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BIM: Leaving a Legacy

23-Mar-2015 | By

The Arcadis Group has developed a clear company-wide building information modelling strategy and has found a new application for the technology in nuclear decommissioning. Ben Cronin reports.

REA describes Budget as a missed opportunity

19-Mar-2015 | By

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) has challenged the next government to create a “policy framework which provides long-term certainty for investors” in renewable energy.

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ICE welcomes Budget support for Swansea Bay tidal lagoon

19-Mar-2015 | By

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) welcomed Chancellor George Osbourne’s support for Swansea’s Tidal lagoon in yesterday’s budget.

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BIM: Leaving a Legacy

The Arcadis Group has developed a clear company-wide building information modelling strategy and has found a new application for the technology in nuclear decommissioning. Ben Cronin reports.

Opinion

Modern high rise development

Can new tall buildings keep up with energy regulations?

10-Dec-2014 | By Andrew Bickerdyke

High rise residential buildings are increasingly being designed and built in the UK, and London leads the way, with around 25 residential buildings of 20 storeys or more under construction and around another 80 with planning consent. Many more are in the pipeline.

REA describes Budget as a missed opportunity

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) has challenged the next government to create a “policy framework which provides long-term certainty for investors” in renewable energy.

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ICE welcomes Budget support for Swansea Bay tidal lagoon

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) welcomed Chancellor George Osbourne’s support for Swansea’s Tidal lagoon in yesterday’s budget.

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Budget 2015: Regional infrastructure schemes backed

Chancellor George Osborne has set out plans for investment in a raft of regional infrastructure schemes.

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Study finds critical factors for subsea cables in high-energy environments

A ten-year study by European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) and The Crown Estate into the performance of subsea cabling in high-energy environments has proven the durability of the cabling used, the report authors claim.

10 GW of carbon capture and storage by 2030

Energy Technologies Institute lays out £30bn 15-year carbon capture plan

The UK should build 10GW of carbon capture and storage by 2030, The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has said. An ETI report published this week claimed that building the infrastructure needed to capture 50m tonnes of C02 from industry and power stations is “feasible and affordable”.

Moorside nuclear power plant moves a step closer

Plans by NuGen to build a new nuclear power plant at Moorside in Cumbria took a step closer today after the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) and Environment Agency (EA) moved the project to the General Design Assessment phase.

Interserve joint venture lands £150M Rotherham biomass power plant deal

Brite Partnership North East has awarded the £150M  contract to build a biomass power plant in Rotherham to a joint venture between construction firm Interserve and Babcock & Wilcox Vølund.

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Huge Yorkshire gas plant approved

Plans for a 1500MW natural gas power station in Yorkshire have been given the green light.

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