Flood defence news
Work has got underway on a £36M sea defence project in Clacton and Holland-on-Sea.
Water & environment features
An innovative temporary solution installed during refurbishment of a wastewater treatment works could indicate the shape of things to come during the next funding period. Report by Margo Cole.
More water & environment news
Two very different flood defence schemes have scooped top honours at the British Construction Industry Awards 2014.
A joint venture between Costain and Vinci Construction Grands Projets has been awarded an £86M contract by Scottish Water to construct the Shieldhall Tunnel in Glasgow.
Bidders on the £4bn-plus Thames Tideway Tunnel supersewer are to discover that they are going to have to rethink their relationships with each other and work more collaboratively with their supply chains.
Scottish Water has announced a £3.5bn investment programme for the next six years.
Costain has won a £34M tunnelling project to tackle sewer overflows in Manchester.
Mott MacDonald has acquired its UK water industry design and build joint venture partner Bentley Holdings, including its subsidiary company JN Bentley.
Is the government about to do a U-turn on Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS)? Further consultation, recently released by Defra and DCLG on an alternative to the Flood and Water Management Act’s proposals for sustainable drainage, certainly suggests so.
Offsite manufacture sits at the heart of the UK Government’s Construction 2025 ambitions. Many sectors are turning to this approach in ever-increasing numbers to drive down construction costs by a third; speed up delivery by 50%; halve greenhouse gas emissions; and increase exports by 50% – four demanding targets of the initiative.
Infrastructure in 2014
The water industry is going through a major change in focus that will have a significant impact on water companies and the supply chain
How confident are you that your sustainable drainage system (SuDS) will be accepted by a SuDS Approving Body (SAB)?