents on Christmas Eve.

  • Barking riverside copyright transport for london

    Contractor appointed for Barking Riverside ExtensionSubscription

    News24 December, 2018

    A Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure and VolkerFitzpatrick (MSVF) joint venture (JV) has been appointed to build the 4.5km long Barking Riverside rail extension in London.

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    TfL chief: Major project bosses must be held to account for delaysSubscription

    News24 December, 2018

    A stringent mechanism to ensure senior executives working on major transport projects are held to account for delays must be put in place, Transport for London commissioner Mike Brown has said.

  • Shoreham viaduct network rail 3to2

    Three firms bag £7bn Network Rail contracts Subscription

    News21 December, 2018

    Network Rail has awarded Murphy, Bam Nuttall and Geoffrey Osbourne £7bn worth of contracts covering the South of England region for control period 6 (CP6).

  • Silvertown tunnel

    Silvertown Tunnel delay revealed Subscription

    News17 December, 2018

    The contract award for the beleaguered £1bn Silvertown Tunnel has been delayed by five months, moving the opening date from 2023 to 2024.

  • Embankment tube station, northern line train departing, 8 june 2013

    Exclusive | Northern Line Extension to open nine months lateSubscription

    News14 December, 2018

    The opening of the Northern Line Extension in south London is to be pushed back by nine months, New Civil Engineer understands.

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