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No black hole, but we do need more collaboration says floods boss

12-Feb-2015 | By

Environment Agency chairman Sir Philip Dilley has rejected claims from MPs that there is a £600M “black hole” in England’s flood defence budget.

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Pressure cooker

16-Mar-2015 | By

Davyhulme wastewater treatment works in Manchester has recently undergone massive changes. This has not only had a huge impact on the way sewage is dealt with in the North West, but it also fits into wider government plans to try and break the UK’s dependence on fossil fuels. Katherine Smale reports on another British Construction Industry Awards winner.

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Laing O'Rourke Imtech JV to deliver latest Davyhulme upgrade

24-Mar-2015 | By

United Utilities has appointed a Laing O’Rourke Imtech joint venture to carry out the latest multimillion pound modernisation of Davyhulme Waste Water Treatment Works in Manchester - the largest treatment plant in the North West.

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ICE welcomes Budget support for Swansea Bay tidal lagoon

19-Mar-2015 | By

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) welcomed Chancellor George Osbourne’s support for Swansea’s Tidal lagoon in yesterday’s budget.

Kallang River

THE GALLERY | Water quality improvements in Singapore

16-Mar-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

Environmental consultant Web Earth is transforming Singapore’s Kallang River by creating a naturalised waterway.

Thames stormwater

Major UK players positioned for Thames Tideway mega tunnel

28-Feb-2015 | By

Key players in the UK construction market – Costain, Laing O’Rourke, Vinci, Bachy, Ferrovial, Bam Nuttall, Morgan Sindall and Balfour Beatty – have been named as the preferred bidders to build the mega sewer tunnel under the River Thames, it has been revealed.


Bam Nuttall wins £12M Shetland scheme

18-Feb-2015 | By

Bam Nuttall has won the main contractor role on a £12M port expansion scheme on Shetland.

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JN Bentley wins £16M Coal Authority framework

17-Feb-2015 | By

Civil engineering contractor JN Bentley has been awarded a framework contract by the Coal Authority to design and construct water treatment schemes in disused mines.


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