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The Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions said this week that bus journeys in England increased 1% from 3.36M in 1999/2000 to 3.71M in 2000/01. Patronage in London grew by 4%.

The Shanghai Tunnel Engineering and Rail Transit Design & Research Institute consortium, which includes Hyder Consulting, has won the Shanghai-Chong Ming tunnel design competition. The tunnel, comprising twin 14m diameter bored tunnels crossing two river channels, will be constructed by a shield tunnelling method.

The UK's waterways are being restored faster than they were built 200 years ago, according to a new report published this week by British Waterways and economic research consultancy ECOTEC.

Global energy company TXU - formerly Eastern Electricity and Norweb Energi - has appointed Bovis Lend Lease as construction manager for its £35M UK business centre in Ipswich.

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