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Austrian hydro power tunnel project awarded to Hochtief

22-Jul-2014 | By Laura King

Hochtief has won a €132M (£104M) contract to construct the Triebwasserweg Maria Stein tunnel for a new hydropower development in Prutz, Austria.

National Grid cable tunnel

National Grid plans power tunnel under Morecambe Bay

18-Jul-2014 | By Will Mann

National Grid is planning an underwater tunnel across Morecambe Bay as part of an overhaul of its network in west Cumbria.

Grangemouth plant

Government confirms funding for £230M Grangemouth plant

17-Jul-2014 | By Will Mann

HM Treasury has confirmed it will guarantee a £230M loan for Grangemouth petrochemical plant in Scotland to build Europe’s largest ethane storage tank.

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

Mike Crane

Harnessing the power of syngas can cut greenhouse gas emissions

2-Jul-2014 | By Mike Crane

So the gasification market has finally kicked off, but what is the best use of syngas and how can we recover the most energy?

National Grid cable tunnel

National Grid plans power tunnel under Morecambe Bay

National Grid is planning an underwater tunnel across Morecambe Bay as part of an overhaul of its network in west Cumbria.

Grangemouth plant

Government confirms funding for £230M Grangemouth plant

HM Treasury has confirmed it will guarantee a £230M loan for Grangemouth petrochemical plant in Scotland to build Europe’s largest ethane storage tank.

WYG joins Amec team on Polish nuclear new build deal

WYG has joined an Amec-led team which was this week appointed as preferred bidder for the development of Poland’s first nuclear power plant.

Swansea tidal lagoon

Tidal lagoon power study claims £27bn GDP benefit

Six tidal lagoon power plants would contribute £27bn to UK GDP over the next 12 years, according to new research.

£2bn offshore windfarm approved

The proposed Rampion offshore wind farm, situated off the coast of Sussex, has been the government go-ahead.

Scottish tidal power scheme picks contractors

Atlantis, the owner-operator of Scotland’s Pentland Firth tidal power project, has agreed terms with the contractors who will build the scheme.

Matthew Hancock

Hancock takes construction minister role | Full details of Government reshuffle

Matthew Hancock has been appointed the new construction minister, following David Cameron’s ministerial reshuffle, after Michael Fallon was moved to defence secretary.

Government reports 15% saving on infrastructure costs

The Government has delivered cost savings of over £3bn on infrastructure projects since 2010, according to the third annual report of the Infrastructure Cost Review.

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