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Ed Miliband

Labour vows to set up National Infrastructure Commission

7-Jul-2014 | By Will Mann

Labour will establish an independent National Infrastructure Commission if the party is returned to power at the next General Election next year, party leader Ed Miliband has said.

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NAO Thames Tideway email angers Labour peer

1-Jul-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

Fresh controversy has hit Thames Water’s £4.1bn super sewer project, with a Labour peer threatening to make a formal complaint about the National Audit Office’s (NAO’s) handling of the project.


Infrastructure policy needs more clarity

26-Jun-2014 | By

Ministers must set out clear, costed infrastructure spending targets and act decisively to set the best balance between taxation and user charges, says a key ICE report published today.

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Wessex pipes

Water: A grid to integrate

8-Jul-2014 | By Paul Thompson

An ambitious project to help provide security of water supply to customers across five counties is underway in the West Country.

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United launches another £60M AMP6 framework

22-Jul-2014 | By Will Mann

United Utilities has launched another framework to run during the AMP6 asset management period.

Philip Dilley

Ex Arup chief confirmed for Environment Agency chair

17-Jul-2014 | By Will Mann

Philip Dilley’s mooted appointment as chair of the Environment Agency has been approved by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee.

Government reports 15% saving on infrastructure costs

15-Jul-2014 | By Will Mann

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.

Matthew Hancock

Hancock takes construction minister role | Full details of Government reshuffle

15-Jul-2014 | By Will Mann

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

Thames stormwater

Northumbrian Water invites bidders for £135M sewerage framework

15-Jul-2014 | By Will Mann

Northumbrian Water has invited bidders for a sewerage repairs and maintenance framework, which could be worth up to £135M.

Lee Horrocks

Mouchel recruits Laing O'Rourke water director

11-Jul-2014 | By Will Mann

Mouchel has recruited Lee Horrocks from Laing O’Rourke to its water business.


Katherine Pygott

We need a paradigm shift in flood risk management

10-Jul-2014 | By Katherine Pygott

We need to invest to deliver more and better flood solutions if we are to seriously tackle climate change.

Peter Bishop

Flood waters rising up the political agenda

19-Jun-2014 | By Peter Bishop

The recent weather related incidents, which caused flooding in the Somerset levels and the closure of the mainline railway at Dawlish, moved the whole issue of flood and coastal protection high up the political agenda.


Infrastructure in 2014: Water industry now faces a sea change

The water industry is going through a major change in focus that will have a significant impact on water companies and the supply chain

Stuart Crisp

Infrastructure in 2014: Adopting a long term solution

How confident are you that your sustainable drainage system (SuDS) will be accepted by a SuDS Approving Body (SAB)?

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