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It's been a summer of deals being tabled for UK engineering firms

Dispute over Parsons Brinckerhoff sale at heart of second Balfour/Carillion merger rejection

11-Aug-2014

The dispute over whether Parsons Brinckerhoff should be sold was at the heart of the rejection of a second deal being tabled to merge Balfour Beatty and Carillion into a single super-contractor, it emerged this morning.

Roads minister John Hayes

Roads minister reaches out to engineers to stay ahead of emerging technologies

5-Aug-2014

Politicians should do more to talk up the role of engineers in boosting the UK’s economic success – that’s the message new strategic roads minister John Hayes is eager to drive home.

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Arcadis to buy Hyder for £250M

31-Jul-2014

Dutch consulting giant Arcadis has revealed it is to buy Hyder for £256M cash – the latest deal to emerge from the current dramatic takeover trend in the UK engineering market.

Alexandra Wynne

Network Rail embraces its suppliers

22-Aug-2012

The efficiency programme at Network Rail is beginning to yield results but the work is also highlighting what is left to be done.

Alexandra Wynne

High Speed 2 uncertainties resurrect Heathrow third runway

21-Jun-2012

With political conviction for High Speed 2 (HS2) faltering behind the scenes at Westminster there is a rise in favour of resurrecting plans for a third runway at Heathrow airport.

Alexandra Wynne

40th anniversary special: A world of possibilities?

1-Jun-2012

Tunnels under the Atlantic, High Speed 5 and Apple in charge of the world – all of which are possibilities for the next 40 years as far as civil engineers are concerned.

Alexandra Wynne

The yawning gap that lies between form and function

23-May-2012

We’re used to the age old friction between architects and engineers, but in these unrelenting economic doldrums the clash of ideals between what is iconic and what is affordable or appropriate is heightening.

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