Mark Hansford's stories
Arup, Mott MacDonald, Tony Gee & Partners and HR Wallingford star as NCE announces its Consultants of the DecadeSubscription
Consultants that have ridden the ups and downs of the last decade and individuals that have done most to champion the profession were celebrated at a special awards ceremony last night.
Investigators probing this week’s fatal train crash on the New York City Metro rail network still to examine the condition of the tracks and signals near the accident site.
CH2M Hill’s acquisition of Halcrow follows a two year long pursuit. Jacque Rast, the woman who has finally made it happen, tells Mark Hansford why the US giant was so keen.
Britain’s biggest geotechnical contractor Roger Bullivant has announced that up to 95 more jobs are to be lost and all staff are to be asked to take a 10% pay cut after reassessing the poor state of the housebuilding market.
Transport secretary Ruth Kelly has today announced a six-year £6bn billion investment package for England’s motorways and other key roads which includes further roll-out of hard shoulder running.
Transport minister Lord Adonis has today appointed two “Stations Champions” to review passengers’ requirements at stations across England and Wales and suggest ways to improve facilities.
£1.6bn to axe CrossrailSubscription
Liberal Democrat shadow transport secretary Norman Baker last week raised fears about the future of Crossrail after sounding out the cost of cancelling the £15.9bn project.
£350bn for US transport planSubscription
United States president Obama has unveiled proposals for a six-year, $556bn (£350bn) transport plan that includes up to £20bn for a pioneering National Infrastructure Bank to invest in projects of regional or national significance to the economy.
£375bn earmarked for infrastructure spending Subscription
Over £375bn of planned public and private sector infrastructure money is expected to be spent on infrastructure over the next 20 years according to the latest update of the National Infrastructure Plan.
COMPLETION of a £32M guided busway linking Gatwick Airport with nearby towns is in doubt unless the Strategic Rail Authority meets an immediate £3M funding gap, NCE has learned.