The Welsh Government has invited bids for a £40M contract to repair the Brynglas Tunnels on the M4.
Birmingham is weighing up a ‘super-tunnel’ under the city centre to combat traffic congestion.
The preferred route for Crossrail 2 has been announced by Boris Johnson, Mayor of London.
A mammoth jet grouting project has been completed at Victoria’s London Underground (LU) station.
Tulloch is to construct a new jetty at Holmsgarth North in the Shetland Islands for Lerwick Port Authority.
Ground investigations have started north of Glasgow to determine a route for an upgrade of the A82.
The new chair of the British Tunnelling Society, Roger Bridge, talks to NCE about the challenges and opportunities facing the sector, and why the UK’s tunnelling fraternity leads the world.
Stornoway ferry terminal on Lewis is a key link for the Outer Hebridean island. Paul Thompson reports on how efforts to extend its pier are progressing.
Specialist contractor Uretek has been stabilising the ground quickly, safely and with minimum disruption for 25 years in the UK. It is now experiencing its most exciting growth period as more projects and sectors benefit from its patented geopolymer injection solution.In association with
Delhi’s ambitious metro construction programme continues at an incredible pace, with the latest section celebrating an unusual breakthrough, as Margo Cole reports.
Tunnels have been at the heart of economic growth for over 150 years, and their long-term benefits should be taken into account when planning major infrastructure projects, argues Richard Coakley.
The geotechnical sector is in good health, with some exciting challenges ahead, as Atkins ground engineering operations director tells Margo Cole.
The Federation of Piling Specialists, as its name suggests, represents foundation contractors – those directly involved in piling and geotechnical works on construction sites – it not only promotes best practice, but also ensures that through regular audits its members operate to the highest level of professionalism and quality.
I read with interest recently a couple of articles about the challenges facing the construction sector as it bounces back to sustained growth. Bumper orders books sound great, these articles proclaim, but at the same time they warn about material and plant shortages.
Infrastructure in 2014
Geotechnical failures present big risks to people, infrastructure and budgets, so managing assets to mitigate against the need for emergency action should be the preferred option, but it is one few clients are opting for.