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No black hole, but we do need more collaboration says floods boss

12-Feb-2015 | By

Environment Agency chairman Sir Philip Dilley has rejected claims from MPs that there is a £600M “black hole” in England’s flood defence budget.

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Water: Connecting lines

26-Nov-2014 | By NCE Editorial

A campaign to reopen the rail line between Wisbech and March is firmly on track after leaders from Anglian Water and some of the region’s biggest businesses joined forces.

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Major UK players positioned for Thames Tideway mega tunnel

28-Feb-2015 | By

Key players in the UK construction market – Costain, Laing O’Rourke, Vinci, Bachy, Ferrovial, Bam Nuttall, Morgan Sindall and Balfour Beatty – have been named as the preferred bidders to build the mega sewer tunnel under the River Thames, it has been revealed today.


Bam Nuttall wins £12M Shetland scheme

18-Feb-2015 | By

Bam Nuttall has won the main contractor role on a £12M port expansion scheme on Shetland.

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JN Bentley wins £16M Coal Authority framework

17-Feb-2015 | By

Civil engineering contractor JN Bentley has been awarded a framework contract by the Coal Authority to design and construct water treatment schemes in disused mines.

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Underwater remote control excavator helps Osborne on river project

12-Feb-2015 | By

Contractor Osborne has used an underwater excavator to help with a scour protection project on the River Colne in Surrey.

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Infrastructure Act becomes law

12-Feb-2015 | By

The Infrastructure Act has become law today, after the bill completed its passage through Parliament and received Royal Assent.

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Civils firm fined £200,000 for pipe layer's death

12-Feb-2015 | By

A London civil engineering contractor must pay out £200,000 in fines and costs after a workman suffered a fatal accident while installing sewer pipes in Swindon.


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