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Energy

Atkins targets Middle East energy sector with new appointment

16-Sep-2014 | By

Atkins has appointed a new managing director for its power business as part of plans to expand its energy capability, with a particular focus in the Middle East.

Dawn of a new era

Water shortages could hinder fracking

2-Sep-2014 | By

A shortage of fresh water could curtail the development of fracking for shale oil and gas in many parts of the world, according to a report by the World Resources Institute (WRI).

Northstowe

Plans submitted for Cambridgeshire new town

26-Aug-2014 | By

The Homes and Communities Agency has submitted plans for the next development phase of Northstowe new town, in Cambridgeshire.

Energy and Waste features

Olympic Park: Emissions were cut after targets were set early in the programme

Clients hold the key to CO2 cuts

Since reporting its findings last year, infrastructure sector businesses have been lining up in support of the Infrastructure Carbon Review, which said efforts to unblock barriers to CO2 reduction hinge on client leadership. Jon Masters reports.

Opinion

Peter Rolton

Independence v oil dependence

4-Sep-2014 | By Peter Rolton

The Scottish independence referendum finally happens next week, with an accompanying debate that grows more convoluted by the day. Both sides of the argument have long since reached fever pitch, with the ‘Yes’ team calling foul play over British government’s refusal to allow an independent Scotland access to sterling currency and the ‘No’ team claiming that the (Scottish National Party) SNP will falter when it comes to joining the European Union as a separate state.

Energy

Atkins targets Middle East energy sector with new appointment

Atkins has appointed a new managing director for its power business as part of plans to expand its energy capability, with a particular focus in the Middle East.

Dawn of a new era

Water shortages could hinder fracking

A shortage of fresh water could curtail the development of fracking for shale oil and gas in many parts of the world, according to a report by the World Resources Institute (WRI).

Northstowe

Plans submitted for Cambridgeshire new town

The Homes and Communities Agency has submitted plans for the next development phase of Northstowe new town, in Cambridgeshire.

T-pylon

Mabey to build National Grid's first 'T-Pylons'

British manufacturer Mabey Bridge has been awarded the first contract to construct National Grid’s new ‘T-Pylons’ - a new prototype of electricity pylons.

Renew buys gas infrastructure firm for £14.8M

Renew has acquired gas infrastructure outfit Forefront in a deal worth £14.8M.

Boris Johnson

Boris plans £1 trillion infrastructure programme

London mayor Boris Johnson has set out plans for more than £1 trillion investment in the capital’s infrastructure.

North

New competition calls for northern infrastructure ideas

A new competition has been launched to identify infrastructure ideas for northern England.

National Grid Legacy sub station near Wrexham

Mace picked for National Grid framework

Mace has been appointed to National Grid’s new framework for project services.

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