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A design contract notice worth up to £50M for the A96 dualling programme has been published today.
Exclusive to NCE, the Department for Transport is providing progress updates on the government’s massive highways programme.
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Business leaders and politicians put more pressure on the government to build a new runway at Heathrow at a recent event organised by the Let Britain Fly campaign.
A key technology figure at Crossrail has outlined ways drones could be used in the construction projects of the future.
High Speed 2 (HS2) will make Euston station a disjointed railway terminus if new redevelopment plans for the £43bn project go ahead, a key London borough warned last week.
Privately financed rail infrastructure deals may be on the cards once again, as chancellor George Osborne seeks to reconcile budget cuts with a commitment to transport spending in next month’s Comprehensive Spending Review.
The idea of a National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) isn’t a new one. It was first called for in a report commissioned by the Labour party in 2012 but only now has it finally came into fruition with an announcement by chancellor George Osborne about its formation.
At a recent NCE round table, the supply chain and some major rail clients came together to discuss efficiency. Ben Cronin reports.
Quotas. An incendiary word in the equality debate, with many - on both sides of the argument - strongly against such approaches.
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Special report: Infrastructure in 2015
If 2014 was the year of feminism or gender equality you could be forgiven for thinking as the year closes out, it’s done with, it’s over. But it’s not over, certainly not for NCE.
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