A four week public inquiry into the proposed construction of the Northern Line extension began last week.
The government this week published the hybrid bill for phase one of the High Speed 2 (HS2) rail scheme ahead of its reading before parliament on Monday (25 November).
Qatar’s construction sector is rife with abuse, its workers suffer “serious exploitation” and employers must stop it, says a new report published by human rights charity Amnesty International.
Dutch contractors led by Bam International are leading the charge to build Qatar’s 2022 World Cup stadiums.
Infrastructure clients are planning to ditch Treasury-backed rules for calculating the contingency budgets of major infrastructure projects.
Business lobby group London First is devoted to making the capital the world’s best place to do business. Chief executive Baroness Jo Valentine explains why infrastructure investment is key to this ambition.
As chief executive of global positioning technology giant Topcon Positioning Group, Ray O’Connor is a man who lives and breathes innovation. He tells Mark Hansford where he sees the global construction industry heading and offers insight on where the UK sits on the innovation scale.
Infrastructure in 2013: Business
With High Speed 2 in judicial review, plans for the Thames Tideway Tunnel about to go before the Planning Inspectorate and the very future ownership of Britain’s highway network up for debate, the challenge of uniting short-term public need for economic growth with long-term sustainable infrastructure development has never been greater.
Halfway through its term of office, the coalition has suffered two and a half years of stagnant growth and double dip recession. So 2013 is the year that downbeat news must be replaced by signs of growth. And after years of government focus on infrastructure to generate growth, this has big implications for our sector, says Nelson Ogunshakin