Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

News

The Highways Agency is pioneering a recycling technique on its M6 improvement scheme between junctions 35 and 36 in Cumbria. The hard shoulders are being removed, crushed, graded and mixed with PFA, cement, water, air and bitumen.

The material is then relaid like a conventional material and behaves like a new asphalt, allowing the lanes to be used as running lanes during the resurfacing works.

WS Atkins major projects unit has won a contract with Shell to provide programme management and design services for 3,500 petrol stations across Europe. The contract will initially run until 2002.

Public sector union Unison this week pledged to fight the Government's Best Value approach to procurement of local government services. It said that Best Value was 'fundamentally flawed because of its idealogical commitment to a fragmented, mixed provider environment which encourages the privatisation of council services'.

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Please note comments made online may also be published in the print edition of New Civil Engineer. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.