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Tideway boss urges more clients to share dataSubscription
Tideway asset management director Roger Bailey has called for more clients to join the knowledge sharing platform i3P, to overcome the “lack of productivity” in construction.
Senior Labour peers have suggested that the party could renationalise Britain’s railways “within five years” if elected.
Windsor Link Railway (WLR) has revealed its ideas to cut costs and deliver Heathrow Airport’s third runway.
Bosses behind the proposed Heathrow Southern Rail (HSR) link have expressed concerns over the impact the government’s rail review will have on the scheme.
Delays to the North West Electrification Programme (NWEP) and the Thameslink rail programmes are to blame for the timetabling fiasco which occurred in May this year, according to a report by regulator the Office of Rail and Road (ORR).
Exclusive | London Bridge dug up to tackle leaksSubscription
The recently-overhauled London Bridge station is being dug up after water was found to be leaking though to the concourse area.
Claims that a 44t lorry travelling across the Polcevera Viaduct triggered its collapse have been queried by British engineering experts.
Suppliers sought for Very Light Rail system Subscription
The University of Warwick has launched its search for suppliers to develop a Very Light Rail (VLR) system in Coventry.
Calls for new bridge across the Thames Subscription
Calls for a new pedestrian and cycling bridge across the Thames have been made by councillors in south west London.
Waste plastic could be used to partially replace sand in concrete to make construction more sustainable, according to research by the University of Bath.
Pair of 1,000t bridges installed in CambridgeSubscription
The A14 road in Cambridgeshire has re-opened after work to install a pair of 1,000t bridges was completed 18 hours ahead of schedule.
Concerns mount over Euston Station redevelopment Subscription
The long running saga over the redevelopment of Euston Station has been rekindled after a Greater London Authority (GLA) boss admitted that a lack of funding and an unclear plan for the surrounding area could lead to a disjointed station.
A new eight-storey concrete building has been built without eight columns after they were omitted from the ground and first floor drawings, a structural safety report has found.
Delayed New York bridge now openSubscription
The delayed new $4bn (£3.1bn), 5km long Mario M. Cuomo Bridge in New York has now opened after fears a parallel bridge could collapse and damage it were allayed.
The government is looking at other ways of achieving Crossrail 2 goals without building “a single big infrastructure scheme” rail minister Jo Johnson has said.
Capital costs and lack of expertise are the two top barriers to the uptake of off-site manufacture (OSM) according to a new industry report.
Network Rail is set to reveal its latest projects for which it is seeking third party funding.
North West £1bn buildings framework launchedSubscription
Manchester City Council has launched a search for contractors to work on its £1bn construction framework for modular and portable buildings cross the North West.
Murphy wins £57M Yorkshire Water contractSubscription
Murphy has been awarded a £57M contract by Yorkshire Water to design and build a new energy and recycling facility in Huddersfield.
NIC urges councils to do more in EV rolloutSubscription
The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has welcomed a £200M government investment in electric charging stations for electric vehicles, but warned more needed to be done by councils to facilitate the rollout.