Crossrail chairman Terry Morgan has spoken of the “total sense of loss” felt by the organisation following Friday’s tragic death of a worker on the project.
Network Rail has said the storm-hit Dawlish railway line could re-open on 4 April, well ahead of schedule.
Network Rail is to review whether it can bring forward the date for reopening the storm-damaged line at Dawlish next week.
Options for rerouting the Great Western Main Line away from the coast around Dawlish were emerging this week after Network Rail said it would examine the viability of shifting the line.
A tunnel replacement for Hammersmith flyover in west London could be built in just three years and release around £1bn worth of former highway land to help pay for the works.
Energy firm Tidal Lagoon Power wants Welsh construction companies to play a major role in creating a 9.5km sea wall and renewable energy plant in Swansea Bay.
Tough conditions and temperature fluctuations have been resolved by real time monitoring on basement props in Oslo
Highway schemes have already benefited from Balfour Beatty’s sheet piling innovation and now the rail sector is recognising the advantages of king sheet piling too.
Adaptation of a ground investigation technique from the oil and gas industry is offering improved detection of geological anomalies in the Middle East.
Appointing a contractor before gaining planning consent may be unusual but ground investigation is currently underway to ensure it is a smooth transaction for London’s Bank Station capacity upgrade.
What makes one SME riding the rough seas of a recession decide to sell up while another is able to diversify and grow? Ruby Kitching asks John Byrne, co-founder of the recently expanded consultant Byrne Looby, for his perspective.
Construction equipment has sprung into action to help with the post-storms recovery throughout Europe.
As the UK economy continues to emerge from recession, there is almost unanimous support from all sides of the political arena on the importance of apprenticeships.
The open and competitive nature of the UK construction market drives a constant need to do things differently: we are all seeking that winning proposition.
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.