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NCE Live News Updates Wednesday 4 December 2013: National Infrastructure Plan update reveals A14 toll plan scrapped
The government has dropped controversial plans for tolling on the A14 scheme between Cambridge and Huntingdon, construction of which is planned to start in 2016; and in the US the driver of the crashed Metro train admits to dozing off.
For anyone who may have thought that the Green Agenda had fallen by the wayside, a key decision earlier this month served as a stark reminder for why it shouldn’t be ignored.
NCE Live News Updates Thursday 28 November 2013: Brazil World Cup stadium crane collapse kills two workers
There was more bad news for the Brazil 2014 World Cup preparations as it was revealed two workers have been killed by a falling crane on the site of the host stadium for the first game. The lates
- NCE Live News Updates Tuesday 26 November 2013: RWE abandons Atlantic Array wind farm
- High Speed 2 hybrid bill to be revealed
- NCE Live News Updates Friday 22 November 2013: Labour sets out infrastructure white paper plan; Rescue efforts underway following Latvian collapse
- Highways Agency shelves M60 hard shoulder running scheme
- New London airport could be built in seven years
- Call to end ‘exploitation’ of Qatar construction workers
- NCE Live News Updates Monday 18 November 2013: Qatar construction workers exploitation call to action; Typhoon aid effort continues
The efficiency programme at Network Rail is beginning to yield results but the work is also highlighting what is left to be done.
With political conviction for High Speed 2 (HS2) faltering behind the scenes at Westminster there is a rise in favour of resurrecting plans for a third runway at Heathrow airport.
Tunnels under the Atlantic, High Speed 5 and Apple in charge of the world – all of which are possibilities for the next 40 years as far as civil engineers are concerned.
- The yawning gap that lies between form and function
- Why don't more British contractors work abroad?
- Hinkley row exposes flaws in planning reform
- A high speed world needs political consensus
- Regional growth in danger of entering economic doldrums
- Government infrastructure commitment looks uncertain
- High Speed Two needs to signal its true intentions