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VIDEO | How wearable technology could transform construction safety

29-Jan-2015 | By

Could wearable technology reduce accidents in the construction industry?

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VIDEO | Station improvements ahoy for Southampton

9-Jan-2015

Work is to begin on improving Southampton’s bus and rail facilities as part of a major regeneration scheme.

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Nexus invites bids for Tyne & Wear Metro track renewal framework

8-Jan-2015 | By

Tyne & Wear Metro operator Nexus has invited bidders to tender for a new track renewals framework.

London Garden Bridge

RSPB condemns Thames Garden Bridge plan

6-Jan-2015 | By

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has withdrawn its backing for Thomas Heatherwick’s proposed Garden Bridge over the Thames.

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London devolution 'would boost infrastructure'

5-Jan-2015 | By

Businesses in London are to campaign for the city’s mayor to be given greater powers as they seek to boost infrastructure development in the capital.

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Network Rail bosses to face grilling after Christmas engineering works overrun chaos

2-Jan-2015 | By

Passenger groups and politicians were this week demanding to know what went wrong with Network Rail’s massive programme of engineering work over Christmas.

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VIDEO | The futuristic transport system that's been likened to the internet

2-Jan-2015 | By

An ultra-fast tubular transportation system could have a similar impact on human existence to the internet, the company behind it has claimed.

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Panama Canal ruling favours contractor in materials and delays dispute

2-Jan-2015 | By

A conflict resolution panel has found in favour of Panama Canal contractor Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC) to the tune of $234M (£151M) over the central issues of the billion dollar dispute.

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Highways Agency halts asset maintenance tenders

17-Dec-2014 | By

The Highways Agency has suspended procurement for the latest tranche of it roads maintenance contracts, it revealed yesterday.

Rail

Devolve transport powers to cities, says ICE

11-Dec-2014

The process for devolution of transport powers to cities should be accelerated in the next parliament,  according to a new report from the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).

Transport features

London Bridge

Technical Excellence: Open heart surgery at London Bridge

23-Dec-2014 | By

Next year is a big year for the team working to improve transit through London Bridge station as part of the Thameslink project is now nearly a third of the way through.

Highways

Future Engineers: Continuity and value

23-Dec-2014 | By

Selling the value of investment in roads should be the new mantra for engineers, with the government backing the industry in ways almost unprecedented in modern times. 

Opinion

Traffic

More roads mean more traffic – an inconvenient truth the government has ignored

4-Dec-2014 | By Andrew Allen

The Autumn Statement was a missed opportunity. Despite some positive announcements on devolution, the government’s fetish for ever more roads comes at the expense of both the environment and more effective and better value public transport alternatives.

Infrastructure in 2014: Transport

Crossrail

Infrastructure in 2014: How Crossrail is set to transform London

12 December 2013 | By Terry Morgan

In 2014 Crossrail will reach the halfway mark and begin to move from heavy civils towards a focus on tunnel fit-out and railways systems.

Northampton station

Infrastructure in 2014: Stations offer a new branch of business

12 December 2013 | By

Rail travel is set to be transformed over the decade - a transformation that applies just as much to the stations as it does to the network.

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