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A group of construction workers at Sellafield nuclear power station have voted in favour of industrial action.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has given the final go ahead for developers Berkeley Homes to build the UK’s tallest residential tower in Canary Wharf.
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The Labour Party has denied undermining Highways England with plans to delay two schemes included on the new road body’s recently launched five-year delivery plan.
A raft of projects aimed at finding new applications for digital engineering in construction projects have kicked off this week after sharing £5.6M of grant funding from the government’s innovation agency Innovate UK.
The 2015 Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance (ALARM) survey has highlighted a massive 33% increase in the number of potholes filled over the last year - but no reduction in the amount needed to bring the network up to scratch.
Any new River Thames crossing in the heart of London faces formidable regulatory constraints.
The £1.7bn Royal Albert Dock redevelopment has moved a step forward, after The Greater London Authority gave the go-ahead to developers ABP.
A local approach to infrastructure planning could generate greater efficiencies and exploit synergies argues Richard Dawson, chair of earth systems, Newcastle University
A 310m free spanning dome roof covering a whole stadium, 75m temporary towers and complex three dimensional geometries presented major challenges to the temporary works designers for the Singapore Sports hub in the latest in NCE’s series on BCIA winning projects.
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Special report: Infrastructure in 2015
The world of civil engineering is changing fast. Technology is now there to radically change how we build. But it’s also challenging what we build and why. New skills are needed and new technologies need to be embraced.
I was down on the South Devon Link road last week. It’s a relatively modest (although big for Devon) £110M scheme that will relieve a massive bottleneck on the way to Torbay and in the process create 7,500 jobs across the region.
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